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Savannah Riverboat Sightseeing Cruise provided by Savannah Riverboat Cruises

Savannah Riverboat Sightseeing Cruise

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Overview
Cruise the Savannah riverfront on a boat tour that fits your interests and schedule. From brunch to lunch to dinner and even sunset and sightseeing cruises, there is a cruise for every traveler. Some tours are fully narrated, while others focus on the sights as they drift by. Indoor and outdoor seating is available, as are food and drinks (included on some cruises), with a cash bar available.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Riverboat Ticket Office
    9 E River St, Savannah, GA 31412, USA
    Departure Point: Savannah Riverboat Ticket Office Address: 9 East River Street Savannah, GA 31401 Directions: • Ticket Office is located directly in front of the riverboat dock at 9 East River Street, directly behind City Hall and next door to the Hyatt Regency. Please provide ID with this Voucher Dates: Daily.   Some meal cruises have limited availability. Return point: Our cruises end at the same location as the departure point.
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    Savannah Riverboat Cruises
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
    Decorated in traditional riverboat red, white, and blue, floating palaces continue to transport visitors back to a time when elegance and relaxation were expected from river travel. There are a variety of hour and a half cruises including the ever-popular Sightseeing Cruise, the Dinner Entertainment Cruise, special Luncheon trips, Sunday Brunch, the beautiful Sunset Cruise and the Moonlight Party Cruise depending on your taste. There is a tour experience for everyone. The dinner cruises are unguided; the sightseeing, lunch and brunch cruises has a live guide. Both riverboats offer a glass-enclosed climate-controlled dining and observation deck with panoramic views, open-air patio, and has numerous bench seats that line the upper decks for incredible city views and plenty of sunshine.. Anytime is a good time for a cruise down the river.  Come and enjoy Savannah’s only riverboat tour and dining experience! Sample Dinner Menu (subject to change based upon discretion & availability):  Beef Carving Station, Savannah Style Shrimp & Grits, Baked Chicken w/Artichoke Cream Sauce, Fresh Catch of the Day, Roasted Fingerling Potatoes, Seasonal Fresh Vegetables, Assorted Side Salads, Garden Salad w/Dressings & Toppings, Fruit Display, Bread Service & Choice of Dessert Service. Sample Lunch Menu (subject to change based upon discretion & availability):  Chef's Special, Southern Fried Chicken, Savannah Style Shrimp and Grits, Southern Style Turnip Greens, Creamy Squash Casserole, Macaroni and Cheese, Sweet Potato Souffle, Seasonal Fresh Vegetables, Seasonal Fresh Fruit, Warm Rolls w/Butter & Dessert. **Please mention if you have any dietary restrictions and you will be accommodated as much as possible.  **Alcoholic drinks are not included in the ticket price; a cash bar is available on board.  The minimum drinking age is 21.  ID will be required when boarding. -------------------- ITINERARY -------------------- 1:00pm & 3:30pm - Sightseeing Cruise 1:00pm Lunch Cruise 1:00pm Brunch Cruise 7:00pm Dinner Cruise 7:00pm Sunset Cruise 7:00pm Gospel Cruise 9:30pm Moonlight Cruise Boarding begins 30 minutes prior to our departure time for sightseeing cruises and 60 minutes prior for food cruises Sample Dinner Menu (subject to change based upon discretion & availability):  Beef Carving Station, Savannah Style Shrimp & Grits, Baked Chicken w/Artichoke Cream Sauce, Fresh Catch of the Day, Roasted Fingerling Potatoes, Seasonal Fresh Vegetables, Assorted Side Salads, Garden Salad w/Dressings & Toppings, Fruit Display, Bread Service & Choice of Dessert Service. Sample Lunch Menu (subject to change based upon discretion & availability):  Chef's Special, Southern Fried Chicken, Savannah Style Shrimp and Grits, Southern Style Turnip Greens, Creamy Squash Casserole, Macaroni and Cheese, Sweet Potato Souffle, Seasonal Fresh Vegetables, Seasonal Fresh Fruit, Warm Rolls w/Butter & Dessert.
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  • You'll end at
    Riverboat Ticket Office
    9 E River St, Savannah, GA 31412, USA
    Departure Point: Savannah Riverboat Ticket Office Address: 9 East River Street Savannah, GA 31401 Directions: • Ticket Office is located directly in front of the riverboat dock at 9 East River Street, directly behind City Hall and next door to the Hyatt Regency. Please provide ID with this Voucher Dates: Daily.   Some meal cruises have limited availability. Return point: Our cruises end at the same location as the departure point.
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Highlights
  • See Savannah from a new vantage point—the water 
  • Learn about the city from your guide on most cruises
  • Enjoy live entertainment and a meal (select cruises only)
  • Choose from a wide variety of cruise options to fit your needs
  • Multiple times offered, so you can find a time that works for you
What to Expect
Meet about 30 to 60 minutes before your cruise time to exchange your voucher at the Savannah Riverboat Ticket Office at 9 East River Street. There are multiple cruise options on the Savannah River Queen available. Depending on your choice, you will embark on a lunch cruise, brunch cruise, dinner cruise, sunset cruise, sightseeing cruise, party cruise, or gospel cruise. Once boarded, choose your seat, either heading indoors to the climate-controlled dining and observation deck, or outdoors to the upper deck for sunbathing. On most tours, you’ll hear city history and fun facts about Savannah as you float and take in the sights, although a few tours do not include narration. Iced tea, lemonade, soft drinks, or coffee are included with all dining cruises, and some cruises feature live entertainment. All cruises include a cash bar. Your boat returns to the original departure point at the end of your cruise.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Riverboat Ticket Office, 9 E River St, Savannah, GA 31412, USA
Duration
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • 90-Minute Savannah Riverboat Cruise
  • Fully Narrated Cruise
  • Take advantage of the great photo opportunities of Savannah’s historic riverfront and skyline
  • Hear the Captain’s tales and historic facts about our modern port and the visiting ships
  • Entry/Admission - Savannah Riverboat Cruises
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Riverboats do not have a dress code
  • Boarding ramps and main decks of each vessel are accessible by wheelchairs
  • The main deck of the Savannah River Queen is handicapped accessible, but restrooms are not
  • Yes, smoking is allowed, but only on the outside decks. No smoking is allowed anywhere on the interior cabin of the boat
  • A cash bar is available on all cruises for the purchase of alcoholic beverages; minimum drinking age is 21 years
  • No walking is required for our tour
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • The boarding ramps and main decks of each vessel are accessible by wheelchairs. The Georgia Queen is handicapped accessible and is outfitted with a passenger elevator and handicapped accessible restrooms. The main deck of the Savannah River Queen is handicapped accessible, but restrooms are not. Please contact our ticket office with questions.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 999 travellers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Janna F wrote a review Jan. 4
Sarasota, Florida, United States17 contributions1 helpful vote
Not impressed. The boat is not a true riverboat the big red circular turn paddles are nothing. We cruised under the bridge and then turned around. Not much to see. Food and drinks were over priced and service was Slow. Will not be back and would not recommend. Better tours
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Crystal wrote a review Dec. 2020
Trinity, Florida8 contributions
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My family and I enjoyed the river boat site seeing tour. Our guide was very informative and we learned a lot about Savannah and landmarks along the way. Some of the sites we learned about were the waving girl, ft Pulaski and the riverside district. We got to see a bald eagle,
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Dennis B wrote a review Dec. 2020
Sarasota, Florida31 contributions9 helpful votes
Really not worth the time or the price. Really not a lot to see and our captain used the ENTIRE journal as his personal stage to tell jokes and a little history. We were happy to get off the ship. Take the trolley tours instead
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Joe wrote a review Nov. 2020
Atlantic City, New Jersey3 contributions1 helpful vote
Firstly, I must insist you arrive early to bag yourself a nice window seat. We saw latecomers have to settle for middle seating which would have sucked. Slightly duped it wasn’t a real paddle steamer, but I guess it probably not possible. Special mention to Don, who was great
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Janieb wrote a review Nov. 2020
Savannah, Georgia2 contributions
Wonderful cruise and Don is the best captain! Extremely informative ! Will definitely be back for the dinner cruise.
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By: Savannah Riverboat Cruises
jodymanjrekar
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Great!
I came here with my mom for the first time to Savannah and we enjoyed this river boat cruise so much. Our server Al
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AHW676
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Be sure to pick up paper tickets because digital form doesn't work
Enjoyed a cruise on a Saturday afternoon on a spectacular November afternoon. First thing--you can book online and
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K1235AXmeganc
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Would go again in a heartbeat!
This Thanksgiving Day cruise was phenomenal! The service was amazing and the food absolutely delicious, way more th
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Samantha H
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Awesome Anniversary Experience
My husband and I visited Savannah for our 10th wedding anniversary. We chose the dinner cruise based on reviews we
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WeLoveDisneyland
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Lovely dining experience while cruising the river!!
The lunch buffet cruise was excellent. It boards at noon but leaves the dock at 1PM. The buffet is ready to eat at
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cardsfan33
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Good time
We went for the brunch cruise on Sunday at 1300. Food was cucumber salad, fruit, French toast, scrambled eggs, bis
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rlasday929
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Perfect Sunset
A beautiful way to end our vacation. Relaxing and romantic. It’s a bit chilly on the third and fourth level so brin
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davidrE2276EG
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AVOID THIS LIKE TITANIC...
I thought this would be a good surprise for my wife for our 20th Anniversary. I went all out and paid for window se
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judiel1960
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Great food and Informative
We had a group of 6 adults and 1 child. The food was delicious and they also had things the child would eat. We saw
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Karen C
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Great time on the sunset cruise
The sunset cruise was so much fun. Not only was the sunset beautiful, the drinks, food and dj were great too. I d
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896deeb
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Disappointing.
The music was good and the staff short handed but very friendly. Food was way to salty. Disappointed to not see a w
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AlabamaMinnie0924
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BIRTHDAY DISAPPOINTMENT
Did the dinner cruise on our birthday 9/24 and have to say I was really disappointed with a lot of it: Most of all
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CSehhat
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Dreamy Wedding Reception
We planned a reception for 30 people on the River boat. We worked with Kayla who answered all of our questions quic
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obxhot1
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Fun and Informative
My husband and I took the sightseeing tour. You have the choice of sitting up top in the open air or on the third d
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Quest02513531812
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Misleading, and unprofessional.
I bough a luncheon tour, and I arrived at the place at the time it was supposed to be, and they informed me that t
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