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Nashville Showboat Lunch or Dinner Cruise on the General Jackson

  • Ride one of the largest paddle-wheel boats in the US for this river cruise
  • Take in Nashville's Cumberland River scenery from an indoor or outdoor deck
  • Watch a show with live comedy and music in the boat’s Victorian theater
Nashville Showboat Lunch or Dinner Cruise on the General Jackson
From US$88.88
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Lunch Cruise at 10:30amMost Popular
Lunch cruise departs @ 12:00pm (Shuttle Departure between 10:30am and 11:00am.) Please be in the Lobby by 10:30am
From US$88.88
Dinner Cruise at 5:30pm
Dinner cruise departs @ 7:00pm (Shuttle Picks up at your hotel between 5:30pm and 6:15pm) Please be in the lobby by 5:30pm
From US$128.25

This Nashville lunch or dinner cruise combines live entertainment, a 3-course Southern-style meal, and beautiful views of the Cumberland River for a reasonable price, so you can get more sightseeing and entertainment for less. Plus, this Nashville cruise on one of the country’s largest paddle-wheel boats includes hotel pickup and drop-off, making it even more appealing for travelers.

What to Expect

Your Nashville cruise starts with hotel pickup. From there, your driver takes you to meet your crew for the day or evening.

Once you get to the Cumberland River and board the General Jackson Showboat, enjoy views of the river from either the indoor or outdoor deck. There's plenty of space on this ship to wander around before your meal is served.  

This historically recreated paddle boat also features a Victorian theater where you can head to eat your Southern, 3-course meal (see Itinerary section for a sample menu). While you eat, enjoy a live show with musical and comedy acts.

Your Cumberland River cruise ends with a hotel drop-off at your Nashville hotel.

Reviews (291)
1 - 5 of 32 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
Nice way to spend the afternoon

The show was Vegas quality, very very nice. The ship is relaxing. The food was horrible IMHO. We did the lunch buffet as we were going out on the town in the evening. We also paid extra for the Captains table which I'd do again....More

Thank yeoleseahag
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Beautiful boat experience, but hokey show

The boat is beautiful, and the city was so pretty lit up at night. Dinner was just ok (everyone gets the same meal; chicken was dry by everyone's standards at our table). Show was hokey in my opinion, but it was appreciated by most of...More

1  Thank Cathy D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Great entertainment

We were on the lunch cruise. The food was very good, with a good variety. The entertainment was very good, we really enjoyed it.

Thank Sue C
Reviewed September 24, 2018
Enjoyable Afternoon

We took the lunch cruise, and the entertainment was great - musical review of Tennessee. Then food was surprisingly good, and was served as a buffet with two entrée choices. The first hour of the cruise was dedicated to lunch and watching the musical show....More

5  Thank vicki m
Reviewed September 20, 2018
Girls Getaway

The entertainment was great and the food delicious. I would do this again. Excellent event for family or a group of friends.

Thank payton583
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Rhonda Z
September 17, 2018|
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Response from kellygF7268TD | Reviewed this property |
We did the Dinner Cruise. It was about 4 hours. Dinner was serviced as soon as we got moving. The Show started after dinner, there was a short break to use restrooms before the show, and an intermission during the show.
Melinda H
September 13, 2018|
Response from AirdrieJudy |
I always stay at Wyndham Resorts if they are available as I have time share time there. You can also book by the night if you're not an owner. The Wyndham Resort in Nashville is right across from Opryland Hotel, Grand Ole... More
Sara R
September 12, 2018|
Response from travellinggypsy_7 | Reviewed this property |
Yes this cruise is wheelchair accessible they have ramps and elevators.
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