Testimonials

This was an excellent treat! We had a nice dinner. The service was great, along with the entertainment.

Corporate/Conventions

Whether you’re celebrating your team, impressing your clients, launching a new product, hosting a president’s reception or networking with your association members, a Savannah Riverboat cruise is the perfect venue for a group event in historic Savannah, Georgia. Surprising, delightful, inspiring, and loaded with affordable amenities to please your guests, our storied vessels can accommodate everything from a small executive meeting to a convention party with hundreds of guests. Our experienced event planners and staff will make sure that everything is ship-shape. Choose one of our suggested packages or find one you’d like to customize based on your ideas and needs. Are you ready to start planning?

Cruise Experiences

 

HARBOR CRUISES

Cruising year round

Description:

This narrated cruise takes you north on the Savannah River under the Tallmadge Bridge and into the port area, where you will learn about the Port of Savannah’s importance, both past and present. The Captain then turns the boat around and the cruise heads back south toward River Street where you will continue to learn about our beautiful historic city. Boarding begins 30 minutes prior to the one-hour cruise.

LUNCHEON WITH NARRATED HARBOR CRUISE

Can be arranged year round

Boat opens for boarding passengers at 12:00 pm

1:00 PM Departure – 1 ½ hour Cruise

Description:

This cruise is truly a two-for-one deal! Enjoy a sumptuous lunch aboard one of our beautiful riverboats, while listening in on the captain’s  narrated tour of the lower Savannah River. Come ready to relax and learn while you feast on a delicious southern buffet as you cruise along the scenic waterways of coastal Georgia.

Learn something new:

Add to your lunch experience a little “fun-cation.” Join our Executive Chef for a demonstration on how to craft one of our most popular appetizers. After the cooking demo, each participant can enjoy an appetizer portion of this delicious local favorite prior to the scrumptious southern luncheon buffet.

DINNER ENTERTAINMENT TWO-HOUR CRUISE

Cruising year round – ask about availability

7:00 PM Departure – 2 hour Cruise

Description:

Enjoy a delicious buffet dinner featuring local low country cuisine as you listen to live southern-style entertainment. You’ll tap your toes or boogie on the dance floor to Pop, Beach, Motown and of course, Rock & Roll! For those who need a break or would like to feel the vibe of the city, you can venture out onto our third deck and capture the amazing evening view of one of the most famous waterfronts in America.

SUNDAY BRUNCH NARRATED SIGHTSEEING CRUISE

March through October

1:00 PM Departure – 1 ½ hour Cruise

Description: 

One of our most popular cruises is a two-for-one special! You’re invited to enjoy all of our breakfast and lunch options aboard one of our spectacular riverboats while attending to the expertly narrated tour by the boat captain. Come ready to relax and feast on a delicious buffet while cruising up and down the fascinating lower Savannah River.

MONDAY NIGHT GOSPEL DINNER ENTERTAINMENT CRUISE

April through October and select Mondays in December

7:00 PM Departure – 2 hour Cruise

Description: 

Ready for an authentic southern cultural experience? On Monday evenings our beautiful riverboats are filled with the uplifting sounds of genuine southern gospel music performed by one of the finest gospel choirs in the Low Country, AND a bountiful buffet of classic southern supper dishes. A cultural and culinary experience you don’t want to miss!

SUNSET CRUISE

April through October (check for availability)

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

The dusk hours are a magical time to be out on the water, and a Sunset Cruise is simply the best ending to a busy day! There is no better place to watch a Savannah sunset than from the top deck of a riverboat in the middle of the river!  The winds calm to a gentle breeze and the setting sun paints the sky with a palette of hues that seem almost unreal. Order from our new menu featuring a variety of delicious house-made appetizers and small plates. Sip from your favorite cocktail, craft beer or a glass of fine wine while listening to cool music as you cruise the historic Savannah River.

 

PRIVATE EVENTS

Looking to hold an exclusive event? Savannah Riverboat Cruises is the venue your attendees will thoroughly enjoy. You can charter just one deck or the entire ship, and our planners will help you create a truly unforgettable event. Each of our dining decks is fully equipped with a dance floor, bar, buffet, podium and sound system. Savannah Riverboat Cruises gives you the opportunity to customize details such as décor, entertainment and menu. Don’t be afraid to think outside the box! From photo booths to casino games, we’ll help make your vision a reality.

MENU IDEAS

Excellent food and drink is an important aspect of any special occasion; it can make or break your event! It should not only please the palate, but complement your preferences and event theme while staying level with your budget. Keep in mind that the menu examples below are just a small sample of what we can design for your group- just let us know what your ideas are!

DINNER AND ENTERTAINMENT 2 HOUR CRUISE:

6:00 pm Boat opens up for taking on passengers

7:00 PM Departure – 2 hour Cruise

 

SAVANNAH ON MY MIND

Choice of (2) Meats: for the whole group:

Southern Fried Chicken, Seasoned Baked Chicken, BBQ Ribs or Pulled Pork BBQ

Seasonal Greens, Savannah Red Rice Creamy Macaroni & Cheese, Sweet Potato Soufflé, Corn Bread with Sweet Vidalia Onion Jelly, Garden Salad with Dressings & Toppings

Banana Pudding & Peach Cobbler Iced Tea, Lemonade, Soft Drinks or Coffee included 

LOW COUNTRY BOIL

Southern Side Salad

Mixed Garden Salad with Dressings & Toppings

Seasonal Pork Sausage, Georgia Creek Shrimp, BBQ Chicken

Corn on the Cob, New Potatoes, Baked Beans, Savannah Red Rice, Bread

Dessert Service

Iced Tea, Lemonade, Soft Drinks or Coffee included.

RIVER QUEEN SIGNATURE BUFFET

Prime Beef, Savannah Style Shrimp and Grits, Lemon and Artichoke Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast, Fresh Catch of the Day

Vegetarian Pasta Entrée, Roasted Fingerling Potatoes, Fresh Squash Casserole, Assorted Side Salads, Garden Salad with Dressings and Toppings

Fresh Cut Fruit Display, Bread Service, Dessert Service

Iced Tea, Coffee, Soft Drinks, or Lemonade

COCKTAIL RECEPTION

The perfect way to end a productive day!

Choose from either 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm or from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

Your guests will mix and mingle with cocktails while enjoying a riverboat cruise along the historic Savannah Harbor. Our event planner will work with you to plan food stations, displays and the serving of hors d’ oeuvres. Your customized cruise is sure to be a huge success and the highlight of everyone’s visit to our beautiful city.

CARVING STATIONS

Salmon

Oak Plank Salmon, Grain Mustard Yogurt, Grilled Flatbreads

Turkey

Herb basted Sage Turkey Breast, Assorted Mayonnaises, Spiced Mustard and Buttermilk Biscuits

Beef

Pepper and Sea Salt Crusted Beef Strip Loin, Horseradish Sauce and Dollar Rolls

 

ACTION STATIONS

“Southern Surf and Turf” Grits Bar

For true southerners and the adventurous! As we say, “grits are the new mashed potatoes.” This station is attended by two servers dishing up creamy Southern-style white cheddar cheese grits ready for topping with your choice of…

“Low County Style” Shrimp and Grits

with onions and peppers in a white-wine cream sauce

Hickory Smoked Pulled Pork

Slow smoked and mixed with just the right amount of our secret tangy BBQ sauce

Step up to the Salad “Bar”

Not your traditional salad bar! As guests approach the bar, they’ll be greeted with salad “bartenders” who mix a custom salad with dressing using stainless cocktail shakers and present your guests with their very own combination of fresh ingredients.

Or, you can select two of our Signature Salads such as our popular…

Berry Spring Salad

Spring greens, fresh Effingham County Berries, pecans, blue cheese and balsamic vinaigrette

Key Lime Caesar Salad with Margarita-Marinated Grilled Shrimp

A take on a classic salad! Romaine lettuce is tossed lightly with our house-made creamy key lime Caesar dressing and topped with margarita marinated grilled Georgia Wild shrimp.

Blackened Ahi Tuna

With organic field greens, candied pecans, local honey tarragon vinaigrette

 

Pasta Creation Station (Chef attended action station)

This attended station gives your guests a choice of two pasta favorites, cooked continuously by our pasta chef and elegantly served from a chafer (no long lines!)

Tuscan Bowtie Pasta

With grilled chicken, fresh spinach and cherry tomatoes in a white wine olive oil sauce, served with a choice of toppings, including grated parmesan cheese and crushed red pepper

Penne Pasta Primavera

Fresh grilled seasonal vegetables tossed with penne pasta and our house made roasted red pepper cream sauce (vegetarian)

Shrimp Roban

Local shrimp sautéed in a rich, spicy cream sauce, tossed with shell pasta and chopped green onion

Jambalaya Pasta

Chicken, sausage, onions, red and green peppers in a light cream sauce

Gorgonzola Cream Pasta

With Applewood smoked bacon, sun-dried tomatoes, blue cheese and cracked pepper cream sauce

 

Server Passed

Savannah Riverboat offers a large selection of bite size hors d’ oeuvres beautifully presented on specialty trays and distributed by our formally trained wait staff

Sweet Bites Station

End on a sweet note with a delicious selection of southern desserts including Georgia Pecan Pie, Banana Pudding Shots, Peach Cobbler with fresh whipped cream, Key Lime Pie and an assortment of gooey cake bars.

Bar Services

Each deck has a full service bar. Groups may choose a cash bar so that if any of their guests would like to purchase beer, wine or alcohol it is available. Groups may also choose to provide all or some of their guest’s favorite libations you may choose a hosted hourly bar, drink tickets or a bar based on total consumption. We will also work with you in personalizing a special “welcome on board” beverage.

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