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BB Riverboats

101 Riverboat Row, Newport, KY 41071-1069
+1 859-261-8500
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Historic Cruise???

The cruise itself was relaxing and scenic, but do not expect much real history on this "historic... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ted N
Severna Park, Maryland

Quite a good cruise but a little bit more history of the area would be good. It was a bit too much... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jane R
Honolulu, Hawaii
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Sightseeing cruises on the Ohio River.
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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101 Riverboat Row, Newport, KY 41071-1069
+1 859-261-8500

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The cruise itself was relaxing and scenic, but do not expect much real history on this "historic" cruise. Entertaining stories, maybe, tall tales, maybe, history, not so much.

Thank Ted N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quite a good cruise but a little bit more history of the area would be good. It was a bit too much on your right side is this and on your left side is that.

Thank Jane R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

BB riverboats is an absolute treat. Our group of 14 all enjoyed theirselves and are excited to return again. The food was delicious and the staff went above and beyond to help our group. I just want to let future travelers who are bringing guests...More

1  Thank masecra123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a very enjoyable way to spend an afternoon in Ohio and Kentucky. Seeing the pretty little princesses parade around was an added bonus. Also learning a few things about the area was quite interesting.

2  Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Had a surprise bd party for my husband. We had a fabulous time!!! All ages on the boat which made it fun. Buffet was good and we had our own bartender (40 guests ). The cruise was beautiful along the Ohio esp as it got...More

2  Thank groovylori
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Not a must see but not a pleasant experience. Made me want a nap it was that relaxing. Super friendly staff and the captain stopped and spoke with us after.

Thank cagollehon78
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Our family went to Ky to visit the Ark Encounter & Creation Museum and on our final day our desk clerk at Springfield Suites Marriott in Florence said we would love this trip and she was so right Capt Mike was great and the 3rd...More

Thank lulu r
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed the ride down the river on a Saturday afternoon. Met up with a relative to take the historic river cruise. Reasonable price of $46 dollars for two which included tax. Plenty of seating inside and out. No blaring music or loud horn...More

1  Thank Knoxvilleshopper
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We boarded the boat for the Saturday evening tour. We skipped the dinner and opted for the sightseeing only. A group was playing music on the top level and they were quite good. We rode down the river several miles and then turned around. The...More

Thank 7tammy
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We took a pirate cruise on the BB Riverboats with the band "Drunk and Sailor". Everyone (practically everyone) dressed up as pirates for the occassion. We met several friendly people who had done the dinner cruise and all had nice things to say; however the...More

Thank Tlwd1980
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10 June 2017|
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Response from Rspene s | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you should not have a problem, they are also very nice on the boat and helpful, just ask for whatever you need.
17 July 2016|
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Response from BBRiverboats | Property representative |
The Pirates of the Ohio cruise would be a great time for your granddaughter! Our location is about 20 minutes south of Great Wolf Lodge.
Anthony M
6 October 2015|
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Response from Sherry W | Reviewed this property |
We stayed Best Western Plus, it was about 15-20 minutes away. Very nice and close to many locations. Very friendly staff and they have an omlet bar too!