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Welcome to the 2024 season on board the Hiawatha!

Swifties Cruise

Calling all the Swifties out there-join us for a fun filled cruise!
Let the fun begin by receiving your Taylor Swift Hiawatha Back Stage pass w/lanyard as you board the Hiawatha and help us celebrate Taylor Swift's ERAS TOUR with a Hiawatha Cruise! The fun continues with games, refreshments, friendship bracelet making and her ERAS TOUR CONCERT on the TV's! Choose your favorite Era - Best Taylor look alike will win a prize! This 1.5 hr. cruise is open to all Swifties! Cruises are scheduled for July 7, July 21 and August 19

All Military Ride Free on July 4!

Join us for a cruise on the beautiful Susquehanna River to celebrate our military personnel!  Cruises at 1pm, 2:30pm and 4pm on July 4,2024. All military personnel ride FREE!
Reservations are highly recommended No refunds or exchanges are available for this cruise.

River Cruise

Enjoy a relaxing 1 hour cruise on the Susquehanna River, view the beautiful natural scenery and listen to an audio narration of the rich history of the lumber era.
Rates - Adults - $15.00 (Age 13 - 59) - Seniors - $13 (Age 60+) - Children - $10.00 (Age 3 - 12) - Children 2 and Under are Free May, September, and October: Saturday & Sunday June, July, and August: Wednesday- Sunday Our docks are located in the Susquehanna State Park, which has: - Family friendly atmosphere - Free parking - Restroom facilities (all handicapped accessible) - Public boat launch

Dinner Cruise with Eat and Run Catering

Board the Hiawatha for a 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.. cruise on the beautiful Susquehanna River while you enjoy a delicious dinner in our climate controlled main deck. 
Our caterer will be Eat & Run Catering. Menu includes: Appetizers: Charcutier Board Dinner: Smoked Brisket BBQ Chicken Mac & Cheese Roasted Veggies Salad/Dressing Lemonade/Iced Tea Dessert Cake Cost will be $35 pp. Children under 2 are Free.

Princess Party Cruise

Princess Party Cruises include 3 characters per cruise and crafts!
Come one, come all, and join your favorite princesses for an adventure on the Susquehanna River you won’t soon forget! Each cruise includes three characters, singing, story-time, and personal meet and greet on the lower deck. The party continues on the upper deck with another character, crafts & a snack! Cruise length is 1 hour and are offered at 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. on each date listed below. Dates: May 21st - Rapunzel, Wayfinder, Scottish Princess June 18th - Tinkerbell, Wayfinder, Mermaid Princess July 23rd - Cinderella and her two Stepsisters July 17th -Anna, Elsa and Beauty Princess Rates - Adult - $15.00 (Age 13+) - Child - $20.00 (Age 3 - 12) - Children 2 and Under are Free

Kid's Night Cruise

Perfect for A Family Night Out
- Join us for a good old fashioned ice cream social while you cruise down the Susquehanna River on this hour and a half cruise. - Make your own sundae bar includes: vanilla ice cream, sprinkles, chocolate rocks, cherries, chocolate/caramel/strawberry sauce, and whipped cream! Sundae included in the ticket price. Rates - Adults - $20.00 (Ages 13+) - Children - $15.00 (Ages 3 - 12) - Children Two and Under are Free

Hero Cruise

Kapow! Boom! Wham! 
Calling all heroes to defend the Hiawatha! Take the hero pledge, practice your hero moves, and enjoy a party on the upper deck with mask making and snacks. Join the Superheroes as they visit the Hiawatha for activities, story-time, and personal meet & greet on the lower deck. The party continues on the upper deck with another character, mask making, snacks, and more! Cruise length is 1 hour and are offered at 5:30p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Dates: June 26th - Spidey, Batman, Heroine out of Time July 17th - Spidey, Spider Girl, Super Girl August 7th - Dr. Strange, Captain America, Red Witch Rates - Adult - $15.00 (Age 13+) - Child - $20.00 (Age 3 - 12) - Children 2 and Under are Free

Dance Party w/DJ Mendez

Saturday, July 20, 2024
8-10 p.m. Tickets- $25 Must be at least 21 years old with valid ID 80's & 90's Dance Party! - Enjoy a 2 hour cruise on the Susquehanna River with DJ Mendez and Drink Specials. - Dress the part for your favorite decade! - This cruise is for Adults 21+ Only

Susquehanna Sips

Grab your lederhosen and get ready to celebrate OktoberFest in style as we welcome Brewery Tours and their knowledgeable and experienced Beer Guides aboard the historic Queen of the Susquehanna! This is a 2-hr. cruise and their Beer Guides will lead you through a guided tasting of marzens, festbiers and Oktoberfests. Ticket price includes all tastings, souvenir tasting glass and snacks!

Great Gatsby Cruise

Step onboard to an Old Time Speak Easy, where clandestine whispers, Flappers and Gangsters abound! Have fun dancing to your favorite Jazz tunes with cocktails reminiscent of 1920!
In the Spirit of Prohibition, a password will be required to board the boat and will be provided with your ticket confirmation. Dress for a WILD 1920's evening!! _________________________________

Wing Night Cruise

##Enjoy one of our most popular cruises!
- Enjoy a 2-hour cruise on the Susquehanna River with delicious fried wings from Boulevard Wing Spot, your choice of 4 sauces, and drink specials! - Ticket includes one dozen wings and a 1.5-hour cruise. - $25 Per Person

Bingo Cruises

Bingo on the Hiawatha! 
Evening Bingo from 6-8 p.m. on June 3, July 15 and August 5, 2024 Tickets - $25 per person Must be at least 18 years old with valid ID Ticket includes: 2 hour cruise, Up to 10 games of bingo/3 boards per game , light snacks, and one complimentary soda or bottled water. Bingo will be played until 5 minutes prior to the end of the cruise. Prizes: Game 1- $25 Game 2- $25 Game 3- $25 Game 4- $50 Game 5- $75 Game 6-10: Gift Cards, Hiawatha Souvenirs ** Multiple Winners on the same game will play until one winner remains**

Hiawatha Afternoon Tea

Come onboard the Hiawatha and enjoy an elegant Afternoon Tea Party with us! Fancy linens, china cups and saucers will add to the experience. A variety of Afternoon Tea Treats will be served and several different types of tea to try.
Menu- Cucumber Sandwiches, Chicken Salad Croissants Scones & Jam Cheesecake Bites, Macarons, Sugar Cookies Learn some interesting facts about Afternoon Tea and proper Tea etiquette (according to the British!). Tea Party games will add to the fun. So, bring your Girl Squad, Gal Pal, Mom, Daughter or Grandmother or come by yourself and enjoy a relaxing 2 hr, cruise on the beautiful Susquehanna River. * All ages are Welcome! Dress code will be anything flowered- add a hat, gloves or a string of pearls for that extra touch of Afternoon Tea Etiquette! ______________________

Craft Beer Cruise

Craft Beer Cruises Featuring Pennsylvania Breweries
These cruises are strictly 21 years and older, no one under 21 may be admitted. $25 Per Person 1.5-Hour Cruise: 6-7:30 p.m. Ticket includes: Welcome Beer, $3 12oz Tap Takeover- Choose from a variety of beers selected by the brewery, Delicious Snacks each Cruise, Giveaways from the breweries, Meet and Greet with Brewery Representatives, Full bar service also available during each cruise. # Thursday, June 13 - New Trail # Thursday, July 11- Therapy Brewing # Thursday, July 18 - Bald Birds

Dinner Cruise with Hillside Catering

Dinner Cruise Schedule
Enjoy a 2 hour cruise and delicious cuisine from a local restaurant! Dress is casual and meals are served buffet style. Cruise is limited to 48 guests and seating will be assigned. If you wish to sit with friends or other family members, please reach out to: so your request can be fulfilled if possible. If anyone will be using a wheelchair please let us know so accommodations can be made Full bar service available during each cruise with themed drink specials. **August 23rd or September 27th Price: Per Person $40 Buffet- Seasonal Salad Stuffed Chicken Breast Beef Medallions in Au Jus Mashed Potatoes Green Beans Cheesecake Rolls & Butter Water, Iced Tea, Coffee Price: Per Person $40

Date Night on the Hiawatha w/ Izzy & Isabella

Cruise time is 6-8pm
Cruise will feature $3 drafts, Cocktail Specials and LIVE music w/Izzy and Isabella! Rates - Adult - $25.00 (Age 21+)

Hiawatha Adult Halloween Cruise

#Saturday, October 26, 2024
8-10 p.m. Tickets- $25 Must be at least 21 years old with valid ID Hiawatha Adult Halloween Cruise - Prizes for Costumes- Most Unique, Scariest, Prettiest, Best Group. - Enjoy this 2-hour adult-only cruise with for a night of dancing, drink specials, snacks, and more! - This cruise is for Adults 21+ Only - Sponsored by Fog Monster IPA

Kid's Halloween Costume Cruise

Kid's Halloween Costume Cruise
Join us for this spooky and fun 1.5 -hour kid's Halloween Costume Cruise on Saturday, October 26 at 1:30 p.m. Activities include crafts, games, music, snacks and candy! Kids 12 and under who come in costume will receive treat bags! Crafts and fun geared to kiddos 12 and under. Rates - Adults- $12.00 (Ages 13+) - Children - $15.00 (Ages 3 - 12) - Two and Under are Free

Hiawatha Cruise Certificates

#*Give the gift of a Hiawatha cruise
Please note, gift certificates purchased on this site can only be used for ticket purchases. If you would like to purchase a gift certificate that can be used for souvenirs or refreshments please contact Hiawatha Inc., at 570-220-0528.

Eat & Run Catering Dinner Cruise

Join us for an evening on the Hiawatha with Eat and Run catering for a 6 p.m. - 8 p.m! Cruise the beautiful Susquehanna River while you enjoy a delicious dinner in our climate controlled main deck.
Menu includes: Appetizers: Charcutier Board Dinner: Smoked Brisket BBQ Chicken Mac & Cheese Roasted Veggies Salad/Dressing Lemonade/Iced Tea Dessert Cake Cost will be $35 pp. Children under 2 are Free.

Murder Mystery Cruise

Amore Mortem Murder Mysteries LLC will be performing on three dates this season!
June 8th - Last Dance at the 80's Prom August 16- Murder by Moonshine October 19th- Silver Screen Slasher * No Info available yet* Audience participation is involved and Costumes are encouraged! Prizes will be given for the Best Guest Costume and for whomever solves the Mystery. Dinner will be catered by the Hillside Catering and will include: Seasonal Salad Stuffed Chicken Breast Beef Medallions in Au Jus Garlic Mashed Potatoes Green Beans Rolls & Butter Cheesecake Water, Ice Tea and Coffee Don't miss this 3 hr. cruise!! Seating is limited to 48 guests

Brunch on the Hiawatha

Come join us for brunch onboard the Hiawatha! Have an amazing meal and then spend some time enjoying the beautiful Susquehanna river!
The Hillside will be catering brunch with the following menu: Spinach Salad Fruit Salad with Mint & Honey Sausage Links Ham, Asparagus & Gruyere Frittata French Toast Casserole with Berries Breakfast Potatoes Assorted Muffins & Pastries Water, Tea, Coffee and Juice Cost will be $30 pp. Children under 3 are Free. The bar will be open and offering Bloody Mary's, Mimosa's and a variety of Draft Beer & Liquor!

Toy Story Cruise

Join us onboard the Hiawatha with a fun-filled 
1 hour Toy Story Cruise!! The lower deck will feature 2 characters from Toy Story with a meet and greet and a short program! Upstairs on the upper deck the party continues with a snack, a Toy Story craft and another character to keep the party hopping! Cruise cost: Adults-$15 Children 3-12 - $20 Children under 2 are Free

Italian Nite Dinner Cruise

Join us for a taste of Italy on October 11th from 6-8pm!
Menu includes: Stuffed Shells Meatballs Garden Salad Italian Bread Dessert Water, Lemonade & Coffee, Tea Enjoy the beautiful moon light on the Susquehanna River as you sip a cocktail and relax. # All cruises are subject to river levels and mechanical issues.

Muffins and Mimosa's

A perfect way to start your Sunday! Enjoy the serenity of the beautiful Susquehanna River Valley on this 1.5 hr. cruise while sipping a delicious mimosa and nibbling on a muffin. Ticket price includes the 1.5 hr. cruise, your choice from a variety of muffins and one mimosa! Additional mimosa's will be available for purchase.
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Hiawatha Amenities

Visit the Hiawatha Paddlewheel Riverboat, one of the most popular attractions in Central Pennsylvania!

Enjoy a relaxing hour-long cruise on the Susquehanna River. Through narration and music, hear the story of the Hiawatha and learn the rich history of the early days along the river.

  • Bathroom
    Handicapped accessible restrooms are located on the lower deck of the Hiawatha on both the Port and Starboard side
  • Music
    The Hiawatha plays Sirius Radio for your listening pleasure during cruises
  • Snacks
    Hot Dogs, Candy and a variety of chips and pretzels are available for purchase at the snack bar
  • Drinks
    The Hiawatha offers a full bar including tap and bottled beer, wine, classic and signature cocktails, soda, juice, coffee and tea.

Quick Facts

About the Hiawatha



Monday morning, May 2, 2022, the Hiawatha Paddlewheel Riverboat embarked on its 41st season!


Nautical Miles

On a weekly basis, the Hiawatha travels up and down the river more than 50 nautical miles!


Seasonal Hours

In a typical season, the Queen of the Susquhanna's engines run for more than 1300 hours!

Eyewitness News

Destination PA: Hiawatha Riverboat

She’s known as the queen of the Susquehanna. The Hiawatha Paddlewheel riverboat is one of the most popular attractions in Central Pennsylvania.

Running the Hiawatha

Meet Our Captains and Crew