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Gull Lake Cruises at Cragun's Resort, Brainerd
Cruise Calendar

Upcoming Gull Lake Cruises

Enjoy a day or evening cruise on the North Star on the scenic waters of Gull Lake. This luxury yacht offers delicious cuisine, two bars, and unmatched views of the Brainerd Lakes landscape. Check out the calendar of Gull Lake Cruises, from sightseeing and sunset cruises to gourmet dining and themed adventures. Find the perfect voyage for your Minnesota Northwoods experience.

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Memorial Day Weekend Marina Activities

May 24, 2024 08:00AM to 11:00AM
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Memorial Day Weekend Marina Activities

May 24, 2024 - May 27, 2024
Summer isn't summer unless you're out on the water. Our Marina staff has something for you to enjoy on Gull Lake.
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Memorial Day Weekend Activities

May 24, 2024 06:00PM to 12:00PM
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Memorial Day Weekend Activities

May 24, 2024 - May 26, 2024
Come experience all the amazing activities at Cragun's Resort with our endless recreation activities.
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Live Music with Todd Wohl

May 24, 2024 07:00PM to 10:00PM
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Live Music with Todd Wohl

May 24, 2024 - May 24, 2024
Join us at the Canoe & Paddle Pub for live music featuring Todd Wohl! 
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Live Music with Danny & Maddie

May 25, 2024 03:00PM to 06:00PM
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Live Music with Danny & Maddie

May 25, 2024 - May 25, 2024
Soak up the sun, have a cocktail, pizza and listen the lovely Danny & Maddie with their live music set featuring today's hits right on the sundeck.
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Minnesota BBQ Cruise - Summer Kickoff

May 25, 2024 05:00PM to 07:00PM
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Minnesota BBQ Cruise - Summer Kickoff

May 25, 2024 - May 25, 2024
Kick off our summer with a voyage on Gull Lake Cruises.

When is the last time you went to a BBQ? Better yet, on a boat? Enjoy a relaxing evening with friends and family on beautiful Gull Lake aboard the North Star.

Explore the lake and enjoy a Minnesota BBQ with hot dogs, hamburgers, and more. Beverages are available to purchase during your cruise. Plus, we'll have special guest, John Fox, performing live music.

Adults: $45

Children (5-18): $20
Children 4 & under: Free

For local, public guests, book here

For Cragun's guests, book here

Boarding begins 30 minutes from departure.
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Live Music with Mike Mraz

May 26, 2024 04:00PM to 07:00PM
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Live Music with Mike Mraz

May 26, 2024 - May 26, 2024
Get cozy on our North lawn while listening to Mike Mraz. Music starts at 4pm!
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Pickleball Social

May 27, 2024 09:00AM to 11:00AM
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Pickleball Social

May 27, 2024 - May 27, 2024

Looking to Learn how to Play Pickleball or need a group to Play with? Join us for our Pickleball Social at our outdoor courts. 
A group of retired area residents regularly play Pickleball on Cragun's dedicated courts every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9am to 11am. These players are from 3.5 to 4.25 ranked ability.
All guests are welcome to join in their rotation of play with this group or ask some players to fill in with your group.
If you are new to the growing sport of Pickleball or if you are just looking to do some practice drilling and receive some instruction on the game, they are happy to help!
As a bonus you may also learn what it's like to live in our area as some players can provide you with area history as they are retired business owners and former resort executives. Please come and enjoy the fun.

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Weekend Marina Activities

May 31, 2024 08:00AM to 11:00AM
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Weekend Marina Activities

May 31, 2024 - Jun 2, 2024
Summer isn't summer unless you're out on the water. Our Marina staff has something for you to enjoy on Gull Lake.
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Loon Cruise

May 31, 2024 09:00AM to 11:00AM
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Loon Cruise

May 31, 2024 - May 31, 2024

The National Loon Center and Cragun's have teamed up this summer to bring you Loon Cruises. During these floating excursions, you'll learn about the Loon, their behaviors, habits and conservation efforts. 

The tours are suitable for all ages, making it a fantastic outing for families, nature enthusiasts, and anyone curious about loons. The Loon Cruises are complimentary and available to Cragun's guests.

Sign-ups will be required and expect to be filled. Cruises are at 9am and 10am. Each cruise is anywhere from 45 minutes to 1-hour.