History of Coeur d’Alene Cruises through the decades

Through all four seasons, all types of weather and so many different excursions, Coeur d’Alene Cruises has exactly what you need to see the historic Lake Coeur d’Alene. But did you know Coeur d’Alene Cruises has its own unique history that dates back decades?

Since 1932, Coeur d’Alene Cruises has been touring the lake in style. The Finney family founded the business, when the first tour set sail on the lake nearly 90 years ago. All of the boats in our fleet were designed, constructed or remodeled locally by Finney Boat Works.

The Finney family even helped captain the fleet, with Fred Finney one of the most recent captains.

Today, Carl Fus serves as our director of operations and captains our fleet.

As a graduate of Lewis-Clark State College, Fus holds a United States Coast Guard Master’s License. He has been with Hagadone Marine Group for more than 25, originally serving as a cruise boat captain when he first joined the fleet.

Today, Fus oversees all aspects of Coeur d’Alene Cruises.

With such a rich history, and such a bright future ahead of us, Coeur d’Alene Cruises has everything you need to learn about and enjoy an afternoon or evening on our beautiful north Idaho lake.

Contact us today to set up your next cruise!

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