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Nashville Showboat Lunch or Dinner Cruise on the General Jackson

From US$88,88
  • Ride one of the largest paddle-wheel boats in the US for this river cruise
  • Take in Nashville's Cumberland River scenery from an indoor or outdoor deck
  • Watch a show with live comedy and music in the boat’s Victorian theater
Nashville Showboat Lunch or Dinner Cruise on the General Jackson
From US$88,88
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Lunch Cruise at 10:30am
Lunch cruise departs @ 12:00pm (Shuttle Departure between 10:30am and 11:00am.) Please be in the Lobby by 10:30am
From US$88,88
Dinner Cruise at 5:30pm
Dinner cruise departs @ 7:00pm (Shuttle Picks up at your hotel between 5:30pm and 6:15pm) Please be in the lobby by 5:30pm
From US$128,25

This Nashville lunch or dinner cruise combines live entertainment, a 3-course Southern-style meal, and beautiful views of the Cumberland River for a reasonable price, so you can get more sightseeing and entertainment for less. Plus, this Nashville cruise on one of the country’s largest paddle-wheel boats includes hotel pickup and drop-off, making it even more appealing for travelers.

What to Expect

Your Nashville cruise starts with hotel pickup. From there, your driver takes you to meet your crew for the day or evening.

Once you get to the Cumberland River and board the General Jackson Showboat, enjoy views of the river from either the indoor or outdoor deck. There's plenty of space on this ship to wander around before your meal is served.  

This historically recreated paddle boat also features a Victorian theater where you can head to eat your Southern, 3-course meal (see Itinerary section for a sample menu). While you eat, enjoy a live show with musical and comedy acts.

Your Cumberland River cruise ends with a hotel drop-off at your Nashville hotel.

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1 - 5 of 5 reviews

Reviewed 21 December 2017
Excellent lunch/cruise

My husband and I went on the General Jackson Showboat for the lunch/cruise on 12/19/17. We reserved on Trip Advisor and took the package that had the shuttle pick us up and take us back to our hotel/condo. We were not disappointed. Gray Line Tours...More

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 15 December 2017
Forget the negative reviews!

Im currently a Music Director for Carnival Cruse Line. I am a professional singer/musician and have high expectations for any live performance shows. Not saying this to brag, only to state that the performers and musicians were tremendously talented and worked well together. I'm 23...More

Thank davidfM7830MO
Reviewed 15 December 2017
Not worth the money!

Very pricey for the experience. The food was mediocre, and the drinks were astronomically priced. Ten dollars a shot for Fireball. The show was average. Not worth the money from my perspective.

Thank PCP1080
Reviewed 1 December 2017
Not impressed

The trip was not memorable. Menu was changed at last minute from chicken which we like to pork. Sadly we didn't get a country and western show as promised but a tacky Christmas show from singers and dancers who tried hard but were lacking in...More

1  Thank Dave O
Reviewed 23 October 2017
Overpriced, Too Loud and Wrong Address

Wanting to check their location ahead of time, we put 2812 Opryland Dr in our car's map app and it took us to a loading dock of the Opryland Hotel/Mall. It turns out the boat is docked on Opry Mills Drive, but all of their...More

1  Thank Dale K
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25 April 2018|
Response from PCP1080 | Reviewed this property |
It is a plated lunch or dinner. They have a very limited choice of entrees. When we went there were two choices.
15 April 2018|
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Response from Dale K | Reviewed this property |
You can do either. The advantage of taking the bus is not having to fight the traffic or getting lost. The disadvantage is being the last to leave from the Showboat area so nobody is left behind.