• The Star of Knoxville

    This authentic paddlewheeler is United States Coast Guard approved for 245 passengers. The main deck seats 144 passengers and is Read More
  • Private Charters

    Family Reunion? Birthday Party? Anniversary? Whatever your reason the Star of Knoxville is a great backdrop to celebrate all of Read More
  • Dinner Cruises

    Make a dinner something more than just another meal with one of our many dinner cruises. We have special Prime Read More
  • Sight Seeing Cruises

    Knoxville is a completely different town when viewed from the river. Join us on one of sight seeing cruises and Read More
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Upcoming Specialty Cruises

  • Fall Color Cruise at Tennessee River

    Enjoy the sights of the Fall Colors from the beautiful Tennessee River and the Star of Knoxville.  Our cruise will depart from downtown Knoxville (mile 648) and go up the mouth of the Tennessee River (mile 652).  From there you will be able to see the Holston River and French Broad river coming together to […]

  • Thanksgiving Cruise at November 22, 2018

    TWO CRUISES THIS YEAR: November 22, 2018 Cruising 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm or 3:30 pm -5:30 pm (sightseeing only also available on both cruises) Let us do the cooking and cleaning and you enjoy the sights as we celebrate this special holiday Adults: $42.95 (+tax), Child: $19.95 (+tax) Premium Seats $49.95 (+tax) This is a […]

  • Christmas Parties at Star of Knoxville Riverboat

    Plan your next holiday event on the Star of Knoxville.

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Experience the Star of Knoxville

This authentic paddlewheeler is United States Coast Guard approved for 235 passengers. The main deck seats 144 passengers and is fully enclosed, air conditioned, and heated for year round comfort. The vessel is equipped with two (2) bars, a dance floor, band stage, and is exquisitely decorated for the most elegant dinner and entertainment available. From black tie events like weddings and receptions to a casual event like a football charter the atmosphere is right for any occasion.


The Tennessee River is one of the most beautiful rivers you will ever cruise. While cruising, you will enjoy one of the most breathtaking views in Knoxville. Not only will you see some of the history of the river, you will most certainly be relaxed by the river’s beauty.


The riverboat is licensed by the United States Coast Guard and conforms to the rigid requirements for passenger safety. All of our captains and deckhands are trained in fire fighting, CPR and safety procedures. Our reservationist, sales staff, food and beverage staff and wait staff are fully trained in providing quality customer service. We take pride in providing friendly service, and will ensure all your needs are met.