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General Jackson Showboat Lunch or Dinner Cruise in Nashville

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Take a Musical Lunch/Dinner Riverboat Cruise in Nashville!
Cruise down the scenic Cumberland River on the General Jackson Showboat, on one of the largest paddlewheel riverboats in the country. Enjoy lunch or dinner and a musical performance in the riverboat’s beautiful Victorian dinner theatre.

Lunch Cruise
A mid-day cruise. This thrilling show includes a delicious lunch and a cruise down the Cumberland River on the beautiful General Jackson Showboat.

Dinner Cruise
What a thrill to cruise the Cumberland River on the beautiful General Jackson Showboat. Your night will include a Las Vegas style show with a dynamic cast of entertainers, elaborate costumes, dancers and a live orchestra. The evening includes a delicious dinner, the show and a three-hour cruise.
Highlights
  • 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
  • Choose from a 3-course Southern-style lunch or dinner
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.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Please be ready in the Hotel Lobby for pick up by 10:30am for the Lunch Cruise at 12pm. 

Please be ready in the Hotel Lobby for pick up by 5:30pm for the Dinner cruise at 7:00pm.
Duration
4h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • General Jackson Showboat Admission Ticket in Nashville
  • Live Entertainment On Board
  • Lunch or Dinner Cruise Options Available
  • Hotel Pick-Up/Drop-Off
  • Local Taxes
  • Boat Cruise along the Cumberland River in Nashville
  • Entry/Admission - General Jackson Showboat
Exclusions
  • Additional food and beverages
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Vegetarian and gluten-free meals are available upon advance notice
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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All reviews the upper deck singers and dancers cumberland river buffet lunch captains table enjoyable trip round table the staff was friendly and helpful were seated at a table prime rib boarded the boat picked up from our hotel mac and cheese fiddle player downtown nashville gray line an awesome experience
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I just finished the lunch river boat cruise on the Cumberland river. I give this experience a 3. The trip goes to downtown Nashville, turns around and heads back. I takes about 1 hour to get downtown but the problem is there is nothing to...More

Thank 668bvb
GrayLineCares, Customer Relations at Gray Line Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello and thanks for your review. We’ll make the General Jackson Showboat staff aware of your suggestions for improvement.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The boat itself was good and the guy before we boarded who provided the entertainment was very good and very entertaining he and his band where also playing upstairs on the boat after the “show” and where you could buy really expensive drinks “ (they...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Celia555
GrayLineCares, Customer Relations at Gray Line Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Celia! We’re glad you liked the entertainment on the upper deck but wish you had better enjoyed the overall experience. We work to pack value into the General Jackson Showboat and hope you had a relaxed and convenient trip to the boat!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The view is gorgeous. The trip wasn't too bad for my first ever time being on a boat. Good music. Great service.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Saygoldz
GrayLineCares, Customer Relations at Gray Line Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We’re so glad that you chose the General Jackson Showboat as your first cruise experience. We’d love to have you visit with us again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having a shuttle to and from the hotel to the boat was very nice, especially the weather was 90 degrees. The lunch was very good and the cruise was excellent. It was served immediately upon getting onto the boat. The show was good. Good value...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Maurita W
GrayLineCares, Customer Relations at Gray Line Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Maurita! We’re so glad that you enjoyed the General Jackson Showboat tour. We love providing guests with convenient and friendly service. Please come back and visit with us again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was an excellent choice for a hot Fall day (9/27/19). The staff were very friendly, organized & professional. The entertainment during lunch was excellent with more than 6 performers not including the band. The boat went from the Gaylord Marriott Resort to downtown Nashville...More

1  Thank alewiskyr
GrayLineCares, Customer Relations at Gray Line Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We love that you had a nice time on the General Jackson Showboat tour! We want all our guests, regardless of their mobility level, to have a convenient experience throughout the tour. Please come back and visit with us again!

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Edward G
October 16, 2019|
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Response from Beachlvrgrl | Reviewed this property |
We got a cab service to pick us up from our hotel,
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October 10, 2019|
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Response from Illinoisfarmgirl | Reviewed this property |
We wore business casual attire. Some were dressed up, really anything goes.
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Sherry B
October 7, 2019|
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Response from Sherry P | Reviewed this property |
I believe we had chicken or roast beef. It was good!!
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