Showboat Branson Belle in Branson, MO

Showboat Branson Belle4800 W. Hwy 165Branson, MO 65616
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Overview

Themed after the majestic showboats of the 1800s, Showboat Branson Belle offers a freshly prepared three-course meal, an exciting musical variety show with a live band, and toe-tapping Showboat Dancers. Showboat Branson Belle tickets are available for general banquet-style seating. Dine on a scrumptious meal while enjoying this lively show on Table Rock Lake!

Good To Know

  • The Showboat 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 riverboat offers four grand decks and recently remodeled decor for an unforgettable cruise experience.

Description

from Showboat Branson Belle
A Cruise, Meal, & Amazing Show—All in One! Cruise the pristine waters of Table Rock Lake, dine on a scrumptious 3-course meal, and be entertained by a lively show!

Showboat Branson Belle gives guests a chance to leave their cares at the dock for two relaxing hours of adventure and entertainment. 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 guests 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, your Showboat Branson Belle ticket includes a performance of one of our outstanding live shows 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.

General Seating Menu
For performances of the Main Show, guests in General Seating can enjoy the following dishes—expertly prepared in the ship's galley. Subject to change without notice.

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 Premium Menu (Select One)
Ages 12+
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.

These guests can choose from Coca-Cola® beverages, Iced Tea & 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. These guests can choose from Coca-Cola® beverages, 2% Milk, Juice, and choose one cake from the dessert selection.

Tickets for infants 0–3 years old are free but require a ticket to board. The 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 20 minutes. The show will have a 30-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. The 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 I upgrade to premium seating?

Yes, once you arrive at the boat you can upgrade to premium seating for $25 per ticket.

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 meal freshly prepared in the ship's galley. General Seating passengers receive a delicious three-course meal featuring the following. Adults (Age 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 Children (Age 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 *Subject to change without notice. Premium Seating offers Captain's Club Menu dining options including the following. Captain's Club Menu - Adults (Age 12+) Entree (select one) - 21-Day Dry Aged Signature Angus Ribeye | 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 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 | Lightly floured and topped with pecans and fresh-squeezed lemon. Served with Wild Rice and Fresh Seasonal Vegetables. All entrees served with fresh seasonal vegetables, Wedge Salad topped with Bleu Cheese Dressing, and Hot Rolls with Butter. Dessert (select one) - Caramel Pecan Cheesecake - Chocolate Lover's Cake - Lemon Mousse Cake - Ooey Gooey Butter Cake topped with Raspberry Drizzle and Powdered Sugar Beverages: Coca-Cola® beverages, Iced Tea, Coffee Captain’s Club Menu - Children (Age 4-11) Entree (select one) - Grilled Prime-Cut Pork Loin - Served with Parmesan Baby Baker Potatoes - Chicken Tenders - Served with Macaroni & Cheese All entrees served with fresh green beans, Wedge Salad topped with Bleu Cheese Dressing, and Hot Rolls with Butter. Dessert (select one) - Caramel Pecan Cheesecake - Chocolate Lover's Cake - Lemon Mousse Cake

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.

Can the Showboat Branson Belle accommodate persons in wheelchairs?

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!