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Profile of RiverBarge Excursion Lines

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RiverBarge Excursion Lines provides river cruises aboard America's only hotel barge. Excursions focus on the history, commerce and culture of America's waterways.

Note: On December 31, 2008, RiverBarge Excursion Lines announced that all 2009 excursions have been canceled. Passengers can contact RiverBarge at (888) 462-2743 for refund information.

Mission:
"We specialize in adventure, taking you to places that are off the beaten path. Places that the interstate bypassed, where a river has defined the culture and given a region a sense of place."
Destinations:
The Mississippi, Ohio, Tennessee, Kanawha, and Illinois Rivers, and the Texas-Louisiana Inland Gulf Intercoastal Waterway.
Participant Demographics:
Varies.
Single Traveler Information:
Most barge "expeditions", as river cruises are called, have a 50% single supplement. Occasionally, select expeditions feature a 25% single supplement.
Cost:
$925 - $3,860 for excursions ranging from 4 - 11 days, per person, double occupancy.
Trip Length:
4 - 11 days.
Quick Facts About RiverBarge Excursion Lines:
  • Prices are all-inclusive, with the exception of alcoholic beverages, gift shop items and telephone calls.

  • Tipping is not necessary, as gratuities are included in the price of your excursion.

  • No gambling is permitted onboard the barge.

  • RiverBarge Excursion Lines offers regional and homestyle cuisine.

  • Regional and local entertainment are featured, including singing and music groups, storytellers and dancers.

  • The barge has three accessible rooms. Public areas are also accessible.

  • One child or grandchild under 12 can stay in your stateroom for free.

Contact information:

1-888-GOBARGE, ext. 1

RiverBarge Excursion Lines, Inc.

201 Opelousas Avenue

New Orleans, LA 70114

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E-mail: reservations@riverbarge.com

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