Boat Cruise on the Hakuna Matata

  • When: Saturday, August 20, 2022 - All Day Event
  • Location: 215 W. Water Street, Grafton, IL 62037
  • Cost: $20/adults, $18/seniors 63+, $11/children

The Hakuna Matata is a 49-passenger tour boat that can take you on a wonderful adventure on the Illinois and Mississippi Rivers. It is an all-weather, 53’ foot, 49-passenger Coast Guard licensed tour boat. There are seating and cafe tables on both the upper and the lower decks. The first level of the boat is fully enclosed with large windows. The upper deck is a huge open-air patio offering 360-degree views of the river, bluffs, islands, and historical points of interest along the way making it perfect for nature, photography, and family photos. The cruise is made even more comfortable as the boat has restrooms and the TIKI BAR offers a cash bar and light snacks. The Hakuna Matata cruises run April thru November; weather and river conditions permitting. A variety of scheduled cruising opportunities will be offered and the Hakuna Matata will also be available to rent for private parties such as weddings, bachelorette/bachelor, birthday, graduation, retirement, and much more.

ALL ABOARD!! Be mesmerized by our majestic palisading bluffs and cruise 2 mighty rivers with our exciting fun-loving crew that offers a fun Tiki Bar with tropical cocktails for the adults and kiddy cocktails for the kids! Sit back and relax as we point out Mile Marker 0 of the Illinois River and if the spirit hits you, grab your sweetie and dance as we play fun and romantic island tunes!

Please check times when booking as they may change. When making reservations, you will need to choose either upper-level or lower-level seating. The prices are the same for both levels.


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