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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great staff and unusual drinks.. bartenders were jolly and friendly. Seemed like they enjoyed their jobs. Music very top 40 but dancing was allowed. This is a 21 and over cruise. Set outside and enjoyed the river and beautiful sunset. No air conditioners, but the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fun and informative. Saw a side of the city that we had not seen in the five years we lived here. Glad we did it.

Thank James W
HornblowerSupport, Manager at Hornblower Events & Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi James - Thanks for the review! We happy to hear that you found the cruise both entertaining & informative. We'd love to welcome you back soon!

Reviewed 24 April 2018

We took this cruise as a way to learn more about Sacramento and the river... while it wasn't too educational it was full of fun and some cool facts. My boys, 9 & 7, had a blast letting the wind blow in their faces and...More

1  Thank leilanireiko
HornblowerSupport, Manager at Hornblower Events & Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

Thank you for your review, Leilani! We are happy to hear that your family enjoyed the cruise. We would love to see you back on board soon.

Reviewed 14 January 2018

Narrated cruise. Interesting anecdotes about the river, its bridges, and nearby landmarks. I wouldn't consider this a "must-do", but if the weather is nice and you have a couple of hours free, go for it! Outdoor seating is a little chilly during the winter, so...More

Thank Doug S
HornblowerSF, Manager at Hornblower Events & Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

We appreciate your review, Doug! There are indeed a lot of fun facts to know about the Sacramento river and nearby landmarks - we are happy that we are able to share that interesting information during the cruise. We would love to welcome you back...More

Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

It was a nice early afternoon ride on the boat, relaxing and unspectacular, with nice views over the water and some history being narrated. Maybe December is not the best time for doing that because it was rather cool, which took away some of the...More

Thank cweisemann
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Took the non-party, afternoon cruise. Good information and history about the river and goings on around the settlements around the area and points of interest were given on this short river cruise. The price paid for this trip is within reason.

3  Thank Shirlee R
Reviewed 27 October 2017

We booked two cruises to enjoy an evening on the Sacramento River. Our first cruise was in July. That was enjoyable evening. There was a DJ but he did not play everything extremely loud. Choice of music not my choice( maybe they should look at...More

Thank morestips
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I recently visited Old Sacramento and were pleased to see the boat cruise was still operating weekends in October. We enjoyed an hour of informative boat trip up and down the river. Would recommend it.

Thank Sharon O
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We went on the cruise because we had some time to kill. It was a nice cruise but I realized that there just wasn't all that much to see along the Sacramento River. Highlights included going under the Tower Bridge and seeing where the American...More

1  Thank Andy3838
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Cruised on a clear afternoon. Trip around 1 1/2 hour. Narrator does a good job on the sights. Full bar that had fun "specials". Sat upstairs under canopy but open to the breeze. Good value.

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