There’s no better way to explore the Savannah River than by cruising along aboard Savannah Riverboat Cruises! Whether you’re looking to celebrate a special occasion, grab a delicious Southern meal or simply do a little sightseeing, Savannah Riverboat Cruises has a variety of themed cruises that will delight couples, families and travelers alike.
These aren’t your average riverboat cruises – they’re jam-packed with aspects of the city’s rich history. The famous red, white and blue riverboats leave the dock on River Street next to the exact location where General Oglethorpe first set foot in Savannah.
A sightseeing cruise will go up into Savannah’s bustling port and then down passed historic River Street all the way to Old Fort Jackson, Georgia's oldest standing brick fortification and a National Historic Landmark. Old Fort Jackson has daily cannon firings, and many times, you’ll see them while passing by on a Riverboat Cruise!
You can also enjoy lunch, brunch or dinner aboard their cruises. Enjoy a live narration as their Captain fascinates you with intriguing tales of Savannah’s history and facts about her modern port while delighting yourself on a specially prepared lunch or brunch buffet. During the dinner cruise, guests are serenaded with live entertainment as they dine on the Southern cuisine on board the grand entertainment ship.
Speaking of lunch and dinner cruises – be sure to show up with an appetite! Guests of lunch and dinner cruises will enjoy a mouthwatering buffet with items like shrimp and grits, fresh fish, tender carved beef, roasted potatoes, squash casserole, seasonal vegetables and so much more. More of a morning person? Set sail on a brunch cruise, where you can enjoy a brunch buffet with breakfast items like broccoli and cheddar quiche, spiral glazed ham and delicious Southern fried chicken.
Sunset and moonlight cruises are equally romantic as they are fun. Take your sweetheart out on one of these lively cruises for breathtaking views, refreshing cocktails and live entertainment that’ll get your feet moving. Savannah Riverboat Cruises are known for being the place to let loose, so it’s no surprise that the riverboats are also a popular venue for weddings and receptions.
Celebrating the holidays with Savannah Riverboat Cruises is truly a must! Christmas, Thanksgiving, New Year’s Eve and Valentine’s Day are just a few of the many dazzling holiday cruises offered. Whether you want to toast with champagne or spend quality time with your family, you’re sure to make memories worth cherishing. Keep them in mind for holiday parties and celebrations. Private deck and boat charters are available and their group tour experts will make planning a breeze.
The Georgia Queen is an immaculate ship that boasts an exquisite multi-deck, fully equipped gourmet kitchen; three beautifully appointed, spacious grand ballrooms and fully stocked bars on each level. This impressive riverboat can accommodate up to 1,000 guests and has over 15,000 square feet of dining space. She also encompasses Savannah’s largest rooftop entertainment area with 360⁰ views.
The 600-passenger Savannah River Queen is the gorgeous sister ship with two climate controlled dining decks, a smaller VIP dining room with a covered open-air patio located on the third deck. Both vessels have plenty of bench seating around the exterior for impeccable views and fresh air.
Savannah Riverboat Cruises has exciting, educational and super romantic cruises almost every day of the week. Check out the many cruise options and book yours by visiting their website.