The Boats – PaddleTap

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Tiki-Tap

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Our 100 minute cruise our TikiTap (yes, its a Tiki Themed Party Pontoon Boat and has ZERO pedals) boat offer the perfect scenic escape!

This is our newest boat on Lake Minnetonka for the season.  This adventure is perfect for any corporate event, private birthday party or just for fun on a bachelorette or bachelor parties! 

This is the newest and largest single boat we offer and is 26 feet long and almost 12 feet wide! This party boat includes comfortable bar stool seating around the custom tiki bar, and seating for maximum of 18 total guests with plenty of walking room around the almost 300 square foot deck.

Enjoy our one of a kind Tiki Themed bar to rest your beer, wine, or cocktails. 

Do you have any worry about a bathroom?  Don’t!  this boat does come equipped with a full bathroom for you to use. 

Worried about rain? Don’t!  We have a large canopy that covers 70% of the TikiTap!

Things to Know: 

  • Tours last roughly 100 minutes on the boat (need time to get you on and off the boat)
  • Boat has zero pedals and includes a 140 horsepower outboard gas engine
  • Flat fee for up to 6 guests, discounted rate for any guests over 6
  • Maximum Guests allowed are 18 (discounted rate for guests from 11-18)
  • Pickup/Ending Location is Back Channel Brewing on Lake Minnetonka (we can accommodate some requests for other locations, email for requests)
  • No Swimming Allowed
  • BYOB and Food (we prefer no glass)
  • Bluetooth Music on the boat
  • Private Boat Captain
  • Bathroom on board
  • 300 Square feet of room

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.

 

 

Paddle Pub: SuperTap and RegularTap

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PaddleTap is proud to offer private tours on our only two human powered party boats!  These one of a kind Pedal Pubs can be rented out on Excelsior Bay or Seaton Channel!

Our downtown Excelsior boat we call our RegularTap Party Boat, which can hold a maximum of 14 people!  This is great for private cruises who want to depart out of the award winning downtown Excelsior which is only 20 minutes from Minneapolis! 

Plenty of local bars and restaurant’s such as

  • Maynards
  • Excelsior Brewing
  • Haskells (also a liquor store for any last minute items)
  • Lago Tacos or The Suburban that are walking distance from our pickup location! 

 

This is defiantly the spot on the lake with the most action.  You can even see the famous “Big Island” on your cruise if you ask your captain!

 

Things to Know (Regular Tap)

  • Tours last roughly 90-100 minutes on the boat (need time to get you on and off the boat)
  • Boat has pedal stations that are optional, and does include a 20 hsp gas motor
  • Flat fee for up to 6 guests for private, discounted rate for any guests over 6
  • Maximum Guests allowed are 14 (discounted rate for guests from 11-14)
  • Pickup/Ending Location is downtown Excelsior on Lake Minnetonka
  • No Swimming Allowed
  • BYOB and Food (we prefer no glass)
  • Bluetooth Music on the boat
  • Private Boat Captain
  • No Bathroom on board (only boat like this)
  • 250 Square feet of room

Finally our SuperTap!  This tour is PaddleTap’s largest human pedal pub! This is our by far the largest pedal boat we offer with over 300 square feet of walking space at all times. 

This boat has pedals which you to actually move this large vessel!  The pedaling is 100% optional as we have a gas motor and not required, but most groups like to give it a try! 

The maximum group size we allow is for 18 total people which allows comfortable sitting where people enjoy the stunning views of Lake Minnetonka! This tour does get a glimpse of famous people from time to time and has the best sunsets of any tour we offer. 

 The main pick-up location is out of Back Channel Brewing on Seaton Channel, but we can take special requests if needed. 

 

Things to Know (SuperTap)

  • Tours last roughly 100 minutes on the boat (need time to get you on and off the boat)
  • Boat has pedal stations that are optional, and does have a 60 hsp gas motor
  • Flat fee for up to 6 guests, discounted rate for anyone guests over 6
  • Maximum Guests allowed are 18 (discounted rate for guests from 11-18)
  • Pickup/Ending Location is Back Channel Brewing on Lake Minnetonka (we can accommodate some requests for other locations, email for requests)
  • No Swimming Allowed
  • BYOB and Food (we prefer no glass)
  • Bluetooth Music on the boat
  • Private Boat Captain
  • 300 Square feet of room

 

 

 

Lazy-Tap

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PaddleTap’s #1 boat tour! For the people who like to take it easy on the lake!  Our LazyTap Party Boat ride has your name written all over it. This is our only double deck party boat that is massive! 

It offers two levels and covers at least 300 of deck space on the main level with an additional 100 square feet on the upper deck!  This boat has zero pedals and is the true lazy experience that can hold up to 18 total guests!

This boat offers a private party bar down the middle for you to load up with your own drinks and bench seating  all the way down on both sides. 

We have a large wide open space in the front where people can move around and take in the views, or sit in our comfy seating all around. 

This is our only boat that can allow swimming (on requests) which is why its also our longest tour of 120 minutes.  If you do choose to swim, we limit it to four people at one time.  Swimming on our LazyTap is only allowed out of Back Channel.  We do not allow it out of Downtown Excelsior.

The LazyTap has a large 150 HSP motor, we can cover a fair amount of lake to enjoy everything that Lake Minnetonka offers! Our pickups are out of Back Channel Brewing, Lord Fletchers, Downtown Excelsior or Wayzata.

Things to Know

  • Tours last roughly 120 minutes on the boat (need time to get you on and off the boat)
  • Boat has zero pedal stations and comes with a 150 hsp gas motor
  • Flat fee for up to 6 guests, discounted rate for anyone guests over 6
  • Maximum Guests allowed are 18 (Back Channel) and 14 (Downtown Excelsior) (discounted rate for guests from 7-18)
  • Two Boats Offered:  Pickup/Ending Location #1 is Back Channel Brewing on Lake Minnetonka (we can accommodate some requests for other locations, email for requests). Our #2 location is out of Downtown Excelsior.  This Excelsior boat holds 14 maximum. 
  • Swimming is Allowed
  • BYOB and Food (we prefer no glass)
  • Bluetooth Music on the boat
  • Private Boat Captain
  • 400 Square feet of room (both levels)

 

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