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Weekly Cruises in Grafton

Cruise the Mighty Mississippi, learn its history, and take in the beautiful scenery along the Great River Road on the Hakuna Matata River Rambler Cruise, departing Grafton Harbor each Saturday at 4 pm, and each Sunday at 2 now through November 1st.

The Hakuna Matata is a 49-passenger all-weather tour boat. The first level is fully enclosed with large windows and is seasonally heated and cooled. The upper deck is a huge open air patio offering a stunning 360-degree view of the river and surrounding areas. Restrooms, a cash bar, light snacks, and souvenirs are also available.

Cruises depart and return to Grafton Harbor (215 Water Street) and run 4 – 4:45 Saturday evenings and 2 – 2:45 Sunday afternoons.

Admission is $18/adult, $16/senior, $9/child 3-17, $4.50/child 2 and under. For more information or to purchase tickets, please call (618) 786-7678.

After the cruise, head to The BEALL MANSION (just a short drive along the Great River Road) to continue the relaxation. Click here to book now.

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