Since 1985, Paradise Charter Cruises has provided the enchantment behind thousands of events on Lake Minnetonka and the Mississippi River…from intimate weddings to lavish corporate parties.
What began in 1985 has grown to five beautiful SkipperLiner vessels, featuring two unique venues, serving well over 50,000 passengers per year on two of the countries most popular waterways. We invite you to step aboard and see for yourself why we continually exceed expectations!
The Paradise Experience
Our entire staff is committed to providing you with The Paradise Experience. What is The Paradise Experience? The Paradise Experience is our commitment to provide you with all of the following:
Paradise is a company that has been built from the ground up family owned and built around our customers needs. We have been in operation since 1985, providing Grand Class Service on beautiful Lake Minnetonka and the majestic Mississippi River.
We commit to provide you with the highest quality service,
- From the first Cruise Coordinator to answer your call
- To an easy to use informative website offering the best of “Cruise-ability”
- To the Captain and Crew on board for your cruise
- All of our staff are trained in providing First Class Service
All of our staff has pledged to provide you with the best service and experience possible.
Our knowledgeable and well trained staff with decades of experience, has refined all of our skills and ways of doing things to keep everything affordable for you.
Flexibility and Customizable
We maintain flexibility in everything that we do because we know that our clients needs want something different than a “Cookie Cutter” experience.
- Flexible deck arrangements
- Custom Cruise enhancements to make your charter unique
- Large Vendor list
We offer the newest fleet of vessels in the area
- Lake Minnetonka’s Newest 100 passenger vessel.
- The first charter boat designed with Full Height Glass Windows providing unparalled 360 degree views!
- Brand new Custom Outer Deck enclosures to offer even more weather protected space
- The only and largest Motor Yacht serving the Mississippi River in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area
- Departing from beautiful Bohemian Flats Park, on the U of M West bank
- State of the Art, Replica paddle wheeler offers all the comfort and amenities of a yacht with the charm of a Paddle Wheeler
- Departing from beautiful Bohemian Flats Park on the U of M West bank
- Offer the best of amenities and comfort for small groups
- Private yacht feel with spacious decks
- The most popular yachts on the 10-50 passenger range on Lake Minnetonka
The best venues to host your event
- Experience all that Lake Minnetonka has to offer, from the history and old world charm of the small towns on the lake, to the gorgeous homes and scenery of Lake Minnetonka
- Departing from the Ports of Excelsior and Wayzata!
- Arrive Early or Stay Late and Enjoy Historic Excelsior or Wayzata!
- Our newest venue!
- Port of Bohemian Flats Park, Minneapolis MN
- Come Experience the History and Beauty of the Mississippi River and Downtown Minneapolis
- The option to host a Patio Reception before or after your cruise
Minnesota Quality Service Award
MN Service Council
Best Small Venue Award
MN Bride Magazine
Operator Achievement Award
Best Cruises and Charters Award
MME / “Best of Award”
Please contact one of our professional Event Planners to book your cruise today!
952.474.8058 | 888.559.8058