Past to Present: Artist Talk with NEAL ASPINALL

Join nationally known, local artist Neal Aspinall on the veranda for art, history and discussion. Born and raised in Lake Geneva, Neal has designed art for organizations and events around the lake, including Black Point Estate. Neal’s work often brings streamlined imagery and composition of the 1930’s and 1940’s into the modern era.
Friday, July 10 – 4:30-7:30pm – boarding at the Riviera Docks at 4:15pm
$40 per adult – reservations requested
Please call LAKE GENEVA CRUISE LINE for reservations.

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Three weeknights of GREAT discounts on fun tours with Lake Geneva Cruise Line!

Join us, beginning Tuesday, June 23 and running through July.  These special tours include:




All three tours have significant discounts off our regular rates.  Please check out the specific details on the link below, or call our office for more specifics!

(No other discounts or promotions apply on these tours.)


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KIDS Event at Black Point! Porch, Parlor and Play

What: Porch, Parlor, and Play (Kid’s Cruise and Victorian Lawn Games)

When: Thursdays, June 18, July 16, and August 13, 12:30pm – 3:30pm
Cost: Child’s Ticket: $24.00, Adult Ticket $30.00 (price includes cruise, activities, refreshments and child’s take home souvenir)

Where: Boats depart from the Rivera Dock 812 Wrigley Drive, Lake Geneva, WI, 53147

Brief Description: Spend an afternoon with your child or grandchild enjoying activities of the Victorian era. The narrated boat cruise will highlight many of the interesting features of Geneva Lake. While at Black Point Estate learn about the daily life of the youngsters who vacationed here. Children (and their parents) will participate in lawn games such as croquet and marbles followed by story time on the veranda and light refreshments. Each child will receive a take home souvenir. So leave your electronic devices behind and spend a day outdoors playing the old fashion way!  This program is best suited for children 6 through 12 years of age.

Historic Yacht Tours

Come aboard our Historic Yachts

for a Geneva Bay or Full Lake Tour.

Ride on the 1898 Lake Yacht Polaris or the 1902 Steam Yacht Louise and enjoy a narrated tour of the rich history of Lake Geneva and the people that were instrumental in making this area the Newport of the West.  These special tours will be available on a limited basis throughout the tour season.

The Lake Yacht Polaris


The Steam Yacht Louise


Historic Lake Yacht Geneva Bay Tour Prices

  • Adult: $24.00
  • Senior: $21.50
  • Youth: $17.50
  • Child: $12.50

**Please add 5.5% Wisconsin Sales Tax to ALL above listed rates.

Category Descriptions:

  • Adults – Ages 18 – 64
  • Seniors – 65 years of age and over
  • Youth – Ages 13 – 17
  • Children – Ages 4 – 12
  • Infant – 3 years and under – no charge, but must be included in your total count

Historic Lake Yacht Full Lake Tour Prices

  • Adult: $30.50
  • Senior: $28.00
  • Youth: $22.00
  • Child: $17.00

**Please add 5.5% Wisconsin Sales Tax to ALL above listed rates.

Category Descriptions:

  • Adults – Ages 18 – 64
  • Seniors – 65 years of age and over
  • Youth – Ages 13 – 17
  • Children – Ages 4 – 12
  • Infant – 3 years and under – no charge, but must be included in your total count

Black Point Estate – Special Series

Black Point Estate is feature a new music/lecture/decorative art series called Veranda Views.  Click here for details.

2015 bp events

Opening Weekend!

The days that we have all been waiting for are almost here!  OPENING WEEKEND of boat tours with Lake Geneva Cruise Line.  The ice has melted on the lake and the boats have started to be moved back to their home base at the Riviera Docks in Lake Geneva.

Join us to kick off the season on April 11 and 12 with $10 off on all tours.  (excludes purchase of season passport.)
The tour schedule includes:
11:00-12:30 Expanded Bay Tour
12:00-1:30 Expanded Bay Tour
3:00-4:15 Ice Cream Social Tour
Be sure to take advantage of this great discount for this weekend only!  $10 off per person on all rates!

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Great Escapes Close to Home

Exciting getaways are closer to home than you might think! Whether you’re planning your family’s spring break, a couples retreat or a weekend with friends, explore what awaits you in our guide to great escapes!

Spring is here and it’s not too early to start planning your summer vacation. Whether planning a getaway for family, friends or couples, nearby Lake Geneva, Wis., is the perfect place to fulfill your summer vacation wish list.

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Start Planning those Much Awaited Summer Trips!

Our Fleet docked at the Riviera

Lake Geneva, March 18, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — School is almost out and it’s time to start planning those much awaited summer trips. Lake Geneva, easily accessible from Chicago and Milwaukee, offers a plethora of options for all to get in and on the water this summer, as it is the most accessible body of water in Wisconsin.

“The Lake Geneva area is the perfect summer vacation destination for visitors of all ages, many who return year…

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Lake Geneva Named to Most Beautiful List


An iconic romantic getaway for Chicago city dwellers, Lake Geneva offers the very best of a Midwestern resort town for adults and kids alike.