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“dinner cruise”(108 reviews)
“top deck”(79 reviews)
“cumberland river”(112 reviews)
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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...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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2812 Opryland Dr, Nashville, TN 37214-1209
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+1 615-458-3900
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All reviews dinner cruise top deck cumberland river served family style mashed potatoes captains table river cruise the pilot house downtown nashville costume changes talented singers souvenir glass the wait staff great entertainment christmas show high energy show starts
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been on the paddle boats on Lake George in New York and they pail in comparison to this one! The show was great, "a little less on the smoke machine though please" and the buffet style meal was good as well. We each got...More

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to visit us and provide this review, we really appreciate it. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time aboard the General Jackson Showboat. We hope you will come back and see us again...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good dinner and good show. The boat was broke down and never left the dock but that did not detract from our visit at all. Enjoyable timeMore

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to visit us and provide this review, we really appreciate it. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your evening aboard the General Jackson Showboat. We hope you will come back and see us again...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Did not enjoy food at all. Liked the show a lot. There was a lot of down time that I think they could have played some more music or something. Drinks were good had a couple of bloody Mary's. Boat was having mechanical problems so...More

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to visit us and provide this review, we really appreciate it. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed the live entertainment. Would you mind sending an email to getinfo@generaljackson.com to provide us with some additional...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Let me start by saying I'm not a country music fan or a very picky eater. We bought tickets in advance of our trip so boarding was simple with no waiting on a line. We had tickets for the night of Oct 14th. The boat...More

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

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

We enjoyed the dinner (delicious with attentive waiters) and show (very talented singers and dancers) featuring music of Nashville and the South. We were unable to cruise due to a broken paddle, but we were informed when we picked up our group tickets and were...More

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to visit us and provide this review, we really appreciate it. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed the food and entertainment on the General Jackson Showboat. We hope you will come back and see...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great time on the river. Served a good southern style lunch with a great show. Enjoyed drinks on the deck.More

Thank dboyles50
Wildhorse S, Manager at General Jackson Showboat, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to visit us and provide this review, we really appreciate it. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed the food and entertainment on the General Jackson Showboat. We hope you will come back and see...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I paid over $200 for a dinner/show/cruise on the General Jackson Showboat for our last evening in Nashville on October 15th. We received a message the day before here would be no cruise due to mechanical failure and we would receive a...More

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

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 via mobile

Fortunately, Bob and Dave saved the day. Mechanical issues on boat so we were unable to leave the dock (we were notified of this days in advance), lunch buffet was so so, taste of Tennessee was entertaining but Bob and Dave were outstanding! So entertaining...More

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to visit us and provide this review, we really appreciate it. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed Bob & Dave's performance on the General Jackson Showboat. We hope you will come back and see...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my favorite thing in Nashville. Boarding was quick. The food was the best southern homestyle cooking. Entertainment before and after the meal was fantastic. After our meal we went to the top level for more music...awesome piano player. This overall was my favorite...More

Thank VivaMexico_11
Wildhorse S, Manager at General Jackson Showboat, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to visit us and provide this review, we really appreciate it. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed the food and entertainment on the General Jackson Showboat. We hope you will come back and see...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did the afternoon buffet lunch (which was delicious) and show, and couldn't have had more fun! The stage show showcased incredible talent and music, the boat was so beautiful, and the view from the hurricane deck on the top back to the dock was...More

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to visit us and provide this review, we really appreciate it. We are so pleased to hear that you and your family enjoyed the experience and views on the lunch cruise. We hope you will come back...More

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Rich M
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Response from Jerriwhite | Reviewed this property |
Yes. I wore jeans but there were many folks in shorts.
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July 27, 2018|
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Response from xuanlocdoc | Reviewed this property |
Yes. you can smoke out on the deck Not inside
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July 26, 2018|
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Response from xuanlocdoc | Reviewed this property |
You will be assigned seats both on the General Jackson and at the opera. It is a lot of fun Enjoy!!
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