Cruise Information

The Sightseeing Cruise

Consists of a one hour cruise with commentary on river history, legends and sights. A concession stand (cash bar) with sandwiches, snacks, & beverages is available on these trips. We have 3 excursions daily at 11:00am, 1:30 pm and 4:00 pm.

Adult – $20.00 plus tax
Child – $12.00 plus tax (Ages 5-12)
Advance purchase strongly recommended to guarantee your spot!

The Dinner Cruise

Is a two hour cruise with a one-time-go-through buffet (iced tea, coffee, & water included), music, dancing and beverages (cash bar). On the dinner cruise you will be escorted to your table, then you are free to roam the boat until the Captain announces that dinner is ready and you are asked to return to your table where the cruise director will direct you to the buffet table.

After dinner you are free to roam the boat, dance and/or sit back and enjoy the music. Weekends, Ben Bumbry & the Messengers perform, playing jazz and a variety of music.

We begin boarding at 6:00 pm, depart at 6:30 pm and return at 8:30 pm. Dress is casual.


Monday-Friday $41.95 plus tax
Saturday & Sunday $41.95 plus tax
Child (Ages 5-12) $21.95 plus tax (Ages 2-5) $5.00 plus tax
Advance purchase required!

  • Groups
  • Enjoy One-Hour Sightseeing Cruises with commentary of river history, legends, and sights. See the beautiful Mississippi River. Luncheon may be requested for your group of 20 or more during the 11:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. cruises if notified well in advance. Menu selection is available at special group prices.

    Evening dinner cruises feature beef and baked chicken (prime rib and other menus also available for large groups), live music, dancing, and beverages. You will long remember your pleasant excursion on this triple-deck riverboat that is air conditioned and heated for your comfort. Make reservations by phone, mail, or fax.

    Please note . . . Groups consist of 20 or more fares, when paid by one person.

    Additional trips may be scheduled for large groups and charters.

  • On-Board Entertainment
  • Monday thru Friday Nights 

    On the piano, enjoy the music of Adam Ledbetter. Listen or dance to his favorite tunes, and he has been known to take a request or two. You never know when members of the crew will take up a mic and sing with him. Fun and music for the young and the young-at -heart!

    Saturday & Sunday Nights

    The tradition of music on the river continues with the sound of modern jazz, big band, and blues from Ben Bumbry and the Messengers. Over fifty years of entertaining qualifies this ensemble to offer all ages a good time. The Messengers will show you why the river, Hannibal to New Orleans, is the origin of jazz.

  • Food
  • Our Dinner Cruises feature a “one time thru” buffet with the following:

    • Riverboat Roast Beef
    • Baked Boneless Chicken Breast
    • Deluxe Tossed Salad w/dressing
    • Capt’s Favorite Pasta Salad
    • Baked Potato w/butter & sour cream
    • Seasoned Green Beans
    • Dinner Roll w/butter
    • Dessert features Ghirardelli Brownie

    (Iced Tea & Coffee served with all meals)

(573) 221-3222

Mark Twain Riverboat
Center Street Landing
Hannibal, MO 63401