Narrated Mississippi Cruise

Narrated Mississippi River Cruises

Introduce your students to the Mississippi River by taking them on a 90-minute narrated cruise aboard a Padelford riverboat. Cruises depart from Harriet Island, which is conveniently located across the river from downtown St. Paul. Travel up the river through the heavily wooded Mississippi National River and Recreation Area, a zone steeped in the history of early Minnesota and its settlers. A Mississippi River cruise can be tied into nearly any subject your classroom is studying—from literature, history, and social studies to math and science!

Narrated Mississippi River Cruise in mn

Available Dates
Monday through Friday
April–October: 10 a.m., Noon, and 2:30 p.m.
All trips depart from Harriet Island Regional Park in St. Paul.

Fares
Students of all grades: $6.00 (+port fee)
One complimentary chaperone for every 15 students. Additional adults are at the discounted $6.00 rate. No coupons or discounts apply.

Lunch Specials
All-beef hotdog with chips and a soft drink: $5.00 (+tax and service fee)
Lunch special must be ordered and paid for at least seven days in advance of the cruise to receive this discounted price.

Payment & Refund Policy
Payment must be received at least seven days prior to the cruise. We accept checks, MasterCard, and Visa. Late payments are subject to a $25 late fee. Fares are reduced, so we ask schools to make one check to minimize the time and cost of accounting. While we can usually accommodate extra people the day of the trip, it is possible for a trip to sell out. Therefore, your passenger numbers should be as accurate as possible. Due to the cost and time required for refunds, no refunds will be made for less than $25.

Reservations
Call Padelford Riverboats at (651) 227-1100 or contact us online.
Office hours are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Due to operation costs, we require groups of 25 or more to start a school field trip.
Don’t have a group of 25? Not to worry, we can combine smaller school groups to ensure your students have the opportunity to experience the mighty Mississippi!

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