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Address: 45 S. Riverside Drive, Memphis, TN 38103
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+1 901-527-2628

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Spent a good couple of hours being entertained whilst sailing down the mighty Mississippi. Guide was funny and informative about the surroundings and the river and river traffic... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 November 2016
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Cleveland,Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Was in Memphis on vacation and wanted to see the Mississippi River up close and personal. It was very HOTTTT as is the norm in Memphis that time of year. The staff was very friendly. The lower part of the boat was inclosed and had air conditioning. They also sale snacks and drinks. They accept credit cards if you don't... More 

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Surrey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Spent a good couple of hours being entertained whilst sailing down the mighty Mississippi. Guide was funny and informative about the surroundings and the river and river traffic. Highly recommended. Remember to wrap up - it can be quite chilly on the river.

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Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

While most of Memphis is geared more towards the music history with Sun Studio and things of that sort, it's a nice option to do the river cruise on the Mississippi. Narration was good and learned a bit of the city too. During summer the sun is intense on water, remember the sun tan lotion! Not the cheapest rates considering... More 

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Greenville NC
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93 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

We enjoyed the 90 minute ride and enjoyed the informative narrative. Snack prices were very reasonable, seating was shaded and comfortable, and it was a pleasant way to get on the River.

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Sun City Center, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Overall, this was a nice cruise. The on-board guide was entertaining and informative. He gave us a great deal of information about Memphis and about the river as well. The food on board was typical for this type of cruise, nothing special, but not too pricey.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is the problem when you travel from far away, and you have high expectations, and end up being very disappointed. We had budgeted our time, realizing that we had to be boarding the boat one hour before it was due to leave. We started off on the wrong foot because their website is terrible and it did not say... More 

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Carpinteria, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great 90 boat ride on a paddle wheeler with historic information provided by a very knowledgeable boatman. The ride takes you up the Mississippi in TN waters and AK waters and down as far as the Memphis/Arkansas Bridge. Wonderful for kids, plenty of seating inside and out, some covered. Snacks available on ship but the building where you buy your... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We took this trip in the middle of the afternoon. It was as others have said a nice way to relax and cool down. The ride down the river gives a good view of the city and the surrounding area. Our guide was very informative and taught us a lot about local history. He was also quite funny. I liked... More 

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Hannibal, Missouri
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

It's a good boat trip. But, in other cities, the journey tends to be filled with a more lively history. There are parts of the rip that are very interesting, like the Piggley Wriggly's life. However, most of the journey is rather dull and the trip seemed "long." The corny humor got old after the first fifty minutes.

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Norwich, England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

The 1.5 hr River cruise on its own is a relaxing way to spend some time on the Mississippi. However add in "the teacher" commentary and it becomes a must do in Memphis. Great guide who added both history and humour in equal portions. Really enjoyed

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