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St. Charles Paddlewheel Riverboats

2 North Ave, Saint Charles, IL 60174-1251
+1 630-584-2334
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Relaxing ride upriver

The cost is $8 for the fifty minute ride upstream and back. The ride is narrated and there are... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Lombard, Illinois
Nice and Relaxing

A nice little cruise, up river. We spent some time walking and took a ride to top it off. Not bad... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
Oak Lawn, Illinois
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2 North Ave, Saint Charles, IL 60174-1251
+1 630-584-2334
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

The cost is $8 for the fifty minute ride upstream and back. The ride is narrated and there are drinks for sale on board. Nice bit of history lesson of the area around the river. I have lived in the area most of my life,...More

Thank Thomas_H181
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

A nice little cruise, up river. We spent some time walking and took a ride to top it off. Not bad for $8.50 on a nice summer day. Water and pop are available for $1

Thank Gators99
Reviewed 4 August 2017

It's a 1, at best 2 star. Read the 1 & 3 star reviews - - if you have never been on a boat you might find this interesting. It is painfully slow. There is nothing interesting to see - go by a golf course,...More

Thank TJK100
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We had been eating at Ray's Evergreen for lunch and when we were through eating, we thought that we would do something different. We had gone over the river and had seen a paddleboat on the river, so we sought out the dock. It turned...More

Thank Allen21096
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

A good afternoon with the kids They loved it Grandparents too.. Good scenery Plus the weather was great

Thank fificody
Reviewed 27 August 2016

We went with a party and the time flew by. Great experience. Lots of fun seeing the neighborhoods from the boat instead of the street.

Thank Linda D
Reviewed 15 August 2016

The 50 minute boat ride was fun and relaxing. Our time on the boat really flew by. When we decided to go on the boat we were concerned that it would be too long for our kids. As it turned out, the time just flew...More

Thank Ken C
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Nice 50 min ride on the Fox River. Boat can hold up to 100 people. Cheap to ride. Potowatami Park is where you get on to ride the boat. Park also has public pool,mini putt, alot of picnic places,baseball diamond, community center,path to walk along...More

Thank Trina P
Reviewed 13 May 2016

I took my 3 year old on the pirate and princess cruise which was on the Riverboats and it was a blast. It was a very nice ride with wonderful views of the Fox north of downtown Saint Charles. The Boats have a nice viewing...More

1  Thank Derek S
Reviewed 26 April 2016

I treated five friends from out of town to an afternoon on the Fox River. Learning of the river's history was very interesting and we felt like we were back in time as we enjoyed the relaxing boat ride.

Thank cubbies2015
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Mary T
1 August 2016|
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