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Maiden Voyage Tours: A Unique Experience on the Mississippi River
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Maiden Voyage Tours: A Unique Experience on the Mississippi River

The mighty Mississippi is full of wildlife and history that is just waiting to be explored! Let Maiden Voyage Tours with Captain Robert Vavra be your guide and explore all the Mississippi River has to offer.

Maiden Voyage Tours, boarded in McGregor, IA in scenic Clayton County, offers a variety of different tours Monday through Saturday from May to October, weather depending.

Captain Robert Vavra has a wealth of knowledge due to growing up, living and working along the Mississippi River his whole life. With his new 49-passenger vessel, which is fully licensed and insured, he loves to share his knowledge and experience with his passengers.

Open boarding tours are at 2 p.m. Monday-Saturday, which are available to the public. Reservations are appreciated, but not required, to ensure a spot on the trip. Private charters are also available for group events or can be customized based on requests.

Maiden Voyage Tours and Captain Robert Vavra also have specialized tours such as the Tom Sawyer Adventure, The Day of the Gatherer, Friday Night Music Cruise, and Bird Eco Tour. Fall Foliage Tours start in September as well.

Along with Maiden Voyage Tours, Captain Robert Vavra also owns and operates Andy Mountain Cabins which are available to rent year round. With easy access to the Mississippi River near Yellow River State Park, Andy Mountain Cabins are the perfect place to stay no matter the occasion!

For more information and pricing, go to Maiden Voyage Tours, call 563-586-2123, or email at Also be sure to like them on Facebook!

Whether you are interested in an educational experience, looking to spend time with family and friends, or just want to experience the Mississippi River, Maiden Voyage Tours with lifetime experienced Captain Robert Vavra is sure to make your tour of the mighty Mississippi River one you will never forget!

Written by Amy Bonvillain; Photo Credit to Maiden Voyage Tours.

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