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2150 W River Pkwy, Bohemian Flats, Minneapolis, MN 55454-1020
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

Relaxing, informative cruise of Lake Minnetonka. Friendly staff and reasonably priced cocktails. We did the 1.5 hr sightseeing cruise, but they have different cruise options available. I would recommend them and cruise with them again.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Winerygal15
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Highly recommended , very relaxing and scenic Food was only pizza and green salad but was simple and ok. Good for couples

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Went on the Minneapolis Queen with forty traveling companions. It was very relaxing and enjoyable. Great sights and narration. Liked the lock we went up in and then down. They have drinks, hotdogs and hamburgers. Recommend. Rating... outstanding

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Iralgo
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Low price excursion on Lake Minnetonka was well worth the cost. Cruised this beautiful lake for one and one-half hours on a beautiful boat. The captain shared history and facts of the area/region which made it even more enjoyable. Lake Minnetonka freezes 30 inches in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank JoJo0825
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

I was a little disappointed, not too many sights to see up this half of the river. They went through the locks to the Stone Arch Bridge, the back of the Mill Museum and then went back through the locks and pretty much all I...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank PosNRG
Reviewed 9 August 2018

We went on this cruise with my MIL and 3 kids. Super interesting and staff was very nice.... especially considering we were running late due to construction in town and the woman was so kind over the phone and even met us outside with our...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank WidthAdventures
Reviewed 7 August 2018

I took the basic river sightseeing cruise. Fun trip up the Mississippi River into a lock where you learn about history of the river and the falls. Then the cruise goes back down river under some bridges where you learn about the history of those...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank djpick
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Tried to book a tour that had spots available. Apparently if I don’t have a zip code so it won’t take my Canadian credit card. Guess they’re not in the business of making money. So I tried to call in and got disconnected going through...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank J2095KVkevins
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

My 16 yr old daughter and I went on a brunch cruise (Paradise Lady) on the Mississippi River. I really enjoyed seeing the river at a different point, since I'm from Louisiana. The lock was very interesting. Otherwise, the scenery mainly consisted of trees along...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Tara D
Reviewed 29 July 2018

This was out first visit to Minneapolis, and a Mississippi River cruise seemed to be a good introduction to the city. We selected a table on the upper level and had a good view of both sides of the river. It was our first experience...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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7 August 2015|
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Response from Randy S | Reviewed this property |
Are you sure we are talking about the same attraction?. No, they do not have a place to do your laundry.
Ruth W
6 June 2015|
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Response from Randy S | Reviewed this property |
The typical cruise is about 90 minutes. If you want a private event you could schedule them longer than that . We did not go on the dinner cruise, which I understand goes a little over two hours. We went on the Mississippi... More