BB Riverboats is Cincinnati's Premiere Riverboat Cruise Line, offering sight-seeing tours up and down the Ohio River near Cincinnati. Lunch and Dinner cruises as well as special events like the USS Nightmare, are among the entertainment options offered throughout the year. BB Riverboats is located on Riverboat Row in Newport, Kentucky.


Current Ticket Discount:

BB Riverboats will be offering some free sight-seeing passes for their Monday-Thursday river cruises, as well as a standing discount for 10% off any meal cruise for all active military and their immediate family.  Use code: MIL on website to get discount.


Web Page: BB Riverboats


Handicap Accessibility: Yes (Full) BB Riverboats has ramps that lead onto the first deck of every boat. On the Belle of Cincinnati, there is an elevator available that makes it possible to go up to the second and third deck. The River Queen and Mark Twain do not have elevators. Accessible bathrooms are on the River Queen and the Belle of Cincinnati.


Box Office Phone:

800-261-8586 or 859-261-8500


Box Office Hours:

Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm year around. During our summer season those hours extend to 7:00 pm and move to 7 days a week. When we have cruises available during our off-peak times of the year, our office hours will extend depending on what we have available. Basically, if we have public cruises, our office will be open.


Physical Location:

101 Riverboat Row
Newport, KY 41071