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Join us for a tour on Sweet Breeze!

 Canal Boat Tour (90 Minutes)

Join us for a 90-minute tour where you’ll be introduced to our three rivers – the St. Marys, St. Joseph, and Maumee. We’ll cover some river basics such as water quality, points of interest, how you can recreate on our rivers, and riverfront development.

Adults: $30

Children (6-12 years): $10

Children (0-5 years): $5

Canal Boat Tour (45 Minutes)

This tour covers the basics of our three rivers plus a bit of history and discussions on water quality and riverfront development.

Adults: $20

Children (12 years and under): $5

Private Tours (90 minutes)

Private tours on the canal boat are available by calling us at 420-3962. Pricing is $1950 plus catering.

We can work with you on seating arrangements (full benches, sit-down dinner, or social seating) and custom food and beverage menus through Hall’s Catering. Other food or drink is not permitted on board.


Additional Tour Information

  • To book your seat on the canal boat, click on the “Book Your Tour Now” button at the top of this page. At this time, canal boat tours are only being booked online.
    • Indiana sales tax of 7% and a processing fee will be charged on each transaction.
  • A minimum number of 20 guests must be booked for a tour to launch.
    • Once 20 guests have booked a tour, those who have booked will receive an email confirming the tour.
    • If the minimum number of guests is not reached by midnight of the day of the tour, those who have already booked will receive a cancellation email, and all payments made will be refunded electronically.
  • Please note that our public tours are being posted at times available to most customers. Once these fill, we will add additional tours. Please check back often for tour dates or call 420-3962 with tour date questions. As this is Sweet Breeze’s inaugural tour year, we are working to accommodate many requests for dates and times.
  • Sweet Breeze:
    • Can host up to 40 people
    • Is ADA-accessible
    • Has a restroom on board
  • Tours launch from the Headwaters Park West Dock
  • Parking is available in the Headwaters Park lot off Harrison Street just south of the St. Marys River.
  • Please, no drinks or food allowed on board.

Modeled after an 1840’s canal boat and named in honor of Chief Little Turtle’s daughter, Sweet Breeze is provided by Friends of the Rivers, a non-profit organization dedicated to celebrating Fort Wayne’s rivers as a source of recreation, community engagement, and economic development.