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Address: 2812 Opryland Dr, Nashville, TN 37214-1209
Phone Number: +1 615-458-3900
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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The General Jackson(R) is a unique 300-ft paddle wheel showboat that...

The General Jackson(R) is a unique 300-ft paddle wheel showboat that cruises the Cumberland River w/ views of the Nashville skyline. Enjoy live entertainment along with a delicious meal and a cruise that you can't get anywhere else. Holiday shows begin mid-November, and special event cruises are scheduled throughout the year, including Valentine's Day, Fourth of July and New Year's Eve. Docking is located on the banks of the Cumberland River on the back side of Opry Mills Mall.

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Nashville Showboat Lunch or Dinner Cruise on the General Jackson
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Captain's Table and Christmas Show

The journey was smooth up and down the river. The tour of the bridge/pilothouse with the captain was informative. We had excellent views of downtown Nashville. The show had a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Cary, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A Luke warm to cold meal followed by some great entertainment, one of the girl singers was not very good, and we couldn't understand what she was doing in this wonderful cast. (Unlike the previous reviewer I do not know nor have ever met any of the cast) All of the male singers were wonderful, and I would pay to... More 

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Festus, MO
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The shows cast was very talented but one ruined the show. Natasha thinks she is the show. Katie played the fiddle and had a beautiful voice She should maybe take over the lead. Naasha is a pretty girl but tried too hard to be noticed. Will not recommended this show to friends.

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Marinette, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The showboat was an awesome thing to do while down in Nashville for he Packer game! Very clean, orderly, and well done. The meal was very good and the entertainment was top notch. Spectacular views of downtown Nashville. I would highly recommend you take this ride on the river.

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We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your time aboard the General Jackson Showboat! Thank you for taking the time to provide this review. We hope to see you again soon More 

Kuttawa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our table was actually up front directly on the side of the stage where they performed & it was fantastic! Beautiful costume changes & talented singers/performers!! It was part of our 25th anniversary getaway to do things we had not done before & so glad we did it! It was a Christmas show & it was so entertaining!

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We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your time aboard the General Jackson Showboat! Thank you for taking the time to provide this review. We hope to see you again soon More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have enjoyed many riverboats; with the Jackson being one of the better. The Christmas show was amazing, with great singers, good songs, and an overall wonderful presentation. From Grandpa to grandchildren (4,5,& 10) he show was enjoyed. The food was pretty good, served family style on a Lazy Susan. The only weakness of the cruise was the limited amount... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I'd have to say that this was by far the highlight of the trip. Glad we saved the best for last! The singers were amazing. The food was excellent. The dessert was way too sweet. We had a really nice time. We sat at table 5 right next to the stage. It was well worth the money. It's a night... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While staying at the Gaylord resort and convention center, we had some time to tour so made a last minute decision to do this attraction. Called to make a reservation and since the boat was leaving in 25 minutes, we rushed to make it to the shuttle on time! (The gaylord resort is huge so this was an amazing feat... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were seated at a table of 10 with only 6 people in all. Very close to the stage and service was good. The entertainers were very professional and put on a great show, with great voices. It was 80 degrees so were able to go outside. Some of the entertainers were in the bar area after the show and... More 

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Cary, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The journey was smooth up and down the river. The tour of the bridge/pilothouse with the captain was informative. We had excellent views of downtown Nashville. The show had a good selection of Christmas songs, sung well. The dancing and costumes were also good. The sound system was too loud maintaining 85-87 db and hitting 90db. It distorted some of... More 

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Saint Joseph, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was good. Entertainment was great. Best part was on the rooftop, very informal, and funny acoustical show. Our group of four sat at a table with at least six others. It would have been nice if it wasn't so crowded. Barely any walking room around tables. BUT....we had a great time!

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