Our sightseeing cruises offer unique perspectives of the beautiful waters and picturesque homes of the Manasquan River. Set sail on our most popular cruise!
July 4th Dinner & Fireworks
- Adult Ages 13-64
- Child Ages 4-12
- Infant 0 to 3 Years old
Scenic 4th of July cruise!
Enjoy a scenic cruise featuring a variety of entrees while you cruise along the calm inland waters of the Manasquan River. Sliced Top Round of Beef, Whipped Potatoes with Chef’s Gravy, Rosemary Chicken, Fresh Vegetables Du Jour, Italian Meatballs, Penne all Vodka, Tossed Salad, Assorted Dressings, Italian Bread & butter. Fresh brewed coffee, tea & decaf throughout the cruise. Fresh baked chocolate chip cookies served butler style.
Cash Bar available for both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. No food or beverages may be brought on board.
July 4th Fireworks Display provided by Jenkinson’s, Pt. Pleasant (weather permitting)
Please arrive 15 minutes early!
Please contact us in advance if you may request any accommodations for wheelchairs access or special requests.
Do I need a reservation?
We do not accept phone reservations. We recommend booking online or day of at our ticket booth (tickets are not always available the day of the trip as some trips sell out in advance)
Is there reserved seating?
Your ticket guarantees passage aboard the boat. Individuals, couples and small groups can choose their seats when they board the boat. Groups of 8 or more will have reserved seating. There are always more seats on board the boat than passengers so seating is never a problem.
Will I get seasick?
It is very unlikely. The River Queen cruises only calm, inland waters.
What if it rains?
No problem. The River Queen’s seating is fully enclosed so she sails rain or shine. Fireworks weather permitting. River Queen sails rain or shine
Is there a bar aboard the boat?
Yes, there is a full cash bar featuring mixed drinks, beer, wine, juice and soda.
Can I bring my own food and beverages aboard?
No, you may not. The River Queen is licensed by the New Jersey Alcohol Beverage and Tobacco Bureau and has a certified chef under contract.
Where does the boat cruise?
The River Queen cruises the calm, inland waters of the Manasquan River and, conditions permitting, the Point Pleasant Canal, Barnegat Bay and Metedeconk River, depending on the length of the cruise.
Is the boat air conditioned?
The boat is heated and air conditioned for your cruising comfort.
Can we privately charter the River Queen?
Yes, the boat is available for Weddings, Anniversaries, Birthdays, Corporate Functions and all occasions.
What are your months of operation?
The River Queen starts her public cruise season with a Mother’s Day and Father’s Day Brunch Cruise. She sails five days a week starting July 1st through Labor Day. The boat begin it’s private charter season the second week of April and sails until December 31st.
Can someone using a wheel chair get aboard?
Yes, but this question is best answered by speaking directly with the Captain prior to purchasing tickets to discuss your specific needs. With advance notice, every season we have many people using standard size wheel chairs aboard with minimal assistance needed by the Captain or crew. We cannot accommodate oversized or electric wheelchairs, standard wheelchairs only. Please don’t hesitate to call with questions.
When is the Office Open?
Our Brielle office is open year ’round. Spring, Summer and Fall we are open Monday through Saturday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM and Sunday’s from 11 AM to 4:00 PM. During the Winter months (typically January through April) our hours are Mon-Fri 9:00am till 4:00pm, 10:00am till 4:00pm on Saturday and closed on Sundays. In July & August the Point Pleasant Beach ticket booth is open, traditionally Point Pleasant is open 12:00PM -7:00PM.