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Address: 101 Riverboat Row, Newport, KY 41071
Phone Number: 859-261-8500
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Description: Sightseeing cruises on the Ohio River.

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Pleasant Evening

We went on the Captain's Dinner Cruise. We really enjoyed seeing Cincinnati from the water. It was a relaxing way to spend the evening. Drinks were a little pricey, but wait... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Went on a Thursday night with some coworkers. Beautiful weather made for a good time. The food was just ok. The "murder mystery" was performed in a decent matter but was an hour longer than it needed to be. Half way through I got up and went to the top deck to listen to music and see the river.

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NEBRASKA
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62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 444 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

We went on the Captain's Dinner Cruise. We really enjoyed seeing Cincinnati from the water. It was a relaxing way to spend the evening. Drinks were a little pricey, but wait service was good. There was a large selection of drinks. Dinner was a buffet. Most of the food was very good. Beef was a gamble. The first roast they... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We took our 3 and 6 year old on the Pirate Cruise. The kids had a good time but the whole experience of being on a river boat was lost. We were in the lower level of the boat and you never would have know that you were on a boat at all. It might as well have been a... More 

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Burkburnett, Texas
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37 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

the boat is old and you can see its age. The food is ok at best but somewhat over priced. The drinks are very costly so make sure you bring plenty of monies. The nice thing was being able to see the city from a different view.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We were in the area for a day and always wanted to do one of these. We happened to book the Dixieland Brunch Cruise. Those fellas were quite entertaining. The made the cruise enjoyable. One of them broke a string. The food was good. It was a little chilly, but we tried to stay up above to take in all... More 

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Moore, Oklahoma
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38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Positives: courteous staff, smooth ride, great scenery Negatives: loud music, average food Preferred vacation activities vary from person to person. Some like to lie back and relax, Others like to participate in extreme sports. As independent sightseers, my wife and I like to visit attractions but don't want to be tied to a tour. Cincinnati proved a very frustrating place... More 

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Columbus
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Beautiful boat, beautiful night and beautifully prepared meal. The Dixieland band and music was very entertaining.

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Cincinnati
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

The last Saturday of June brought cool weather to Cincinnati, and it was really quite chilly on the boat with many people wearing light coats. The boat was not full, so we had many options for seating. The cruise went downriver for a short bit to see all of downtown Cincinnati, then it went up river to just short of... More 

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Middletown, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Father's Day, with my husband, was spent on a BB Riverboat. The river cruise was very pleasant. The dinner buffet was good. The ham and mac & cheese were excellent. The white fish needed more seasoning; but it, along with the veggie items were adequate. The chicken was a bit dry. Cheesecake was the only dessert item; however, they did... More 

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Worthington, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

Set sail on 6/20/15 for a recognition event. Flooding and torrential downpours were happening however the event went forward. Surprisingly, in spite of the rain most everyone came and a delightful time was had by all. Brunch buffet was served and plentiful. Excellet and many choices. Very positive comments from the attendees. "Steve" seemed to be in charge of our... More 

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Address: 101 Riverboat Row, Newport, KY 41071
Phone Number: 859-261-8500
Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Newport
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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