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BB Riverboats

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  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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Sightseeing cruises on the Ohio River.
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101 Riverboat Row, Newport, KY 41071-1069
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second time on the riverboats. The staff was phenomenal. Wait staff was amazing, even with being short staffed, we still had great service. A regular cruise is probably the way to go. Paying extra for a bourbon tasting cruise was not. The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sue H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were there with a bus tour of 42 people. We had our evening meal and boat ride. The meal was good. The only distracting thing was that the music was too loud. It was hard to visit with our friends. The DJ's songs were...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jan T
Reviewed 8 November 2018

There's lots to see on both sides of the river during the cruise. The sights along the river were the best part of the trip for me. There was a banjo player/narrator on this afternoon cruise who provided lots of good information on the history...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank oakleaf-delphi
Reviewed 7 November 2018

These guys and gals do a great job of scheduling, and then running a short Ohio river tour. Do make sure you understand where you are going! Despite maps and computer phones, it is on the KY side of the river. Not too much tour...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank NewillDB
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

We took their riverboat cruise last night as part of a bus trip. Our group was the majority of the people on board. All in all, it was a very good experience. The food and service were excellent. Even though we had rain it was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 269yvonneb
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

My family went on the evening cruise and dinner. We bought the birthday package for my husband. Our experience was fantastic!!! Our waitress, Charlotte, was an absolute doll!! She was attentive, had a wonderful personality, and she kept us taken care of all evening. The...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tennille V
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Good food, pleasant servers and company. Dinner was tasty and the river views terrific. We traveled on a smaller boat - nice as it was not crowded.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Gini C
Reviewed 15 October 2018

The weather on the day of the cruise was cold, wet and rainy which made the cruise all that more uncomfortable. That was something that was simply not the only factor in this trip. Our party of 4 was told to board by 7 o'clock...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

The wife and I went here for the fireworks cruise on Labor Day weekend. We chose this because we wanted to avoid the crowds and have an excellent view of the fireworks. Neither worked out. We arrived and were surprised to learn that there were...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank KEITHD938
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Planning a wedding while I was in Korea and my fiancee was in California was no easy task. However, Missy and the whole crew did an incredible job helping us plan, suggesting vendors, and putting us at ease so we literally came into town 10...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Jessie P
30 July 2018|
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Response from memoryseeker | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest calling them and explaining why you’d like to take your dog.
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Carrie L
4 July 2018|
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Response from memoryseeker | Reviewed this property |
We did not have a problem hearing. It was almost a year ago that we took this cruise.
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sherryt818
5 May 2018|
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Response from 919tamarae | Reviewed this property |
Too answer your question, the cost per person was $42.00. With that being said, that price included the boat tour, admission, dinner, the music, keepsake cup, boat cruise bingo,(with free souvenirs if you win), & an eight by... More
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