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Bavarian Belle Riverboat

925 S. Main Street, Suite D-3, Frankenmuth, MI 48734-1808
+1 866-808-2628
Review Highlights
Cass river cruise

Awesome captain and crew very laid back relaxing and informative. Would definitely recommend, an... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2016
Woodhaven, Michigan
via mobile
Relaxing Evening Ride

Very relaxing ride down the Cass River. Father and son business, dad does a great job narrating... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2016
Fremont, Ohio
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925 S. Main Street, Suite D-3, Frankenmuth, MI 48734-1808
+1 866-808-2628
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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Awesome captain and crew very laid back relaxing and informative. Would definitely recommend, an hour on the water is always fun!!

Thank Z-Man1340
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Very relaxing ride down the Cass River. Father and son business, dad does a great job narrating the trip, mixing in a few pre-recorded messages, but you'd hardly notice. Look for Ernie, as he's the crew mascot and moves around the ship and dock from...More

Thank BDaniel419
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

This riverboat tour is more about the boat than the history of the river. I found it very disappointing. Basically you are going up and down the same small piece of water. 12.00 for adults for about a 30 minute ride. They say it's an...More

Thank susieQ49_62
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Excellent paddle boat trip. Would recommend taking this trip to everyone. The Captain & crew were wonderful. They were very knowledgeable about the Cass River & Frankenmuth.

Thank hic51577
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Our family's first trip to Frankenmuth and unsure of what to expect. The riverboat ride was perfect. It was relaxing and informative. We appreciate the fact that it is a family run business and the staff are professional and friendly.

Thank 4Vacati0N
Reviewed 29 July 2016

You must take this trip on the Cass river. The crew of the Bavarian Belle Riverboat is very nice and helpful. I live in the area, Saginaw, but learned some history today.

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 29 July 2016

An excellent attraction and a $12.00 well priced. The cruise was slow and easy with excellent commentary through recorded as well as taped. Lots of information about the boat itself as well as Frankenmuth. Would recommend it to anyone paying a visit to the town,...More

Thank Phil W
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We visit Frankenmuth every year. One of our favorite stops is the Belle. It is almost an hour long cruise on the Cass River. It is a relaxing time. You also get a well narrated description of the sights and history of the area as...More

Thank Ron W
Reviewed 26 July 2016

What a relaxing way to spend a hour after dinner. The price of the trip was reasonable, and the boat staff was very friendly.The tour narration was interesting and informative and the ducklings racing to the boat for a popcorn snack were adorable. When in...More

Thank Becka F
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent tour for the whole family - or young kids had a blast and the adults learned a lot about the area. The crew was incredible with kids - definitely recommend!

Thank IndyMom33
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Jennifer P
Is the boat handicap accessible? I'm traveling with my mom, who uses a wheelchair and can't do steps
6 May 2017|
Response from CaptainMitch | Property representative |
Yes, the Belle is handicap accessible down to the main dock and onto the boat. The lower salon and bow area are accessible, however, there are stairs to access the upper deck.
Austin A
hi i was wondering what do you do in the winter if the weather is nice like it is now..
20 February 2017|
Response from CaptainMitch | Property representative |
Unfortunately, we are not able to bring the Belle to dock until we are confident there will be no more freezing temperatures. The Belle has many systems that require winterizing and it could be very costly if we open those... More
Do we need to make reservations?
8 October 2016|
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Response from Austin A | Reviewed this property |
you shouldn't have to it is usually available