Paddlewheeler Riverboat Tours has been in business for almost 30 years running our comfortable 100 passenger sternwheeler riverboat the MV Native and our speedy, nimble 40 passenger catamaran the Beta Star on the mighty Fraser River out of New Westminster, British Columbia. Our narrated tours cover the history, ecology and all the modern-day activity on the Fraser.
Twenty-seven years ago this spring, Doug and Helga Leaney started a long tradition of Fraser River cruises with their first commercial boat, the Inlet Cruiser. 27 years later – we are still a family-owned company operating our flagship paddlewheeler, the 100-passenger M.V. Native and our smaller catamaran cruiser the 40-passenger M.V. Beta Star.
We cruise the mighty Fraser from our dock in New Westminster and feature cruises up-river to Fort Langley or down to the historic fishing village of Steveston at the river’s mouth. We also can take you out into the breathtaking backcountry wilderness of Pitt Lake, or out for a narrated lunch cruise, Sunset Dinner cruises or fun Friday-night “pub” dance parties on the Fraser River.