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Blue Heron Cruises

175 Old Cumberland, Across the street from 500 Tennessee Waltz Parkway, Ashland City, TN 37015
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Nothing spectacular to see

I really wanted to write a great review of this activity. I guess it depends on which cruise you... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
ladybd
Awesome Venture with Cap'n Jim

With my grandson and grand nephew, we boarded the Blue Heron for the Nature Cruise greeted by... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
healingpeace280
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Antioch, Tennessee
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We have SEVEN different cruises, ranging from 1.5 to 3.5 hours, with family-friendly prices. We have a cruise for you: • a morning or afternoon Nature Cruise that suits toddlers to grandparents • an easy way to entertain visiting family and friends • a wildlife-viewing excursion where you can look at birds with your binoculars • a quiet, romantic adults' Sunset Cruise • an HGTV-type tour of a variety of Waterfront Homes Or you can rent the whole boat for a Private Pontoon Party! • Kids Adventure Cruises are action-packed and perfect for children's birthdays • Church groups, adults and seniors, bring your own food & beverages and enjoy a unique social outing. We can seat 22 passengers and still have room to roam around the boat. Free bottled water and nice restroom aboard. RESERVATIONS ARE A MUST, walkups welcome if space permits.
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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175 Old Cumberland, Across the street from 500 Tennessee Waltz Parkway, Ashland City, TN 37015
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I really wanted to write a great review of this activity. I guess it depends on which cruise you take and the time of year you go. The 1 1/2 hr. nature cruise didn't have too much "nature" in the middle of a hot June...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

With my grandson and grand nephew, we boarded the Blue Heron for the Nature Cruise greeted by enthusiastic, great big smiling Cap'n Jim. Expect real down home hospitality, cheerful music, attention to every age. The cruise is so relaxing and easy like Sunday morning. The...More

Thank healingpeace280
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

LOVE Cap'n Jim and the Blue Heron! Always SUCH a great time! I take a large group every month! We always look forward to it!

Thank Karen T
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Reviewed February 4, 2018

always have a great time every time I go...enjoy meeting new people and enjoying the view...Captain has a lot of knowledge of the landscape and history along the river

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Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

Capt Jim always does an amazing job of making sure everyone has a fun trip out on the river. We love taking a trip out on the Blue Heron to relax and enjoy time with friends and family. The scenery is amazing, the captain is...More

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Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

This was an absolutely amazing experience! My son enjoyed driving the boat and was sad when it was over. The weather was questionable so the Captain made sure we didn't get out to far. I would highly recommend this to anyone who enjoys the water...More

Thank amy p
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CaptainJimBHC, Owner at Blue Heron Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2017

Thank you, thank you. So glad you and your son had a fun time. Come back anytime!

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Reviewed October 9, 2017

Excellent relaxing experience! We had a family group of six... ages 19-83. Captain Jim made us all feel very welcome to be there. We plan to return and take other friends to see the beautiful scenery. Thank you !!

Thank Andy R
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CaptainJimBHC, Owner at Blue Heron Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2017

Great to have you and appreciate the nice comments.

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Reviewed September 29, 2017

Love, love, LOVE doing this! I've gone on the Blue Heron over 20 times!!!! Always a great time! Will continue coming back as often as possible!

Thank Karen T
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CaptainJimBHC, Owner at Blue Heron Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2017

Wow! Love repeat customers. It's a joy to enjoy nature with folks like you. Thanks for the great review.

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Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

The kids and I had a great time! The captain is so very hospitable. I felt so relaxed and my kids had a blast. The scenery was absolutely beautiful and the company was terrific. We will definitely go again.

Thank Amy C
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CaptainJimBHC, Owner at Blue Heron Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2017

Happy you enjoyed it. I look forward to your next visit, probably in 2018.

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Reviewed September 8, 2017

We have been on cruises with Blue Heron at least 10 times now & try to take visitors when they're in town. We took a school group today & all the parents and kids had a wonderful time! Captain Jim absolutely loves his job and...More

Thank NashLove
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CaptainJimBHC, Owner at Blue Heron Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2017

Aw, shucks. It's a joy taking people on a lazy boat ride and people like you make it so worthwhile. We especially enjoy school groups and are happy to have become a regular activity for home school groups and families. You're right, the drive to...More

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ellenedwards1952
July 27, 2017|
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Response from CaptainJimBHC | Property representative |
$9 to $15 per person, depends on cruise. Nature Cruise (most people's choice for first time) is $9 ages 3-12, $14.50 adults, FREE for children under age 3, cruise lasts 90 minutes or sometimes longer. You can get a Buy... More
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ddoki624
September 27, 2015|
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Response from CaptainJimBHC | Property representative |
Thanks for asking, home office is 4107 Aberdeen Road Nashville TN 37205. FAR from the river and the boat, so be sure you know that is only the MAILING address.
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