Lake cruise-tours

Branson Landing Cruises
7 North Boardwalk
Branson, MO 65616
Downtown-Rose on our area map

Take a unique lunch, dinner or sightseeing cruise on the beautiful Lake Taneycomo. Reserve a special date for Weddings or group events

Branson Landing Princess-Cruise the lake on the 100 ft luxury yacht

Branson Lake Queen-This is a modern day replica of the grand riverboats that cruised the White River

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Ride the Ducks
2320 W. Hwy 76
Branson, MO 65616
76 Central-Light orange on our area map

The captains on the Ducks will lead you through the scenic Ozarks and Branson and splash into the lake. You will be entertained with stories of past and present and hear about the Ozarks and Branson history, the lakes, the personalities & much more. Of the cruise-tours, Ride the Ducks is the only one that will take you both on the water and thru the city

Two tours are available:

Table Rock Lake Experience – Ride thru the entertainment district, across the dam and splash into Table Rock Lake. Departs from Duck Central on Hwy 76 near Walmart

Open - March –early December

Lake Taneycomo Experience, Downtown-Rose on our area map

– Ride thru historic downtown Branson and the College of the Ozarks and then splash into Lake Taneycomo. Departs from Duck Central at the Branson Landing near Arvest Bank

Open: before Memorial Day in May thru Labor Day

Prices do not include tax:
Adults 12-61 - $21.00
Senior 62+ - $20.00
Children 4-11 - $12.00
Children 0-3 – Free

Showboat Branson Belle
Showboat Branson Belle lake Cruise Theater
4800 Hwy 165 (across Table rock Dam)
Hwy 165 Area, Lavendar on our area map

Take a Showboat Branson Belle cruise on the crystal blue Table Rock Lake and enjoy the exciting production "Encore" featuring two headlining acts - Janice Martin, the world's only aerial violinist and the 5-member all male vocal group "The Showmen"

Encore! Is hosted by the irrepressible comedian/magician Christopher James and backed by the Showboat Branson Belle's own 5-piece live band Rocking Dockers

Cruise includes a delicious 3 course meal

Open: March 30-December 31, 2012Cruises: operate at Noon, 4 PM or 8 PM or a combination of those times depending on the date

Cruise is a two hour cruise on Table Rock Lake and includes a 3 course Meal

Estimated Pricing includes tax

General Seating with regular meal
Adults - $52.66
Child (4-11) - $26.87

Captains's Row with Menu selection or Paddle Wheel Club
Adults (12 & up)- $74.16
Child (to age 11) - $48.36

Early and Evening Dinner Cruise
General Seating with regular meal
Adults - $63.41 includes tax
Child (4-11) - $31.71 includes tax

Dam & Hatchery cruise-tours

Table Rock Dam Tours
Dewey Short Visitor Center
4600 Hwy 165
Branson, MO 65616
Hwy 165 Area, Lavendar on our area map

Take a guided walking tour and go deep inside the Dam to see what it takes to operate this massive structure, create hydro-electric power and maintain the pristine water for boating, fishing and recreation on the 43,000 acre Table Rock Lake

Open: March-December (arrive at the Dewey Short Visitor Center 30 min. prior to scheduled tour)

Prices include tax
Adults 12 & up - $14.50
Children 6-11 –S8.00- (note-children under 6 not allowed in the Dam)

Shepherd of the Hills Hatchery
483 Hatchery Road (Just below the Dam off Hwy 165)
Branson, MO 65616
Hwy 165-Lavender on our area map

The Shepherd of the Hills Hatchery complex occupies 211 acres and produces 1,125,000 catchable trout annually. The complex includes a Conservation Center providing a vast amount of information to the public. A boat ramp and several fishing access points along Lake Taneycomo is open year-round. Four hiking trails are available for nature viewing

Open-Daily except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Day from 9 AM-5 PM. Open till 6 Pm between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Guided tours are available at 10 AM, 11 AM, 1 PM and 2 PM weekdays and self-guided tours are available the rest of the year


Downtown cruise-tours

Branson Carriage Rides
120 W. Commercial
Branson, Mo 65616
Downtown-Rose on our area map

During the season, horse drawn carriages can be found at the corner of Commercial and Main in Downtown Branson. Rides tour the Downtown area and the lake front

Railway cruise-tours

Branson Scenic Railway
206 E. Main
Branson, MO 65616417-334-6110
Downtown-Rose on our area map

A fascinating one hour, 45 minute trip deep into the Ozarks wilderness, through tunnels, over trestles and past the ruins of long-ago communities. Depending on current freight traffic the direction of travel is determined right before departure. The train will either go north to the James River Valley and Galena, MO or south into Arkansas and the Barren Fork Trestle. You will explore territory inaccessible by car with views unattainable by other transportation

Seating is unassigned and you can tour the entire train. The cars, some with domes for panoramic views have been restored and refurbished to offer the same first class experience and ambience as fifty years ago. The Silver Lake car offers a concession area

From May through December on Saturdays at 5 PM, a dinner train departs offering a four-course candlelight meal is served. All departures are from the Branson Depot in Downtown Branson

Open-March thru December-various schedules based on day & time of year


Regular Excursion tickets- Adults (13 & up) $25.25, Children (3-12) $15.75
Dinner Excursion Tickets- All ages - $55.00

The excursions on our cruise-tours page are all great experience for those wanting to see more of Branson and the Ozarks while learning a little about the history and people of this area

Return from cruise-tours to Branson Attractions

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