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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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This is tranquil trip on the Susquehanna river. You can take in the views along the river banks... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
robert t
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Altoona, Pennsylvania
Good time!

A group of couples went on a recent cruise together and had a great time! The scenery is beautiful... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
SaltWaterGal79
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Baltimore, Maryland
via mobile
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  • Average11%
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“the river” (54 reviews)
“relaxing ride” (10 reviews)
“lower deck” (9 reviews)
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1500 W 3rd St, (departs from Arch St, Susquehanna State Park), Williamsport, PA 17701-7803
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"nice trip"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is tranquil trip on the Susquehanna river. You can take in the views along the river banks. Also keep a sharp eye out for eagles.

Thank robert t
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A group of couples went on a recent cruise together and had a great time! The scenery is beautiful and the paddle boat is fun to ride on. They serve drinks on board and we learned from frequent visitors that next time, we should bring...More

Thank SaltWaterGal79
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Reviewed 3 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.

Thank CTGator
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Reviewed 10 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 9 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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Candace M
28 September 2017|
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Response from Donna K | Reviewed this property |
Check with their website.
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Kathy K
12 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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