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Address: 756 Pine Island Road, Uncertain, TX 75661
Phone Number: 877-894-4678
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We enjoyed our trip with Captain Ron. It was a hot July day. Once the boat began moving Capt. Ron steered the boat into the shade along the banks to keep it cool. He was very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
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Texas
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We took our eight year old granddaughter on the boat tour. She enjoyed getting to steer for a few minutes. The captain was nice and let all the kids who wanted to steer get behind the wheel for awhile. He was full of information about Caddo Lake. We thought the tour was a little to long. About half the time... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We enjoyed our trip with Captain Ron. It was a hot July day. Once the boat began moving Capt. Ron steered the boat into the shade along the banks to keep it cool. He was very knowledgeable. He told funny stories along the journey. He allowed our daughter and exchange student to steer the boat!!!

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Captain Ron is enthusiastic, entertaining, and informative! My friends and I thoroughly enjoyed our ride on his steamboat and we highly recommend it. The scene was beautiful along Caddo Lake with 'Spanish" moss and Bald cypress trees. Captain Ron will explain both the moss and trees plus so much more! Although a few of the jokes were on me, I... More 

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north west england
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33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

A steam powered stern paddle wheeler this is a very special and relaxing trip. At a gentle walking pace the captain provides an entertaining and interesting commentary interacting with his passengers and providing lots of Texan political viewpoints. The boat has an upper passenger area as well as a further seating area at the front giving all very good views.... More 

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Tyler, Texas, United States
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31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Caddo Lake is an East Texas version of Big Bend in West Texas. Both are natural; both are mysteriously beautiful. And, there is no better way to get a taste of Caddo Lake than an hour cruise on the Graceful Ghost, the only 100% operational steamboat left in the world. The steamship tour is expertly led by Captain Ron Gibbs,... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

We took the pontoon boat rather than the steamboat, and that is with this review is about. Had an hour ride it took us deep into the bayous of Caddo lake. The views were incredible and the driver was very entertaining. If you find yourself with a couple of hours to kill near Jefferson you should make the trip over.... More 

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Arlington, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Very relaxed ride, with a very witty and colloquial pilot, on one of the most breathtaking places in America: Caddo Lake. Great service and beautiful views. My only suggestion is to drop the political jokes during the ride. Everything else was just perfect!

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Garland, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Enjoyed the ride, the scenery, and the narrator... Told lots of interested information about the area, the Bayou, and the boat. Fun and entertaining..

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Coming from the Deep South I can say I love everything River. This was a great boat ride and was a wonderful family adventure with our teen.

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Marshall, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Slow, relaxing steam boat tour, full of very interesting facts delivered by a captain. Boat goes 3 mph and the waters of Caddo lake are most of the time very quiet. This plus a calming sounds of steam engine made our afternoon. Beautiful environment of Caddo Lake with it's cypress trees, spanish moss and turtles laying on the logs in... More 

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Address: 756 Pine Island Road, Uncertain, TX 75661
Phone Number: 877-894-4678
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Uncertain

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