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RIVERBARGE EXCURSION LINES
    

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Mississippi River and tributaries

Cruise Report:
RIVER BARGE EXCURSIONS -- RIVER EXPLORER

RIVER EXPLORER
Passenger Capacity: 198
Built: 1998
Length: 730 ft.
Officers: US
Staff and Crew: US

Cruise Report and Photos
  • Itinerary: The vessel travels along the Mississippi, Ohio, Missouri, Tennessee, Cumberland, and Atchafalaya Rivers and Texas-Louisiana Gulf Intracoastal Waterway.
  • Cabins: 98. Staterooms are all outside, 200 sq. ft., and have windows, air-conditioning, satellite TV/VCR, telephone, mini refrigerator and private bath with shower and tub. Some staterooms have balconies.
  • Dining: There is an open-seating dining room with one seating. In addition to mainstream American food, there are offerings of Cajun crawfish boils, Texas shrimp boils, fried catfish, barbecues and other local specialties.
  • Dress: Casual.
  • Facilities and Activities: This vessel is actually two custom-built barges permanently attached together and pushed by a towboat. The forward barge houses the dining room, a two-deck theater, lounge, meeting facility, and several other public rooms. The aft barge houses the staterooms. Local entertainment is featured, including gospel music, Delta blues, zydeco, and mariachi bands. Cruises are designed to emphasize local culture and guests are given the opportunity to experience the food, music, attractions, and events unique to the areas visited.
  • Recent Fares Reported to Us: $790 to $3,790. Shore activities are included, as well as port charges, taxes and tips. Early booking discount, sometimes discount for teachers.





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