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Address: 1500 West Third Street, (departs from Arch St, Susquehanna State Park), Williamsport, PA
Phone Number: 570-326-2500;800-248-9287
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Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Nice trip on the river

We were traveling with our church group and were the only ones on the boat. Was a nice 1 hour trip. Beautiful scenery and saw 2 eagles.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 17, 2014
Charley C
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Plainfield, Indiana
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Columbia, Maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Nice activity to take the kids on. Not so much if you are a solo couple looking for something quiet. I think someone told me they used to do some sort of tour guiding, but now they just play music which was kind of lackluster. The paddle-wheel also doesn't propel the boat, it's just a spinning prop for aesthetics. Seemed... More 

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Plainfield, Indiana
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24 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We were traveling with our church group and were the only ones on the boat. Was a nice 1 hour trip. Beautiful scenery and saw 2 eagles.

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Haddonfield, New Jersey
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82 reviews 82 reviews
32 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

My family and I took this on a Sunday, the first outing for the day at 1:00. Here's a few things you will need to know- they give a couple different addresses. Use the Hiawatha Rd one. My husbands GPS got really confused, it told us we were there but we were looking at a berm, there was nothing there... More 

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Finally took the grandkids on the Hiawatha Riverboat. They enjoyed it greatly. However, it was difficult to hear the history that was being explained on the loudspeaker as the other patrons at the tables conversations were too loud. It would have been wonderful to hear about the lumber and other stories being told.

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Pennsylvania
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68 reviews 68 reviews
21 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Took the Hiawatha on a Sunday. Great little trip up the sesquehanna River. They have a bar on the boat and they don't overcharge. Fun rip off tickets to win some cash. Hot dogs, soft pretzels and other snacks on board. Just a nice cruise for something different while in the Williamsport area.

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Arlington, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Very nice boat ride and beautiful scenery. The lower deck has a/c & a bar so you can enjoy the ride even more.

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Sellersville, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

A super relaxing ride up and down the Susquehanna. Courteous staff and an interesting historical narative of the area. Very affordable. A must do if in Williamsport.

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Erial, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Loved learning the history and background along with the relaxing pace of the boat. Wish they had smaller tables, only had tables of 6 so you were forced to sit with strangers.

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Audubon, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

This is a relaxing way to spend a peaceful hour floating along, watching the forest-covered landscape of central Pennsylvania glide by. On the banks are many riverfront campsites. And its definitely fun for the whole family. Snacks and drinks can be purchased on board.

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Medford, New Jersey
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69 reviews 69 reviews
4 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

This was like revisiting an old friend and great place to reunite with old classmates. We were around and when the Hiawatha started, of course being young and wanted excitement did not appreciate what we had. Upon arrival the waiting area is set up so everyone could wait in comfort. We loaded and were greeted by the very courteous and... More 

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