High Water Alert
Due to excessive amounts of rain fall, lake levels within the park have been rising. Caution! This has placed all park docks and some launch ramps underwater making for hazardous conditions. Some reservable sites have been closed until further notice. More »
Guided Boat Tours on Rainy Lake
All Voyageur and Otter tour boat reservations are now handled by Reserve America. Advance reservations can now be made up to 3 months in advance either online or by telephone. Please see the tour boat reservation page for more information about this new system.
Low Water Levels
The park may operate the Borealis tour boat in place of the Voyageur when low water levels do not permit the use of the Voyageur.
Voyageur Tour Boat Schedule
Kettle Falls Cruise (accessible)
Voyage to the historic Kettle Falls Hotel. Spend 2 hours on land to dine at the hotel or enjoy a picnic lunch, and to explore the hotel and nearby dam. Tour fees do not include meals. 22 passenger minimum. Adult $50, Child $25.
Discovery Cruise (accessible)
Discover the wonders and beauty of Voyageurs National Park. The captain will navigate Rainy Lake in search of abandoned gold mines, abundant wildlife and a view of a historic commercial fishing camp. Adult $25, Child $15.
Grand Tour (accessible)
This tour is a combination of the Discovery Cruise with a stop at Little American Island where gold was discovered in the 1890's (1/4 mile accessible walk). Adult $30, Child $15.
Did You Know?
Your choice in fishing tackle can have an effect on park wildlife. It takes only one lead sinker to kill a loon. Non-lead alternatives are available in local stores and at Voyageurs National Park visitor centers.