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Great for birdwatchers

The captain and owner knows his material. I learned much and saw many bald eagles and other birds... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Nice way to get on the mississippi

Nice 90 min trip. Leaves from Marquette. Capt Robert is very knowledgeable about the river... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2018
Jill B
Rockwell City, Iowa
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2238 Andy Mountain Rd, Harpers Ferry, IA 52146
+1 563-586-2123
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The captain and owner knows his material. I learned much and saw many bald eagles and other birds migrating south. Clean boat, comfy, slow-moving ride, educational. Not an exciting trip but fun to see the Mississippi from the water. I would go in June when...More

1  Thank familyvisitor09
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Nice 90 min trip. Leaves from Marquette. Capt Robert is very knowledgeable about the river,: barges, wildfire, history. A worthwhile activity

1  Thank Jill B
Reviewed 4 June 2018

We took a morning cruise over Memorial Day weekend and really enjoyed it. The Captain's dog went with us and she was adorable. The commentary was very focused on wildlife (birds, beaver, etc.) which I enjoyed. We saw a bald eagle's nest with a baby...More

2  Thank kmbrown021393
Reviewed 5 March 2018

I thought they went the extra mile and because that me and my friend were on vacation there and at first they were not going to do it for us. But because they don't do it on Sunday's and I told the guy about what...More

Thank Kevin A
Reviewed 30 December 2017

We had taken this tour before and had a great time. Unfortunately the last tour we had wasn't so enjoyable. We had a large group and paid online with the website provided. We had confirmation. We got there on time and the boat was full...More

2  Thank lehhen
Reviewed 20 October 2017

It was a gloomy rainy day, but the only day we could take my mom who lives out of state to see the fall colors. The fall colors were just starting to get to peak time. It was really beautiful. The captain knew a lot...More

Thank Monica L
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Capt. Robert has a varied past and is able to provide his own unique view of the river and living on the river. It was a pleasant ride and I learned a lot about 'clamming'. You should bring along your own snacks and beverages. No...More

2  Thank Rqueen2013
Reviewed 6 October 2017

We decided to take an 11:00 a.m. tour down the Mississippi and this was available. Captain Robert was both fun and very interesting. We had a great time and learned a lot of history of the Mississippi from Robert. There were only 12 of us...More

1  Thank GGeet
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Captain Robert made this tour so special for my 5-year old grandson and I on our trip to see the Mississippi. He provided a great education of the river birds, animals, and habitats. He helped us to spot eagles and nests. He is personable, knowledgeable,...More

Thank Rhonda D
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This was our 2nd year of taking the Maiden Voyage River Boat Tour with the owner/guide Robert. The tour is about 1 1/2 hours (or a little longer as he loves to share his knowledge of the river). It is wonderful for people of all...More

1  Thank susanlI6710FB
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