Great Steamboat Race on April 30, 2014 for an Adult, Senior, or Child from BB Riverboats (50% Off)

Belle Of Cincinnati

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In a Nutshell

Participate in the Kentucky Derby Steamboat Race aboard the Belle of Cincinnati, boarding and sailing from Louisville

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Apr 30, 2014. Amount paid never expires. Not valid for the purchase of alcohol. Limit 8 per person, may buy 8 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Boat captains must master nautical lexicon before sailing the seas to ensure that they can distinguish "port," which means left, from "starboard," which means launch the vessel into deep space. Count down to a launch with this Groupon.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $30 for a Great Steamboat Race ticket for an adult or senior) ($60 value)
  • $20 for a Great Steamboat Race ticket for a child aged 4–12 ($40 value)

Boarding begins at 4:30 p.m., and the Great Steamboat Race departs at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 30.

BB Riverboats

BB Riverboats began with a deceptive motto and a fleet of zero. In 1977, Ben Bernstein opened a restaurant in a converted steamboat, whose motto was “The Romance of Riverboat Dining.” Intended as tongue-in-cheek, the motto instead confused customers, who arrived hoping for a scenic cruise down the Ohio River. To placate his clientele, Ben Bernstein went into business with riverboat industry veteran Betty Blake, and BB Riverboats—named for their shared initials—was born.

Now run by Bernstein’s son, BB Riverboats has increased its fleet to three vessels, including the Belle of Cincinnati, a riverboat outfitted with Victorian details and two climate-controlled decks. On daily cruises down the Ohio, historical narration compliments the scenery, while passengers play swashbuckling games and learn to read treasure maps on family-friendly pirate cruises. On the company’s dining cruises, visitors drink in the scenery while noshing on a Hawaiian buffet spread or sampling award-winning wines from StoneBrook Winery. Additionally, holiday cruises honor occasions from Valentine’s Day to Thanksgiving.

Customer Reviews

Did the pirate cruise with grandchildren, they really enjoyed it. The pirates keep everything entertaining, and moving along. Would definitely recommend this cruise.
Shirley H. · 3 days ago
I enjoy taking my grandkids on the BB Riverboats, weather its a dinner cruise or just a fun cruise they love it. The staff is great and the captain is great an lets the kids get pictures with him and act lik they are takin us for a cruise dwn the river.
Mary B. · June 26, 2017
It was a GREAT experience. It was for our 41st wedding anniversary. Looking forward to doing it again.
Rhonda D. · June 24, 2017

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