Excursions / Options

Available Excursions

Whether you’re looking to relax, to celebrate, or to learn, the Mnishoshe offers a custom experience for you and your guests.

Mnishoshe prides itself on catering to a wide range of interests, offering both entertainment and educational cruises to suit diverse preferences. Our commitment to flexibility and customization ensures that guests can tailor their experience to align with their specific interests and desires. Whether seeking leisurely relaxation or enriching historical insights, Mnishoshe provides an immersive river adventure that resonates with every individual aboard.

COMING SOON: Educational Cruises

Partnering with local historians and institutions to provide detailed historical narratives during the cruise.

Entertainment Cruises

Classic Cruise:

A leisurely cruise with no destination in mind, perfect for enjoying the ambiance of the Missouri River.

Water Front Pub Crawl Cruise:

Sampler of waterfront venues in Bismarck & Mandan.

Brunch Barge Cruise:

Saturday and Sunday mid-morning cruise for enjoying brunch on the water.


Tour Highlights

Some of the landmarks and sights:

  • Double Ditch Indian Village State National Historic Site.
  • Misty Waters Marina.
  • The Landing: Headquarters of The Northern Plains National Heritage Area.
  • Chief Looking’s Village National Historic Site.
  • Historically significant locations to The Battle of Burnt Creek.
  • The Grant Marsh Bridge.
  • The Bismarck Rail Bridge.
  • The Steamboat Warehouse State Historic Site.
  • The Liberty Memorial Bridge.
  • Marina Bay, Lakewood Marina, Southport Marina, Fox Island.
  • Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park, Camp Slaughter/Sibley Park, University of Mary, Kimball Bottoms.


Pricing Structure

Entertainment Cruises:

$350/hour, 2-hour minimum, limit 14 guests. Food and drink not included.


Encouraged for crew members, but not automatic.

Food Options

  • Small assorted snacks complimentary.
  • Flat rate for appetizers ($18.00) and entrées ($22).
  •  Entertainment cruises can pick from catered food from Laughing Sun Brewery, Craftcade Pizza, Jimmy V’s, or The Blarney Stone. We only permit one food vendor per entertainment cruise.

Questions? Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.


1700 River Road, Bismarck, ND 58503