FAQs

We are a bring your own beverage and food party cruise. We allow beer, wine, liquor, champagne, and food of your choice. Please only bring beer cans, NO GLASS beer bottles. We have plenty of ice and cups for everyone. We would also recommend you bring mixers, sunscreen, water, and a good camera! Please bring your ID for all public cruises as you must be 21.

NO, the Pontoon Saloon does NOT allow swimming, the Cumberland River is a fast flowing river with a strong current. If anyone purposefully jumps overboard during their trip they will be fined up to $500.

Any cancellations more than 14 days in advance will receive a full refund. If you cancel less than 14 days in advance, there will be no refunds.  All public rides have the option of a 50% deposit or pay in full at the time of booking.

We are a rain or shine cruise, since 3/4 of the boat is covered. If we cancel the cruise, do to severe weather, we do provide a 100% refund or a voucher for another cruise. Do not assume your cruise is cancelled unless you receive a notification email from us. Contact us with questions / concerns.

For a private cruise, we will wait for you if you don’t arrive on time. For a public cruise, your reservation if subject to cancellation if you don’t arrive on time. We have to leave and return at our scheduled times in respect for other groups. Please plan ahead and be on time.

Cruises are 2 hours. Private cruises have an option to add an extra hour depending on availability. Contact us for pricing.

25 minutes prior to launch. You will need to check in, sign waivers, load all passengers and beverages, so be sure to give yourself enough time.

Most of our staff is paid on gratuity only. They work very hard to ensure a safe and fun cruise for everyone so please show your appreciation by tipping!

2 Victory Ave. Nashville, TN. This is the downtown east bank docks (Titans Stadium side of the river) where we will pick you up and drop you off. (We do not have a storefront, our check in location is the dock) Once you get the the Bridge building at 2 Victory Ave. Walk toward the river, we are next to the large red sculpture on the water. Since this is a water activity, if you are lost… walk toward the river!

Yes, we highly recommend booking in advance regardless of group size. We do take day of bookings if there is availability.

If you reserved a private boat you are welcome to decorate and set up any essentials you may need. Please reach out and get approval for any large items. For public cruises, you are welcome to bring props/small party supplies.

In the state of Tennessee Liquor is not sold on Sundays. Highly recommend you purchase any liquor prior to Sundays cruise.

It is Mandatory that each passenger fill out this waiver prior to boarding. This is an online waiver only, no hard copies may be submitted. It saves time, so please do this before you arrive, or your group will not board until it is completed. Once submitted you are done: Sign Waiver Here

We supply the ice, you are welcome to bring your own coolers and ice if easier but be sure to not forget them! Weapons, Glass beer bottles, drugs are not allowed and will be strictly enforced. If caught with drugs or weapons onboard the boat will immediately re-dock to remove passengers involved in such activities with zero refund.

We do not allow Beer bottles, we do however allow liquor, wine, and champagne  bottles that will be stored behind the bar.

Have a group of less then 20, you can still book a private cruise but you will need to purchase the 20 seat minimum. Public cruise is always a good option and costs less!

45 Guests plus 2 crew members for private cruises
40 guests for public cruises

We highly recommend that you take uber/lyft or walk from lower broadway and cross using the pedestrian bridge. We don’t want anyone drinking and driving!

Parking is sometimes available in Lot R of Nissan Stadium and Cumberland Park, you’ll want to call us prior to your cruise at least 24rs to confirm if there will be parking. We use the same lots as Nissan Stadium, this means if an event is going on we highly recommend walking or taking uber/lyft/taxi. When in doubt of available parking, walk or grab a ride as we do not control the parking lots and this is downtown Nashville!

Yes, you must be 21 for any of our public cruises. If you are interested in a private cruise we allow any age limit. We love family reunions and birthday parties!

Yes! We have thought of it all, a restroom is onboard! But PLEASE – no number 2’s on this cruise!

Smoking is not allowed on the boat.

We have 25 chairs on board that are first-come first-serve. Keep in mind this is a booze cruise. We encourage everyone to mingle and there is plenty of room for dancing. No one sits in the chairs for 99% of our cruises.

You get amazing views of lower Broadway and the Nashville Skyline. You will see views of Nashville’s Cumberland River Basin. We do not guarantee animals sightings.

If you reserved a private boat you are welcome to decorate and set up any essentials you may need. Please reach out and get approval for any large items. For public cruises, you are welcome to bring props/small party supplies.

Private cruises are perfect for a catered food event! We have many local caterers and eateries we partner with that can supply for your event. Whether you want light appetizers, Nashville Hot Chicken, or BBQ we have plenty of culinary contacts to share!