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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 cumberland river singers and dancers the upper deck buffet lunch captains table enjoyable trip round table the staff was friendly and helpful were seated at a table prime rib picked up from our hotel fiddle player gray line downtown nashville an awesome experience country music great music
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Lunch buffet was surprisingly good. The service was excellent. All wait staff was very helpful with questions and with suggestions. The cruise was nice (I have don e it before with family visiting) and the weather was perfect. I wished it could have go a...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank lorrainemO266OY
GrayLineCares, Customer Relations at Gray Line Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Lorraine! We’re so glad you enjoyed the lunch on the General Jackson Showboat tour! It’s great that the weather held up for you so you could enjoy the top deck. We’d love it if you’d visit with us again!

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a great afternoon on the General Jackson . Our tickets we ready and waiting for us as promised . I do question if taking a preboarding photo is actually a Coast Guard regulation. Some riverboats we have been on the photo is optional...More

Thank Rene G
GrayLineCares, Customer Relations at Gray Line Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Rene! We’re glad that you enjoyed the entertainment on the General Jackson Showboat tour. The pre-boarding photograph is optional, and we apologize if you were given a different impression. Please contact our Sightseeing Manager Chris at cheath@graylinetn.com to discuss further.

Reviewed 4 days ago

The drink prices were a little high but dinner was excellent. The waiter even took extra care with my allergy concerns. The musical show was great. Lots of talented performers and the pace of the show never left you bored. Should have done the afternoon...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank wendydC3327DH
GrayLineCares, Customer Relations at Gray Line Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hey Wendy – it’s encouraging to hear this was the best riverboat you’ve ever been on! Between the performers, the service and the meal, the General Jackson operators try to pack as much value into the cruise as possible. We hope that you’ll visit with...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

When advertised it stated that lunch was buffet and evening meal was served with a choice, not so. No choice for starter or dessert and meal was buffet. Paid extra for the evening because meal seemed better. There were 5 of us so could have...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank BarbaraG5116
GrayLineCares, Customer Relations at Gray Line Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Barbara! We’re glad you enjoyed the show and the overall experience. We’ll let the operators know about the confusion about the meal options and the cleanliness of the restroom.

Reviewed 5 days ago

this was a very nice trip... the boat is nice.. the interior is nice... the musical show was fun although much like you would see on a cruise ship... the food was good but nothing special... should have a choice for the dessert... our big...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank elizabeth s
GrayLineCares, Customer Relations at Gray Line Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Elizabeth! Thanks so much for choosing Gray Line Tennessee for the General Jackson Showboat tour. We’d love to have you back, and next time, please let your server know and they would be happy to move you to a different table if one is...More

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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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Response from Sherry P | Reviewed this property |
I believe we had chicken or roast beef. It was good!!
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