Showboat Branson Belle in Branson, MO

4800 Historic Hwy. 165Branson, MO 65616
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All aboard the Showboat Branson Belle! America’s largest ship built on an inland lake, the Branson Belle features four decks of stunning Table Rock Lake views and a full-scale theater inside. Enjoy live acts with talented singers, dancers, a four-piece band, and a magical comedian. Plus, savor a 3-course meal prepared fresh from the onboard galley.

up to 2.2 hrs 1 or more people

Good To Know

  • The Showboat Branson Belle will sail rain or shine.
  • Don't miss the boat! Boarding begins 1 hour prior to cruise time.
  • You will have time to stroll on the deck and experience the beauty of Table Rock Lake.
  • It can get a bit chilly onboard the Showboat, so bring a light jacket. And remember to bring your camera to capture the memories.
  • Children three (3) years old and below cruise free, but please select a ticket for them to ensure admittance onboard.
  • The Showboat offers four grand decks for an unforgettable cruise experience.


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A cruise, meal, and an amazing show—all in one! Cruise the pristine waters of Table Rock Lake, dine on a scrumptious three-course meal, and be entertained by a lively show aboard the Showboat Branson Belle.

Leave your cares at the dock for a relaxing two-hour adventure aboard this four-deck Branson showboat. One of the most enticing features of a cruise aboard the Showboat Branson Belle is the opportunity to spend time on scenic Table Rock Lake.

An extended intermission between the meal and the beginning of the live show gives you time to sit back, relax, and take in the scenic views. Whether you’re sitting in one of the comfy Adirondack chairs, strolling along one of the four grand decks, or looking through the window from your table, you’ll be able to enjoy the gorgeous scenery of the Ozarks from one of the most unique vantage points in Branson.

Themed after the majestic showboats of the 1800s, the Showboat Branson Belle evokes the spirit of a bygone era when riverboat adventure, glamorous travel, and dazzling entertainment converged into what we remember as Those Grand Old Showboatin' Days!

In addition to time for exploring the lake, Showboat Branson Belle tickets include an outstanding live show and a three-course meal specially prepared for your excursion.

Fun Fact: The Showboat Branson Belle was launched from her lakeside shipyard on August 13, 1994, using two tons of bananas as a lubricant for the nine-second slide into the water. She traveled 14 mph during the launch, faster than she'll ever travel on water.

For performances of the Main Show, guests in General Seating can enjoy the following dishes—expertly prepared in the ship's galley.

Ages 12+
  • Wedge Salad with Vidalia Onion dressing and fresh seasonal vegetables
  • Hot Roll and Butter
  • Rotisserie Chicken Thighs
  • Pot Roast with demi-glacè
  • Fresh Green Beans
  • Garlic Mashed Potatoes
  • Ooey Gooey Butter Cake topped with Raspberry Drizzle and Powdered Sugar
  • Iced Tea & Coffee

Ages 4-11
  • Chicken Nuggets
  • Macaroni & Cheese
  • Green Beans
  • Apple Sauce
  • Ooey Gooey Butter Cake topped with Raspberry Drizzle and Powdered Sugar
  • 2% Milk or Juice

Captain's Club Seating includes a selection from the chef's premium dining menu.

Ages 12+ (Select One)
  • 21-Day Dry Aged Signature Angus Ribeye: Known for their heavy marbling, robust flavor, and tenderness. Char-grilled to your desire and topped with house-made roasted garlic shallot butter. Served with Parmesan Baby Baker Potatoes and Fresh Seasonal Vegetables.
  • Breaded Chicken Breasts: In a delicate butter sauce. Served with Wild Rice and Fresh Season Vegetables.
  • Grilled Prime Bone-In, Center-Cut Pork Chop: Seasoned with the chef’s select blend of spices and herbs and topped with a rosemary demi-glace. Served with Parmesan Baby Baker Potatoes and Fresh Seasonal Vegetables.
  • Pan Seared Trout Fillets: Two boneless filets seasoned southern style and pan seared. Served with a lemon wedge and wild rice.

Captain's Club guests can choose from Coca-Cola® beverages, iced tea and coffee, and can select one of these sweet desserts to complement their meal:
  • Caramel Pecan Cheesecake
  • Chocolate Lover's Cake
  • Lemon Mousse Cake
  • Ooey Gooey Butter Cake topped with Raspberry Drizzle and Powdered Sugar

Ages 4-11
Guests Ages 4–11 seated in the Captain's Club can select one of the following entrees:
  • Grilled Prime-Cut Pork Loin (Served with Parmesan Baby Baked Potatoes)
  • Chicken Tenders (Served with Macaroni & Cheese)

All Captain's Club Ages 4–11 entrees are served with fresh green beans, wedge salad topped with bleu cheese dressing, and hot rolls with butter. Captains' Club guests can choose from Coca-Cola® beverages, 2% milk, juice, and choose one cake from the dessert selection.

Please Note: All menu items are subject to change without notice.

Tickets for infants 0–3 years old are free but require a ticket to board. Coast Guard Rules & Regulations require every person, no matter their age, to have a ticket to board. A highchair seat is provided.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Showboat Branson Belle

How long is the Showboat Branson Belle cruise?

The Showboat Branson Belle cruise is approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes. The show will have a 20-minute intermission, giving you time to stroll the outer deck and enjoy the lake views.

Do I need to select a ticket for my infant child?

Yes, tickets for children three (3) years old and below are free, but please note that you should select a ticket for them to ensure admittance onboard. Coast Guard Rules & Regulations require every person, no matter the age, to have a ticket to board.

Are alcoholic beverages served on the Showboat Branson Belle?

No alcoholic beverages are available on the Showboat Branson Belle.

What types of drinks are available on the Showboat Branson Belle?

Coffee, iced tea and water are free with your meal. Large soft drinks are available and specialty coffees and frozen drinks may also be purchased.

Can visitors meet the Showboat Branson Belle performers?

Yes, the Showboat Branson Belle cast will be available for autographs after the show.

What is on the Showboat Branson Belle menu?

All Showboat Branson Belle guests receive a delicious three-course meal freshly prepared in the ship's galley. A complete list of menu items can be found in the Product Description above.

Is Showboat Branson Belle able to accommodate special dietary needs?

Allergen-free, vegetarian and vegan meal options are available upon request. Please note any dietary restrictions in the comments section at time of booking, and inform your server when you arrive for your cruise if you require an alternate meal.

Are cameras allowed on board the Showboat Branson Belle?

Yes. However, video cameras may not be used inside the vessel. Video cameras are permitted on the outer decks only.

What happens if I miss the boat?

There are no refunds or reschedule if you miss the boat. The boat will leave the dock at 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.

How many decks or levels are there aboard the riverboat?

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.

Are there many stairs to climb on the Showboat Branson Belle?

Most of their seating is located on the main deck, which is where you will enter when you board the Showboat. You can travel by stairs, or by elevator to the other two decks where seating is also available.

Is there plenty of parking?

Yes. There is level parking for 350 cars.

Will I get seasick on the Showboat Branson Belle?

No, that is very unlikely. The Showboat is 78 feet wide and 265 feet long, making it very stable. In addition, Table Rock Lake is very calm and winds are minimal. You will notice very little movement on board the vessel as it moves through the water.

Is the Showboat Branson Belle wheelchair accessible?

Yes, all of the riverboat's interior decks are accessible by elevator, and all restrooms are accessible to those with disabilities. Please make wheelchair accommodation requests in the comments section above when booking your reservation.

Is smoking allowed on the riverboat?

Smoking is allowed only on the outer decks of the boat.

Is gratuity included?

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