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Southern Belle Riverboat Cruise

201 Riverfront Pkwy Pier 2, Chattanooga, TN 37402-1620
+1 423-266-4488
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Just OK nothing special

Nothing special to write home about. I've been on better dinner cruises. The food was ok, but... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Middlesboro, Kentucky
via mobile
Great boat ride

Had a lot of fun on the boat, great crew, great food, great entertainment and a wonderful time all... read more

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Reviewed 4 days ago
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Welcome to the pride of the South and the best Chattanooga attraction! Join us for a great cruise along the scenic Tennessee River while enjoying one of our fabulous dinner, lunch or sightseeing cruises. We are perfect for private parties, reunions, receptions, company picnics, or meetings and our dockside “Pier 2” space offers both a Grand Chandelier Deck and the Texas Room for a more casual setting. Let our professional crew make your experience spectacular!
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good27%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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“top deck” (44 reviews)
“cheesecake” (23 reviews)
“green beans” (16 reviews)
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201 Riverfront Pkwy Pier 2, Chattanooga, TN 37402-1620
+1 423-266-4488

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nothing special to write home about. I've been on better dinner cruises. The food was ok, but certainly not worth the price for luke warm buffet. The singers were OK, not my taste all. After the meal the top deck was relaxing, about he best...More

Thank TAMMYfromKY
Reviewed 4 days ago

Had a lot of fun on the boat, great crew, great food, great entertainment and a wonderful time all around

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Thank T9558LVjonr
Reviewed 4 days ago

Our daughter paid for an excursion on the Southern Belle as an Anniversary present. I can't remember ever enjoying a gift as much as the cruise. An hour and one half cruise on the Tennessee River. Got a great view of Chattanooga.Saw parts of the...More

Thank James L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our family was in town for an overnight stay. I booked our cruise through Groupon which I highly recommend because you save a good bit of $$. Although the website tells you to be there an hour early, we got there with 15 minutes to...More

Thank Christina H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We bought tickets to the Sightseeing Cruise off of Groupon, and I felt like we got a really good deal. You can buy a ticket that includes dinner, but we were more interested in the experience, and we were extremely happy with ours. We sat...More

Thank Abby W
Reviewed 6 days ago

We booked the cruise for my husbands 60th birthday. Jonathan, the reservationists, handled us so wonderfully. We enjoyed the trip and the food was delicious. So plentiful! Highly recommend it.

Thank Andrea S
Reviewed 6 days ago

I have been on a couple of other river boat dinner cruises, and this one was probably my least favorite. This particular boat was a little smaller than the others so that could be part of it We were celebrating a birthday so I paid...More

Thank Drmauicat
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fun event. Informative about chattanooga history while sightseeing. Nice giftshop. Nice seating in and out. Lots of stairs.

Thank Vacationerx2
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Chattanooga for the 4th of July and made reservations months ahead of time for the firework cruise with the Southern Belle. When we got to the boat we ate at the restaurant before hand and were told to sit on the front of...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a fantastic experience. The food was better than expected but the alcoholic beverages were way overpriced. The view of the Tennessee river was amazing, I could have stayed there for hours. The only thing I would change is that I wish someone had...More

Thank mruholl95
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19 July 2017|
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Response from DecembeSarah | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is, but the best views are on the open 3rd deck which isn't too hot when underway AND if you get a table under the canopy.
2 December 2016|
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Response from Southern Belle R | Property representative |
We aren't offering specifically sightseeing cruise in January, however there is a dinner cruise available on the 13th & 25th! Please give us a call at 423.266.4488 if you would like for us to set up your reservation today!
31 August 2016|
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Response from Randall C | Reviewed this property |
No dress code needed. Nice, slow and friendly!