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River Lady

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Address: 1 Robbins Pkwy, Toms River, NJ 08753-7683
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+1 732-349-8664
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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The River Lady is a 150 passenger, authentic reproduction of a paddle wheel...

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.

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Lunch cruise

Had a wonderful time aboard the River Lady. Food and service was excellent. Wonderful crew. Very relaxing, beautiful day. Will definitely go again.

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Toms River, New Jersey
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Toms River, New Jersey
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a wonderful time aboard the River Lady. Food and service was excellent. Wonderful crew. Very relaxing, beautiful day. Will definitely go again.

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beachwood nj
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for dinner on a Saturday with a group of friends. You order your dinner when you make your reservation. The staff is very friendly. The price is good for a night out. The drinks are extra and the food was grate comes from a local restaurant. Will be going this year but this time for lunch with the same... More 

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Barbara C, Public Relations Manager at River Lady, responded to this review

Thank you! We love having so many repeat customers! More 

Manchester Township, NJ
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135 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Lance and crew will take great care of you. This is a beautiful trip down at Toms River food is excellent comes from from Café Italia (Enzo's) route 37. Great for an afternoon or evening trip. Can also be used as a fundraiser call Lance and talk to him

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Barbara C, Public Relations Manager at River Lady, responded to this review

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32 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

The boat is old time southern river boat. We were upstairs with a group of people sitting next to the windows which were open (summer). The view was wonderful of the coast line the breeze was fantastic and the food was great. Have the option of 5 entrees and they have a bar on board to. The nighttime sunset is... More 

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Barbara C, Public Relations Manager at River Lady, responded to this review

We're glad you enjoyed it. Please come again! More 

Toms River, New Jersey
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This lunch or dinner cruise on the beautiful Toms River. The waters are generally very calm. I prefer to go during the week so there is less traffic on the water. The food is very good and the narration of the sights and history along the Toms River is very interesting.

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Barbara C, Public Relations Manager at River Lady, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write this review! We hope you come back again. More 

Toms River
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52 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

You feel like you are back in time on a river boat. The food is pretty good and it's a great ride up and down the Toms River.

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Thank Heidi L
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Toms River, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Nice trip with great views, interesting facts. Good food with fair price drinks. Can walk around the different levels with fresh air.

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Whiting, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This Cruise is a wonderful respite from a harried and hurried daily life! The food and beverage was excellent complemented by the restful and slow pace of a relaxing and guided tour of the Toms River. Just sit back and take in the views while listening to the oral history of the Toms River and admiring the beautiful homes and... More 

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Toms River, New Jersey
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

It is such a nice peaceful ride down the Toms River while having a wonderful meal. The view is amazing.

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Ocean Gate, New Jersey
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 November 2016

A trip down the Toms River and out into Barnegat Bay while enjoying a good dinner is a Fun Time that everyone should experience at least once.

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