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Address: 120 N 3rd Avenue, Minneapolis, MN
Phone Number: +1 612-825-8983
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Fantastic Staff Party Experience! Truly Special!

We had a small staff party with Above The Falls Sports, doing a day kayak trip on the Upper Mississippi. Despite somewhat challenging weather (gusty wind) our group of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 October 2016
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Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

We had a small staff party with Above The Falls Sports, doing a day kayak trip on the Upper Mississippi. Despite somewhat challenging weather (gusty wind) our group of inexperienced paddlers had a great time across the board. This was a great and adventurous way for everyone to relax and spend time together while exploring the city in a completely... More 

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boathandler_bob, Owner at Above the Falls Sports, responded to this review

JTT, thanks so much for taking the time to write this review. I can't emphasize enough how important is to our guides to hear back from their paddler guests. Kalen will be thrilled to know that his passion for and knowledge of the Mississippi has been shared. Glad to hear you had a bit of a challenging Mississippi Adventure with... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

If you are looking for an outdoor adventure in the heart of the city within walking distance of some of the best restaurants and uniquely Minnesotan boutiques and historical landmarks that takes you into a national park within a few steps this is a 2.5 hour adventure for you Our guide Jeff was a history buff and avid outdoorsman he... More 

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boathandler_bob, Owner at Above the Falls Sports, responded to this review

LolaLola, I can't tell you how important it is for our guides to get this direct feed back from our paddler guests. Jeff will be thrilled to hear your thoughts! There's nothing better than to hear than what we know and love about the Mississippi is shared and with good luck recalled for years to come. Thank you, and enjoy... More 

Klis, Croatia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Saturday Set 26, a friend and I went ona kayaking tour (working the channel) on the Mississippi. Kalin proved to be a very knowledgeable guide who provided great information as we paddled up, and later, down river. As we were paddling we passed Boom Island where there was a music festival was. During teh trip we heard Jake Bugg, Andrew... More 

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boathandler_bob, Owner at Above the Falls Sports, responded to this review

Ben, Kalen will be thrilled to hear directly from his guest paddlers that his goal of providing you with a safe, fun, educational and scenic KAYAKMSP Mississippi River Adventure was achieved. Our guides have a passion for the Mississippi that's apparent and they love sharing what they know. Don't know if you discussed your interest in a lesson, but Kalen's... More 

Tulare, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Since I had never been to Minneapolis before what better way than to kayak down the Mississippi! Went through two locks and ended up at a public park where we disembarked. Amazing to know there is a big city up there but on the river you see nothing but water, bridges, bluffs and trees. And functional river locks that you... More 

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boathandler_bob, Owner at Above the Falls Sports, responded to this review

Prezz, what a treat for us to get remarks like your's! Your words affirm our trust that we've accomplished our goal - to share what we love about the Mississippi set next to two major cities, Minneapolis and St Paul (MSP). Please come back for more (open at least thru Oct 31), spread the word and enjoy this lingering, long,... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Our guides Ian and Aaron were absolutely awesome. We took the trip on the Mississippi through downtown Minneapolis. It was gorgeous, scenic, and our guides gave an insightful tour of different buildings and local landmarks.

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boathandler_bob, Owner at Above the Falls Sports, responded to this review

Erin, great that you've made the effort to write about your tour with Ian and Aaron. I can't express in words how much we appreciate hearing directly from our paddlers that sharing our passion for the Mississippi has been well received. Please spread the word. We love what we're doing out there! Come back for more -- open through Oct... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Loved the tour, we did the Working the Chanel tour, beautiful view of the city. Guide was enthusiastic about and knowledgeable of Minneapolis culture. I love Minneapolis and have lived here most of my life, but I still learned some interesting tidbits from the guide. Loved it for an afternoon doing something a bit different. Will be back for the... More 

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boathandler_bob, Owner at Above the Falls Sports, responded to this review

Love, oh the how the heart grows fonder! Thanks so much for your review. I can't emphasize enough how important it is for our guides to hear directly from their paddlers. From the sound of it we accomplished our job in relating what we love about the Mississippi right here in MSP -- cities by nature. Amazing! Come back for... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Called for a day-of trip on Labor Day weekend - nothing was scheduled, but they found a guide who gave my husband and me our own private tour of the Mississippi above the falls. The weather and water were fabulous, and Aaron was a delightful guide. He gave us kayak technique tips, got us to some great (safe) views of... More 

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boathandler_bob, Owner at Above the Falls Sports, responded to this review

E. Vera C, thanks for taking a moment to reflect on your Working the Channel Tour with Aaron over the Labor Day Holiday. It's wonderful (and instructive) for our guides (Aaron) to get direct affirmation from their guests that our paddlers expectations have been at least met, if not exceeded! Please come back for one of our other Mississippi River... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

My parents and I booked a last minute 9 am tour over Labor Day weekend. We arrived to find out it was only the three of us who had booked for that time slot. Our guide, Theo, was awesome. He was super knowledgeable about the city's history and answered and questions we had. I've lived in MN for 8 years... More 

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boathandler_bob, Owner at Above the Falls Sports, responded to this review

MO, I can't tell you how much our guides, in this case Theo, appreciate hearing feedback from their guests! It's awesome for them to know that their passion for paddling and the Mississippi has been recognized and hopefully has made a difference. Thank you for making the effort and taking the time to write this review. Please consider coming back... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Had a great time kayaking in the Mississippi River, fun way to tour the city. Had very good guides with us.

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boathandler_bob, Owner at Above the Falls Sports, responded to this review

Sai, thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about your ATFS KAYAKMSP Mississippi River Adventure. It's greatly appreciated by our guides who work so hard to provide a safe, interesting and joyful Mississippi River paddling experience! Enjoy summer!! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

I highly recommend this excursion! We had such a fun time and the river was beautiful! You won't be disappointed

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boathandler_bob, Owner at Above the Falls Sports, responded to this review

Kelsey, it's so important for our guides to hear directly from their guests about how the experience was received. They are passionate about the Mississippi - both its natural and historical significance. Knowing that this passion is communicated to their guests makes such a difference! Thank you for taking the time to review your tour. Enjoy Summer!! More 

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