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Above the Falls Sports

200 N 2nd St, Minneapolis, MN
+1 612-825-8983
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Thunderstorm not a problem!

So fun! Highlight was going into Basset Creek to escape a thunderstorm that came out of no-where... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Elizabeth K
Great activity for our family!

We took our sons (9 and 7) on the Minneapolis to Minnehaha paddle and they absolutely loved it. The... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
HaasGirl
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We promote recreation in the Mississippi River Valley and share the beauty of this river and of Minneapolis with you from the unique perspective of paddling a kayak on the river. Our guided tours are perfect for birthdays, bachelor/ette parties, corporate events, and much more!! We guarantee that all of our tours have the best view of the Minneapolis that you will ever see. It is truly amazing.
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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200 N 2nd St, Minneapolis, MN
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+1 612-825-8983

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Reviewed 5 days ago

So fun! Highlight was going into Basset Creek to escape a thunderstorm that came out of no-where. Our guide was great.

Thank Elizabeth K
boathandler_bob, Owner at Above the Falls Sports, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

"Guide was great" -- good to know, Elizabeth! We have high expectations, and it sounds like our guide hit the high note. We (especially our guide) really appreciate your feedback. It means a lot to hear directly from our paddlers. Thank you!

Reviewed 5 days ago

We took our sons (9 and 7) on the Minneapolis to Minnehaha paddle and they absolutely loved it. The trip through the lock and dams was an education for all of us and the paddle was leisurely and comfortable. Definitely recommend to anyone looking to...More

Thank HaasGirl
Reviewed 6 days ago

It was my first visit to Minneapolis and absolutely happy I took this kayaking trip. Enjoying the beauty of the city, calm water and nice scenery. We did go through the tunnel, was awesome. The guide was super friendly and very informative. We took 2,5...More

Thank Susianti F
Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent a morning with Above the Falls on the Mississippi. It is a great way to see Minneapolis from another perspective, and more quiet and peaceful than you would expect. We kayaked form Boom Island, to the falls, then back up to the rookry...More

Thank Caroline H
boathandler_bob, Owner at Above the Falls Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Caroline, thanks a lot for taking time to write a review. It means so much to our guides to hear that they've shared their passion, skill and knowledge on your Mississippi River Adventure. Great to have you on board! Please come back for more and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jeff & Theo were fantastic guides and very knowledgeable about the area. It was a laid back tour with safety and fun as the priorities.More

Thank msjenphn
boathandler_bob, Owner at Above the Falls Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Ms. Jen, reviews are the life blood of our operation! Thank you so much for taking time to give us your feedback. I can assure you Jeff and Theo appreciate hearing directly from their paddlers that sharing their passion for the Mississippi River and interest...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had my family (of 4) and another family (of 3), along with 2 guides. Somebody on our tour was having some stomach issues and the guides were amazing at making sure they could find a bathroom when they really needed. The guides provided waters...More

Thank cameron e
boathandler_bob, Owner at Above the Falls Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Cameron, your taking the time to write a review is awesome! I can't tell you how much it means for our guides and support crew to hear your impressions of your experience. It's our goal to provide safe, enjoyable and informing kayak tours. I'm so...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A brilliant day paddling on a little-known part of the Mississippi. The guides were excellent. Great to see it all from that point of view.More

Thank frankabures
boathandler_bob, Owner at Above the Falls Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Frank, your terrific for taking the time to give your impression of what sounds like time well spent. Thank you so much for letting us know that our goal of providing a safe, enjoyable and informing kayak experience has been met! Come back for another...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

ATF had great kayaks, their equipment is like new, well kept and comfortable to use. We got to see a few different parts of the River, including a secret tunnel! Our Guide Hennessy was super knowledgeable and a very nice guy. FYI...It's definitely more of...More

Thank MValetta
boathandler_bob, Owner at Above the Falls Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

MValetta, thank you for taking time to reflect on your experience with Above the Falls Sports. Hennessy and all our guides and support staff appreciate hearing feedback confirming that we've met our objective to provide safe, enjoyable and informing kayak tours on the Mississippi River....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took the 5:30 2 1/2hr tour. This was an easy tour for beginners. Our guide was Henessey, He was very patient and kind. He also told us some interesting facts about the city. We were lucky enough to see the River Rats perform their water...More

Thank jsphelan
boathandler_bob, Owner at Above the Falls Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

JS, we appreciate your review! I can't tell you how affirming it is for Hennessey and all our guides and support persons to hear directly from our paddling guests. Good to hear you were lucky enough to get a view of the River Rats. They...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the Sunday afternoon tour. It was great! Our guides were fantastic and knowledgeable. We saw a few blue herons in their nests. We also got to go into the water tunnels that go under the city. It was super exciting! I went with...More

Thank Aimee M
boathandler_bob, Owner at Above the Falls Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aimee, you're nice to write your review. It's a special treat for our guides to hear directly from you. Their goal is to share their passion for the river by offering a safe, enjoyable and informing tour. Sounds like they met the goal! You're right...More

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Catherine C
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Response from Rebecca V | Reviewed this property |
No. Few if any in our group had ever kayaked before.
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