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Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Montana's largest tour boat, the Far West, on the largest and most picturesque freshwater lake west of the continental divide!

Private charters are available and are a wonderful way to celebrate life's special moments.

Ticket sales are now open for our 2022 season!

Far West Boat Tour

Join us on Flathead Lake's largest sight-seeing charter and enjoy all the sights and sounds of a Montana summer on the Lake.

On the Far West you’ll enjoy our double decker platform to view dramatic Montana landscapes and to take advantage of unique photo opportunities on the water. We also hope you enjoy:

  • Unparalleled views of the Mission and Swan Ranges*
  • Summer sun glistening on the lake*
  • Gentle waves on the water*
  • Refreshing mountain air

*weather permitting

far west boat tour

Celebrating 50 years on Flathead Lake!

Cruise Rates

Adults: $30

Children 6 -10: $10

5 & Under:  Free

Cruise Schedule

Every Day at 1:00 PM

Sunday - Wednesday at 7:00 PM

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Reservations are encouraged.
Tickets can be purchased online or in person!


The captain and crew of the Far West invite you to join us for a relaxing and educational tour aboard the historic Far West cruise ship.

Tour Length: Approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes.

Reservations: Reservations are not required but we suggest you arrive 30 minutes prior to departure to park and purchase your tickets. If reserved online, please pick up boarding passes at the Marina prior to boarding.

Food and drinks: Limited food and beverage options are available for purchase on board the Far West. A more extensive selection of food, beverages, and sundries are available at our Marina store. The Harbor Grille and the Anchor Bar are also convenient dining options. In summer we recommend giving ample time (2 hours prior to boarding) to fully enjoy your meal at Harbor Grille. If you prefer takeaway, orders should be placed an hour prior to boarding time. Growlers are also available for purchase and filling with featured Montana-crafted beers on tap at the Harbor Grille or The Anchor Bar.

Parking:  View a parking map here. The Far West parking lot is located across the street (on the west side of US 93 South) and slightly south of the dock. Passengers may be dropped off at the entrance to the dock prior to parking your vehicle in the lot.

Weather: The Far West provides all-weather comfort with an enclosed salon featuring spacious windows for viewing on the main deck and a canvas covered upper deck.

Charters: Private charters with customized departures and travel routes are available. Visit our Charter page HERE.

Create treasured memories when you cruise Flathead Lake on board the Far West.

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Questions? Reach us at or call the Marina at 406-646-2656