Want to see Savannah from a new perspective? Take a Savannah Riverboat Cruise! Offered year-round, Savannah, GA, cruises give guests the chance to experience the city and skyline from the water. Whether it’s a weekend dinner cruise or seasonal holiday tour, a trip down the Savannah River will be the highlight of your vacation! Here are a few of our favorites.

Top 6 Savannah, GA, Cruises

1. Harbor Sightseeing Cruise

On this narrated ride, guests will hear intriguing tales about Savannah’s modern port and the ships that visit from all over the world. You’ll see Old Fort Jackson, the famous “Waving Girl” statue, and more. Be sure to take a few photos! The Harbor Sightseeing Cruise lasts for approximately 90 minutes. Snacks, soft drinks, and a cash bar are available onboard.

2. Dinner Entertainment Cruise

Treat yourself to a delicious meal on the water! The Riverboat will slowly take you down the river as you enjoy a hearty buffet dinner and beautiful views. Indulge with Savannah-style shrimp and grits, a carving station with beef top sirloin, lemon & artichoke chicken, and even a vegetarian pasta selection. After dinner, let loose and enjoy some live tunes performed by the Riverboat entertainers.

3. Harbor Luncheon Cruise

The Harbor Luncheon Cruise is offered on Saturdays in March and Mondays from April through October. Come and feast on a scrumptious buffet of southern fried chicken, creamy squash casserole, sweet potato souffle, assorted salads and more.

4. Moonlight Entertainment Cruise

For an evening of unparalleled romance, spend your Friday or Saturday night on a Moonlight Entertainment Cruise. It’s the perfect place to reconnect with your special someone! Guests can sip champagne and dance the night away under a blanket of stars. The 90-minute cruise features live music, a cash bar, and a snack bar. 

5. Savannah Boat Parade of Lights

If you’re in Savannah during the holidays, the Savannah Boat Parade of Lights is a must-see! More than 60 boats pass through the harbor adorned with awe-inspiring displays. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres, live entertainment, and a spectacular firework show as you marvel at these gigantic beauties up close. It’s sure to be an unforgettable night!

6. Monday Night Gospel Dinner Cruise

Experience Savannah like a local on Monday evenings when you take the Monday Night Gospel Cruise. Each week, the Savannah River Queen and Georgia Queen are filled with the uplifting sounds of Southern gospel music and savory flavors of the south. With beautiful melodies and tasty treats, you’ll love this unique cultural and culinary experience.

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