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“Fairly priced for a history cruise”
Review of Memphis Riverboats

Memphis Riverboats
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Reviewed 6 April 2018

This part of the Mississippi is really ugly. The commentary and history made this worth the cost. I have to give credit to the gentleman who told the stories and worked very hard to make the cruise interesting. We learned lots about the area. The boat pilot was very skilled in how he fought the tide to safely and softly dock the giant river boat.

1  Thank Melissa M
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

The $20 fee for a 90 minute ride up and down the Mississippi is a fair price for the activity. Make sure you are able to hear the commentary, because that's all there really is to this. There are no real "sights" to behold other than Memphis and the bridges you pass under. Good weather makes it more enjoyable. We were fine when the sun was on us as we headed west in the afternoon, but when the boat turned around and headed east, we were all quite cold in the shade! Drinks and snacks surprising not too expensive on board. So grab a good seat and listen to some of the information about the river and area.

1  Thank John D
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

We expected just a nice little boat ride on the Mississippi River. Instead we got a delightful, informative and humorous 2 hour history lesson that was a treat and made the trip even more worthwhile. The tour guide was quite an interesting and interested personality with a vast knowledge of the history of life along the Mississippi River at that point. I could have listened to him for a couple more hours!

1  Thank habitatqueen
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Reviewed 30 March 2018

Its just tradition that when my wife and I are on vacation, where there's water, we need to be on it. River boat cruise filler the void and was worth it. I booked it on my phone but didn't have a printer so the lady was very helpful and just did it at the counter. The boat holds about 100 people with three decks. We sat on the top deck for the view.They serve wine/well/soda and have popcorn/hot dogs and chips. Some interesting narrative about the river and Memphis are given throughout.It lasts about 2 hours or so. There is parking available but you need to get it validated.Otherwise you'll pay dearly

2  Thank beamster
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

We enjoyed this tour, it was just the right amount of time. Our tour guide was knowledgeable and personable. Good concession stand on board. It was a relaxing way to spend an afternoon in Memphis.

1  Thank Anna W
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