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.
Swift Water Adventure Tours (SWAT) docks inside the Ice Harbor in the Port of Dubuque and offers 1 hour long guided boat trips on the Mississippi River. Boats offer daily tours, from May through October. Reservations are suggested.
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.