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Mississippi Explorer Cruises

200 N Water St, Prairie du Chien, WI 53821-1335
+1 877-647-7397
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Wonderful Cruise

We took a 11 AM cruise. It was a wonderful day and enjoyed the cruise very much. Guide was very... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2017
Norma Z
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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When you board the boat, I don't recommend being the first, and sitting in the very front of the... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
Robert S
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Chaska, Minnesota
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Fully-guided riverboat cruises through the wild and scenic backwaters of the Mississippi River's wildlife refuge. Our unique tours will take you within feet of beautiful backwater riverbanks, eagle nests, beaver lodges, turtle logs, muskrat huts, blooming lotus, water lilies, and more!
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“bald eagles” (11 reviews)
“ticket booth” (4 reviews)
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200 N Water St, Prairie du Chien, WI 53821-1335
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Reviewed 3 August 2017

We took a 11 AM cruise. It was a wonderful day and enjoyed the cruise very much. Guide was very informative and at times funny. Learned about history, barges and wild life on river. We saw several eagles and their nest. Also saw heron and...More

Thank Norma Z
Reviewed 18 April 2017

When you board the boat, I don't recommend being the first, and sitting in the very front of the boat. Those seats are in the sun if it's sunny, or in the rain if it's raining. Directly behind the front seat is a very comfortable...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 7 November 2016

The November weather gods worked their magic when we took the fall migration cruise the first weekend in November. Not only was the weather picture perfect, but the birds were out in masses. We booked online and showed up on time to find a woman...More

Thank Babu2773
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Once you find the ticket booth on Blackhawk Avenue you are home and dry as Dixie will give you all necessary info. and an easy to follow map. The booth is not far from the boat itself which is docked in an area with spacious...More

1  Thank DerbyshireElaine
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Bought tickets online and the ticket booth was very easy to find. Since the water level was up we had to use a different boat dock and with the map that they provided at the ticket booth it was very easy to arrive at the...More

3  Thank lbtmtraveler
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We ordered our tickets online and picked them up at their small ticket booth on Blackhawk Street [about 1/2 block west of intersection of Blackhawk and Highway 18]. The riverboat is in the process of moving their dock, so it is a good idea to...More

4  Thank lark77
Reviewed 9 August 2016

We had a hard time finding the place to purchase our tickets compared to where the boat was docked, but it was definitely worth searching it out. The captain and the guide were very friendly and knowledgeable. The guide gave lots of history of the...More

2  Thank Jamie V
Reviewed 12 July 2016

It was raining and stormy about an hour prior to our departure and the company called us to say there would be a half an hour delay..to make sure it would be safe to cruise. They kept us updated and we did get to depart...More

4  Thank jerrykim6969
Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

We attended the "Fall Foliage Wildlife Cruise" 9-7-15. We were a little early for peak fall colors, but still had gorgeous, colorful scenery. Annie, our boat captain and narrator, was very knowledgable, but more importantly, kept her talk fun and interesting. She has a great...More

3  Thank VickyB1214
Reviewed 17 October 2015

We took the 2 hour fall foliage and wildlife cruise. The boat was very clean, the staff very knowledgeable about the area and the wildlife along the river. Can't wait to go again!!

3  Thank 31Cookie
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Lisa P
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sylandbuck09
31 May 2017|
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You have to do it the old fashioned way. Call them at 877-647-7397.
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Tammysue69
3 June 2016|
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I can't remember. Here's their phone number: 877-647-7397
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