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Boat ride was nice...but "Catawba Queen needs a Clean"

This is my 4th time riding the Catawba Queen and all of my experiences were great except for this... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2018
Kel e
North Carolina
Not Catwaba Queen-Spider Queen

If your arachnophobic don’t get on the Catwaba Queen. Spiders everywhere!! But the staff was... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2018
Marcis T
via mobile
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“lake norman”(49 reviews)
“lunch cruise”(10 reviews)
1459 River Hwy, Mooresville, NC 28117-9099
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

This cruise that we are on is such an insult to take a mother on. Food which was suppose to be a four course meal, was worst than our lunch we had at Sonnys Bar b cue. The price they charged for this for real,should...More

2  Thank tarheel919
Reviewed 7 May 2018

This is my 4th time riding the Catawba Queen and all of my experiences were great except for this one. We were told to arrive 30 minutes early in which we had to wait almost 45 minutes to even get onto the boat. I had...More

2  Thank Kel e
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

If your arachnophobic don’t get on the Catwaba Queen. Spiders everywhere!! But the staff was friendly.....

1  Thank Marcis T
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the boat tour and it was definitely worth the $20 price. Staff was friendly. I recommend this.

Thank Jeri S
Reviewed 13 April 2018

Thought we were going to have a delicious meal that was included in the price of the reservation. The information on the website stated it was a sit down dinner. We sat down at a reserved table but we had to go through a buffet...More

1  Thank Brunbag
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

I had high hopes for this trip is it was to celebrate our 32nd Anniversary. The trip itself was great. The weather wasn't the best but no one could control that. But the meal was not at all what I expected. We ordered the prime...More

1  Thank Christy T
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed a lovely ride. The day was perfect. The process of purchasing the tickets and finding the venue were easy. We did not eat the sandwiches available for purchase but we saw what others were eating and were glad we passed....More

1  Thank Janet W
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Beautiful day to be on Lake Norman - boat ride was pleasant and the wait staff was very friendly - only issue was the extra wait to start the tour - A fun day for everyone!

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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Being new NC residents and loving Lake Norman we wanted to sightsee on the Catawba Queen hoping to get some history of the lake. Yes we did learn some interesting facts and for the money it is certainly worth it to do at least once....More

2  Thank jammnjnc
Reviewed 16 February 2018

We were told to arrive at 6:15 in order to board at 6:30, yet by 6:50 no crew members or wait staff were on board. Then everyone standing in line was told to move out of the way so they could load the food on...More

1  Thank R5721YGaryO
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29 June 2018|
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Response from jammnjnc | Reviewed this property |
I believe that you can preorder a bagged lunch. Sandwich, snack bag and a soft drink. There is a small bar where you can buy beer, wine and a selection of cocktails
Tink R
6 June 2017|
Response from Waterflare | Reviewed this property |
We never ordered alcohol so the answer is no.
Carletha W
5 June 2017|
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Response from Grady J | Property representative |
Can you please give us a real telephone number instead of a fake one?