Showboat Branson Belle in Branson, MO

Showboat Branson Belle4800 W. Hwy 165Branson, MO 65616
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Silver Dollar City’s majestic showboat cruise over Table Rock Lake, The Showboat Branson Belle experience provides an unforgettable two-hour boat ride filled with entertainment for guests of all ages. The experience is themed after stunning showboats of the 1800s and offers passengers a freshly prepared three-course meal and lively shows, "Celebrate" and "Country on the Lake," for unmatched entertainment.

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Branson Travel Experts
  • Showboat sets sail rain or shine.
  • Don't miss the boat! Arrive 45 minutes prior to cruise time.
  • There is time to stroll on the deck and experience the beauty of Table Rock Lake.
  • It can get a bit chilly on-board the Showboat so a light jacket is a good idea.
  • Bring your camera.
  • Offers four grand decks and recently remodeled decor for an unforgettable cruise experience.


from Showboat Branson Belle
Experience Table Rock Lake aboard the Showboat Branson Belle, as you embark on a 2-hour cruise featuring a delicious 3-course meal, delightful entertainment and 4 grand decks to explore as you relax and enjoy breathtaking panoramic views.

During your Showboat Branson Belle cruise, you'll also enjoy a delicious 3-course meal freshly prepared in the ship's galley.

Set sail for adventure on the open waters of Table Rock Lake with live music, dancing, comedy, magic, a meal and more!

Join the Showboat’s master of ceremonies as he presents the newest sensation in live stage performance. The power of music from the 60s, 70s & 80s starring a talented troupe of singers, alongside our featured 4-piece band. And, relive great soundtrack movie moments for a throwback journey to the days of Risky Business, Titanic and even The GhostBusters. Plus, the must-see spectacle of rhythm and footwork from the Showboat’s Deckhands, incredible dancers presenting their own brand of nautical percussion. Tickets available now for 2018.

Reserve Branson Customer Reviews

79 Reviews
Roger Sharp
Broken Arrow , OK
2 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Showboat Branson Belle Never Disappoints"
February, 2018 NEW
Wonderful show and good food. The talent is as good as any other show in Branson and the comedian/magician was awesome.
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Cristie Moss
Pontoon beach, IL
2 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Christmas Second Honeymoon"
January, 2018 NEW
My first time to Branson was on our honeymoon in 2014 I was 49! It was amazing!! Since then we have been back 3 times!! The Showboat Cruise was absolutely amazing! I smile every time I think about the Cruises we've taken! There aren't any words for the joy we felt! Of course the food was incredible! The Entertainment far surpassed anything I've ever experienced in my life!! Either I was sheltered till age 49 or this was absolutely the most amazing show! You decide :-)
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Tip: Prepare to laugh and make memories!

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Lorri Boatright
Ardmore , OK
3 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Really enjoyed this"
January, 2018 NEW
You have to get your voucher exchanged for tickets. Which would be good to know. I have had better food. Show was really good. We liked the cloggers the best
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Tip: Exchange vouchers for tickets.

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Gigi M.
1 Review
"Definitely not what I expected"
August, 2017
I was very excited about the experience however I was disappointed with the food and show, for the price you pay your food is very portioned and not to mention the kids meal.....huge disappointment, my 3 girls a 10 yr old a 9 yr old and a 6 yr old all recieved small pack of Apple wedges a serving of Mac and cheese and 2 chicken tenders for 30 plus dollars not to mentioned they were bored not a very kid friendly show they loved the tap dancing boys but we're not very fond of cassandres performance at all. My girls were starving and I had to spend extra money taking them to eat right after. I think for the price they charge the show could be much better and provide more.interaction with the kids. Suggestion maybe kids should get the same food as the adults. Think about the child food portions Is really not worth it in my opinion!!!!!!
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Tip: Really not worth it! Dixie is the best way to go as far food and show!!!!!

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Paul Taylor
San Antonio, TX
6 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Great Time"
July, 2017
Don't miss this. The atmosphere is great. The food is excellent and the show is amazing. The Rhythms were unbelievable and talented. The service on board is really good and made the whole experience even more memorable. Definitely a hit. Again I will say...DON'T MISS THIS
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Brian Mancroni
Fredrick, MD
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"Great experience on Showboat Branson Belle"
July, 2017
We were delighted with our first experience on the Showboat Branson Belle. We were surprised with how close we were to the stage and performances which contributed to the fun time that we had. The food and service were excellent! We enjoyed the shows tremendously, and especially appreciated the drummer's (Brian Duvall) interaction not only with us, but also with the audience. He even helped teach a little girl how to play the drums up on the top deck during the break. He was very personable, and we were happy to get to meet him after the show, and hear his story and testimony. All of this made our experience on the Showboat Branson Belle more memorable. We would definitely do this again next time we visit Branson!
Brian and Julie Mancroni
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Tip: Book early for good seats and get there early to enjoy the experience more

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Allen Murfin
1 Review
"Great Show Great Service!"
November, 2016
We were on the Showboat Branson Belle 11/25/2016 seated in row P table 2 our server was Mikayla and she did an outstanding job for us . Her service was exceptional and the information she gave us about our time on the boat was very helpful. She made our visit one that we will long remember. The show was outstanding and I can't remember the last time we laughed so hard! It was a most enjoyable experience and we will be back again next time we are in Branson.
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Tip: Get your tickets early for the best seating choices.

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Ken Lazenby
Plano, TX
2 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Great experience!"
August, 2016
We had a great time, it was a wonderful show, and the food was delicious! The service and show was very organized. Very entertaining.
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Tip: First 2 rows are below stage level, you will be looking up; they leave promptly; no alcohol served

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Drew B
"a very nice experiance"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed February 08, 2018 NEW
A very nice experience.I always do the upgrade..The meal was great ,the show was great,I like the pre show.When in Branson a must see show..I have gone several times over the years,always a good show and food
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Susan H
Missouri City, Missouri
"Wonderful time"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed January 22, 2018
This was a great meal and show. We enjoy the fun and the boat ride. The show was wonderful and enjoyed the music.
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Gas, Kansas
"Dinner and a Show"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed January 22, 2018
I took my two grand daughters...we had a wonder server named Jacky that kept our drinks filled and was very sweet to my girls. The show was good and the food was good. It was still the Christmas show and everything was decorated.
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Chassity S
"Dinner Cruise"
TripAdvisor user rating 3 out of 5
Reviewed January 17, 2018
Not a bad show. A little over-priced, entertainment was so-so, need more music and dancers, food is good, but nothing eloborate. Be prepared to be seated in rows and rub elbows with your neighbor. Definately a tourist trap.
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Yukon, Oklahoma
"Fun but could be better..."
TripAdvisor user rating 3 out of 5
Reviewed January 16, 2018
The entertainment was great but the food was not. I understand that it is hard to please that many people with the same meal so it was a little bland but I did not enjoy it. Also the desert I was given was still frozen. Walking around the boat was fun but seemed to last too long. I did really enjoy the guys dancing it was very fun! Overall I had a good time but there’s lots of room for improvement.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Showboat Branson Belle

What happens if I miss the boat? 
There are no refunds or reschedule if you miss the boat. The boat will leave the dock on your scheduled show time, weather permitting. We advise arriving at least 45 minutes prior to show time to check-in and enjoy the gift shop.

Is there a pre-show guests should be aware of at the Showboat Branson Belle?
There is not a pre-show.

Can I upgrade to premium seating?
Yes, once you get to the boat you can upgrade for $25 per ticket to premium seating.

Are visitors allowed to meet & greet the performers at the Showboat Branson Belle?
Yes. Performers are available after the show.

Are cameras, audio or video recording allowed at the show?
Audio & video recording is strictly prohibited. Cameras are allowed on the outer decks only.

What type of menu is served on the riverboat?
The menu for the "Celebrate" and "Country on the Lake" shows are as follows:

- Mixed Garden Salad featuring a Sweet Vidalia Onion Dressing and homemade Croutons
- Hot Buttered Dinner Roll
- Slow-cooked Pot Roast with Gravy
- Honey Citrus Chicken
- Garlic Mashed Potatoes
- Buttered Sugar Snap Peas Garnished with Glazed Carrots
- Silver Dollar City's Apple Cinnamon Ice Cream Pie

Country on the Lake
- Mixed Garden Salad featuring a Sweet Vidalia Onion Dressing and homemade Croutons
- Hot Buttered Dinner Roll
- Slow Smoked Pulled Pork
- BBQ Chicken
- Loaded Mashed Potatoes
- Roasted Corn with Sweet Peppers
- Silver Dollar City's Apple Cinnamon Ice Cream Pie

Children's Menu (ages 4-11 and served at both shows)
- Chicken Strips
- Creamy Mac & Cheese
- Apple Slices
- A Dipping Sauce Tray with Ranch, Ketchup, Honey Mustard, and Caramel
- Ice Cream Sundae with Chocolate Syrup and Sprinkles

All meals include Tea, Water & Coffee.

*Menus coincide with the appropriate show regardless of time. If the "Celebrate" show is playing at noon, the "Celebrate" menu will be served at noon. If "Country on the Lake" is showing at noon, the "Country on the Lake" menu will be served at noon. 

Is there a vegetarian meal available on the Showboat Branson Belle?
Yes. Vegetarian, gluten free, and vegan meals are available upon request. Kosher meals and diabetic-friendly meals are also available upon request.

Is a children’s meal available on the riverboat?
Yes. The children’s meal (for ages 4-11) includes chicken strips, macaroni & cheese, and apple slices. The dessert served is an ice cream sundae. For children 3 and under, a single serving of macaroni and cheese is served

Are alcoholic drinks served aboard the Showboat Branson Belle?
No. Coffee, Tea, Iced Tea and water are free to guests. Large soft drinks are available for purchase.

What is the length of your intermission?
The intermission is 30 minutes.

What is the size of the Showboat Branson Belle Theater?
The theater has a 700 passenger capacity.

How many decks or levels are there aboard the Showboat Branson Belle?
The dining theater area of the ship has three levels, all of which provide excellent views of the stage. There is one exterior deck on the very top of the ship, where the captain's wheelhouse is located. The lowest level of the ship houses the engine room and kitchen.

Approximately how long is the Showboat Branson Belle show?
The show is approximately 2 hours and 20 minutes long.

What type of parking do you have?
There is level parking for 350 cars with handicap spaces available.

What type of handicap seating/accessibility do you have?
All of the interior decks are accessible by elevator, and all our restrooms are accessible to those with disabilities. Please inform the reservationist of any special needs requests you may have.

Is smoking allowed on the riverboat?
Smoking is allowed on the outer decks of the boat only.

Is gratuity included?
No, it is not. If you feel your server did an excellent job, they appreciate tips!