Elco Boat Lake Cruises

Our Elco watercraft is the beautiful wooden boat in the center slot in the boat house. We offer daily tours of the lake aboard the Elco where you will receive a thorough history of the boat as well as key facts about the Lodge and Red Cedar Lake (as well as Hemlock/Balsam Lakes).  See below for schedule, costs and what is included.  All are welcome however we do have age restrictions in place in order to accomodate all of our guests and preserve the ambiance of the experience. Thank you.

Max Occupancy: 10
Min Occupancy: 4 (if we don't have the minimum number scheduled for a particular cruise, you may be asked to move to a time slot where we have others scheduled and are able to reach the minimum number per cruise...thank you).

Cruise Length: an hour to an hour and fifteen minutes

Important Note: Guests not staying on the island will need to take a ferry coming to the Island at least 15 minutes before cruise departure time. Passengers must be at the boat house at least five minutes before scheduled departure time.

Elco Boat and Boathouse

Elco Morning Cruise 

Daily 10:15am – 11:15am

$25 per person (all ages welcome) 

No food or beverage is included, but guests are welcome to purchase beverages in the bar/restaurant to bring with them on the cruise.

Elco Happy Hour Cruise

Daily 4:15pm – 5:15pm (ages 12 and over please)

$50 per person 

Includes 1 glass of champagne, house wine, bottled beer or non alcoholic drink and Chef’s choice appetizers.

Elco Sunset Cruise

May 26 – Aug 15
Daily 7:15-8:15pm (ages 12 and over please)

Aug 16 – Oct 15
Daily 6:15-7:15pm (ages 12 and over please)

$50 per person 

Includes 1 glass of champagne, house wine, bottled beer or non alcoholic drink and Chef’s choice mini desserts.

Elco Cruise Inquiry

Elco Cruise Inquiry

Guest Information


NOTE: Elco Cruises have a maximum occupancy of 10 passengers. Children must be accomanpied by an adult.

Cruise Information

Each of these cruises runs daily so long as the minimum passenger requirement is met. Private cruises can be booked at any time so long as they do not conflict with our normal schedule.

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Food & Beverage Selections

Included with the Elco Happy Hour and Elco Sunset Cruises are your choice of beer, wine, and select non-alcoholic beverages as well as several chef's choice appetizers. Please indicate below any dietary restrictions or requests so that we may best serve your needs.

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