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Channel Cat Taxi

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Address: 1515 River Drive, Moline, IL 61265
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Great Mississippi experience

Locals and tourists tend to love the channel cat! It's a good way to get from one side of the river to the other while also experiencing the beauty of the river. My favorite thing... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Lindsey A
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Davenport, Iowa
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Davenport, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Locals and tourists tend to love the channel cat! It's a good way to get from one side of the river to the other while also experiencing the beauty of the river. My favorite thing to do is get on at the village of east Davenport and ride it to moline. Exit there and walk around the JD pavilion and... More 

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Davenport, Iowa, United States
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23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We took our daughter and her family on the Channel Cat Taxi, going from Davenport to Moline, visited the John Deere Pavilion and Lagomarcinos, and then back about 3 hours later. The cat was on time and the ride was wonderful! Such great views. I would suggest that you pre-buy your ticket online as it really saves time.

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Thank Robin R
Orion, IL
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great way to see the Mississippi River in the beautiful Quad Cities. It is very reasonably priced, frequent, fast, and safe. Gets you close to lots of neat places you can walk to easily. Using it to connect to the bike paths on each side of the river is wonderful, and the Channel Cat easily accommodates your... More 

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Moline, United States
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153 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you come to the Quad Cities and want to experience the great Mississippi River - I highly suggest you check out the Channel Cat - it takes you to four stops - two on the Iowa side and two on the Illinois side - convenient to restaurants and other activities. Highly recommend for everyone. Lots use it as a... More 

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Thank Suzanne C
Moline, Illinois
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113 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really hoped my trip would be a quick and affordable alternative for my daily bicycle commute. The $7 fee to ferry across the river seemed high, but I figured it was a tourist attraction and might include explanations of sites seen. I was disappointed that not a word was shared passing the largest Confederate Prison camp of The Civil... More 

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Thank Mhendri961
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Channel cats has a restaurant stop so you can get off and grab some food and get back on the returning tour. A beautiful relaxing way to cruise on the Mississipi.

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Thank Evie R
Illinois
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29 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Very fun way to see the and enjoy the river. It's inexpensive, comfortable and so much fun. I'm not a fan of the river but felt very safe. Did not get off the boat at any stops just road and enjoyed the ride. The staff was very polite and friendly.

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Thank IrisHenderson
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

We took the Channel Cat on one cycle of its regular stops between Davenport, IA, and Moline, IL. The trip took about an hour and cost $8 for each of us (teens and adults). The weather was lovely and we enjoyed seeing from the river from both banks. It was very easy to buy tickets on board and the crew... More 

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Moline, Illinois
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31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

This is a nice cheap way to show out of towners the Mississippi while they learn a little about area history.

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Moline, Illinois
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Great for a nice weather day. Gets you to Moline, The Village and other QCA River locations. Check for hours and seasonal availability.

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