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Hiawatha Paddlewheel Riverboat

1500 W 3rd St, (departs from Arch St, Susquehanna State Park), Williamsport, PA 17701-7803
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FUN REASOABLE "CRUISE" FOR THE FAMILY

A nice beautiful ride on the Susquehanna, family friendly and they have dinner cruises at times... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
Vivian F
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Williamsport, Pennsylvania
Great way to spend the afternoon!

Great staff, friendly people, helpful. Nice trip and history traveling down the river. Fun... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2018
PamJerseyShore_Pa
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Jersey Shore, Pa
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“relaxing ride”(10 reviews)
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1500 W 3rd St, (departs from Arch St, Susquehanna State Park), Williamsport, PA 17701-7803
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

A nice beautiful ride on the Susquehanna, family friendly and they have dinner cruises at times, but the regular very reasonable and budget friendly trip is fun and educational...you can see some wild life and occasional Bald Eagle. Crew is very professional and the boat...More

1  Thank Vivian F
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Great staff, friendly people, helpful. Nice trip and history traveling down the river. Fun! Captain let my 9 year old nephew steer the boat, he had a blast

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Reviewed 9 December 2017

Very pleasant river boat (if the weather is nice). Great during the day or near sunset. Fun for the entire family.

Thank Charles S
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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

The Susquehanna River is one of our most beautiful treasures in Pennsylvania. The Hiawatha is like going back in time , riding on a paddle boat with family and friends,looking at the beautiful scenery and relaxing . A most do if you are in Williamsport...More

Thank Mary D
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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

A one hour stroll down the river. The PA starts with some odd music and then turns to some history of the area and the riverboat. Arrive 10 minuets early. If tickets are bought on line just give your name at the walk board to...More

1  Thank Rick O
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Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

If you’re in Williamsport definitely take this paddle boat tour it’s so pretty and staff is amazing and super helpful and you will learn a lot.

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

I hadn't been on the Hiawatha since its very early years. The name is a bit of a misnomer as there is a paddlewheel that rotates but the boat is run by 2 engines. The captain and staff were friendly. The recorded history about that...More

1  Thank PAMechMom
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

Who knew there was a paddlewheel in Williamsport? Not me! We were visiting our son at college for the day, and wanted an activity that wasn't hosted by the college. A quick web search led me to Hiawatha Paddlewheel. The boat tours leave from a...More

1  Thank Alex M
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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Was pleasantly surprised by this and had a great time on the boat! We went on Wing night and had a great time! Food was good and good drink options. Beer was cheap and plentiful. Crew was friendly and super helpful. Caught the entire sunset...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2017

Easy to find with GPS. Ample clean and safe parking lot. Just go into the little building to purchase your tickets. The same building sells lunch items, beverages and ice cream. There are a few tables and chairs outside to eat at with a great...More

1  Thank joyceTL4
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Candace M
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Response from Donna K | Reviewed this property |
Check with their website.
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Kathy K
13 August 2017|
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Response from pitman44 | Reviewed this property |
Best bet would be to call them. 800-248-9287 8:30-5:00 M-F
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Rudy M
1 June 2017|
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Response from Dan M | Reviewed this property |
The cost is usually around $10.00 or less a person. There are usually 3 cruises a day, about an hour in length. All are in the afternoon, like 1:00, 2:30, and 4:00, occasional varialtions. I would suggest arriving early... More
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