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Hornblower Events & Cruises

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Easy to find, a very short walk from the Tower parking garage. Seating on the top deck is limited but not a problem if not busy, as it was when we visited. Entertaining and informative commentary during the trip. If you also want to have...More

1  Thank Mufty
HornblowerSupport, Manager at Hornblower Events & Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the review! We're glad you enjoyed the cruise. Looking forward to having you back on board soon.

Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a river boat tour - was a very nice experience.. sit and watch the fishing boats and the wonderful nature and interesting bridges and buildings. The captain explained historical facts. Takes a good hour. Can definitely recommend this nice trip - would do it...More

Thank Barbara S
HornblowerSupport, Manager at Hornblower Events & Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review, Barbara - we are so happy you had a wonderful time!

Reviewed 31 July 2018

The tour on the boat is one of the best ways to see part of Sacramento. At one point, you can see the capital which is beautiful.

Thank Winkylee12
HornblowerSupport, Manager at Hornblower Events & Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Thanks for sailing with us! We'd love to welcome you back on board again soon.

Reviewed 27 July 2018

it was a family fun cruise and we had lots of fun taking scenic pictures.good view of what you can experience and explore in sacramento.loved the river around us and the bridge

Thank rose78666
HornblowerSupport, Manager at Hornblower Events & Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2018

Thanks for the review, Rose! We're glad you had fun. Sail with us again soon!

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Great staff and unusual drinks.. bartenders were jolly and friendly. Seemed like they enjoyed their jobs. Music very top 40 but dancing was allowed. This is a 21 and over cruise. Set outside and enjoyed the river and beautiful sunset. No air conditioners, but the...More

Thank paulbets
HornblowerSupport, Manager at Hornblower Events & Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2018

Hi Paul - Thanks for the feedback! We're glad you enjoyed your time on board with us. A cruise is definitely a great way to cool down while enjoying the sights of the Sacramento River. We'd love to welcome you back soon!

Reviewed 2 July 2018

Fun and informative. Saw a side of the city that we had not seen in the five years we lived here. Glad we did it.

Thank James W
HornblowerSupport, Manager at Hornblower Events & Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Hi James - Thanks for the review! We happy to hear that you found the cruise both entertaining & informative. We'd love to welcome you back soon!

Reviewed 24 April 2018

We took this cruise as a way to learn more about Sacramento and the river... while it wasn't too educational it was full of fun and some cool facts. My boys, 9 & 7, had a blast letting the wind blow in their faces and...More

1  Thank leilanireiko
HornblowerSupport, Manager at Hornblower Events & Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

Thank you for your review, Leilani! We are happy to hear that your family enjoyed the cruise. We would love to see you back on board soon.

Reviewed 13 January 2018

Narrated cruise. Interesting anecdotes about the river, its bridges, and nearby landmarks. I wouldn't consider this a "must-do", but if the weather is nice and you have a couple of hours free, go for it! Outdoor seating is a little chilly during the winter, so...More

Thank Doug S
HornblowerSF, Manager at Hornblower Events & Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

We appreciate your review, Doug! There are indeed a lot of fun facts to know about the Sacramento river and nearby landmarks - we are happy that we are able to share that interesting information during the cruise. We would love to welcome you back...More

Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

It was a nice early afternoon ride on the boat, relaxing and unspectacular, with nice views over the water and some history being narrated. Maybe December is not the best time for doing that because it was rather cool, which took away some of the...More

Thank cweisemann
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Took the non-party, afternoon cruise. Good information and history about the river and goings on around the settlements around the area and points of interest were given on this short river cruise. The price paid for this trip is within reason.

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