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Lewis and Clark Riverboat

1700 River Rd, Exit 157 off Interstate 94, Bismarck, ND 58503-9012
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Take a ride on the Riverboat !!

There are many time slots to take for the Riverboat experience. We chose the 1.00 pm and the... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2018
DannyWasserman
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
It was a great way to stay cool on a hot day!

The temps were climbing, and we decided to go for a Riverboat Cruise. It was fun, & the crowd was... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Deborah H
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Mandan, North Dakota
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The Missouri Riverboat Inc. has been a well-respected establishment in the Bismarck-Mandan area for 17 years, operating the Lewis & Clark Riverboat, the finest passenger vessel on the upper Missouri River. Operated privately for a number of years, it is currently owned and operated by the Fort Abraham Lincoln Foundation. The Fort Abraham Lincoln Foundation supports heritage tourism: including the Lewis & Clark Riverboat, Mandan Heritage Plaza, Five Nations Arts, and Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park, among others.Manufactured in Lacrosse, Wisconsin 199040 ft flat-bottom steel hull riverboatPowered by two Cummins diesel enginesThe open upper deck allows from perfect views of the Missouri River.The climate-controlled lower deck provides every convenience during your cruise.Enjoy a drink from our bar and snack counter.Also AvailableMen and Women RestroomsSmoke-Free Environment!
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  • Very good34%
  • Average28%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“sunset cruise” (11 reviews)
“nice ride” (5 reviews)
“the river” (28 reviews)
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1700 River Rd, Exit 157 off Interstate 94, Bismarck, ND 58503-9012
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

There are many time slots to take for the Riverboat experience. We chose the 1.00 pm and the captain took us up and down the Missouri river. You may need a jacket cause it can be breezy. I love the massive MO. River and got...More

Thank DannyWasserman
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

The temps were climbing, and we decided to go for a Riverboat Cruise. It was fun, & the crowd was polite. It is such a pleasant ride, that time goes too fast.... I personally would like a 1 hour ride!!... but then they would need...More

Thank Deborah H
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

This was a good way to see some of what is along the Missouri River near downtown Bismarck. There is a limited amount of seating so be sure to reserve your tickets early and get there at least 30 minutes before it leaves if you...More

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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

The great this about this is there is no commentary. Just cruising the river and looking at the nice homes on the riverbank. There is a bar onboard and some are dinner cruises but you can take the dinner time cruise and not have the...More

1  Thank MrsPickle
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

First time doing this. Great views up and down the river! Boat was clean, staff was friendly. Cost wasn't outrageous. We took the Sunset Cruise. Would go again!

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Reviewed 16 August 2017

A long drive from Rapid City, through Wall and Pierre we arrived at in Bismark with about an hour to spare before our booked paddle steamer trip, Roadworks held up afternoon traffic to such a degree we arrived at the riverfront office and wharf just...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2017

My in-laws from Billings, Montana, - Fairbanks, Alaska, - and LA, California were in town to visit. We took the sunset cruise on a perfect night. We all enjoyed our seating right in front of the captains cabin. There was a little traffic on the...More

Thank M A J
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

After a long day of sightseeing it was relaxing to just sit on a boat for ninety minutes. The riverboat just sails up and down the Missouri River; does not go near downtown. A very brief intro plays about Lewis and Clark and then music...More

1  Thank djpick
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

We took the sunset cruise on the Missouri River and it was very enjoyable. The weather was just perfect and the scenery great. Drinks were available but unfortunately the only food available was bags of chips. We had just arrived into town prior to going...More

1  Thank Mitch174
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

We took the brunch cruise which had a very nice buffet. The boat cruised up and down the river at a nice pace to create a breeze but not so fast that we could not enjoy the scenery. Wonderful afternoon!

1  Thank Vivgoesvroom
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There was a wedding scheduled the day after our river cruise. We were told the bridal party was not going to wear the traditional gowns & tuxes. I don't remember it being windy but that is something you'd have to plan for... More
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