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River City Star Riverboat

151 Freedom Park Rd, Omaha, NE 68102-4227
+1 402-342-7827
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It was ok.

The scenery aspect was nice and relaxing but I wouldn't recommend the food tours-way too expensive... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Nicole A
via mobile

Nice short trip. Relaxing while enjoying sightseing the river. Only one hour. Ideal in a warm... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Maria A
via mobile
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The River City Star Riverboat has a reputation for offering guest's a truly unique, fun and memorable experience!  Enjoy the beauty and serenity of the Missouri River on this 1940's era Paddlewheel style Riverboat. Featuring a fully enclosed lower deck with viewing windows, a full bar, seating and restrooms along with a canopy covered upper deck, the River City Star holds up to 145 passengers, offering public and private cruises that truly capture the personality of a great river city...Omaha. Come Cruise with Us!   The Star typically runs from April to November, depending upon weather. Located between downtown Omaha and Eppley Airport on Omaha's Riverfront, the River City Star docks at 151 Freedom Park Road on Millers Landing. Boaters can find us at River Mile Marker 618.
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151 Freedom Park Rd, Omaha, NE 68102-4227
+1 402-342-7827
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The scenery aspect was nice and relaxing but I wouldn't recommend the food tours-way too expensive for the quality of food. The boat itself seems a bit run down and outdated. Kids were bored (12 & 16) One of the passengers drank too much and...More

Thank Nicole A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice short trip. Relaxing while enjoying sightseing the river. Only one hour. Ideal in a warm summer weekend.

Thank Maria A
Reviewed 10 July 2016

We went on this cruise on a warm Saturday afternoon with another couple and it was very enjoyable. The top deck's canopy was full by the time we boarded, so we sat in the sun and could not hear most of the narration provided by...More

2  Thank SMJ199
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

The sight seeing tour was a very relaxed trip. the weather was beautiful and river was calm. it took you up and down the Missouri to see a few sights. you can see freedom park. also takes you down to the pedestrian bridge. they offer...More

2  Thank jma12thman
Reviewed 9 June 2016

This one-hour river boat ride was interesting and enjoyable, primarily due to the weather and scenery. It would have been better if it were longer and covered more sights. There is an open top deck with a roof and an enclosed main deck. Seating is...More

1  Thank JimB941
Reviewed 31 May 2016

My husband & I picked up a brochure that said the tour started at 1:00 so we hurried so as not to be late. Turned out it started at 2:00. Suggest you call ahead to be sure. The 1 hour tour itself was very pleasant,...More

2  Thank Peggy V
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

Great time! Highly recommend! Kids got to blow the horn by footbridges and Captain was a great guy! We had kids from 25 to 7 and everyone enjoyed it.

1  Thank Angela W
Reviewed 9 September 2014 via mobile

My family took this ride and had a fun time. We took the sightseeing tour which was about an hour long, this was the perfect length for our antsy preteen and teen girls. The cruise was not all that elaborate but was something different to...More

4  Thank Janaynay
Reviewed 23 August 2014

I have attempted to take this boat cruise a total of three times over the past two weeks. Haven't been able to take it yet as each time there is a "problem" with the engines. Staff are friendly however it appears that they use the...More

6  Thank NancyD65
Reviewed 17 August 2014 via mobile

We had so much fun on the River City Star! A scenic hour trip down the Missouri River made for a fun family day. We sat on both decks and enjoyed the beautiful scenery and fun atmosphere on board. We especially enjoyed traveling underneath the...More

2  Thank Sarah P
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Rebecca C
Has anyone taken the Mother's Day brunch cruise? I was wondering if the food is good.
27 April 2017|
Response from salesmanagerrcs | Property representative |
Hi Rebecca, I think the food is amazing, but I also work here at the River City Star so you might think I am partial. We have great reviews on the Mother's Day Cruise every year and I usually take my own family on it if... More