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Address: 525 Main St S, Stillwater, MN 55082-5814
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Lunch cruises

A very good deal for the money. For a nominal fee, two hours on the beautiful St. Croix River. Buffet luncheon, open bar. In the fall the autumn color is amazing. Our river is... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 January 2017
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

A very good deal for the money. For a nominal fee, two hours on the beautiful St. Croix River. Buffet luncheon, open bar. In the fall the autumn color is amazing. Our river is actually a national park because it is designated a "SCENIC AND WILD RIVER". Truly a day to enjoy. Also available evening cruises for dinner. Check their... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

The scenery is gorgeous. There is some bridge construction currently that is very interesting. The views of the town and it's architecture add to the mix. It would be lovely to have some narration, history, etc, but none available on this tour. The food acceptable, for the price, but long lines and wait for it. Cash bar. All employees I... More 

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

A friend and I took the last trip on the St. Croix Steam and Packet. We took advantage of the very-fair prices dinner cruise, where they served beef, chicken and baked fish as well as a delicious variety of sides. It was wonderful! We also really enjoyed the Dixieland Jazz band on board, along with the sunset. I would do... More 

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Farmington, Minnesota
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

LOOOww quality food that may not even be there if you don't jump in the 50 yard long line right away. Dry sauceless ribs, Cold prime rib, plain boiled potatoes, barely any sides or salad to go with it. Then the clean up crew will be slamming chairs (literally) around before the ride is complete to disturb your romantic evening... More 

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Stillwater, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

company has been around many years and has different size boats for shorter 1-2 hr scenic cruises and also charters some of its fleet. The valley is fairly pristine as this is part of the wild and scenic rivers flows just north of the local bridge lift soon to have all road traffic stopped when the new bridge opens (fall... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely way to see the colors on the St. Croix, a relaxing 2 hour lunch cruise. Lunch was served buffet style with a mix of warm and cold options. The German potatoes were savory and tasty! They also have a full bar and I recommend trying the Bloody Mary😉

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Moorhead, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I was skeptical after reading reviews, but we booked this to show our Missouri friends a bit of MN has to offer besides lakes. Trees were not peak color but it was still very pretty. The food was excellent and plentiful. Good relaxing time when the Pumpkin Festival was also going on in Stillwater. Would do it again for the... More 

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Owatonna, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

A lovely Sunday afternoon cruise on the St. Croix with gold entertainment from the Dixieland Jazz quartet, pretty good food, and helpful staff.

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Hastings, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We took our whole family (14 of us) for the Sunday morning brunch on the Avalon Paddle boat to celebrate our 25th wedding Anniversary. When we boarded, there was friendly staff to welcome us and direct us to our "reserved" tables. The food was amazing!! Very delicious brunch food. Good variety. There is a bar on board with a very... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Nine of us enjoyed a beautiful day on the St. Croix River. We boarded the St. Croix Boat and Packet for an October Sunday brunch. The boat ride was very pleasant due to the perfect fall weather. Brunch was adequate, but not as good as the wonderful weather. It was also very surprising to have to pay $1.75 for a... More 

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