Spring Is Here – Take 2

Hannibal River Stage  19.46 Ft




It’s 72 degrees today, southeasterly wind, and a beautiful day for a boat ride, I Wish!


As the world deals with the COVID-19 Virus, we are all “staying safe” as ordered by the government.  This Virus is real!!  Sandy and I pray that all folks practice Social Distancing, Proper Hygiene, and the multitude of other recommendations issued by the Federal Government, State Government, Local Government, Health Professionals, and others.  It’s definitely new territory for us.  Last year was a crazy year due to excessive flooding.  This year, the Virus.


We look forward to cruising as soon as it’s safe.  We cannot put a timeline on when that will happen.  We ask that all future passengers please hang in there, and we’ll get to enjoy Mark Twain’s Mighty Mississippi once again.


As for the Hannibal Riverfront, Mother Nature has slowed things once again.  The river rose to the flood activation level, so we have two of our five floodgates in place at this time.  This Mississippi is holding steady for now at around 19.4 ft on the Hannibal Gage.  It is predicted to make a significant fall in about 7 days from today.  Once the gates are removed at Center Street, the construction should ramp back up.


Sandy and I ask that everyone Stay Safe, Maintain Social Distancing, Practice Good Hygiene, Don’t Panic, and PRAY!!  We’ll get through this together.  And as it passes, we’ll soon hear, “Riverboat’s A Comin’.



Capt Steve and Sandy Terry


1 hour
Group Size
no limit

Sightseeing Tour

This one-hour sightseeing cruise travels along the mighty Mississippi River, allowing you to soak up the scenery at a relaxing, rhythmic pace. Listen as the captain guides your cruise with historical commentary on the history, legends, and sights of the Mississippi River.

A cruise aboard the Mark Twain Riverboat is great for family events. Whether you are a visitor or resident of Hannibal, you can make wonderful memories aboard our unique riverboat experience! Looking forward to having you onboard!

Departure time: Varies - check calendar
Yearly availability: April 1 - Nov. 4
Weekly availability: Daily

2 hours
Group Size
no limit

Dinner Cruise

Enjoy a night of dinner and dancing on this cruise on the Mighty Mississippi. Indulge in a delicious buffet and share a wonderful dinner with your family or friends, then enjoy live music from the dance floor or the deck.

Once on board, you are escorted to your table, then you are free to roam the boat until the captain announces that dinner is ready. After dinner, you are free to dance or sit back and enjoy the music. Live entertainment is included on our Dinner Cruises. It may be The Rivermen playing modern jazz (Saturday night from Memorial Day thru September), or you might get to enjoy the music of Tim Hart (Mondays & Tuesdays), or Adam Ledbetter and David Damm (Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday). Listen or dance to their favorite tunes — and they have been known to take a request or two. And you never know when a crew member or two may step up on the stage and join in.

Departure time: 6:30 p.m.
Yearly availability: May 3 - Oct 28
Weekly availability: Varies - check calendar