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“dinner cruise”(18 reviews)
“the upper deck”(12 reviews)
“great camps”(10 reviews)
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Cruise and dine or just cruise on Raquette Lake aboard the WW Durant. Breath-taking scenery, fascinating history and delicious food combine to create an experience you can't wait to do again. Choose a luncheon cruise, intimate or traditional dinner...more
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224 Main St, Raquette Lake, NY 13436
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+1 315-354-5532
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 13 September 2011

At first we thought the $35 each price tag for a "lunch" cruise was a bit pricey. Our expectations were low and we were blown away with the service we received. From the moment we loaded we were pleasantly surprised. The loading process was very...More

8  Thank Sprocket
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 24 July 2013

I am a health care professional, and have very few if any weekends off. I purchased a voucher from Living Social for the Raquette Lake Navigation. I was on vacation, and found one Saturday that I could book this cruise. I booked it four weeks...More

6  Thank Patricia H
MadonnaUpstate_ny, Owner at Raquette Lake Navigation Co, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2013

Dear Patricia. I am writing in response to your stinging review to try to articulate another point of view. I can't remember the last time someone spoke so negatively about RLN. It doesn't happen. You booked a luncheon cruise for 2 on a Sat when...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We attended the Game Dinner cruise. Quaint boat, nice roof deck to view the lake - our mistake for booking this when it got dark too early to really enjoy motoring around the lake. It was also our misfortune to be there on a night...More

Thank TwosATraveling
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

We were lucky to be able to get on the last lunch cruise of the season. We started on the upper deck and enjoyed warm weather and the scenery. The tour of the area was performed by the captain. It was interesting narration as we...More

Thank Sonja W
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Four of us enjoyed their dinner cruise on a cool evening September 29th. Boarding took place starting at 4:30 as advertised with the boat leaving at 5:00. We found our seating with a name card at a beautifully set table. Optionally you could go up...More

Thank marushka27
Reviewed 24 September 2018

The tour guides knowledge of the area made the trip worthwhile. The history of the area is very interesting. The food was very good. The bus trip here was very worthwhile indeed.

Thank Road816771
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Raquette Lake Navigation Company is outstanding! The boat is beautifully restored, food is delicious, crew is attentive and friendly, the scenery around the lake is wonderful. We had the added bonus of touring an original Adirondack great camp, Pine Knot. The entire event was amazing....More

Thank pitt27
Reviewed 10 September 2018

The staff and the food was very good. The sail around the lake with the very interesting commentary added to an great time.

Thank Johnnoah
MadonnaUpstate_ny, Owner at Raquette Lake Navigation Co, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Thank you John. We look forward to your cruising with us again.

Reviewed 10 September 2018

Very relaxing and informative cruise with top notch food. This family run operation is very customer friendly. They will take care of you.

Thank mark W
MadonnaUpstate_ny, Owner at Raquette Lake Navigation Co, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Thank you Mark.

Reviewed 9 September 2018

Lake scenery is very nice and if this is your only option to get out on an Adirondack lake, go for it. The dining is another matter. We had a party of eight adults. The quality of our food varied from very good to poor....More

Thank Mimor
DonnaP2727, Owner at Raquette Lake Navigation Co, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2018

Wow Mimor! I can see from your review you are not happy. So sorry about that. We have been in business 28 years and can count on one hand negative reviews like yours. Most people give us rave reviews-for the food, the service, the whole...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018

We took the lunch cruise on August 18,2018. We had just got married in Blue Mountain Lake and took the cruise for lunch to help celebrate our special day! Donna and her staff her excellent! Very nice, attentive and super accommodating with a couple extra...More

Thank kdickson2018
DonnaP2727, Owner at Raquette Lake Navigation Co, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2018

Thank you and best wishes for a life together filled with love, laughter, adventure and good health! Donna

Reviewed 21 August 2018

It was a nice boat ride on the lake. Great scenery but the tour commentary was recorded and hard to hear at some points.More

Thank Kristina M
DonnaP2727, Owner at Raquette Lake Navigation Co, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2018

Kristina, allow me to defend our recorded narration. Captain Dean is 75 years old. Our 2 middle children wish to take over the business which thrills us. They felt from a business standpoint having a plan B for a relief captain is a necessary step...More

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loisanna
10 January 2016|
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No, the ice isn't out until April, sometimes May!
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