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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.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
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“dinner cruise” (100 reviews)
“top deck” (72 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
2812 Opryland Dr, Nashville, TN 37214-1209
+1 615-458-3900

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Reviewed yesterday

We sat at the Captains table for this event. These are the most expensive tickets. For that you get early boarding, a specialty drink and glass to keep, a T shirt but more importantly you are taken up to the Captains quarters to view the...More

Thank Jacqueline R
Reviewed 2 days ago

Unfortunately the weather wasn't the best as it was raining however the cruise was still enjoyable. Dinner was fine (not fine dinning) but it was good. The service was very good and the entertaining was also. Nice to do once.

Thank Francine D
Reviewed 2 days ago

Booked the Captain's Table to celebrate the hubby's birthday. We had read about long lines to board and since we were staying at the Gaylord Opryland next door we took the shuttle there. Arrived a bit late so the lines were gone.The only reason for...More

Thank Nalalita
Reviewed 3 days ago

We did the Sunday lunch cruise on the 10th September.. It was a great cruise with the singers putting on a great show in the theatre area below deck. After lunch, the guests could wander at their leisure, The top deck puts on a show...More

Thank Ricky S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A dinner cruise down along the Cumberland River at night is an absolute must do while in Nashville. Arrange the trip through Greyline Tours as they will provide round trip transportation to-from the cruise. Your driver will prepare you for the events of the evening....More

Thank Timothy T
Reviewed 6 days ago

We took this lunch cruise last week and were really pleased with all aspects of the cruise. We had preassigned tables (ours was right up front of the stage). The food was very good. The pulled pork was to die for and the chicken was...More

Thank Moondog24
Reviewed 6 days ago

The General Jackson Showboat is a must do for people of all ages to enjoy. Great family activity to be shared by the young to the older. Food is very good and the entertainment is excellent. There is a parking lot available free of charge...More

Thank LizandTommy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I have taken this fun ride twice. First time being our anniversary and second time with my brother and sister in law from out if town. It was a great way for them to kinda see downtown without going downtown. We did...More

Thank Mindy S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked the captains table for this evening dinner cruise. It was well worth it. The band was good. The service was great. The Capt was a pleasure when we toured the wheel house. The food was good. The evening show was great. The sites...More

Thank Donna M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great service, a magical show and beautiful boatride, i was very satisfied about the food, show and everything om the tour.

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Hope W
6 September 2017|
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Response from LovesMexicoLancPa | Reviewed this property |
Only the picture which is a nice keepsake, but no digital offered.
Claudia P
1 September 2017|
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Response from bobricho | Reviewed this property |
I always keep my tickets at will call. You can't loose them or forget them. I keep the the receipt in my phone. The box office is right there at the entrance. Have a fun trip.
8 August 2017|
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Response from Wildhorse S | Property representative |
Depending on the time of year, our shows do sell out. If you have travel dates, we always recommend booking early