Group Rates & Reservations


Bring a whole crew aboard the William A. Irvin. Group rates and reservations for ship tours are available seven days a week from May through September. We also offer discounted rates for schools and other groups looking to explore this impressive vessel. The group rate is $10 per person for groups of 20 or more. One complimentary chaperone per every 10 students, as we encourage groups to have a 10:1 ratio of students to chaperones.

Fill out the Group Reservation Request Form to reserve your tickets today.


Freighter and Fleet Field Trip

LEARN the history, LIVE the adventure! Lakers, Lift Bridges and more! This package is intended for school groups to experience the Great Lakes on the William A. Irvin and the Vista Fleet.

Includes a one hour tour of the William A. Irvin and a one hour and 15 minute harbor cruise on the Vista Fleet including educational narration. Please note that this offering is only available during shoulder seasons and not peak summer. Reach out to Vista Fleet to learn more about availability.

Book your ship tours today by contacting Vista Fleet group sales at 218-529-8703 email.


Group rates & reservations form

  • Groups of 20 or more qualify for our group rate of $10.00.

    Please include the total number of attendees:
  • MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • We allow 1 complimentary ticket per 10 students for teachers or chaperones.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.


If you prefer, you can reach us by phone or email:

William A. Irvin Group Sales

301 Harbor Drive, Duluth MN 55802
Telephone: 218-623-1236
Fax: 218-722-4247