Private Tours (All Boats)


PaddleTap is proud to offer private tours on all of our party boats! These one-of-a-kind Tiki Boats, Pedal Pubs, or Party Pontoons can be rented out on Excelsior Bay or Seaton Channel! Enjoy a boat cruise on Lake Minnetonka!

Take a peek at all our boating options and which locations they start from. You will truly love this experience for any Bachelorette, Birthday or Corporate outing!

All private tours are charged on a per person fee. Prices range from $35-$39/person Monday-Wednesday and $35-$45/person Thursday-Sunday with a $4/increase for prime summer on all tickets in July. 10 Tickets or more are required to reserve a private boat. We have a public option that is $55/person if you have less than 10.

Our Lowest cost boat is our Original PaddlePub out of downtown Excelsior ($35/person) the rest of our boats are closer to $39-45 most days

Tour info

1 hour 40 minutes
Group Size
Up to 18
Price starts at

Why take this tour?

Ok, so you want a 100% guaranteed private cruise. These boats are for you! Click around and find the best boat that we offer. Every boat has a unique theme to it, so choose wisely! All are guaranteed to have a good time :). 2024 we require minimum of 10 tickets to be purchased in order to reserve a private boat. You can book up to the boat maximum if you have more guests, which is up to 18 on most boats! (if you still want a private and have less, just select 10 tickets. Its not a big deal).

If you cannot commit to having 10 guests on and want to join one of our boat tours you can

  • Book all 10 tickets and guarantee its private
  • Book our small group/public boats

PaddleTap party boat is to get as many people out on the water as possible!


  • Private Boat Captain

  • Pedal Stations (on some of the boats)

  • Gas Motor (all boats)

  • Bluetooth Music

  • Custom Bar

  • Cooler

  • Safety Equipment


  • Drinks

  • Food

  • Gratuity for captain

Frequently asked questions

Private Boat Pricing: Per Person Charge. 10+ tickets or more required to book private. *Public Option Available if you have less than 10. But can still book a private cruise. Just select 10 tickets at checkout 1. Thursday-Saturday Pricing: $45/Person 2. Monday-Wednesday Pricing: $39/Person 3. Sunday Funday $35/Person (BEST DEAL) 4. *Prime summer days are $4/more a person (July-1st week in August)
All of our private boats have bathrooms except for our RegularTap PaddlePub in Excelsior.
Our standard length is 100 minutes. You can book our 2.5 hour cruise if you want a longer time.

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