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Mississippi Explorer River Boat Cruises

Galena, IL, USA
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mark e wrote a review Oct 2021
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Great, fun low key cruise. Very informative and guided with lots of fun facts. Captain Bob is an older, great, captain of the ship. Sense of humor like Bob Newhart. 1.5 hours long. Saw several bald eagles up close. I do not know how anybody could give this a bad review. These people must live a cynical life. Would do it again. Next time, I will bring a bottle of wine to drink. I did not know you could bring food and drink on the boat. Madison, WI
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Date of experience: October 2021
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AK wrote a review Aug 2021
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Captain Bob and First Mate Karla provided a fun, low key and informative cruise of the Mississippi! 1.5 hours was the perfect length of time and we got to see several bald eagles along the way. My 6 yr old son who loves learning about nature and animals loved it! Karla was engaging, funny and had a lot of interesting things to pass around to learn more about the area. Captain Bob was a seasoned captain and we felt very comfortable aboard his vessel. This simple river cruise was the highlight of our trip!
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Date of experience: August 2021
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CheryljMoline wrote a review Aug 2019
Moline, Illinois1 contribution
My boyfriend and I had a thoroughly enjoyable time on this river cruise. Captain Bob and Karla are very knowledgeable about the area. If you are looking for a relaxing and informative experience this is a great trip.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Stephen P wrote a review Apr 2018
Centralia, Illinois4 contributions2 helpful votes
Excellent addition to any visit to the Hannibal MO area. Very informative cruse up and down the Mississippi!!!!!!!!
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Date of experience: May 2017
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tjmarchione wrote a review Jul 2017
Reston, Virginia2 contributions2 helpful votes
Captain Bob and Karla piloted a lovely, peaceful yet exciting 1 and 1/2 hour cruise on July 9 starting at 10:30. My son and I liked it very much. Both of the guides obviously love the river and wildlife as well as being enthusiastic and knowledgeable about the river's history. We saw eagles, beaver dams, a small boat pushing 15 empty barges up river to pick up grain/corn from last year's crops to make way for this year's and heard many interesting facts and stories. Be aware that you must allow time to reach the river cruise from Chestnut Mountain Resort. Perhaps the web site makes you aware of that but I made reservations by phone and did not understand that we either had to take a chair lift (very exciting, but high up there and could be a little scary) or have a resort shuttle take us down to the river. The chair lift took ca. 15 mins., the shuttle would take longer.
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Date of experience: July 2017
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