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River City Star Riverboat

151 Freedom Park Rd, Omaha, NE 68102-4227
+1 402-342-7827
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Fun, short trip on the Missouri River. Worth the $14 admission

We went on this cruise on a warm Saturday afternoon with another couple and it was very enjoyable... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2016
SMJ199
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Omaha, Nebraska
An hour of relaxation.

The sight seeing tour was a very relaxed trip. the weather was beautiful and river was calm. it... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2016
jma12thman
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Bennington, Nebraska
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good28%
  • Average19%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible14%
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151 Freedom Park Rd, Omaha, NE 68102-4227
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Reviewed July 10, 2016

We went on this cruise on a warm Saturday afternoon with another couple and it was very enjoyable. The top deck's canopy was full by the time we boarded, so we sat in the sun and could not hear most of the narration provided by...More

2  Thank SMJ199
Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

The sight seeing tour was a very relaxed trip. the weather was beautiful and river was calm. it took you up and down the Missouri to see a few sights. you can see freedom park. also takes you down to the pedestrian bridge. they offer...More

2  Thank jma12thman
Reviewed June 9, 2016

This one-hour river boat ride was interesting and enjoyable, primarily due to the weather and scenery. It would have been better if it were longer and covered more sights. There is an open top deck with a roof and an enclosed main deck. Seating is...More

1  Thank JimB941
Reviewed May 30, 2016

My husband & I picked up a brochure that said the tour started at 1:00 so we hurried so as not to be late. Turned out it started at 2:00. Suggest you call ahead to be sure. The 1 hour tour itself was very pleasant,...More

2  Thank Peggy V
Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

Great time! Highly recommend! Kids got to blow the horn by footbridges and Captain was a great guy! We had kids from 25 to 7 and everyone enjoyed it.

1  Thank Angela W
Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

My family took this ride and had a fun time. We took the sightseeing tour which was about an hour long, this was the perfect length for our antsy preteen and teen girls. The cruise was not all that elaborate but was something different to...More

4  Thank Janaynay
Reviewed August 23, 2014

I have attempted to take this boat cruise a total of three times over the past two weeks. Haven't been able to take it yet as each time there is a "problem" with the engines. Staff are friendly however it appears that they use the...More

6  Thank NancyD65
Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

We had so much fun on the River City Star! A scenic hour trip down the Missouri River made for a fun family day. We sat on both decks and enjoyed the beautiful scenery and fun atmosphere on board. We especially enjoyed traveling underneath the...More

2  Thank Sarah P
Reviewed July 29, 2014 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went at sunset, and it was really beautiful! You can drink, sit and feel the breeze, music plays! Its not too romantic, but it was still worth going and seeing the view, plus we got amazing pictures of the city skyline!...More

3  Thank ammayse
Reviewed July 24, 2014

Let me start with the good- the woman at the front desk was very very nice- Now the rest...total waste of my $61 for me and the 3 children. I was told the boat ride was informative- not at all. No one even speaks over...More

5  Thank vanillac2u
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Rebecca C
Has anyone taken the Mother's Day brunch cruise? I was wondering if the food is good.
April 26, 2017|
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Response from salesmanagerrcs | Property representative |
Hi Rebecca, I think the food is amazing, but I also work here at the River City Star so you might think I am partial. We have great reviews on the Mother's Day Cruise every year and I usually take my own family on it if... More
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