Taylors Falls, Sunset, or University of Minnesota Gorge Standup-Paddleboard Tours from Stand Up MN (Up to 51% Off)

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In a Nutshell

Tours take guests paddling in a university gorge, past the Minneapolis skyline at sunset, or down seven miles of river to a wine tasting

The Fine Print

Expiration varies. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required. 72hr cancellation notice required or fee up to Groupon price may apply. May use only 1 Groupon code per booking. U of M and Sunset Tour option not valid Saturday or Sunday. Wine Tasting vouchers for Taylor Falls option will be provided after the tour, Paddleboard and wine tasting option valid only 8/9-11 or 9/13-15. Must be 14 or older. Must be 21 or older to drink. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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Choose from Three Options

  • $75 for a 5-hour Taylors Falls standup-paddleboard tour with a wine tasting (a $150 value)
  • $47 for a 2.5-hour sunset Minneapolis or St. Paul standup-paddleboard tour (a $95 value)
  • $39 for a 1.5-hour University of Minnesota Gorge standup-paddleboard mini tour (a $78 value)

Following a brief orientation and river-safety lesson, certified guides lead paddlers down seven miles of the winding St. Croix River to Taylors Falls. This tour concludes with a shower underneath a natural waterfall and a wine tasting at St. Croix Vineyard. Alternatively, when the sun sets, paddlers glide down a calm urban river stretch running beside St. Paul's or Minneapolis's tree-lined banks and historic buildings. On the miniature tour, the guides lead participants along the greenery-fringed gorge that runs through the University of Minnesota campus. Every trip includes a standup paddleboard, paddle, and personal flotation device.

The paddleboard-and-wine-tasting tour is only available August 9–11 or September 13–15. This tour includes 3 to 3.5 hours of standup paddleboarding.

Stand Up MN

Though they've only been leading paddling tours for a few years, the certified guides of Stand Up MN have already helped thousands of people explore the Twin Cities' local waterways up close. After equipping their guests with standup paddleboards, personal flotation devices, and ample training, they embark on trips along the quiet stretch of the Mississippi River that cuts through their urban landscape.

From St. Paul, groups glide under bridges and pass idyllic natural areas—and from Minneapolis, they can take a break from paddling to high-five low-flying birds from a rope swing over the water. Stand Up MN also leads extended paddling tours to Taylors Falls, where state parks and tumbling waterfalls abound. These excursions are complemented by the company's special events, which include speed-dating events at which participants spend most of the time hanging out while paddleboarding.


Reviews

I was a bit nervous to go down the river, as this was my first paddleboarding experience, but I would love to do it again!

CultureJunkie5, TripAdvisor, 6/19/13

Paddle boarding with Stand Up MN was so much fun!... The guides were friendly and knowledgeable.

Abii Sheldon, Google+ Local
  1. A

    Sunset Tour

    724 Sibley Street Northeast

    Minneapolis, Minnesota 56413

    612-615-8687

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  2. B

    Taylors Falls Trip -Saint Croix

    19351 Osceola Rd

    Osceola, Minnesota 54020

    612-615-8687

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  3. C

    U of M Tour -Bohemian Flats

    2150 West River Parkway

    Minneapolis, Minnesota 55415

    612-615-8687

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