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NavCal River Rides - CLOSED

300 Neyland Dr, Knoxville, TN 37902-2415
+1 865-765-3407
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Civil War Cruise was fantastic!

My parents and I (all adults) had a great time on the Civil War history cruise. It was the perfect... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2015
stephcain76
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Indianapolis, Indiana
Great way to spend an evening

The Civil War Cruise is a fun and informative way to see Knoxville. The crew is delightful and... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2015
Danny K
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12 Sep 2015
“Civil War Cruise was fantastic!”
23 May 2015
“Great way to spend an evening”
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300 Neyland Dr, Knoxville, TN 37902-2415
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+1 865-765-3407

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Reviewed 12 September 2015

My parents and I (all adults) had a great time on the Civil War history cruise. It was the perfect way to end the day after doing the Civil War driving tour and seeing the museum at the university. We didn't know we would be...More

1  Thank stephcain76
CaptainFarmer, Owner at NavCal River Rides, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your comment. We work hard to improve our cruise content, delivery and thus customer satisfaction. It is very good to have our efforts recognized.

Reviewed 23 May 2015 via mobile

The Civil War Cruise is a fun and informative way to see Knoxville. The crew is delightful and Captain Farmer is engaging. He is very knowledgeable about the part Knoxville played during the War. He also threw in many interesting facts about the present day...More

5  Thank Danny K
CaptainFarmer, Owner at NavCal River Rides, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your review. We constantly strive to improve our service.

Reviewed 6 October 2014

My daughter, her friend and I love riding Captain John Farmer's boat from our condo building at CityView to the UT games. It's so much less hassle than trying to drive and park on campus. Captain John and his wife are delightful hosts who keep...More

3  Thank DwightPrice
CaptainFarmer, Owner at NavCal River Rides, responded to this review

Thanks for the very kind review. We both love being on the water and with people. We have been boating for over 40 years and raced a sailboat for 23. I am up to 145,000 passengers safely transported and we hope our experience and enthusiasm...More

Reviewed 18 December 2013

This trip was on a perfect Halloween themed weekend with a slight chill in the air and mystery on the water. Our boat captain was appropriately attired as Sam Clemens and gave a wonderful and slightly spooky accounting of Knoxville waterfront history. Very knowledgeable and...More

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4  Thank jody524
Reviewed 27 August 2013

The Defenses for Knoxville during the Civil War show up pretty impressively from the water's level. Forts Stanley, Dickerson and Higley. A couple of Battery sites were much lower, possibly to guard from a river attack. Capt. Farmer's gigantic mosquitoes and the ghosts from The...More

2  Thank Silentflier
Reviewed 27 May 2013

This Boat Tour was just as described, a full 90min. tour of The TN River from the best seat in the house!! The weather was beautiful the day we went and the boat only had 2 couples on board so we felt like VIP's!! For...More

3  Thank Knoxville_TNQueenAmy
Reviewed 26 October 2012

Capt. John Farmer does several cruises routinely - a pirate cruise for the kids and a history tour. There is a haunted tour around Halloween and taxi service on call to avoid the traffic at home football games. When it's hot th eriver is a...More

2  Thank Silentflier
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