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St Johns Rivership Company

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My daughter from Michigan flew down to Florida for vacation. Her and her bf wanted to do Universal... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
frank z
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Venice, Florida
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Great trip!

What a wonderful lunch and cruise. The food and service was outstanding!!! It was a beautiful... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cindy C
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“prime rib”(59 reviews)
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Our ship, the "Barbara-Lee", is an authentic paddle-wheeler, hosting lunch, dinner and specialty cruises. She travels across Lake Monroe and up the beautiful St. Johns River. Live entertainment, full table service and an entree selected from a menu...more
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433 N Palmetto Ave, Lake Monroe Harbour, Sanford, FL 32771-1329
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+1 321-441-3030
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter from Michigan flew down to Florida for vacation. Her and her bf wanted to do Universal Studios but they wanted to spend time with us. My wife and I arent into the theme parks so I did a search for things to do...More

Thank frank z
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We live in coquina crossing and took a bys trip to the barbara lee steamship for the lunch cruise we were on the main deck and took up around 6 tabless. The sticky bus were great choices for lunch were great the prime rib was...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful lunch and cruise. The food and service was outstanding!!! It was a beautiful paddle boat and scenic river ride. The information along the trip was very interesting!!

Thank Cindy C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A three hour cruise (not Gilligan's Island, however) on a real stern-wheeler down the St. Johns River. The food and service are excellent. The cruise director, John, was knowledgeable and funny. The music was top notch. The river is beautiful Literally everything about this cruise...More

Thank Tony R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went with a group of people who enjoyed it very much. A scenic ride down the St. John's River with a fun MC. The food was very good and they made a special diet for me (gluten free, dairy free and vegetarian). I would...More

Thank Steffi F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were with a group for a wedding cruise on the St. Johns river on the Barbara Lee. The crew worked non-stop to make sure the event exceeded expectations. There were several menu options and couple fully stocked bars for those who chose that. The...More

Thank tlwright19
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently got married aboard the Rivership Barbara Lee in Sanford Florida. I can not say enough about the Saint Johns Rivership Company. The crew, Captain Art, First Mate Craig, Robin and Heather were fantastic. Our event went flawlessly. The service was excellent and our...More

Thank Denis B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It was our anniversary, and we were so well treated by the staff and crew of the Barbara Lee. Sanford is about an hour from Orlando on the toll roads. We opted for the lunch cruise....Arrive by 10:30 AM, departure at 11 AM and back...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed August 17, 2018

the barbara lee is a beautiful boat going back in history.....the luncheon cruise every sunday leaves at noon and lasts almost 3 hours......table service is included with prime rib ...appetizers...salad....warm buns......and dessert......accompanied by a guitarist....dancing and some narration....a bar is available...a wonderful celebration for our...More

Thank blanchardtiina
Reviewed August 14, 2018

The St. John's Rivership "Brenda Lee" is a very comfortable vessel! The trip takes you out of Sanford across Lake Monroe and further into the St. John's River. Air-conditioned comfort and good food make for a great start. They also serve very nice cocktails. This...More

Thank Karl H
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Venture475661
September 11, 2018|
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Response from Luvsviolet | Reviewed this property |
Fees and schedules are online. However, they're about to close for the season, so I'd say hurry up.
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Eileen A
July 5, 2018|
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Response from charliePalmCoast | Reviewed this property |
Call them directly , or look them up on the WEB. ,,,I'd suggest the 4 hours elongated tour..out of Sanford. It goes further North on the John's river... You order your choice of meal, when you leave and it is served... More
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Douglas P
May 9, 2018|
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Response from Jason C | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure.
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