Visiting the Gateway Arch: Enter the monument through the Gateway Arch Visitor Center, which faces Fourth Street and the Old Courthouse. The Gateway Arch legs are exits only. Please allow at least 30 minutes to go through security. Tickets sell out early and often, advance reservations are strongly recommended. Pending availability, additional tickets may be available for same-day purchase beginning at 9am each day through our website, call center, and ticket center at the Gateway Arch. Same-day ticket availability is not guaranteed and sells out early and often.

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Skyline Dinner Cruise

Make any night special. Our flagship evening cruise features live music, a chef-inspired menu and captivating views of the St. Louis skyline. This two-hour cruise is perfect for celebrating a special occasion, enjoying a romantic night out or just relaxing on the water. Take a stroll around the top deck to see the city from brand new angles as it lights up the night sky.

Adults $59*

Children (3-12) $25

* Group pricing available

50 S. Leonor K. Sullivan Boulevard., St. Louis, MO 63102

Parking is available on the levee, paid by card.

For more information, click here .

Please note: Levee parking is not operated by the Gateway Arch or Riverboats at the Gateway Arch.

Spring Dinner Cruise Menu 2023

Salad House salad with tomatoes, red onions and cheese served with ranch or balsamic vinaigrette dressing

Entrée  (choice of one) Chicken | Grilled chicken breast topped with an herb sauce served with mashed potatoes and seasonal vegetables Seafood | Grilled shrimp served on a bed of fettucine pasta tossed in a creamy Alfredo sauce served with a side of seasonal vegetables Beef | Bistro filet steak* topped with a red wine demi glaze served with mashed potatoes and seasonal vegetables (*All steaks will be cooked to medium – no special orders) Vegetarian | Grilled portabella mushroom served on a bed of rice and sautéed spinach topped with roasted red bell pepper sauce  (vegan/gluten & dairy free)

Kids meals (ages 3-12 only) Chicken tenders, mac ‘n cheese and a fruit cup

Dessert Chef’s Seasonal Selection

Meal includes coffee, tea and water. Soft drinks and alcoholic beverages are available for purchase on-board.  Cash and credit cards accepted.

*Menus are subject to change at the chef’s discretion.

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Visiting the Gateway Arch: Enter the monument through the Gateway Arch Visitor Center, which faces Fourth Street and the Old Courthouse. The Gateway Arch legs are exits only. Please allow at least 30 minutes to go through security. Tickets sell out early and often, advance reservations are strongly recommended. Pending availability, additional tickets may be available for same-day purchase beginning at 9am each day through our website, call center, and ticket center at the Gateway Arch. Same-day ticket availability is not guaranteed and sells out early and often.

  • Sample Itinerary
  • Hours & Pricing
  • Directions & Parking
  • Tram Ride to the Top
  • Riverboat Cruises
  • Virtual Reality Theater
  • Old Courthouse
  • Activities & Attractions
  • Tour Operators
  • Field Trips
  • Private Events
  • Group Pricing
  • Submit Photos

Riverboats at the Gateway Arch

Enjoy some of the best views of the Gateway Arch and St. Louis’ working riverfront on a riverboat cruise. Whether you’re in the mood for a romantic dinner, a relaxing tour, or a floating party with live music and dancing, we have a cruise to suit your interests.

St. Louis Riverfront Cruise

Catch some of the best views of the Gateway Arch and downtown St. Louis on a fascinating one-hour riverboat tour.

Daily cruises : 10:30 am, noon, 1:30 pm, 3 pm, 4:30 pm, 6 pm and 7:30 pm *Times vary, call (877) 982-1410 for schedule

Pricing: Adult: $24, Child (3-15): $14, Senior (60+): $22, Infant (0-2): FREE, * Group pricing available

Tram & Cruise Combo : Save up to $2 by adding a Tram Ride to the Top of the Gateway Arch

Skyline Dinner Cruise

Make any night special on this scenic two-hour cruise.  Our flagship evening cruise features live music on Fridays and a DJ on Saturdays, a chef-inspired menu, and captivating views of the St. Louis Skyline.

Sunday Brunch Cruise

The perfect Sunday starts here. Join us aboard the Becky Thatcher for the ultimate brunch experience with live entertainment, chef-inspired cuisine and great views.

Pricing: Adults: $57* Children (3-12): $23 * Group pricing available **Cruise dates and prices are subject to change.

Reservations are required.

Specialty Cruises

All aboard for fun on one of our specialty cruises. Whether it’s a holiday celebration, a leisurely brunch, or a lively party cruise, the Riverboats at the Gateway Arch offer outings for guests of all ages. Reservations are required. See below for upcoming cruises.

Upcoming Specialty Cruises

Artist Billy Peek strums his guitar while performing hit blues songs aboard a Blues Cruise on the Riverboats at the Gateway Arch.

Paddlewheel Café

The Paddlewheel Café – St. Louis’ only waterfront dining destination!  Order a made-to-order burger while you’re enjoying views of the Gateway Arch and traffic on the Mississippi River. Join us for happy hour and grab a specialty cocktail, draft beer, or soft drink from the Dockside Bar.

Closed for the season. Will reopen in spring 2024!

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Private Charters & Events

For a unique and memorable birthday celebration, anniversary, reunion, private reception, wedding, business outing or company party, just add water. Let the Riverboats at the Gateway Arch be your host. We can customize your event with a variety of sit-down or buffet meals, bar options, and entertainment.

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Group Reservations

Whether you’re looking for a short tour or an all-day outing, our team is eager to work with you to ensure the best possible experience for your guests. From tour groups and scout troops to corporate retreats, church groups and field trips to family reunions, we welcome groups of all ages, sizes, and interests.

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50 S. Leonor K. Sullivan Boulevard St. Louis, MO 63102

Cash parking is available on the levee.

For more information,  click here .

Please note:  Levee parking is not operated by the Gateway Arch or Riverboats at the Gateway Arch.

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