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Two bars, two levels, one unforgettable experience.
Rated one of the top fun things to do in Brainerd!

Escape on the majestic waters of Gull Lake aboard Gull Lake Cruises’ magnificent luxury yacht. Day and evening dining and sightseeing cruises on Gull Lake, as well as private charters for any occasion, offer guests the opportunity to savor the area’s finest cuisine, fine wines, domestic and premium beers or signature cocktails while relaxing the day away. An outdoor observation deck allows guests to take in the beautiful landscape, while the indoor salon ensures maximum comfort, and luxury, for everyone aboard.

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Unwind on a day or evening cruise aboard the North Star yacht on Gull Lake. Fine cuisine, two full bars and an unmatched view of of the Brainerd Lakes landscape makes this the perfect way to experience true northwoods hospitality.


Plan your next get together with a private escape aboard Gull Lake Cruises' magnificent luxury yacht, the North Star. Private charters for any occasion are an unforgettable experience you and your guests will always treasure.


Gull Lake Cruises proudly navigates the North Star through the scenic waters of Gull Lake – one of the largest and most beautiful lakes in the Brainerd area. It’s located six miles north of Brainerd in Cass County and Crow Wing County.

Escape on the Brainerd Lakes

What Our Customers Are Saying

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“Sunday brunch cruise was far more than we expected, food was abundant and excellent, staff superb, weather good, boat and Captain perfect. Will bring the whole family next year.”

– Tom M.

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“THANK YOU for the great time you and the crew put on for us last night on our Dinner Cruise! Every one of my fellow co-workers said they had a great time, we were impressed with the whole experience, and the food was very good.”

– Warren, First Supply

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“We did our wedding reception on Gull Lake Cruises, formally known as Destiny Cruises. All of our guests loved the boat ride. They thought it was an amazing venue. We had perfect weather and a perfect night. Thank you Gull Lake Cruises!”

– Pauline and Dan Reller

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“We thoroughly enjoyed the cruise! The evening was perfect, food great and staff very friendly! Met some wonderful people.”

– Mary W.

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