The Best Party Boat in Minnesota and on Lake Minnetonka.
Explore The Tours:
Enjoy the best party boats that Lake Minnetonka has to offer! Our tours are designed for private groups for families, friends, coworkers, birthday parties, bachelorette parties, corporate events and team building! Our tours have four options for private boats with different pickup/starting locations. Our tours are priced per boat and can get as low as $245/Boat! The boat capacity is different per boat so review the type of boat you want before booking, or call with specific questions. Our tours can combine multiple party boats and accommodate groups of 48 people if needed!
Feel confident in booking one of PaddleTap Party Boats:
- Private Boat Captain/Tour Guide
- Blue Tooth Music
- Custom Bar (with coolers)
- Bathrooms on the Super-Tap and Lazy-Tap Boats
- Over 300 Square Feet of Room on the deck to party
- Gas Engines for every tour (pedaling is optional for every tour)
- Stops as bars/restaurants as requested if time allows and restaurants allow-might be limited due to COIVD 19 restrictions (Lord Fletchers, Back Channel Brewery, Downtown Excelsior as examples)
- Six tickets minimum to reserve an entire boat. All reservations will be private for 2022 boating season. Public tours are launched now only being offered on our LazyTap boat out of Downtown Excelsior.
Bring your own drinks on most of our tours! (except for Lord Fletchers Pickup), grab some snacks, and load up for almost two hours in the sun. Minneapolis PaddleTap Party Boats bring non-stop fun for everyone on board!
Downtown Excelsior: Lake Minnetonka
Explore Excelsior bay and allow our private boat captains to help you discover everything this great area has to offer! This boat tour is the shortest drive from Minneapolis with more of a “downtown” feel being in Excelsior.
Scenic views, local entertainment, bars, restaurants, and more! Cruising around the bay that has all of the local shops and restaurants walking distance from our pickup location. You may even be able to spot the famous “big island” on this adventure!
Guests will enjoy paddling along Lake Minnetonka shores, starting and ending at your favorite local bar and restaurants-the perfect local hot spot for live music, mouthwatering food, and deliciously crafted beer! Some nearby restaurants are Maynard’s, Excelsior Brewing, Suburban, Lagos Tacos, Olive’s Fresh Pizza, Coalition, Red Sauce Rebellion and Haskell’s!
This option holds 14 guests max and is roughly 20 minutes just outside of Minneapolis. We are offering two boats our RegularTap and LazyTap out of this starting spot for 2022.
This is our only public seat tour as well, departing from downtown Excelsior
Lord Fletchers/Back Channel Brewing: Lake Minnetonka
Get ready to paddle along America’s third best party lake on Seaton channel and West Arm, located just southwest of Minneapolis!
Jump aboard two of boats that depart here on a daily basis, our LazyTap and Super Tap Party Boats! These boats will take you around the quite channels of Seaton channel, West Arm around Deering Island where we can take a visit at Lord Fletchers.
This tour also lets you enjoy the other wonderful party spots on Emerald Lake, Cooks bay and lets not forget our personal favorite Forest Lake! Our boat ride with your friends will allow you to enjoy some of the most scenic parts of Lake Minnetonka.
Typically lots of boat traffic in these channels where you are sure to feel like a celebrity!
Find a table before or after your adventure at Back Channel Brewing or the Grand-daddy of Lake Minnetonka- Lord Fletchers! Which has been in business for over 50 years!