Boat Tours Near Minneapolis

Posted by Kris Lindahl on Thursday, March 5th, 2015 at 11:40am.

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Minnesota is covered in lakes. There are many beautiful sites to be seen, and what better way than to take a boat tour. Boat tours offer a unique way of seeing all that a place has to offer. You can learn many interesting facts, and see some beautiful landscape.

Here are some boat tours to check out when in Minnesota.

Above the Falls Sports

During your boat tour with Above The Falls Sports, you will travel down the Mississippi River. Tours are offered via kayak for groups. They offer 2.5 hour, ½ day and full day tours. The perfect outing for families, groups, fitness or day get away.

Minneapolis Queen Authentic Paddle-Wheeler Cruises

Travel back to the days when Mark Twain was traveling the Mississippi River. You will truly experience the history and beauty that surrounds Minneapolis. This tour is ideal for weddings, meetings, private gatherings and group outings.

The Minneapolis Queen accomodates up to 125 people, and can be rented for private tours, as well as public tours. Perfect way to take in the historical district of Minneapolis. You will find the Minneapolis Queen at Bohemian Flats, which is south of the Minneapolis Riverfront District.

Wilderness Inquiry

Spend the day canoeing the Mississippi River with Wilderness Inquiry. The “Voyageur” is a canoe that is 24-foot long, and can hold up to 9 people. This canoe was handmade in St. Paul, and has become very popular among those who choose Wilderness Inquiry for a day of fun. You can choose to have a guided tour with Wilderness Inquiry or the National Park Service Ranger.

A half day trip is offered, which is the perfect amount of time to soak in all the history surrounding Minneapolis. Adults cost $45 and children are $30. This fee includes paddling and safety gear, water, snacks and shuttle service back to launch site. Private tours are also available.

Other boat tours in this area include:

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