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Address: 215 W Water St, at the Grafton Harbor Marina, Grafton, IL 62037-1146
Phone Number: 618 786 1855
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Fully Narrated Sightseeing Cruises On the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers....

Fully Narrated Sightseeing Cruises On the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers. Wednesday thru Sunday at 10am, 1pm & 3pm. Available for private cruises also.

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good outdoor summer activity

The tour lasted about an hour. It went down stream and then upstream back to the marina. Very nice view of the IL bluffs,both adult and child drinks available on board. The boat... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Troy, Illinois
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Troy, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour lasted about an hour. It went down stream and then upstream back to the marina. Very nice view of the IL bluffs,both adult and child drinks available on board. The boat has an air conditioned lower deck and an open air top deck with tables and chairs. My guess the boat traveled 10-15 mph, making a nice steady... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

Great time on the Hakuna Matata. Staff was super friendly and the views were spectacular. Wonderful Sunday afternoon excursion!

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Thank Tom A
Saint Louis, Missouri
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

There was rain the morning we arrived. No one came out and wiped down the boat. I had to do this. This boat was very dirty, boat carpet was dirty. It is apparent they never clean the boat that are rented. The engine was under power for the boat so it is not fun if you want to tube behind... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

I have visited Grafton a couple times and I've come to the conclusion that there is not one nice shop or restaurant where the workers are actually nice. Stay away from Grafton if you want to be treated kindly! Starting a fight on Facebook? Not very professional!!!

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Maryville, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Took the Hakuna Matata out of Grafton Harbor on Sunday afternoon. It was a wonderful experience. A full hour out on the river enjoying a view you don't always get unless you are on the water. A must when in Grafton!

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1 Thank savedbyhim2
Saint Charles, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We had purchased tickets for the tour; we tried to check in, we were sent back and forth from office to the boat four times. Other people were complaining about the same thing. I mentioned to the man in charge of loading passengers that there needed to be an understanding of the check in process with the crew. He laughed... More 

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St.Louis
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2009

We had a great time on our tour with The Great Rivers Tour Boat Company. The Captain shared a lot of fascinating history about the river and the area and included a little something for everyone. The tour also included great music, beautiful views, and lots of wildlife. On board there is a small bar with refreshments (bring cash for... More 

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