Savannah Riverboat Cruises


Savannah Riverboat Cruises

To explore the beauty of Savannah, you must take one of the locally run cruises. The Savannah Riverboat Cruises are a popular choice among both tourists and locals. Depending on the time of year you visit, you can take one of the Fourth of July, Halloween and there are even Christmas cruises.

Fourth of July Cruises

The best Georgia beach vacations call for at least one of the Savannah riverboat cruises to be taken. One of the Fourth of July cruises is known as the Elite Captain’s Suite. Tickets must be purchased in advance for this three -hour cruise.

The menu consists of hors d’ oeuvre’s, a salad and choice of entrees, sides, and desserts. Visitors can also purchase tickets for the three-hour Dinner & Fireworks Cruise. A buffet dinner is served featuring a carving station as well as various salads, pastas, desserts, and other dishes. The cruise concludes with a dazzling fireworks show.

Visitors looking for a shorter Fourth of July cruise often enjoy the Fireworks Cruise, which runs for one and a half hours. An onboard DJ spins dance music and a fireworks display is included in the festivities.

Halloween Moonlight Cruise

The yearly Halloween Moonlight Cruise invites everyone on board to don their favorite Halloween costume and enter to win the costume contest. Snacks and drinks can be purchased on the boat for the duration of the cruise, which also runs one and a half hours.

Christmas Cruise

The Christmas cruise include Sailing with Santa. The best part about this cruise is that children can enjoy it for free as long as they bring an unwrapped toy with them. The toys collected on the cruise are donated to the Salvation Army Christmas Toy Drive. Cruise participants are able to spend one hour on the boat with Santa Claus and his crew from the North Pole.

Educational Cruise

An educational cruise experience is offered on the  Harbor Sightseeing Cruise. This one and a half hour cruise includes many stories told by the Captain of the ship, which serve to teach passengers onboard about the ships that travel from all over the world to come to Savannah. The cruise also includes views of the Savannah skyline and riverfront, allowing for a relaxing yet informative experience for passengers.

The Savannah River Queen On the Savannah River at Savannah
Ron Cogswell (flickr) 'The Savannah River Queen' -- On the Savannah River at Savannah GA

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Savannah River Queen and City Hall Savannah, GA
mwms1916 (flickr) Savannah River Queen and City Hall, Savannah, GA
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Refuge Week Event at Savannah Refuges photo by Garry Tucker, USFWS

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