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“Nice corporate charter on Lake Minnetonka”

Paradise Charter Cruises and Minneapolis Queen
Reviewed September 11, 2013

Had a very pleasant 90 min cruise on Lake Minnetonka on Destiny II with 50-60 people. The ride was smooth and beautiful, with good buffet dinner (salad, beans, rice, chicken, fish, roast beef) and bar. No complaints--or bugs!

Thank Runpicu
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Reviewed August 19, 2013

We had never been to Minneapolis and this trip sounded very appealing. Having been on boat tours in other cities I thought we would get to see some beautiful water ways, get a view of the city from a different vantage point, and hear some historical tidbits.
We left about 10 mins late from the docks and headed toward the lock. We ended up waiting in the lock for quite awhile due to other small boats, and once out of the lock we turned around to go back... you can see water falls in the distance, but you don't get near them. Once we were out of the lock again I thought ok, now we are going to really see some neat stuff. We got two bridges down and had to head back to be back at the dock "on time".

I don't know if there is more to see further down the river or not, but in the end it was kind of a waste of time on vacation.

The boat itself was nice and the staff is very friendly.

3  Thank MandyVB
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Reviewed August 12, 2013

Spent 2 hours on the boat touring Lake Minnatonka this past Sunday. The staff was friendly and knowledgeable, the boat was conformable and the food was good. All in all - a good value.

Thank Dave502008
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Reviewed July 22, 2013

We took the ninety minute cruise on Lake Minnetonka with Paradise Charter. The lake is beautiful, the shoreline homes are impressive, the history is told well and the ship is most comfortable. We couldn't have asked for more. We had thought we'd better be there early to get in line so we'd have decent seating, but there was no hurry. The indoor seating (mostlly tables of four) is very comfortable and you can see beautifully through the clear floor-to-ceiling windows. And it was possible to head out to the bench seating in the bow of the boat from time to time. People were continually coming and going, so you could head out for sun and wind and then retreat as you wished back to your table indoors.

Thank Rosecrans
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Reviewed July 17, 2013

Thanks to the captain and crew of Paradise Destiny for a totally enjoyable and perfect cruise on Lake Minnetonka (Thursday, July 4). It has been years since we visited the area and been on the lake. We've been land dwellers a bit too long; so, we were particularly happy that your cruise line offered a 90-minute sightseeing cruise. It was one of the nicest cruises we've ever taken in a metropolitan area. Everyone on board appeared to enjoy themselves on a perfect MN summer day. We'll be sure to check your Public Cruise Calendar the next time we're in the area. Thank you.

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