The Edelweiss is the perfect venue to liven up your corporate gathering, anniversary, birthday, or wedding. Impress clients and out of town guests with the stunning views that only the Edelweiss can provide by traveling through the heart of downtown and into Lake Michigan. Custom menus, bar options and live entertainment can make your event even more special. The Edelweiss is truly a one-of-a-kind experience that will leave everyone with lasting memories for years to come.
Whether you're looking for a casual or upscale venue, a romantic dinner or a lively party, the Edelweiss has the perfect cruise for you! See our extensive cruise offerings which run from May through October. Some cruises have limited dates and times, so be sure to check each cruise for specific dates and times of departure. UPDATE: New cruises and calendar features coming in March 2015. Bookings will become available through the website in March. THANKS FOR YOUR PATIENCE AS WE PLAN ANOTHER FUN SUMMER IN MILWAUKEE!
Impress your guests with a cruise aboard any one of our four vessels by showcasing downtown Milwaukee and the shoreline of Lake Michigan! Breathtaking views and first-class accommodations make the Edelweiss an easy choice for weddings.
Each couple and event is unique aboard the Edelweiss. Let our staff customize a package to suit your needs. We can accomodate rehearsal dinners, ceremonies and/or receptions that can range from casual to formal. The bride and groom come first on the Edelweiss!
Rent a pontoon boat and enjoy the Milwaukee River and harbor of Lake Michigan like never before. The flexibility of the pontoon allows for food and beverage to be brought onto the boat and multiple stops along the river. The pontoons are great for bachelor and bachelorette parties, out of town guests and casual after-work gatherings.
The largest fleet variety in Milwaukee
The Harbor Lady
The Harbor Lady is our elite vessel that features 2 levels, 3 outdoor spaces, and has a capacity of 149 passengers. The seated capacity of this boat is 12...
The Edelweiss I is a European-style canal vessel that feature an interior cabin and 2 outdoor viewing decks. It is low to the water and easily navigates u...
The Edelweiss II is a European-style canal vessel that feature an interior cabin and 2 outdoor viewing decks. Edelweiss II has a maximum capacity of 140 p...
The Lakeside Spirit is a bi-level vessel with an open air top level that can accommodate a maximum of 50 passengers for a standing function and 36 for a se...
Port of Call Pontiki
19-passenger Pontoon Boat
Milwaukee River Cruises & Boat Tours
Join us aboard the Edelweiss and experience Milwaukee!
See Milwaukee Landmarks Aboard the Edelweiss passengers are able to view Milwaukee icons such as the Milwaukee Art Museum, Pier Wisconsin, Summerfest grounds, Port of Milwaukee Lighthouses as well as many historic buildings throughout the downtown area.
A Great Experience The vessels have an enclosed cabin and two outside decks which are ideal for seeing the sights of Milwaukee. The enclosed cabin provides the customer with the ability to hold an event with confidence despite rainy or cold conditions. Each cabin is temperature-controlled, which allows for an operating season from April through December.
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"Our rehearsal dinner on the Edelweiss was perfect because we were able to show our guests all of Milwaukee in 2 hours." ~ Maggie
"I treated my employees to the Edelweiss and everyone had the best time. We will be returning every year." ~ Greg - Milwaukee