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River Lady

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Address: 1 Robbins Pkwy, Toms River, NJ 08753-7683
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+1 732-349-8664
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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The River Lady is a 150 passenger, authentic reproduction of a paddle wheel...

The River Lady is a 150 passenger, authentic reproduction of a paddle wheel riverboat which splendidly captures the ambiance of a 19th century Mississippi paddleboat. She is the only stern-wheeler in the state of New Jersey. We offer sightseeing, lunch and dinner cruises, while sailing down the Toms River into the Barnegat Bay. Please see our website for details.

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A great way to spend and afternoon on the Toms River.

This lunch or dinner cruise on the beautiful Toms River. The waters are generally very calm. I prefer to go during the week so there is less traffic on the water. The food is... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Toms River, New Jersey
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Toms River, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This lunch or dinner cruise on the beautiful Toms River. The waters are generally very calm. I prefer to go during the week so there is less traffic on the water. The food is very good and the narration of the sights and history along the Toms River is very interesting.

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Toms River
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You feel like you are back in time on a river boat. The food is pretty good and it's a great ride up and down the Toms River.

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Toms River, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice trip with great views, interesting facts. Good food with fair price drinks. Can walk around the different levels with fresh air.

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Whiting, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

This Cruise is a wonderful respite from a harried and hurried daily life! The food and beverage was excellent complemented by the restful and slow pace of a relaxing and guided tour of the Toms River. Just sit back and take in the views while listening to the oral history of the Toms River and admiring the beautiful homes and... More 

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Toms River, New Jersey
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

It is such a nice peaceful ride down the Toms River while having a wonderful meal. The view is amazing.

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Ocean Gate, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

A trip down the Toms River and out into Barnegat Bay while enjoying a good dinner is a Fun Time that everyone should experience at least once.

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Toms River, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I found it to be a very relaxing cruise along the Toms River and the Barnegat Bay. The scenery was good. The crowd was older, so this is far from a rowdy party cruise.

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Clayton, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

This is a very nice and relaxing cruise, I did not do the lunch but stayed on the top deck and watched the sights go by.

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Took this lunch cruise a week ago. It was a very smooth ride. The food was disappointing. The potatoes and vegetables served with the meal were hard. Not much to see except homes and yacht clubs. Would not go again. Once and done.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

The River Lady cruises along the Toms River. The river banks are full of beautiful well kept homes. The lower deck is air conditioned. The upper deck has shade but is open. The lunch was very good with generous portions. The staff is very helpful.

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