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Riverboats at the Gateway Arch

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Riverboats at the Gateway Arch
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Gain a new perspective while cruising the Mighty Mississippi. With a variety of sightseeing, dinner, and specialty outings to choose from, a riverboat cruise makes a unique and relaxing way to experience the Gateway Arch and downtown St. Louis...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
50 South Leonor K Sullivan Blvd, Saint Louis, MO 63102
+1 314-982-1410
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My family and I took the 1 hour cruise and enjoyed the trip a lot. We went in early March so it was a bit cold out(40ish) but still was able to sit outside for most of the trip up and back down the mighty...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Kingjay2000
Reviewed November 6, 2018

We had a great time on the riverboat. My children loved the experience of a real riverboat. The narrator was full of information.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RelonG
Reviewed October 9, 2018

What an awesome experience on the Tom Sawyer for the Lock and Dam Cruise. The CPT did an amazing job of narrating it, pointing out many highlights on both side of the river. We were fortunate enough be able to go through both the large...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank lloydmillerjr
Reviewed September 21, 2018

We were traveling on a motor coach (bus) tour from the Chicago area to visit sights along Route 66. Our tour company chose the Becky Thatcher dinner cruise for our evening entertainment. After arriving we were ushered aboard, past the gauntlet of a souvenir photographer....More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Duane B
Reviewed September 18, 2018

Had a good time first time on the Riverboat got to see both sides of the river. And got to see the Arch in a long time.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank gloriahuddleston
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Took this boat ride while waiting for our tour of the arch. Nice historical information as we went up and down the river. There is a concession stand on board but doesn’t open until the boat leaves the dock.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Pamala R
Reviewed September 14, 2018

As boarding begins they take a photo of your family. Once seated (outside or inside where is air conditioned) the captain begins a narrative of everything you see. Very informative cruise and a great way to learn about commerce on the Mississippi river.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Joseph W
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

This was the highlight of our trip to St. Louis. The cruise was a bit pricey but since it’s all you can eat buffet, it was most definitely worth it. They had a Dixieland band playing great music while you enjoyed your dinner down The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank indypam1
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

The boat itself, the Tom Sawyer, was okay. The crew was friendly enough. But the riverfront itself is not very interesting and there’s not much to see or learn there. There were long breaks in the guide’s narration simply because there was nothing to show...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank 776yaaras
Reviewed September 2, 2018

You wouldn't go to St. Louis just to take this boat tour. But, as part of a day at the Jefferson Expansion Memorial it's fun and provides a unique view of the amazing arch and the beautiful park that surrounds it. History buffs will like...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from Tanksmon | Reviewed this property |
Yes and they are fairly reasonable. There are also concessions the shore as well.