Upper Mississippi River Paddlewheel Cruises, Pools 7 and 8!
La Crosse, Wisconsin

Phone 608-784-2893 (Reservations)  608-784-8523 (Charters) 
Email: laxqueen@greatriver.com


PUBLIC PADDLEWHEEL CRUISES  Upper Mississippi River, Pools 7 and 8,
La Crosse, Wisconsin and Dresbach, Minnesota

Daily Sightseeing Cruise
Captain's Sunday  Brunch
Pizza  Cruise

Friday Dinner Cruise
Saturday Dinner Cruise
Three Hour Cruise


Moonlight Paddlewheel Cruise (Groups Only)

Pizza Cruise
Private Party Cruises

The La Crosse Queen is U.S. Coast Guard inspected for safety and is licensed to carry up to 149 passengers.


Passenger Loading

The Riverboat dock is located in downtown La Crosse, Wisconsin, at the WEST end of State Street and the NORTH end of Riverside Park, next to the statue of Hiawatha.

"Locking thru" Lock and Dam #7 depends on river and weather conditions.


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We frequently add cruises to our schedule, please phone for updates.
Charters may prevail on ALL cruises.

Phone 608-784-2893

Advance Reservations necessary on all meal cruises. Call Boat Dock (608-784-2893 Seasonal) or Group Sales Office (608-784-8523) for reservations or schedule information. Please indicate age categories when making reservations. 24 hour cancellation notice is required on all meal (*) cruises. Riverboat dock is located downtown La Crosse, Wisconsin, at WEST end of State Street, NORTH end of Riverside Park, next to Hiawatha Indian statue in the park. 

Lock thru Lock & Dam No. 7 on Saturday Dinner Cruise, Sunday Brunch, and Three Hour Cruise, river conditions permitting. 

* All Meal Cruises Require Advance Reservations and
24-hour Cancellation Notice.

Type of Cruise May 2-May 22 May 23-June 5 June 6-
Sept 26
Sept 27 - Oct 25

Sightseeing Cruise
1-1/2 Hours, 
11 a.m. Sunday
(2 Hrs)

11 a.m. Daily
Starts May 3
11 a.m. Daily

1:30 p.m. Daily
11 a.m. Daily

1:30 p.m. Daily

3:30 p.m.
Sat & Sun

1:30 p.m. Daily 

3:30 p.m.

11 a.m.

(11 a.m.
Available to Groups


*Pizza Cruise
1.5 hrs, complimentary pizza, unlimited beer, soda
5:30 p.m.



5:30 p.m.



Wednesday, Friday
& Sunday
5:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m.

Ends 10/07

*Friday Night
Dinner Cruise

2 hrs.
w/live music

Available to Groups 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m.
Ending 10/02

*Saturday Night
Dinner Cruise

2 1/2 hrs
w/live music
"Lock thru" if
conditions permit

6 p.m.
6 p.m. 6 p.m. 6 p.m.

Captain's Brunch

2 hrs
"Lock Thru"
As conditions permit
11:00 a.m.

11 a.m. Sunday

11 a.m. Sunday 11 a.m. Sunday
*Three Hour Cruise
"Lock thru" if conditions


Mother's Day
May 10



June 5
10 a.m. - 1:00 pm

Tuesday, June 23
10 am - 1pm

June 24
1:30  -  4:30 p.m.   

July 16
1:30-4:30 PM

July 18
10 a.m.- 1 p.m. 

Monday, July 27
10 am - 1 pm

August 19
1:30  - 4:30 p.m. 

Tuesday, Sept 15
10 am - 1 pm


September 28
10 am - 1 pm

September 29
1:30 - 4:30 pm

October 1
1:30 - 4:30 p.m.

October 8
1:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Friday,  October 9 
10 am - 1 pm

Thursday, October 15
10 am - 1 pm

Friday, October 16
10 am - 1 pm


Pizza, Lunch,
Dinner Cruises

Available to Groups. Available to Groups. Available to Groups. Available to Groups.

* All Meal Cruises Require Reservations
and 24-hour Cancellation Notification

Visa/Mastercard accepted. Please add 5.5% Wis Sales Tax plus Gratuity and any Port Charges.
Gift certificates available through the

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 Email: laxqueen@greatriver.com

∙ Phone 608-784-2893 (Reservations)   
∙ PHONE 608-784-8523 (Charters)

P.O. Box 1805, La Crosse, WI 54602-1805

        Passenger Loading at the Riverboat Dock:

405 Veterans Memorial Drive.
West end of State Street, downtown
La Crosse, Wisconsin,
on the North end of Riverside Park

For Charter and Group Rate Information contact our Sales Department at



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An Authentic Mississippi River Paddlewheeler located in La Crosse, Wisconsin on the Upper Mississippi River!

Captain Mike
The friendly staff will make sure you have a wonderful experience.

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