Tour Boats

There are many tour boats which leave from or stop at the Port of Dubuque.  The various boats provide a range of sightseeing options from one hour, one or two days, one week and beyond.  Some of the boats start and end their trips at the Port of Dubuque, and some make a brief stop-over during a long cruise.  A complete list of boat tour companies follows the area information.
Dubuque Port
These companies dock inside the Ice Harbor in the Port of Dubuque and offer 1 to 3 hour long guided boat trips on the Mississippi River.  Both boats offer daily tours, from May through October.  Reservations are suggested.

SWAT River Tours
Spirit of Dubuque
These companies have mid size excursion boats that leave from the Port of Dubuque's American Trust River's Edge Plaza and offer one and two day cruises on the Mississippi River.  Reservations are required.

Riverboat Twilight in Dubuque
Celebration Belle in Dubuque
These companies have large excursion boats that make brief stops at the Port of Dubuque's American Trust River's Edge Plaza during week long trips on the Mississippi River.  Reservations are required.

American Queen in Dubuque
Queen of the Mississippi in Dubuque