The Southern Belle Riverboat Master Captain’s Blog
Master Captain Jonathan Edward Reinert
The Southern Belle sightseeing cruise has so many wonderful things to offer during your visit in Chattanooga. The guest experience begins when you call to book your reservation with the super friendly Chattanooga Riverboat staff. They will help you to best accomadate during your visit to Chattanooga , they’ll help book your cruise and they will give you all the information to have a splashing great time on your hour and a half sightseeing adventure aboard the Southern Belle. It is a great idea to arrive early and enjoy the food aboard the stationary vessel on the third floor which is where the burger bar resides.
There you can obeserve the spectacular riverfront view in downtown Chattanooga, also you will see the crew preparing the Southern Belle for departure. Once the captain makes the announcement to begin boarding you will make your way up to the beautiful open air deck of the Southern Belle for a relaxed sightseeing ride. Just to name a few sights you see along the way are the Chattanooga Skyline, the Bluff of the Art District, as wel as Mountain views and wildlife along the banks of the Tennessee River.
While aboard be sure to step into the pilot house for a chance of a lifetime oppurtunity to take the lead and drive on our 100 ton vessel. This is the chance to view Chattanoooga from a completely different view that you can only experience from the river. You will see all of Chattanooga’s wildlife and maybe even see a couple of chattanooga ducks or maybe the Chattanooga Ducks cruising down the TN River!
This relaxing sightseeing cruise on the Southern Belle Riverboat will slow you down for a bit and in a world as chaotic as ours that is not a bad thing. Sit back and listen to our historian Hubert tell you about Chattanooga as it is now and as it was during the Civil War era in Chattanooga!
The beautiful thing about these sightseeing cruises is the cruise changes every year with the growth of Chattanooga and also the colorful commentary by Hubert, which changes for each cruise! Come sit back and relax aboard the Southern Belle Riverboat on the best sightseeing cruise tour in all of Chattanooga!