Photo: Kettle Falls Cruise (Kabetogama Lake)


Kettle Falls Cruise (Kabetogama Lake)

Boat Tour
5 hr. 30 min.


The tour may be cancelled if there are less than 6 passengers.
Tours are occasionally canceled due to poor weather conditions, or an insufficient number of passengers. You can call the visitor center 1 hour prior to the scheduled tour time to ensure it will take place.
June 14 - August 20: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday
August 24 - September 23: Monday and Wednesday
Minimum number of paying passengers for the tour to go is 6.
Ticket Availability


Tour Description

Voyage to the Historic Kettle Falls Hotel. This tour takes you on a cultural and natural history tour of the park. Spend 2 hours aboard the Borealis Tour Boat getting to the hotel. Once at the hotel spend 2 hours on land dining and touring the site and nearby dam. Then spend 1.5 hours on your return route. Tour runs from 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

Tour Details

  • Duration: 5 hr. 30 min.
  • Distance: 40 miles
  • Number of Steps: 8
  • Accessible: No
  • Effort: Moderate

Know Before You Go

Check in for tour 30 minutes prior to departure. No smoking. Food is not allowed on the boat but water is. There is no restroom aboard the boat. Jackets, mosquito spray, and sunscreen are recommended. The boat is accessible, but the Hotel is not.


The boat is wheelchair accessible, but the Hotel is not.


Lunch may be purchased at the Hotel but is not included in the tour price.


From Duluth MN., drive 2.5 hours to County Road 122. Take a right on County Road 122 and travel 2.5 miles to the Kabetogama Lake Visitor Center. The Borealis Tour boat is just outside the visitor center.

Note: Some Tours may be available only from the Tour Park on a first-come-first-served basis. Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the Tour Park. helps you discover and book trips to all of America's public places.
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