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Pride of the Susquehanna

City Island, Harrisburg, PA 17101
+1 717-234-6500
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Very informative

The staff are very friendly and helpful, the basic ride is only about 45 minutes but during that... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kim C
Bainbridge, Pennsylvania
Dinner cruise mid-September

The evening dinner cruise was enjoyable. The music was background relaxing, allowing one to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hershey, Pennsylvania
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  • Average12%
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“the river” (61 reviews)
“dinner cruise” (8 reviews)
City Island, Harrisburg, PA 17101
+1 717-234-6500
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff are very friendly and helpful, the basic ride is only about 45 minutes but during that time they tell you the history of the paddle-boat, the river and surrounding areas.

Thank Kim C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The evening dinner cruise was enjoyable. The music was background relaxing, allowing one to converse and the cityscape was beautiful - mirrored bridges and shimmering light. My food selection was good - better than I expected - and was timely and well-served. We shared a...More

Thank Bird_17033
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Can’t get all thrilled because it started out so wrong. We were on a Shipmates reunion tour. For some reason “someone” called our tour bus company and said we couldn’t use the tour bus entrance and we were presented with a very challenging walk to...More

Thank BettyBoop1941
Reviewed 9 September 2017

It starts with a review of the wines to be tasted followed by snacks of cheese and crackers and fruit. But the best part is the calm and soothing churn of the paddle wheels as it it plies it's way up and down the Susquehanna...More

1  Thank Travelerlynn4949
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

I took my daughter,granddaughters and their friend to experience the River boat ride. The staff were so friendly and accommodating. The views were lovely and the kids enjoyed seeing the scenery and the varying depths of the river. I have already booked tickets for a...More

Thank irishnurse67
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderful way to see a different view of Harrisburg. The complete tour is 45 minutes. While on the tour, through the PA system, you are treated with a brief history of Harrisburg. You can park on City Island for free. When parking,...More

1  Thank Wendy E
Reviewed 28 August 2017

During a business trip, several of my co-workers and I decided to explore the Harrisburg Riverfront by taking this trip. It was a beautiful day and we did enjoy the views of front street.

Thank GMan0927
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

We were visiting the area and decided to take a Stearn Wheeler cruise up the Susquehanna. The Pride of the Susquehanna a purpose built boat ,was loaded about 15 minutes before cruising time we got our seats and the captain came out and explained the...More

1  Thank William F
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

I was stuck in town on business and it was a nice day so I figured why not explore the city of Harrisburg by boat. It's a relaxing cruise and you get to learn about the city and river. I just went for the standard...More

1  Thank Jason C
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Nice short trip with good views of the city centre. Interesting to watch the paddles steering the boat. Seat in on the upper deck was not very comfortable, but it is a short trip. Parking on the island was a bit odd. The large lot...More

2  Thank Billontour
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20 September 2017|
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Response from William F | Reviewed this property |
It's an easy walk no hills just a short ramp onto the ship. There are handicapped parking spaces.
16 January 2016|
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Response from Dutch1638 | Reviewed this property |
Shantamr3 has the best suggestion: go to the website. Also try the Harrisburg Visitors Center.
16 January 2016|
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Response from Karen G | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. I live in TN now. There was a sign at the bridge entrance th last time I was there that had information. Sounds like fun!