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River City Star Riverboat

151 Freedom Park Rd, Omaha, NE 68102-4227
+1 402-342-7827
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Cruise the river

The grounds are pretty. They were setting up for a wedding, which this would be perfect place on... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Hastings, Nebraska
Riverboat Cruise

There are so many items that could improve this riverboat ride; however, all of them are the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Beverly G
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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.
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  • Very good26%
  • Average23%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible10%
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151 Freedom Park Rd, Omaha, NE 68102-4227
+1 402-342-7827
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The grounds are pretty. They were setting up for a wedding, which this would be perfect place on the river. we had noon cruise that left half hour late due to mechanical problems, which should have been taking care of before hand. Crew was overheard...More

Thank john2755
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are so many items that could improve this riverboat ride; however, all of them are the responsible of different parties other than the Riverboat owners. There are no real sights to see other than the bridge over the river and the swinging bridge which...More

Thank Beverly G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went with another couple on a Sunday afternoon. The grounds of the River City Star are very nice and well kept. This would be a very nice venue for a wedding reception or other out door party. The cruise was nice but keep in...More

Thank KristynOmaha
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a good time with our family but the cruise was not what I expected. The day we went it was pouring down rain and the other people on the tour had very loud children. Not only were we uncomfortable because of the rain...More

Thank tmcnme
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great ride, great band... a very good time! 9pm to midnight was a tad late for me - good views of Omaha lights at night though.

1  Thank brianlynj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took my 94 year old father on the noon cruise and it was so nice!! He thoroughly enjoyed himself. The staff were so nice, friendly, and helpful! When we got off the boat, they had a golf cart there to pick up my father...More

Thank Lisa F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the fathers day scenic cruise originally. We ran late traveling in from out of state and they were very accommodating to reschedule us. We had a 15,14,12 and 4 year old with us. We rescheduled for the next Saturday at noon. We used...More

Thank LisasPaintbrush
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The scenery aspect was nice and relaxing but I wouldn't recommend the food tours-way too expensive for the quality of food. The boat itself seems a bit run down and outdated. Kids were bored (12 & 16) One of the passengers drank too much and...More

Thank Nicole A
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Nice short trip. Relaxing while enjoying sightseing the river. Only one hour. Ideal in a warm summer weekend.

Thank Maria A
Reviewed 10 July 2016

We went on this cruise on a warm Saturday afternoon with another couple and it was very enjoyable. The top deck's canopy was full by the time we boarded, so we sat in the sun and could not hear most of the narration provided by...More

2  Thank SMJ199
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Rebecca C
27 April 2017|
Response from salesmanagerrcs | 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