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Address: Junction of Hwy 8 & 47, Rhinelander, WI 54501
Phone Number: +1 715-369-7500
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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Jewel on the Wisconsin River

We went on the Saturday night Prime Rib dinner cruise over July 4th weekend. What a delight! Perfect weather, river like glass, superb dinner. Loved the music by Mr. Dan. And... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Belvidere, Illinois
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Belvidere, Illinois
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on the Saturday night Prime Rib dinner cruise over July 4th weekend. What a delight! Perfect weather, river like glass, superb dinner. Loved the music by Mr. Dan. And one of the owners daughters and servers sang a few songs. Only thing that was missing was dessert. And we tried ordering one of the after dinner specialty drinks... More 

1 Thank Cubflyer626
Patty Z, Owner at Wisconsin River Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you so much! It was a wonderful evening with everyone. I do apologize for not having dessert available or the after dinner drink ingredients. Take care and have a great summer! We look forward to you cruising with us again. More 

Cedarburg, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the 2nd time we have done this for our annual trip to Rhinelander.... Amazing food, drinks, boat, scenery, and staff.... Very affordable

Thank angelamariemueller
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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65 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

We were able to take advantage of the last cruise of the season on October 17th. There was still good color in the trees even the the day was brisk. The captain kept an interesting running commentary going of the various sights and wildlife along the river. Overall cruise time was about an 1 1/2 hours which was perfect. The... More 

Thank Ron M
Arbor Vitae, Wi.
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26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Even though we live 'Up North' in Wisconsin, we enjoy seeing new things and water experiences. We'd been on this boat when it was on another body of water and wanted to compare trips. This was relaxing, and we learned things about the big Wisconsin river we never knew about. Lots of wildlife to watch. Friendly staff, and reasonably priced... More 

1 Thank Frank S
Rochester, Minnesota
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

My daughter and I took my grandsons on a sightseeing cruise. The boys really enjoyed it (ages 14. 10 & 9)- especially the block of cheese that was served at my middle grandsons request! The scenery is beautiful. We loved seeing the eagles and other birds. More wildlife would have been great but the captain of the boat can't control... More 

Thank LKH3589
Madison, Wisconsin
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25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We had a beautiful Sunday afternoon cruise on the Wisconsin River in Rhinelander Wisconsin. We saw so many eagles. Unfortunately, the loons had left for the season. No deer were spotted during our afternoon cruise. The narration was very educational. It would have been enlightening for anyone. All ages would enjoy the scenery. The captain and the wheelhouse were accessible... More 

1 Thank 53716Traveler
Las Vegas, Nevada
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Five of us attended the evening dinner cruise with music by David Dall. The weather was perfect, which helps, but it was an excellent experience for a very reasonable price and had just the right small town, 'Up-North' feel. It is a family run operation which added to the appeal for my party. The captain was a perfect gentlemen and... More 

3 Thank 702TMC
Rhinelander, Wisconsin
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40 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

you expect a little patter from the captain, but his really bad jokes and one especially vulgar joke were not appreciated. sometimes it is just nice to enjoy the view and while you may expect that he does this all the time and knows that he is supposed to provide a running commentary, we could have used more time to... More 

4 Thank cathy s
Carefree, Arizona
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132 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013 via mobile

Our car club went on this cruise last week. What a pleasant surprise! The weather was perfect, the water smooth, and the crew very attentive. The boat, which is 80' long, powered by two 75 hp outboards, is comfortable, quiet, and well suited to a river cruise. The bar prices are good, the beer is cold, and the servers attentive.... More 

3 Thank Gary B
Mishawaka, Indiana
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125 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

This is a fun and unique opportunity to see the Wisc River and all the beauty of nature from comfortable river boat. We had party of 5 ages 55 to 88 and all of us really enjoyed 2 hr relaxing experience of the ferry boat. This is two story river cruise boat with two levels- first level is enclosed with... More 

2 Thank KAP245

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