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Pearl of the Lake Paddleboat

53 reviews
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Lake City, MN, USA
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All reviews boat ride the upper deck the lower level relaxing cruise minute tour captain larry my husband and i fun afternoon family members sight seeing friendly staff board tickets lake narration sites chairs
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Reviewed September 9, 2018

We enjoyed our recent tour on this boat, but the plastic chairs and tables are not the greatest to have. They need to update that a bit. They also need to add a LOT to the narration as you travel. My husband and I found...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Rhonda W
Reviewed August 20, 2018

We weren't impressed with the Paddleboat Dinner Cruise on Lake Pepin. One of the chairs broke when sitting on the outside deck. The captain didn't give much narration for the ride. The dinner was pretty sparse. Meat, potatoes, salad, and roll. No dessert. We've been...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

When I went online, it was easy to make reservations for 45 dollars for the two hour dinner cruise. They also asked what we wanted either pork or chicken, not real sure why this was important. We arrived about 15 minutes early which was about...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

For our anniversary, my husband and I decided to take a padddleboat dinner cruise on Lake Pepin. We booked online and were given two entree choices for the included dinner - chicken or pork. Upon embarking, the staff was adequate and the paddleboat ride itself...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sherrie P
Reviewed July 20, 2018

21 family members enjoyed a 90-minute boat ride on the Pearl of the Lake. The captain provided interesting facts along the way but did not overwhelm us with chatter. The boat was clean, and many of the family enjoyed food and refreshments during the ride.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Caroleirene
Reviewed July 9, 2018

My husband and I went on the Pearl of the Lake on July 1st for a 90 minute boat ride. It was a beautiful day and no rain (which was forecasted). The historical and geological narrative was interesting. They provide a few binoculars for the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

While staying in Lake City for a weekend getaway with my sisters we took a boat ride on the Pearl of the Lake. We had such a great time. The service was outstanding and everyone was very friendly. I would highly recommend heading to Lake...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank 771amyc
Reviewed July 8, 2018

We were on vacation with the family and decided after much walking and sight seeing around the area it would be awesome to just relax and sit down and enjoy a cruise on Lake Pepin. This Lake also is known to have a Lake Monster...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jeff n sally c
CaptLarry1956, Owner at Pearl of the Lake Paddleboat, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2018

Thanks for joining us, we always love to share the "Lake Pepin Experience". :)

Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

I've been on this notary numerous times. Always enjoy. They dohave dinner cruise but haven't made that yet. Maybe this summer.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank jerit2014
Reviewed June 21, 2018

My wife and I were joined by a family from Nepal and their visiting mother. Even the 2 year old daughter enjoyed the voyage. Accomodations on the steamboat were more than adequate. A table on the covered upper deck seated around a table in the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank cap10miked
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July 29, 2018|
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Response from ceefzee2017 | Reviewed this property |
You make reservation online. They fill up quickly, so you'll want to buy tickets ahead of time.
September 5, 2017|
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Response from bamboobwah | Reviewed this property |
yes open. go to website like all have said
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February 20, 2017|
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Response from CaptLarry1956 | Property representative |
Yes you can. Children 5 and under are free. Thank You