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Liberty Square Riverboat reviews

Theme Park Insider readers offer their ratings and reviews for Liberty Square Riverboat, a boat ride in Liberty Square at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom.

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Posted: December 16, 2013

Formerly the Richard F. Irvine Riverboat (named for one of the builders of the Magic Kingdom), this paddle-wheel steamship navigates the Rivers of America, steaming around Tom Sawyer Island while passing cabins, an Indian village, and some animatronic wildlife. It's a relaxing way to take a scenic tour of Frontierland and Liberty Square.

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26 votes, so far

Not a fun experience. There is a million other things you could be doing, and you're spending your time riding in a slow moving paddleboat to look at museum dioramas. What is your life? Please remove this lame excuse for a "tour." If you want a scenic ride, try the Tomorrowland Transit or the railroad. - Sarah Bebb

We loved taking a ride on the boat. It became a memory for us all because it was the first time my son got on a boat. We enjoyed the scenery and a slow pace ride. - Meg T.

There's not much to say about this ride. The boat is awesomely detailed, the ride itself offers nothing you cannot explore by foot. As a scenic tour, I recommend the WDW Railroad instead. - Chris W.

A nice, relaxing diversion. - Sean Huckel

Nice way to escape the crowds. 6/10 - Christopher Sturniolo

Long and Boring - Brendan Harrison

A fabulous and overlooked part of the Magic Kingdom experience. - Man-Eating Sharks

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