If you are a first-time visitor, planning a social event, or want to learn more about Lake Minnetonka, the following resources may help you in your quest. The LMCD goals include promoting lake safety, encouraging its appropriate use, and ensuring public access to this great ecological, recreational, and economic resource. Please contact the LMCD if you have questions.
View Map – Lake Minnetonka Watershed (Source: MCWD)
View Map – Lake Minnetonka Amenities (Source: Hennepin County)
View Map – Twin Cities Water Recreation (Source: MN DNR)
Certain regulations are in place to ensure charter boats are maintained and operated in a safe manner. The following businesses are licensed for operation on Lake Minnetonka with various amenities such as alcoholic beverage service. The authorized ports of call where passengers may be picked up or droped off also varies. Other than encouraging the public to use licensed businesses for their health and safety, the LMCD cannot make recommendations. Please check with the Better Business Bureau or other rating services for business references.
|Licensed Charter Company||Liquor License Type||Ports of Call||Website|
|Al & Alma's Supper Club||Full Liquor||Al & Alma's (Mound), Excelsior City Dock, Lafayette Club (Minnetonka Beach), Wayzata City Dock||www.al-almas.com|
|Lady of the Lake, Inc.||Full Liquor||Excelsior City Dock||www.ladyofthelakecruise.com|
|Linda Lee Charters, LLC||Full Liquor||Excelsior City Dock, Wayzata City Dock||www.lindaleecharters.com|
|Museum of Lake Minnetonka||None||500 NNL LLC (Excelsior), Excelsior City Dock, Wayzata City Dock||www.steamboatminnehaha.org|
|PaddleTap, LLC||Beer (BYOB)||Excelsior City Dock, Lord Fletchers (Spring Park), Metro Lakes Marina (Mound), Wayzata City Dock||www.paddletap.com|
|Paradise Charter Cruises||Full Liquor||Excelsior City Dock, Wayzata City Dock||www.twincitiescruises.com|
|Wayzata Bay Charters, Inc.||Full Liquor||500 NNL LLC (Excelsior), Wayzata City Dock||www.wayzatabaycharters.com|