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Address: Harriet Island, Saint Paul Park, MN
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Monday Madness $8 for everyone-Sightseeing Cruise

Ahoy! The riverboats are wonderful! There are a few different boats, probably depends on the size of the passenger list which boat they take out for each trip. The Monday... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2016
Sadee S
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Minneapolis, United States
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Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

This was a nice riverboat ride. The acoustics were good and the narration was interesting. Just an average riverboat ride.

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Minneapolis, United States
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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Ahoy! The riverboats are wonderful! There are a few different boats, probably depends on the size of the passenger list which boat they take out for each trip. The Monday sight-seeing deal is quite fantastic! $8 is a great price! There are snacks on board like hot dogs, pop corn, candy, sodas & full bar. There is a recorded narration... More 

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Reviewed 22 February 2016

Our group of 21 family members enjoyed the lunch cruise. The meal was very good, musical entertainment enjoyed by all. Even mentioned the different groups that were enjoying the cruise that including our Mom & Dad's birthday. The ability to choose to either stay inside the enclosed dining room or venture out on the covered upper deck was nice. We... More 

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Richfield, Minnesota, United States
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Reviewed 21 October 2015

First time taking a river boat cruise on the Mississippi River. It was a beautiful fall cruise and very relaxing. Learned a lot about the Mississippi and some of Minnesota's history. The staff was very nice and helpful. Went on a Sunday afternoon. Tickets were, I thought, rather inexpensive. Worth the two hour cruise. They serve alcohol, water and soda,... More 

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Thank Sharon D
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Reviewed 11 October 2015

Great time!! Staff was ready from the word GO! Music was great, food was great, beer was flowing and 2-for-1! They actually took us all the way through the lock and dam in Minneapolis, which was a bonus. Also, I didn't realize there would be reserved seating, so that meant even less hassle. We will definitely be back.

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1 Thank Jessica T
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

What a fun afternoon! The 2:30 sight-seeing cruise was a fun, relaxing way to spend a Saturday afternoon. There was just the right balance of silence and narration. There was a full bar onboard with popcorn and hot dogs. The route along the river was gorgeous; we even saw an eagle. I can't wait to go again!

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1 Thank DirtyMartiniGirl
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Reviewed 7 August 2015

Enjoyable tour but it might be a bit better with live narration instead of a tape. Make sure and go on a Monday afternoon when tickets are half price.

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Bay City, Michigan
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Reviewed 2 August 2015

I've been on several boat rides on the Mississippi River in several towns. This boat trip wasn't much different. The paddle-wheeler is a pretty boat. Plenty of seating, though if it were really busy, I think it would be uncomfortable. I snagged a seat right along the rail, and eneded up with an elderly couple next to me. They have... More 

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Newhall, California
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Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

First 60 seconds are as exciting as next 60 minutes. Green trees to the side, and green water below for whole trip. Nothing else to see. Don't torment your teenagers to AARP excitement!

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Reviewed 2 July 2015

We went on a Friday did not pre book and got on ok, however it may be best to book as boat was busy. It's a nice slow ride down the river not much to see but on a nice day very relaxing. Main road over e river from St. Paul's is closed so follow the diversion signs, allow a... More 

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