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Blue Heron Cruises

175 Old Cumberland, Across the street from 500 Tennessee Waltz Parkway, Ashland City, TN 37015
+1 615-385-7007
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Perfect for Children Old and Young

Our five grandchildren from ages 1-12 LOVED this cruise! Captain Jim made it so fun for all ages... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2017
Marinann
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Cedar Hills, Utah
Absolutely Wonderful

Jim Steele is a master! He plays captain, host and entertainer to all of his guests. Our cruise... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2017
mbe96
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Lake Village, Indiana
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We have SEVEN different cruises, ranging from 1.5 to 3.5 hours, with family-friendly prices. We have a cruise for you: • a morning or afternoon Nature Cruise that suits toddlers to grandparents • an easy way to entertain visiting family and friends • a wildlife-viewing excursion where you can look at birds with your binoculars • a quiet, romantic adults' Sunset Cruise • an HGTV-type tour of a variety of Waterfront Homes Or you can rent the whole boat for a Private Pontoon Party! • Kids Adventure Cruises are action-packed and perfect for children's birthdays • Church groups, adults and seniors, bring your own food & beverages and enjoy a unique social outing. We can seat 22 passengers and still have room to roam around the boat. Free bottled water and nice restroom aboard. RESERVATIONS ARE A MUST, walkups welcome if space permits.
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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175 Old Cumberland, Across the street from 500 Tennessee Waltz Parkway, Ashland City, TN 37015
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Reviewed 12 May 2017

Our five grandchildren from ages 1-12 LOVED this cruise! Captain Jim made it so fun for all ages with balloons, squirt guns, and letting everyone have a turn steering the boat. He was more than patient with all of them, and they all loved it!...More

Thank Marinann
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Jim Steele is a master! He plays captain, host and entertainer to all of his guests. Our cruise happen to include several pre-teens. Jim was well prepared and kept these young passengers delightfully entertained from the minute they boarded and up until we docked. In...More

3  Thank mbe96
Reviewed 6 November 2016

My wife and I took our last ride of 2016 on the Blue Heron yesterday. We waited until well into the cruising season to go, but the weather was beautiful and we enjoyed everything about this cruise. There is no such thing as an un-enjoyable...More

2  Thank NashvilleHiker
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Took this trip on a sunny fall Sunday afternoon at the last minute. Not many boaters out on the river so it was a smooth ride at 5-10mph. Even though the trees had not changed color, it was nice to see lots of turtles basking...More

Thank 3Hondas
Reviewed 18 October 2016

There's nothing like taking the late day cruise and watching the sun go down with favorite relatives visiting from out-of-state...

1  Thank HollyTN
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Captain Jim offers a unique experience on the river. The Nature Cruise is very relaxing and you get to see many Blue Herons, we even saw a Bald Eagle! It was a cool grey day and we had a few rain drops but this just...More

Thank nancymcmorrow
Reviewed 23 September 2016

We took out friends for an afternoon cruise. some have been several times with us, and some have never been and found it very relaxing. it was a mixed group of people my age (65), as well as a younger family with a 10 yr....More

Thank flutelady2
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

I booked this wonderful little cruise for my birthday and invited my whole family. Capt. Jim Steele is the best Captain ever. We had adults, pretend and toddlers as he had activities and music to suit everyone. Unfortunately this has been a rainy summer and...More

Thank Gequita R
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Captain Jim is like a wonderful, laid back grandpa! We had a boat full of moms and young kids and we had such a fabulous time! They provided snacks and juice boxes, bubbles, bouncy balls, etc. We road the boat for 45 mintues to a...More

Thank Allison P
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Our group of six, three generations, enjoyed a fabulous river cruise yesterday at 10 a.m. Though it was the end of July, the temperature was pleasant. The two men working the cruise were the owner/master pilot and his good friend (also a boat owner). The...More

Thank kaye54
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