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General Jackson Showboat

2812 Opryland Dr, Nashville, TN 37214-1209
+1 615-458-3900
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Nashville Showboat Lunch or Dinner Cruise on the General Jackson
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The General Jackson(R) is a unique 300-ft paddle wheel showboat that cruises the Cumberland River w/ views of the Nashville skyline. Enjoy live entertainment along with a delicious meal and a cruise that you can't get anywhere else. Holiday shows begin mid-November, and special event cruises are scheduled throughout the year, including Valentine's Day, Fourth of July and New Year's Eve. Docking is located on the banks of the Cumberland River on the back side of Opry Mills Mall.
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“dinner cruise” (106 reviews)
“top deck” (74 reviews)
“cumberland river” (102 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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2812 Opryland Dr, Nashville, TN 37214-1209

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Reviewed yesterday

Very good show,great fiddle player fantastic singers. Very good food,attentive staff. Wasn't that crazy about the river,not much to see but nice relaxed trip just the same.

Thank Dan W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We have visited the General Jackson twice. Both visits were filled with good food and a great show. Will recommend to friends!

Thank sharon s
Wildhorse S, Manager at General Jackson Showboat, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for taking the time to visit us and provide this review. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed the food and the entertainment. We hope you will come back and see us again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was your usual Christmas show. One of the guitar players was really good. There were different backdrops and a variety of songs. We had been told there would be a Thanksgiving lunch with turkey and sweet potatoes. It was the Sunday after Thanksgiving. Instead...More

Thank Betty Z
Wildhorse S, Manager at General Jackson Showboat, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We are sorry to hear you had some concerns from your trip aboard the General Jackson. We appreciate the feedback you have given and the time it took you to provide this review. We will definitely take everything you said into consideration, and make adjustments...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great time this was. The General Jackson is truly a SHOWBOAT! The theatre/dining area was awesome! The staff/crew aboard the riverboat were super. Our food was delicious and our waiters went above and beyond the call of duty. A superb job. The entertainment...More

1  Thank Randy M
Wildhorse S, Manager at General Jackson Showboat, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for taking the time to visit us and provide this review. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed the food and the Christmas entertainment. We hope you will come back and see us again soon! Merry Christmas!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I were looking for something different to do. We opted for just the cruise without the meal which is served family style. They put on a good musical show with some talented people. There were on for quite a while and after...More

Thank ToddNashville
Wildhorse S, Manager at General Jackson Showboat, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for taking the time to visit us and provide this review. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed the entertainment. We hope you will come back and see us again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the Wednesday evening cruise on the General Jackson. The food was mediocre, very dry short ribs, decent boneless pork chops, decent mashed potatoes and baked macaroni. Service was good. However, the show was excellent. This was the Christmas show and one of the...More

Thank Carol M
Wildhorse S, Manager at General Jackson Showboat, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for taking the time to visit us and provide this review. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed the entertainment, but sorry to hear that you were not pleased with the food. We hope you have a Merry Christmas.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great service, food was wonderful. The show was fantastic, great entertainment. A good mix of country, gospel and rock and roll. Capt Chuck Woods gave us a tour of the pilot house and some history about the General Jackson and the Cumberland River. Must do...More

Thank Margaret60993
Wildhorse S, Manager at General Jackson Showboat, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to post this review. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your trip, and meeting Capt. Woods. We hope you will come see us again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Situated in downtown Nashville. Such a historic city. The boat is a paddle wheel and has a great buffet with super country singers. I went on a Sunday, so heard country gospel from very talented musicians and vocalists. Tour down the river was about 2...More

Thank sjn202
Wildhorse S, Manager at General Jackson Showboat, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to post this review. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your experience, and the gospel music. We hope you will come see us again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t get me wrong, it’s an experience to be an a boat like this! It’s a historic adventure that should be experienced on a nice day when the breeze doesn’t make the temperature in the 20s. The entertainer in the top of the boat (just...More

Thank JnAMcGhee
Wildhorse S, Manager at General Jackson Showboat, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We are sorry to hear you had some concerns from your trip aboard the General Jackson. We appreciate the feedback you have given and the time it took you to provide this review. We will definitely take everything you said into consideration, and make adjustments...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went on the lunch cruise Nov 11 and it was a very nice experience. The food was great and the service staff was very good. The show featured a small group of entertainers and they were all very talented and put on about a 60...More

1  Thank Lasher69
Wildhorse S, Manager at General Jackson Showboat, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for taking the time to visit us and provide this review. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed the food and the entertainment. We hope you will come back and see us again soon!

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sonyamercer
7 December 2017|
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Response from sjn202 | Reviewed this property |
I agree, check the websites and if you love country music, just to “bar hop” and listen to all the great singers! So much to do in Nashville!!
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irishcailin47
23 September 2017|
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Response from bobricho | Reviewed this property |
Most definitely, we sat at the very last table and had a decent view.
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Hope W
6 September 2017|
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Response from Mike C |
on the way to the boat there is a small stageing area they do take photos there they are good also nice keep sake for a memories enjoy ur trip
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