boats side by side

Since 1906 tourists by the thousands have enjoyed the scenic beauty of the world famous Dalles of the St. Croix River by excursion boat. Our fleet of excursion boats includes the Taylors Falls Queen and the Taylors Falls Princess. The "Princess" can carry up to 250 passengers with The "Queen" holding up to 149. Both boats are enclosed on the lower level with the upper deck being open.


Daily Excursions are either 45 or 80 minutes.  Your licensed boat pilot and tour guide will point out the unique rock formations that were left behind as the glaciers retreated thousands of years ago. Among the most outstanding formations is the huge stone cross for which the St. Croix River was named. "St. Croix" means Holy Cross.


Other sites that can be seen from the boats include the world's largest glacial kettles or "potholes", Lion's Head, Turk's Head and the highlight of the boat tour, The Old Man of the Dalles - the most outstanding natural rock face you'll ever see.


2019 Prices 

**Departure Time: 5:00pm
Adult $20.99$19.99$16.50
Senior (62+) $19.99$18.99$15.00
Child (3-12)$11.99$11.49$8.75
School Groups Monday-Friday Rates
Student (K-12)$8.75
Chaperone/ Parent$13.00
**Departure Times: 11:00am, 1:00pm, 3:00pm
Adult $24.99$22.99$18.00
Senior (62+) $23.99$21.99$16.50
Child (3-12)$14.99$13.49$8.75
School Groups Monday-Friday Rates
Student (K-12)$8.75
Chaperone/ Parent$13.00
80 Min Cruise departing at 6:30pm. Great way to tour while the sun descends on the beautiful St. Croix River. Includes a narrated tour of the history and rock formations along the River. Click the Book Button for more information and to see the dates offered.
Senior (62+)$23.99$21.99$16.50
Child (3-12)$14.99$13.49$8.75
*National Park Service & Admin Fee of .50 cents per person
**Trip times vary daily. Please check our schedule or call us at 651-465-6315.
***Group rates are available to groups of 20 or more. Reservations are REQUIRED. Please click here to request information on booking a group or call 651-465-6315 for reservations. Length of trips and times may change due to water level or weather conditions.


Juneberry Basic LunchNEW! Now you can add a Juneberry Cafe meal to any of our Daily Excursions or Sundown Cruises! 

No minimum numbers.  Advanced reservations required.  

Add any of these delicious options to your reservation, and Juneberry Cafe will prepare it fresh just for you. To see full descriptions and to add a meal to your reservation, click on the Juneberry Cafe option before checkout. 

  • Basic Turkey & Cheese Sandwich ($8.99)

  • Basic Salad (GF) ($8.99)

  • Gourmet Turkey Pesto Sandwich ($14.99)

  • Gourmet Chef Salad (GF) ($14.99)

  • Gourmet Vegetarian Egg Salad Sandwich ($14.99)

  • Charcuterie & Cheese Plates ($14.99)

  • Crudites & Dip Duos ($14.99)

  • Sweet Endings ($14.99)

A shareable version of the full menu with descriptions for download, printing or emailing available here: Juneberry Cafe Menu [PDF]


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