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Milwaukee Boat Line

101 W Michigan St, Milwaukee, WI 53203-2903
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Wonderful 90-minute cruise!

We really enjoyed the views and the knowledgeable guide. Noting like a Sunday cruise to see and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
DecaturFred
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Decatur
Nice Boat Tour of Milwaukee

First of all let me say that there are three companies offering boat tours in Milwaukee, and some... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
peterglassman
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Schaumburg, Illinois
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Welcome to the home of the IROQUOIS, VOYAGEUR, & VISTA KING, Milwaukee's favorite double-decker excursion vessels approved to cruise on the Milwaukee River, Harbor AND Lake Michigan. Milwaukee Boat Line continues a fifty-plus year tradition of celebrating the beauty and charm of Milwaukee.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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101 W Michigan St, Milwaukee, WI 53203-2903
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"lake michigan"
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"different perspective"
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"sightseeing cruise"
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"great tour"
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"perfect length"
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"would highly recommend this tour"
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"our tour guide"
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"discovery world"
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"narration"
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"breakwater"
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"captain"
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"ride"
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Reviewed yesterday

We really enjoyed the views and the knowledgeable guide. Noting like a Sunday cruise to see and enjoy the skyline and learn about the city's architecture.

Thank DecaturFred
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all let me say that there are three companies offering boat tours in Milwaukee, and some reviewers, especially the negative reviewers, seem to be attaching their review to the wrong company. This company is called Milwaukee Boat Line and they offer daytime 90...More

1  Thank peterglassman
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent a beautiful 90 minutes on Milwaukee's rivers and inner harbor. The cruise was well narrated and questions are welcomed. You get a good view of 3 bridges that need to open to let the boat out of its river dock. Parking is close...More

Thank George W
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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend this boat tour. Guide was super nice amd answered questions. Even though it rained we managed to stay dry under the roof. 90 minutes was perfect.

1  Thank Catherine C
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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Great tour of Milwaukee from the river and Lake Michigan. A different perspective and appreciation for the city! (Bundle up for going on the lake)

Thank Melissa L
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

A party of eight of us spent a lovely sunny afternoon on this tour and we all had a wonderful time. There were 2 people in their late 70's, 2 in their late 60's, 2 in their mid 30's, a 7 year old, and a...More

1  Thank LadyM005
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

Enjoyed a Happy Hour Cruise with a group of business colleagues. Great way to see the city from another perspective. Relaxing and fun. Bar on board helps keep the mood festive. Boat is a little older and not fancy but staff were friendly and the...More

Thank Patricia S
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Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

This was such a relaxing tour. Beautiful trip on the lake with a very humorous guide. Information and fun. Having a bar on board is great! Let the sangria flow.

Thank Tim S
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

I was a bit hesitant to use this tour as their fleet is old and shows the age, but the river boat tour company I had used in the past was closed on Monday. Since this was the only day available for my out of...More

4  Thank Becky W
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

This boat tour is a great way to see a lot of Milwaukee from a different perspective. The 90-minute ride took us on the Milwaukee River and out a ways onto Lake Michigan. Very interesting and informative. Take a sweater for the portion of the...More

Thank Denise B
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There is no inexpensive way. The high speed ferry is very pricey, especially if you are taking a car. (That one runs out of Milwaukee). The other option is the USS Badger, which runs about 2 hours north of Milwaukee out of... More
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