There is no smoking on the tours and aboard the boats. There is no food or beverages permitted aboard the tour boats. Visitors may bring a picnic lunch with them to eat at the Kettle Falls Hotel. Visitors may purchase snacks and water aboard the Voyageur. A jacket is recommended no matter what the weather. There is no restroom aboard the Borealis. There is a restroom aboard the Voyageur. All boats are wheelchair accessible.
Board the Borealis and cruise Kabetogama Lake in search of active eagle nests and other wildlife. At the gardens, join a ranger for a 1/4 mile tour (not accessible) of the unique rock sculptures, building remnants, and winding paths. Tours run from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm.
Board the Borealis tour boat and cruise to historic Hoist Bay in Namakan Lake while searching for active bald eagle nests and other wildlife. Walk with a ranger for a 1/4 mile (not accessible) through the remains of an old logging camp turned resort. Tour runs from 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm.
Voyage to the Historic Kettle Falls Hotel. This tour takes you on a cultural and natural history tour of the park. Spend 2.5 hours aboard the Voyageur getting to the hotel. Once at the hotel spend 2 hours on land dining and touring the site. Then spend 2 hours on your return route. Tour runs from 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Uncover the truth about the 1890's Rainy Lake gold rush. View the remains of the Bushyhead mine entrance from the boat, then stretch your legs with a ranger for a short walk (accessible 1/4 mile) around Little American Island, the most productive area mine. Tour runs from 2:00pm - 3:30 pm
Discover the wonders and beauty of Voyageurs National Park. The captain will navigate Rainy Lake in search of active eagle nests, abundant wildlife, and a historic commercial fishing camp. This tour includes a stop at Little American Island (1/4 mile accessible walk) where gold was discovered in the 1890s. Tour runs from 1:00pm - 3:30pm.
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. Then spend 1.5 hours on your return route. Tour runs from 10:00 am - 3:30 pm