Rates and Information for the Elkhart River Queen

The Elkhart River Queen is a paddle style river boat which operates tours on the beautiful St. Joseph River in Elkhart, Indiana.

The River Queen is available for rent by individual groups and companies. Currently the River Queen does not have a public cruise scheduled.

Two hour cruise $750.00 minimum rental fee covers up to 50 persons. Additional persons over 50 are $ 10.00 each.
Three hour cruise $950.00 minimum rental fee covers up to 50 persons. Additional persons over 50 are $ 10.00 each.
Two hour event at the dock $400.00 the Elkhart River Queen is a “ready to go party” stay at the dock, your guests may come and go as they wish. $ 400.00, other options available

50% deposit required at time of booking. A separate check in the amount of $ 100.00 is required as a cleaning deposit and will be returned at the conclusion of the cruse if the boat is in the same condition as you found it.  Must cancel 60 days prior to cruise date to get the deposit returned.  Balance due at dock before cruise begins. A new cruise date will be offered if a cruise is canceled due to weather. 

Credit Cards will incur a 3.5% convenience fee.

Capacity is 110 people. Dock: 110 Bowers Court. Parking: 942 E. Jackson Blvd.

Due to safety concerns passengers must be 12 years old or older. 12 years to 15 years old must have an adult escort when traversing the boat.

The top deck is 3/4 covered by a canopy, the bottom deck is air conditioned.

There is a unisex restroom on-board.

The Elkhart River Queen offers exclusive bar services (Beer, Wine and Liquor) as well as water and soft drinks. It is a cash bar, please bring small bills.

Suggestions for Bands and Caterers for food services are: 

         Charlie’s Butcher Block – 574-264-6034

Chic Eats Catering - 574-536-6386 (Carrie Rogers)

Band: Mike Keagle 574-320-5880

DJ Services: Vince DelPrete 574-286-5421

You may bring your own food on-board but you may not bring your own alcoholic beverages, soft drinks or water.  If personal alcohol is discovered, the cruise will be terminated and the Queen will return to the dock.  Smoking is not permitted on board.

Pets are not allowed on the River Queen with the exception of certified Service animals. Certification and vaccination documents required to board.

Contact information:
Our telephone number is:  574-675-6769

HERQ, Inc. 722 Middleton Run Road Elkhart IN 46516

Thank you for your interest in the Elkhart River Queen