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Channel Cat Taxi

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Address: 1515 River Dr, Moline, IL 61265-1307
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A GREAT ride on the river.

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.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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5 of 5 bubbles 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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Davenport, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Make sure you bring a light jacket, it gets windy on the boat. Also bring some light snacks for kids. It's not the most comfortable ride, but it is a fun thing to do to experience the river and the area in a whole new way.

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Illinois
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

The seating was bench like. I had a cushion to set on. About an hour for the entire loop! It was fun for the three generations that went.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We love the Channel Cat. Spending time on the Mississippi? Relaxing and refreshing. In addition, it's a wonderful way to get around the Quad Cities. If you're in the Quad Cities, take the Channel Cat...don't forget to sing "Ole Man River"!

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sherrard, il
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

If you have not used the Channel Cat, make a point to do so. You can hop off and on at various places or just stay on and ride the river. Great way for out=of=towners to have a chance to see the mighty Mississippi. Examples of stops are the Isle of Capri Casino in Bettendorf and TGI Fridays in Moline.

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Thank John C
Davenport, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Taking a trip on a Channel Cat is always fun especially with kids. If you haven't done it and live here make sure to do so. And if you have visitors do it also.

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Thank Mike S
quad cities
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19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

First the customer service issues.......riders who have already paid are supposed to board first - their posted policy - at the East Village stop their staff member directed us to stand in two lines - one prepaid and one to purchase tickets. She let the new ticket purchasers go first......and after letting a number board - turned and said you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

We were visiting a friend who lives locally but had never been on the Channel Cat before. We decided to go on it after talking to a local bartender who said this was a great, safe way to bar crawl at the stops. Unfortunately, we got on the water taxi too late in the day and only had time for... More 

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Moline, Illinois
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32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

This water taxi has 4 stops in the Quad Cities. It is a fun ride to take the kids on for their first boat ride.

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