Historical Sacramento River Cruise for Two or Four, or Family of Four from Hornblower Cruises & Events (Up to 40% Off)

Central Sacramento

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In a Nutshell

Cruise down the Sacramento River and enjoy the scenery as the captain divulges the history of the city's people, events, and architecture

The Fine Print

Expires Nov 13th, 2013. Limit 6 per person. Limit 6 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required. Subject to weather. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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Choose from Three Options

  • $24 for a historical river cruise for two adults (a $40 value, including all fees)
  • $36 for a historical river cruise for two adults and two children aged 12 and younger (up to a $60 value, including all fees)
  • $48 for a historical river cruise for four adults (an $80 value, including all fees)

The captain lifts the veil on Sacramento's history during the one-hour historical Sacramento River cruise. In-between pointing out famous structures such as the Air Force Docks, the Delta King, and the I Street and Tower bridges, the captain relays tales of the city’s founder, John Sutter, the Gold Rush, and the early days of the Pony Express.

Tours depart Thursday–Sunday, and sometimes Monday–Wednesday, from now through October. Departure times vary by day, but most tours take place between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Boarding time is 15 minutes prior to departure.

Hornblower Cruises & Events

The high-end fleet of Hornblower Cruises & Events fills ports up and down the California coast, as well as in New York, with similar eco-friendly extravagance. Founded by environmental engineer Terry MacRae, Hornblower puts its luxe navy to use hosting dining, entertainment, special-event, and sightseeing cruises, as well as journeying to such storied landmarks as Alcatraz Island and the Statue of Liberty. Beyond these cruises, Terry's team champions green practices through the Respect Our Planet initiative, which works to develop and promote earth-considerate practices such as using hybrid boats that draw power from the sun.


Reviews

Standing on the deck, watching the boats and beyond them the houses go by, I felt like for a second or two I could pretend I was in a different time

Hello F., Yelp, 7/22/2012

Tips

  • “we had a good time, but no restaurant. a tour for one hour only. ”

  • “The entire crew was very friendly and made for an enjoyable cruise.”

  • “We had a great time on the cruise .”

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    Central Sacramento

    1206 Front Street

    Sacramento, California 95814

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