Padelford Riverboats is .2 mi. s.w. of the US 52/Wabasha St. Bridge (Plato Blvd. exit) via Plato Blvd. to 205 Dr. Justus Ohage Blvd. Round-trip excursions depart from Harriet Island and travel upstream to within sight of Fort Snelling.
Guided tours are available. Food is available.
Regular sightseeing cruise fare $16; $14 (ages 65+); $8 (ages 3-12 and to all on Mon.). Fall sightseeing cruise fare $20; $18 (ages 65+); $10 (ages 3-12). An additional port fee applies. Advance reservations are recommended for the fall sightseeing cruise.
Hours: Ninety-minute sightseeing cruises depart daily at noon and 2:30 (also Tues. and Fri.-Sat. at 7:30 p.m.), Memorial Day-Labor Day; Sat.-Sun. at 2:30, second weekend in May-day before Memorial Day. Two-hour fall sightseeing cruises depart Wed.-Sun. at 2:30, in Sept.; Fri.-Sun. at 2:30, in Oct. Lunch and dinner cruises also are available.