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River City Star Riverboat

151 Freedom Park Rd, Omaha, NE 68102-4227
+1 402-342-7827
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Great luncheon cruise

We enjoyed the River City Star. The captain points out things of interest along the way. We love... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2017
Colorado Springs, Colorado
1sr anniversary excursion

Fun trip on the river regardless of the down pour of rain. I do recommend going with another couple... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Felicia C
Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
via mobile
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The River City Star Riverboat has a reputation for offering guest's a truly unique, fun and memorable experience! Enjoy the beauty and serenity of the Missouri River on this 1940's era Paddlewheel style Riverboat. Featuring a fully enclosed lower deck with viewing windows, a full bar, seating and restrooms along with a canopy covered upper deck, the River City Star holds up to 145 passengers, offering public and private cruises that truly capture the personality of a great river city...Omaha. Come Cruise with Us! The Star typically runs from April to November, depending upon weather. Located between downtown Omaha and Eppley Airport on Omaha's Riverfront, the River City Star docks at 151 Freedom Park Road on Millers Landing. Boaters can find us at River Mile Marker 618. See you on the River!
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good32%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
151 Freedom Park Rd, Omaha, NE 68102-4227
+1 402-342-7827
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

We enjoyed the River City Star. The captain points out things of interest along the way. We love being on the river and the boat was very pretty too. The sandwich bar was very good and the fresh cookies even better.The amenities on shore were...More

Thank KLB2011
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Fun trip on the river regardless of the down pour of rain. I do recommend going with another couple and eating prior.

Thank Felicia C
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Very enjoyable little cruise down the Missouri River. Our tour guide talked about the Lewis and Clark expedetition and pointed out many points of interest on the river in the Omaha area. We passed under the Bob Kerry pedestrian bridge, went past Freedom Park and...More

Thank Cat195068
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

There is always something relaxing about enjoying a beer on a boat. I live in Omaha and my boyfriend was born and raised here, yet, we both left with more knowledge of the history of our city. Our guides were funny and fun to listen...More

Thank kylarae0711
Reviewed 25 September 2017

On Sunday we went on the River City Star Riverboat and enjoyed an hour long guided tour of the downtown Omaha river front. The tour included a park ranger talking about the river and the Lewis and Clark journey as well as a staff member...More

Thank cschroeder28
Reviewed 18 September 2017

My family had a great time on the River City Star and can't wait till we have company cause we plan on taking them. It was informative. I had no idea the history of the two railway bridges. The talk was educational but also short...More

Thank Kelly C
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We took our kids on the River City Star as a fun family adventure. They loved it! They really loved that they got to blow the horn of the boat when we went under the bridge.

Thank Amy D
Reviewed 29 August 2017

A wonderful family outing! The captain was very welcoming and informative. I've lived in Omaha for decades and learned history that was preveiously unbeknownst to me!

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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

I went with a friend. We had never taken this cruise before and thought that it would be fun. It was fun and also interesting. Would like to take the evening cruise sometime.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 22 August 2017

We enjoyed our trip, and the sightseeing tour. The staff was very nice. Great price for an hour long activity. It was very interesting. And we caught a breeze on a hot day when we got on the water.

Thank Peggy L
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Rebecca C
27 April 2017|
Response from Tami B | Property representative |
Hi Rebecca, I think the food is amazing, but I also work here at the River City Star so you might think I am partial. We have great reviews on the Mother's Day Cruise every year and I usually take my own family on it if... More