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River Lady

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Address: 1 Robbins Pkwy, Toms River, NJ 08753-7683
Phone Number: +1 732-349-8664
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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The River Lady is a 150 passenger, authentic reproduction of a paddle wheel...

The River Lady is a 150 passenger, authentic reproduction of a paddle wheel riverboat which splendidly captures the ambiance of a 19th century Mississippi paddleboat. She is the only stern-wheeler in the state of New Jersey. We offer sightseeing, lunch and dinner cruises, while sailing down the Toms River into the Barnegat Bay. Please see our website for details.

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Great Lunch Cruise

The River Lady cruises along the Toms River. The river banks are full of beautiful well kept homes. The lower deck is air conditioned. The upper deck has shade but is open... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
john m
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New York City, New York
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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took this lunch cruise a week ago. It was a very smooth ride. The food was disappointing. The potatoes and vegetables served with the meal were hard. Not much to see except homes and yacht clubs. Would not go again. Once and done.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The River Lady cruises along the Toms River. The river banks are full of beautiful well kept homes. The lower deck is air conditioned. The upper deck has shade but is open. The lunch was very good with generous portions. The staff is very helpful.

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Aston, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a lovely way to have a leisurely lunch on the river. We were seated on the upper deck and had a great view of the river and all the beautiful homes. It was good food and good company. Our lunch cruise was approximately 2 1/2 hours. We thoroughly enjoyed.

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Manchester
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

This is a nice way to relax, have dinner while enjoying friends and family as you take a smooth sail on the Toms River!

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Bloomfield, New Jersey
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

This was my 3rd time and 1st with my family on Riverlady and they loved it. I always enjoy the service..very nice. Food is surprisingly a nice portion. Captain was great..I needed a certain request made for food and he responded very quickly. Also the music was good as well.. Sunset was great and always enjoy the huge wheel in... More 

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Manchester Township, NJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

What a great trip nice and slow around the bay in Toms River. Keep everyone informed of the surroundings and history. Food was very good and well worth the cost of the trip. Lance the Captain was wonderful and cannot wait to go again

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Brick, New Jersey
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26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Wonderful cruise. The scenery of people's homes on the water was a pleasure to see. Food was tasty and abundant. Staff was attentive. I would not bring small kids they would be bored after awhile. Would do this again.

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Thank Kimahely
New Jersey
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

Gret service and fun ! Get there a little earlier for good seeating and enjoy the ride and food !!!!!!!!!!!!

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Bayville, New Jersey
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13 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

The River Lady is ok, nice cruise, good views but the food was below average and the staff was average.

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Thank John F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

Food choices usually limited but excellent venue for a chartered event. Drinks available but parking can be limited at earby municipal parking lot.

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