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Channel Cat Taxi

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Address: 1515 River Dr, Moline, IL 61265-1307
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Great way to see the Quad Cities from the river

We have taken the Channel Cat ride numerous times, especially when we have out of town guests. It is a fun, inexpensive, relaxing way to see the Quad Cities from the Mississippi... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kathy G
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Port Byron, Illinois
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Port Byron, Illinois
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20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have taken the Channel Cat ride numerous times, especially when we have out of town guests. It is a fun, inexpensive, relaxing way to see the Quad Cities from the Mississippi River.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A perfect way to spend part of a day or all day when weather is nice. The kids (and adults) enjoy the ride and it's a different way to see the Quad Cities as you can see beautiful homes on the hillsides, the Rock Island Arsenal from the river and view the I74 bridge from underneath. It's nice if you... More 

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Davenport, Iowa
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I took our kids age 2-15 on a afternoon riding the Channal Cat and we made brief stops at different ports to have lunch and shop around. It was an inexpensive way to spend a summer weekend day.

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Macomb, Illinois
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

Great to cruise around on the river. Great stops at East Davenport and Moline (walk 4 blocks south to downtown). !!Avoid Happy Joe's restaurant east of Moline. Overpriced and horrible service.!!

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Milan, Illinois
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Reviewed 17 February 2017

Is a great little trip around the ports of the Mississippi in Quad Cities. Grand children loved it. Each stop showed more of the river culture. Always fun to watch boat navigate the waters.

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Moline, Illinois
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I've been on the Channel Cat many times and it's always enjoyable. My favorite thing to do is to get on the boat in Moline (where I live) and get off next to the Village of East Davenport. Then we walk to the Village and shop and have lunch or ice cream, then whenever we are ready we walk back... More 

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Rock Island Il
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4 reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Board the ferry at Moline River Drive. Cross Mississippi to Davenport's East Village[walk to food, shops...]. Again take ferry around north end of Arsenal Island, to Moline Wireless Center[TGIF's], Finish last ride at Moline River Drive.

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E.Moline
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

your ticket gives you unlimited rides for the day. Get off at one of the many stops, explore....get back on and ride some more.

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Reviewed 10 January 2017

The Channel Cat Taxi provides a nice smooth ride providing a great view of the life on the banks. The price is pretty reasonable and the views are great.

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East Moline, Illinois
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20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Had 13 family members here from Arizona, took them on the "Cat" they enjoyed it so much we took 2 full round trips. You know there is not much water in Arizona!

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