The 600-passenger Savannah River Queen and the 600-passenger Georgia Queen are triple-decker, red, white and blue, vessels that offer a variety of sightseeing, dining and entertainment cruises along the Savannah River.
The two paddle wheelers are both replicas of the boats that cruised America’s rivers in days gone by. Climb aboard these beauties’s to relive a bygone era on a truly historic river.
Departing from the dock beside River Street directly behind Savannah’s City Hall in the Historic District, these two vessels can take you on a relaxing one-hour narrated sojourn up the river while your captain tells you about the history of Savannah. You’ll see the riverfront sights and learn about the important port industries that have shaped the economy of the city to this day.
The “Savannah River Queen” holds 600 passengers, while sister ship “Georgia Queen” holds 600 as well. There are snack shops, cash bars, and restrooms on board. The sightseeing cruises operate year around, but the sailing schedule is seasonal so make sure you call ahead.
The glamour and glitter of a nighttime river cruise is also offered on board these boats. Join them for their two-hour dinner cruise; complete with live entertainment and dancing to tunes from the 60’s to today! Dinner is served buffet-style and includes such mouth-watering choices as almond crusted pork loin, peel & eat shrimp, seafood au gratin, and a variety of vegetables.
Between April and October they hold a Monday Night Gospel Dinner Cruise, featuring a Southern buffet complete with fried chicken, barbeque pork riblets, mac & cheese, and live Gospel entertainment.
Between April and August, Murder Afloat departs at 9:30 p.m. on Thursday nights, baffling you with a professionally acted murder mystery performed before your eyes.
Grab your dancing shoes for the Friday and Saturday night Moonlight Entertainment cruises (March to October). You can dance the night away while the DJ plays your favorites as the Savannah skyline twinkles alongside the river.
Between March and October, you can have a luncheon on Saturday or a brunch on Sunday. Add bottomless mimosas for only $10 more!
All meal cruises require prepaid reservations. Both riverboats operate under U.S. Coast Guard regulations and comply with all passenger safety requirements. They are climate controlled for year-round comfort. All cruises have reduced fares for children under 12. Reservations are required for most cruises.