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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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400 Lake St, Excelsior, MN 55331-1902
+1 952-474-2115
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Reviewed July 15, 2018

Had company from out of town and after 29 years of living in Excelsior decided to try out the Minnehaha. Oh my gosh...what a great experience. The staff was super friendly, professional and extremely knowledgeable about their boat and the history around the lake. The...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

Very informative. Pleasant smooth ride. Leisurely. Very good overview of Lake Minnetonka and its history. $15 is a bargain!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Zurheide
Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

The steamboat Minnehaha is a wonderfully and lovingly restored Lake Minnetonka steamboat. It's history alone is worth the trip. There are two departure locations, Excelsior and Wayzata. We have done both, and the tours are most informative. The operating personnel are in period costume but...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank dick_mary
Reviewed August 19, 2017

Such a unique experience! This "floating museum" is a fun experience for all ages. Friendly, passionate staff. The boat is quiet, the ride is smooth. Highly recommended!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank mrsfluffernutter
Reviewed August 17, 2017

We enjoyed our cruise on the steamboat Minihaha on Lake Minnitonka. The sound system was very good and they shared the interesting history of the steamboat as well as the surrounding area. Beautiful Scenery. The steam engine is very smooth and quiet. There was a...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank KLB2011
Reviewed August 2, 2017

We had a lovely time on the steamboat cruise. A very affordable cruise to be enjoyed by all. The scenery was just spectacular - views of the lake are breathtaking. You even have the option of buying a family photo that is taken before you...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Sia K
Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

A very affordable and enjoyable cruise on a working steamboat. Took the one hour cruise to Wayzata, had a nice lunch at COV, then took the boat ride back.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank mufan71
Reviewed July 14, 2017

This beautifully restored steamboat (now diesel powered since its refit a few years ago) provides excursions throughout the Summer, sailing from its docks in Excelsior and Wayzata on beautiful Lake Minnetonka. The cruise features a narration explaining the history of the steamboats (originally part of...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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