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River Lady

1 Robbins Pkwy, Toms River, NJ 08753-7683
+1 732-349-8664
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Back again for more!

It's been two years since my last voyage on the river boat and if anything it's gotten better. Food... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2018
John N
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Somers Point, New Jersey
via mobile
Dinner Dance Cruise

My husband and I went on the cruise to celebrate our wedding anniversary. It was an amazing... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
Heather B
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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.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“dinner cruise” (14 reviews)
“captain lance” (12 reviews)
“lower deck” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
1 Robbins Pkwy, Toms River, NJ 08753-7683
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+1 732-349-8664
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"food was great"
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"barnegat bay"
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"salad"
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"service was excellent"
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"scenic tour"
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"looking forward"
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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

It's been two years since my last voyage on the river boat and if anything it's gotten better. Food was excellent and the service was top notch. Our captain was knowledgeable as others here say and he didn't overdo the information.

Thank John N
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Barbara C, Public Relations Manager at River Lady, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

We appreciate our returning customers! Thanks for your kind words. There's nothing like spending time on the water.. hope to see you again!

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Reviewed 18 October 2017

My husband and I went on the cruise to celebrate our wedding anniversary. It was an amazing evening! The food was delicious, the atmosphere was romantic, and the DJ was fun and kept the evening moving along. We had a wonderful time and can't wait...More

Thank Heather B
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Barbara C, Public Relations Manager at River Lady, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2017

Thank you! We're so glad you enjoyed celebrating our milestone with us. Come again!

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

We enjoyed the trip , even though the weather was cloudy and cool. since the boat did not have many passengers we were allowed to go inside, even though we did not pay for lunch. This was helpful since the weather was cool and I...More

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Barbara C, Public Relations Manager at River Lady, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2017

You're certainly welcome. We look forward to seeing you again next season.

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Reviewed 13 October 2017

Ocean Partnership for Children, a nonprofit organization serving troubled children, took the agency's staff on an historical cruise on October 10, 2017. The agency had just moved to Toms River, NJ and we wanted staff to get to know the area better. Because the job...More

Thank mjgwelb
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Barbara C, Public Relations Manager at River Lady, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Welcome to Toms River! We are sure glad you enjoyed your cruise - being on the water is great therapy for stress. We hope to see you all again next year!

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Reviewed 13 October 2017

It was a wonderful day! Sun was out, the food was excellent, and the crew were marvelous! Everyone in my party enjoyed themselves thoroughly! The captain was very nice! We went in October and the Hurricane glasses were not available. I would have liked that....More

Thank Pramila R
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Barbara C, Public Relations Manager at River Lady, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

We're glad you had a great experience on the River Lady. We order enough glasses and cups to get us through the season, so we do run out at the very end - but by then, it's usually too cold for frozen drinks anyway. If...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Nicely done! We were pleasantly greeted by the crew, the local history given by Captain Lance was very informative, met really fun people and the food was quite delicious! Yes, highly recommended for all to enjoy The River Lady and her crew! We are looking...More

Thank F C
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Barbara C, Public Relations Manager at River Lady, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

You're welcome! Thank you for your review - looking forward to having you on board next year - we sail from May 1 to October 13. :)

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Reviewed 10 October 2017

So what do you do when you have a day off on a beautiful day? That was my question when I decided to give the River Lady a try. I am very glad I did. You can't ask for a more relaxing and informative trip....More

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Barbara C, Public Relations Manager at River Lady, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

We are so glad you spent your day off with us. The view from the water gives you a whole new perspective of our picturesque area. We look forward to seeing you for lunch or dinner.

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Reviewed 5 October 2017

Thank you to the Captain and crew of the River lady. we went on the Wed Luncheon cruise and it was wonderful. the food was delicious and a large serving of fish. we were so full, that we had to take our dessert home in...More

Thank Marie Tito Y
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Barbara C, Public Relations Manager at River Lady, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Thanks for your review and recommendation!

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

The River Lady is a true gem. Captain Lance and his crew are wonderful. The Historic Tour and Lunch is a great way to spend 3 hours on the water. Hear facts about the area while enjoying a delightful lunch catered by a local area...More

Thank LoveLavallette1
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Barbara C, Public Relations Manager at River Lady, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

You are certainly welcome. We are thankful for many loyal local customers!

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Reviewed 30 September 2017

Five of us decided to get together to take the River Lady Historical Lunch Cruise. It was a fun day. Unfortunately, since we were catching up, we didn't listen to much of the historical piece. Will have to do again. Thanks for a great cruise.

Thank Diane D
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Barbara C, Public Relations Manager at River Lady, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

We're glad you had fun catching up with your friends, and look forward to seeing you again next season!

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sjm2123
24 June 2018|
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Response from Barbara C | Property representative |
There is a coupon in Jersey Shore Super Savers for $10.00 of the purchase of 2 adult dinner tickets.
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Brad F
7 October 2017|
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Response from Barbara C | Property representative |
$40.00 + $6.00 gratuity - includes 3 course, sit down meal from salad to dessert, beverages and iced tea included with the meal, and coffee & tea are served with the dessert.
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Kimba0511
7 August 2017|
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Response from Connie L | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can.
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