GALLIPOLIS — The Belle of Cincinnati is about to make its annual voyage to Gallipolis later this month.
The ship will dock in Gallipolis on July 29, and provide buffet-style lunch and dinner cruises for those who pay. The lunch cruise will begin boarding from French Square at 11 a.m. and sail from noon-2 p.m. The price for adults and seniors is $37; the price for children 4-12 is $22; and children younger than 4 are free.
The dinner cruise boards from French Square at 6:30 p.m. and sails from 7:30-9:30 p.m. The price for adults and seniors is $45; children 4-12 is $26; and children younger than 4 are free.
Customers can also choose to attend the lunch or dinner sightseeing cruise, which does not provide buffet food. The lunch sightseeing cruise price for adults is $20; children 4-12 is $11; and children younger than 4 are free. The dinner sightseeing cruise price for adults is $24; children 4-12 is $17; and childrenyounger than 4 are free.
The cruise also provides a DJ for entertainment and sightseeing opportunities.
Ben Bernstein, director of marketing for BB Riverboats, said the Belle of Cincinnati has been making trips to Gallipolis for about a decade.
“We are always very well received,” he said. “Gallipolis has always been one of our best-selling cities. We would love to see everyone again.”
The cruises usually see 250-400 passengers each year, with full capacity at 1,000 guests and 150 crew members, and the company hopes to raise this year’s numbers, Bernstein said.
To purchase tickets or for or more information, visit www.bbriverboats.com/summertour; or call 1-800-261-8586.