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Address: Harriet Island, Saint Paul, MN 55107
Phone Number: +1 651-227-1100
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The Padelford Riverboats operate out of Harriet Island near Downtown St....

The Padelford Riverboats operate out of Harriet Island near Downtown St. Paul, MN. Daily Sightseeing Cruises at Noon & 2pm. Lunch and Dinner cruises available as well. Buy Tickets Online & Save.

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Anniversary cruise

We celebrated our 5th wedding anniversary on one of their cruises. The one we took served ribs. The bbq chicken was good but the ribs were underwhelming. The entertainment was... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 September 2016
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Boston, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Extremely oversold. Expect to find no place to sit and to have a hard time seeing anything over the crowds lining the deck.

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Thank Coprinus
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We celebrated our 5th wedding anniversary on one of their cruises. The one we took served ribs. The bbq chicken was good but the ribs were underwhelming. The entertainment was nice and the service was great.

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Thank sweetkays
Atlanta, Georgia
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102 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Our family took the afternoon cruise on the Mississippi River recently provided by 'Padleford Riverboats.' We were able to sit at the railings in a little group and enjoy the ride. A commentator provided nuggets of history along the way. The breezes made the ride very pleasant. Everyone was in a festive mood. Such a great way to sit and... More 

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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359 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

My husband and I enjoyed the Monday Madness riverboat ride. We saw several eagles and it was a perfect day to spend time on the river. The hot dog deal would have been great had the hot dogs been hot! A lukewarm hot dog is not my favorite and the soda was disgusting. Everyone who had soda near us was... More 

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NC
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27 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Not the best dinner cruise I have ever been on. Music was too loud, they were all about selling alcohol, but I wasn't ever even offered a glass of ice water with my meal. Food was so-so. It wouldn't take much to up their game and make this really nice!

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Thank TheTrainTraveler
Burnsville, Minnesota
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140 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

An inexpensive outing with the kids. Tie in with lunch at Cassettas and a stroll through the Union Depot for the perfect outing!

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Amherst, NY
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54 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

My husband and I took the Sunset Cruise at $49 each. The ride was very smooth and enjoyable. There was a large, raucous party on board but I can't fault the operators. There were 3 people working the bar area, 1 had to be brand new. Alcohol was $6.50 a drink. We took our drinks outside along with a sheet... More 

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Yankton, South Dakota
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61 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

We did the sightseeing tour. The Monday Madness ticket was only $8 each, this made it definitely worth the value and elevated it from a 3 to a 4 rating. We were under the impression that the cruise would pass by some of the downtown area but it heads straight up the river. As we were driving out we saw... More 

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Staines, United Kingdom
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148 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

My wife and I spent a relaxing 2 hours on the afternoon cruise as part of a road trip around the Mid-West States. Pleasant company and a bar on board were a bonus. Views only average but it's always a nice experience to take a couple of hours and chill out. Having cruised on the Mississippi in New Orleans and... More 

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Thank Geoffers1817
Apple Valley, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

I have taken the Paddleford Sightseeing Cruise,,which lasts about 90 minutes,several times already this summer, and enjoyed it each time. I bought a season pass for four, and have used it to,spend time with family and friends. We have learned where the eagles nest is located and have seen eagles, osprey and egrets each time we go. We have found... More 

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