Sacramento Historic River Cruise

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Location: Sacramento
Category: Tours & Sightseeing
Duration: 1.0 hours
Trip difficulty:
Max Group Size:
Currency: USD
Language: English
TimeZone: America/Los_Angeles
Highlights Float down the Sacramento River during this historic river cruise
Multiple cruise times to fit your busy schedule
Easy-to-find meeting spot in Old Town Sacramento
Hear stories about the city’s history from the indoor or outdoor areas
Ready to take in a little history from the comfort of a yacht? In this Sacramento river cruise, we’ll sail past Old Sacramento's famous historical sites, including the Delta King, the I Street Bridge, the Tower Bridge, and the Air Force Docks. As we tour, we’ll hear fascinating stories—from John Sutter, the founder of Sacramento to the wild days of the Gold Rush. California's capital city is filled with lively history and beautiful sights, and you’ll have the perfect view on this cruise. 
This Sacramento historic river cruise meets at the L Street Dock in Old Town Sacramento. Board a yacht and get ready for a relaxing cruise down the Sacramento River.

You can choose to sit outside or inside, whichever you prefer. Take in the sights as you listen to historical facts about California’s capital city. Hear about the Gold Rush, the Pony Express, and other key events that were part of Sacramento’s past. 

Cruise under Tower Bridge, see the Delta King steamboat, and catch sight of McClellan Air Force Base.

Your Sacramento River cruise ends back at the L Street Dock.
Included One-hour yacht cruise along the Sacramento River
Live narration by the Captain including Sacramento River facts and history
Limited concessions available on board to purchase
Know before you book
Know before you go No running on board.
Health Items

Operating Info

Booking Cut-off 24 hours
Minimum 1 guests per booking
Maximum 19 guests per booking
Valid Only on date on reservation

Operating Type:

Fixed Times


2020 Season: From 04-01-2020 To 11-30-2020
Sunday 11:45, 13:15, 14:45
Thursday 11:45, 13:15, 14:45
Friday 11:45, 13:15, 14:45
Saturday 11:45, 13:15, 14:45


Type: Starts location
Lat & Long:
Address: 1206 Front St, Sacramento, CA, 95814
Notes: Getting to the dock -- there are three potential options to access to the dock for boarding: Ramp access between the Hornblower Ticket Booth and Rio City Cafe *Steepness of ramp varies by season and water level Stairs access located to the right of Rio City Cafe Elevator access located at the Delta King *Hornblower does not operate this elevator and cannot guarantee its operation Paid public parking garages are available. Advanced reservations are recommended. Purchases at the on-site ticket booth in Old Sacramento are accepted by credit card only and based on availability.
Start Location Notes 1206 Front St, Sacramento, CA, 95814


Cancellation Policy: none
Cancellation Cut-off: 24 hours
Cancellation Notes:


Adult 13-99 years Available on request
Child 4-12 years Available on request


Option Name Historic River Cruise
Option Description

Other Information

Confirmation necessary? No
Redemption Tickets will be held at the box office