- 14 Ratings
Oktoberfest Cruise on Lake Hopatcong
All aboard for a classic East Coast Oktoberfest. Cruise along the beautiful waters of Lake Hopatcong on a refurbished cruise ship as you feast on German classics and pints.
What You Will Do
- Cruise over the largest freshwater lake in New Jersey, once a resort destination, now overflowing with gorgeous residential homes
- Feast on a lavish buffet that features German favorites—from Saurbraten to Spatzel, and get a taste of Munich right off the coast of New Jersey
- Cruise along scenic shores and listen to music, bringing your camera for memorable shots
- Listen along to the history of the lake as you sip beer or wine, with your first drink included in the price of your ticket
- Two and a half hour guided cruise
- Complimentary glass of beer or wine
- Three course meal
- Complimentary coffee, water, and soft drinks
Gratuity for the meal is included in your ticket price. Dress for this event is casual. All children under the age of 12 will need to wear a life vest and be supervised at all times while on the top deck. Guests are free to park at the lot designated for Lake Hopatcong Cruises, directly across the street from the Lake Hopatcong Golf Club.
- 14 Ratings
Great food! Excellent staff! Beautiful boat, Love the woodwork inside! Very well maintained and so clean! We'll be back!
As always, this was a wonderful way to be on the lake!! This particular cruise was Oktoberfest. It helped that it was a beautiful, cool, sunny October day, but I think it would have been fun even in the rain. One of the things I love about the Lake Hopatcong cruises is that they are careful not to fill their boat to bursting. There is always enough room to move, sit comfortably, and see the sights on the lake unobstructed. Oktoberfest food was wonderful- typical sauerbrauten, brats and sauerkraut, red cabbage and beets, German potato saladl, etc. ALL of it was delicious! Alcoholic drinks are available, but it is a cash bar. This time around, along with the normal alcoholic offerings, there were a couple of German beers, and some speciality cocktails made up just for this there. Every table in the cabin was topped with a small fall flower arrangement, and German band music played quietly in the background. We spent a lovely two hours cruising the lake and relaxing. Everything was perfectly timed, from the beginning of the buffet to the presentation of the bill for any drinks you had. At no time are you made to feel rushed. the crew is unfailingly cheerful and amazingly helpful, doing anything within their power to make your cruise a great experience. In fact, someone missed the sailing time yesterday, and after about an hour, they swung back and picked her up to join her group. Now, I'm not sure how often they go that far, as they said they had also run short of beer, and were going to pick more up at the same time, but it was still impressive! We have visited this boat a few times now, and will definitely be back next season. (In fact, I sort of wish they were open in the winter, to do a holiday cruise.)