About The Boats!



Our 100 minute cruise our Super-Tap PaddleTap boat offer the perfect scenic escape!  This boat tour can be extended 20 minutes only on Sunday-Thursday! Making it * 2 hours long* the 20 minutes is added at checkout for $40 added on if you book Sunday-Thursday ! (cannot add 20 minutes onto cruse during Friday or Saturday due to our most popular time).  If you want to extend 20 minutes Sunday-Thursday its a flat fee of $40 dollars.  (drop down menu online when you book online)

The largest single boat we offer! Boat includes comfortable seating for maximum of 18 guests for private groups! No minimum is needed to book; plenty of pedal leg room; a cozy tabletop bar to rest your beer, wine, or cocktails. BYOB out of Back Channel.

This boat does come equipped with a bathroom as well!

It includes a 60 horsepower outboard mercury gas engine; and a private captain to guide to take you to your favorite bars (as requested and if time allows) on Lake Minnetonka such as Lord Fletchers/Back Channel Brewing! 

Enjoy the nationally known, award winning Lake Minnetonka! Visiting popular bays and channels that along the way to your favorite bars!

This tour comes with “paddling” as an option for tons of fun with your friends, but also comes equipped with a 60 HSP gas motor/engine as well so you can be lazy! 

If you want just to cruise with a private captain, no worries you can!  Some groups never pedal!

Got a big guest list? We’ve got your covered. We can combine up to three total boats to accommodate larger groups.  Just call or email for details.

Hosts can choose their group’s pickup location from either Back Channel Brewery/Lord Fletcher’s with our Super-Tap Boat.



PaddleTap is proud to offer private tours on Excelsior Bay with our Regular-Tap Party Boat! This boat can hold a range up to 14 people for private cruises! no minimum is needed to book! We also have public options as well on this boat mid season, the schedule doesn’t always update until June. 

Downtown Excelsior is where we depart from and holds  up to 14 guests for a private cruise, tabletop bar, and cooler if you want to stock with ice.

BYOB on this tour!

20 Horsepower Mercury Gas Engine and 100-minutes on the water!  This cruise cannot be extended to 100 Minutes.  Due to no bathroom on the boat as the main issue.

Tour pickup/drop-off will occur at the public docs at the Port of Excelsior. 




For those of us who like to take it easy on the lake, our LazyTap boat ride has your name written all over it! BYOB out of Back Channel Brewery.

Complete with a 140 HSP motor, tours last 2 hours included with every tour (everyday its 2 hours) ! with pickups out of Back Channel Brewing, Lord Fletchers, Excelsior or Wayzata.

This boat comes equipped with a bathroom on board for its longer cruises.  Swimming is only allowed on this boat with 4 minimum in the water at a time, and life jackets must be on.  This is our only double deck party boat that we offer!  

Our double-decker party pontoon seats 18 guests comfortably, has a tabletop bar in the center, and includes a bathroom onboard!

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