Set sail on the Riverboat Queen for an evening of delicious barbecue and a taste of various vintages of bourbon on the water! Enjoy a complimentary Old Forrester Manhattan while boarding, then join Old Forrester Bourbon Specialist Nate Renwick for tastes from various years and recipes. Dine on a special bourbon inspired menu, highlighted by Old Forrester glazed beef tips, ribs, and brisket.

Passengers must be 21 years old or older. $55/person.

Your feast begins as soon as you board the Beautiful Riverboat Queen- your 2 hour cruise will include plenty of time to enjoy continuous crabs, corn on the cob and red bliss potatoes. In addition, each guest will receive two drink tickets for ice-cold beer, wine or soda. A cash bar will be available for additional beverage purchases. This is a great way to enjoy a wonderful scenic view, great music, family and friends. seating is on a first-come-first serve basis.

$75.00 per person.

Welcome aboard the most unique blend of “Riverfront Wilmington Entertainment”, a two-hour cruise on the iconic restored Paddlewheeler Skipper Liner, The Riverboat Queen.

Experience wining & dining on the water! The Riverboat Queen offers weekly scenic Sunday brunch, supper, & Thursday dinner cruises. Locals and visitors alike can enjoy the outstanding cuisine, professional & friendly crew, and comfortable ambiance aboard this wonderful cruise.

Enjoying a brunch or dinner cruise is the perfect way to entertain. With a wide array of on-board features to choose from (various meals/outing types), it’s easy to find a cruise to suit your dining needs. Choose from amenities that may include: plated dishes, buffet spreads, public seating arrangements, private tables, upgrade packages, full-service cash bars, brunch, spacious observation deck, casual atmospheres, and more formal atmospheres. Our cruises can accommodate individuals, families, small and large groups for any special event!

Thursday Sunset Dinner Cruises

Take in the elegant sunsets aboard the Riverboat Queen on our Thursday Sunset Dinner Cruises! Start your weekend early dockside with this delicious buffet on the river, featuring options to satisfy any taste. After dinner, set sail for this moonlit voyage down the Christina River. Have a cocktail and take in the sights during this one of a kind experience! Cruise boards at 5:30pm and departs at 6:30pm.

Cruises board on the public docks which are located behind Joe’s Crab Shack and Iron Hill Brewery.

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Sunday Brunch Cruise

Start the day on the water with our Sunday Brunch Cruise. A mouth-watering Sunday Brunch buffet served dockside, combined with traditional jazz music. Then enjoy a two-hour cruise along the beautiful Christina River with desserts and beverages. Cruise boards at 11:00am and departs at 11:30am.

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Sunday Supper Cruise

Spend a lazy Sunday afternoon on the Riverboat Queen while enjoying our Sunday Supper Cruise. The perfect time for a family meal together, the Sunday Supper Cruise offers passengers the beautiful scenery of the Christina River and Wilmington city skyline. Enjoy succulent barbecue options and old-fashioned side dishes while docked, and then soft drinks and cocktails along the deck while sailing. The perfect evening excursion for the whole family! Cruise boards at 4pm and departs at 4:30pm.

Cruises board on the public docks which are located behind Joe’s Crab Shack and Iron Hill Brewery.

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Give the Gift of the River

Looking for a way to make your employee’s, parents’, significant other’s, child’s, or neighbor’s day? Look no further than your own mighty Christina River and all it offers. Buy them a gift card and give the gift that “washes away” all other gifts.

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Celebrate a festive occasion, sweep a special someone off their feet, take sightseeing up a notch, or simply enjoy the company of family or friends over a unique dining experience. From the historic Christina and Brandywine Rivers to the tip of the Delaware River. Step aboard the refurbished 1988 vessel for an unforgettable harbor cruise featuring delicious cuisine, vibrant entertainment, dancing, and a memorable waterfront backdrop.

Private Charters: Whatever your group size up to 80 people and whatever the occasion, our well-equipped vessel offers a diversity of meeting space and services that can provide a comfortable setting for an unforgettable event.

To book your private charter, or for more information:

Please call: 302-425-4890 or email:

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