Frequently Asked Questions:

Do I need to make reservations for the daily excursions?

Reservations are not necessary but are recommended.  BUY NOW
Do the boats ever fill up? Will I be turned away?
The boats rarely fill up, but in the occasion they do, a second boat will be taken out if available.  You can guarantee your seat by purchasing tickets in advance online. BUY NOW

Is there food or beverages on board?
Yes we do have a snack bar on board that serves chips, candy, soda and wine, bottled beer and mixed drinks. You are also welcome to bring aboard your own picnic lunch, with beverage on any of the daily excursions. No carry-on alcoholic beverages are allowed on the boats.


Do you allow dogs on the boat?

Yes we do allow dogs on our daily excursions, but they will need to be kept on a leash the whole time.

Is the boat handicapped accessible?

The Taylors Falls Scenic Boat Tours are handicap friendly.  Both boats are somewhat accessible, depending on a variety of factors.   The lower level of the boat is accessible in a semi-limited capacity to most standard size manual wheelchairs during normal water levels.  The restrooms onboard are not handicapped accessible . There is no elevator to the 2nd level of the boat.  The staff and crew at the Taylors Falls Scenic Boat Tours are committed to assisting guests with accessibility whenever possible.   If you have questions please call our staff and we would be happy to answer your questions based on the water levels and the type of handicap accessibility that you are looking for.  651-465-6315

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Are there toilets available on the boat?


Where should I park?
There is limited parking available next to and behind the Taylors Falls Scenic Boat Tours stand.  Additional parking is available behind Casey gas station and on Bench Street in Taylors Falls.  We highly recommend parking on the north end of town and spending some time exploring the local shops while taking the short walk to the boat tours.  There is a beautiful walkway under the Hwy 8 bridge that will lead you safely to the boat tours from downtown Taylors Falls. 

Is there a minimum # to rent the boat out as a private charter?

No. The cost is the same whether you have 1 person or 249.
Which cruises provide lunch?
Our daily excursions do not provide lunch. But you are welcome to bring a sack lunch on board if you would like.
For groups of 10 or more you can add a box luncheon. Reservations are required.
For a minimum of 40 people an On Board Luncheon is available. Reservations are required.
Will my boat tickets be mailed to me?
No, we do not mail the boat tickets. We will have your party’s name on our guest list for dinner, picnic, and leaf cruises as well as the daily excursions.
What if I need to reschedule or cancel my paid cruise?
For the daily excursion: Your reservation is nonrefundable, you may reschedule to another day with a 24-hour notice. 
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