Stillwater River Boats


Private Charters

Private Stillwater Boat Charters

Sail-ebrating a special occasion or organizing a private event? Host an event all your guests will remember by renting a private charter from Stillwater River Boats. Our private Stillwater boat charters can comfortably fit anywhere from 50 to 675 guests. We rent several different types and sizes of boats, so we’re sure to have one that can cater to your party. Our St. Croix River boat charters include The Majestic Star, The Avalon, The Empress, The Showboat, The Jubilee II, and The Anastasia. Browse our selection below to learn more about our luxury yacht, paddlewheel boat, riverboats, private charter, and paddlewheel. Get in touch with our crew today to schedule your private Stillwater boat charter.

**Our 2024 cruising season begins April, 28 2024** 

Hosting Guests from 50-675

The most unique way to celebrate your event is to journey down the St. Croix River on one of our

six river boats, departing from historic downtown Stillwater, Minnesota. Start Planning! (651) 430-1234

• Weddings    • Anniversaries   • Meetings   • Birthdays   • Reunions   

• Showers  •  Receptions   • Corporate Incentives   •  Fund Raisers    • Parties   •  Classes


Maximum Guests: 75

This single paddlewheel cutie offers a second level alfresco bar and 1st level dining area. Perfect for smaller group gatherings, company parties, retirement parties, rehearsal dinners, or to entertain clients.

Jubilee 2

Maximum Guests: 150

Bring aboard your guests and journey down the St. Croix River on the Jubilee II riverboat. As our oldest boat in the fleet, the Jubilee II allows an amazing amount of natural light in onto the dance floor and bar area from the huge windows located on the 2nd deck.


Maximum Guests: 150

Experience a relaxing and unique private charter on this cozy double paddlewheeler! As one of our oldest boats, all three levels offer extraordinary views of the St. Croix river valley with authentic décor.


Maximum Guests: 225

The Empress is a beautiful riverboat, with tin ceilings, and a stained glass horse shoe shaped bar. Enjoy the gorgeous views of the St. Croix river from the large top viewing deck with patio tables and chairs. Come and see what groups like about this private charter single wheel paddleboat!

Majestic Star

Maximum Guests: 350

The perfect luxury yacht to entertain your guests and create a memorable experience! The Majestic Star has 4 levels, including a comfortable lounge, dining level, 3rd level dance/entertainment deck and a top sun deck. Groups who choose the Star for their event like the space, style and climate controlled enclosed levels, along with beautiful views and social areas.


Maximum Guests: 675

The largest paddlewheel boat of our fleet, the Avalon is used for company celebrations, open houses, radio stations, professional musicians, festivals and more! There are bars, buffets and large dining tables on both the 1st and 2nd levels. The 3rd level is an open air viewing deck. The bars are fully stocked and staffed. There is a dance floor and space for entertainment. Please note: the Avalon is not available on Saturday nights.