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General Jackson Showboat

2812 Opryland Dr, Nashville, TN 37214-1209
+1 615-458-3900
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Nashville Showboat Lunch or Dinner Cruise on the General Jackson
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The General Jackson(R) is a unique 300-ft paddle wheel showboat that cruises the Cumberland River w/ views of the Nashville skyline. Enjoy live entertainment along with a delicious meal and a cruise that you can't get anywhere else. Holiday shows begin mid-November, and special event cruises are scheduled throughout the year, including Valentine's Day, Fourth of July and New Year's Eve. Docking is located on the banks of the Cumberland River on the back side of Opry Mills Mall.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“dinner cruise” (108 reviews)
“top deck” (74 reviews)
“cumberland river” (101 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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2812 Opryland Dr, Nashville, TN 37214-1209
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+1 615-458-3900

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Don’t get me wrong, it’s an experience to be an a boat like this! It’s a historic adventure that should be experienced on a nice day when the breeze doesn’t make the temperature in the 20s. The entertainer in the top of the boat (just...More

Thank JnAMcGhee
Reviewed 5 days ago

Went on the lunch cruise Nov 11 and it was a very nice experience. The food was great and the service staff was very good. The show featured a small group of entertainers and they were all very talented and put on about a 60...More

Thank Lasher69
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So the boat itself is the best part of this experience, beautiful old boat. I was with a group so we ate in private dining room. Service was excellent during the whole trip. Food was plated and served and quality was typical over cooked precooked...More

Thank bettyIllinois
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were excited to do this cruise and I had it reserved a couple of months in advance. We got there and had to find a parking spot at the mall that they share. We had to park a far distance away but we got...More

Thank Rob I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the General Jackson showboat. We did the evening trip up to see Nashville by night. The food is pretty good and enough of it. The views were beautiful, but the boat only stays within the area for a few minutes, so you need...More

Thank John M
Wildhorse S, Manager at General Jackson Showboat, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to post this review. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed the cruise, and the views of Downtown Nashville. We hope you will cruise with us again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on the Midday Sunday Cruise. Pros: The atmosphere was very upbeat while waiting in line. Boarding was quick and effortless with ushers helping us around. We found our table right away. The food was absolutely delicious! You have a good time to eat...More

Thank Frugalmama57
Wildhorse S, Manager at General Jackson Showboat, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to post this review. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed the cruise, and we appreciate your suggestions for improvement. We hope you will come see us again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this 4th July celebration dinner from the UK, 6 months ago by phone. The receptionist personally recommended table 13 near to the stage which had a window view. The waiters were very good as was the food and plenty was available as it...More

Thank JediTaxi
Wildhorse S, Manager at General Jackson Showboat, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to post this review. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed the 4th of July tour. It is always a customer favorite! We can't wait for you to come see us again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the General Jackson Showboat on our last night in Nashville. It definitely was a highlight! We really enjoyed it and the dinner was very good too. The show after was awesome!! We did not get any adult beverages, as they were very pricey....More

1  Thank Deb W
Wildhorse S, Manager at General Jackson Showboat, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to post this review, and provide suggestions for the future. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your anniversary trip. We hope you will come see us again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did the lunch boat ride and had an awesome day! 4 hours of food, entertainment, drinks and relaxation as we cruised down the river on an incredible boat. Very cool! I recommend doing the Captains Tour. The captain takes you to see all the...More

Thank Spacet35
Wildhorse S, Manager at General Jackson Showboat, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to post this review. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed the Captain's Tour! We hope you will come back and see us again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great times family style dinner in a ballroom setting great music entertainment. old show boat in great shape gave us an evening to remember downtown lights in nashville were beautiful from this boat even had a fireworks show at turn around point a must do...More

Thank john y
Wildhorse S, Manager at General Jackson Showboat, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to visit with us while you were in town. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed the food and the entertainment. We hope you will come back and see us again soon!

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irishcailin47
24 September 2017|
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Response from bobricho | Reviewed this property |
Most definitely, we sat at the very last table and had a decent view.
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Hope W
7 September 2017|
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Response from Mike C |
on the way to the boat there is a small stageing area they do take photos there they are good also nice keep sake for a memories enjoy ur trip
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Claudia P
2 September 2017|
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Response from mike c | Reviewed this property |
Yes right where u get the boat great choice enjoy
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