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Sacramento River Cruise

Sacramento Historic River Cruises

Ready to take in a little Sacramento history from the comfort of a Hornblower yacht? In this delightful one-hour 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 the history of Sacramento—from John Sutter, the founder of Sacramento, to the wild first days of the Gold Rush and the legendary Pony Express. California's capital city is filled with lively history and beautiful sights, and you’ll have the perfect view on this Sacramento river cruise. 

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One of the many bridge you will see on this Sacramento cruise.
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Cruise Includes:* 

  • One-Hour Boat Cruise along the Sacramento River
  • Live Narration by the Captain including Sacramento River Facts and History
  • Scenic Sacramento Views
  • Limited Concessions Available on Board to Purchase 
  • Limited, Non-guaranteed Seating on Board- First Come, First Serve


We also offer School River Tours, perfect for field trips!

LOOKING TO CRUISE WITH 20 OR MORE GUESTS? Call (415) 438-8300 or email [email protected]


See the sights on the Sacramento River Cruise


*Cruise details and inclusions may vary for holiday and special event cruises. 


Advanced reservations are recommended. Purchases at on-site ticket booth in Old Sacramento are accepted by Credit Card only.

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We had a very relaxing and enjoyable trip. The crew was knowledgable and were ready to answer the questions of my 2 grandchildren.

– Alex P.

Our September 7th Sacramento River Cruise was pleasant and relaxing. The crew members were all very professional and attentive. The narrator's storytelling abilities took us back in time to the gold rush days, then back to present day with ease and accuracy. My 6 year old grandson was happiest of all. Thank you for making this a memorable day.

– Charles C.