Barefoot Queen Riverboat Scenic Day Cruise Myrtle Beach, SC

Barefoot Queen Riverboat Cruises2051-2 Bridge View Ct.North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
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Join the fun of a Barefoot Queen Myrtle Beach sightseeing cruise on the Intracoastal Waterway aboard an authentic wooden riverboat. This Myrtle Beach river cruise offers unbeatable views and a look into the rich history of the South Carolina Grand Strand. Enjoy onboard music and live narration. Snacks and drinks available for purchase onboard.

up to 1.5 hrs 1 or more people

Good To Know

  • Enjoy a 1.5-hour relaxing day cruise along the Intracoastal Waterway aboard the Barefoot Queen —an authentic wooden riverboat.
  • Includes live narration and onboard music.
  • Boarding starts 45 minutes before cruise time, and you must be on the boat at least 5 minutes before departure.
  • Follow the Barefoot Queen parking lot sign and wait for the shuttle pick-up and drop-off at the dock.
  • Snacks and drinks, including beer, wine and liquor, are available for purchase onboard.
  • Must be age 21 and older with a valid picture ID to buy alcoholic drinks at the bar.
  • Please note that outside food and drinks are not permitted.
  • Children 2 years old and below cruise free, but please select a ticket for them to ensure admittance.
  • Sails rain or shine unless canceled by the boat captain.


from Barefoot Queen Scenic Day Cruise
Relax and enjoy onboard entertainment, live narration and stunning views aboard Barefoot Queen's scenic day cruise in North Myrtle Beach. The 70-foot authentic wooden riverboat affords some of the best opportunities for sightseeing and adventure in South Carolina's Grand Strand!

The paddlewheel-style vessel departs from Barefoot Marina, across the waterway from Barefoot Landing, and travels the Intracoastal Waterway south to Marina Inn Grande Dunes and back. Delight in the fun as you stroll the immaculately-kept decks and tap along to acoustic music. Hear interesting commentary about the area and its ocean bay while sipping on your favorite beverage.

The Barefoot Queen can accommodate up to 130 passengers and features heated/cooled interior decks the three outdoor deck spaces.

Snacks and beverages will be available for purchase. You will also have access to a fully stocked bar serving select beers, wines, and liquors that are available for purchase. Must be 21+ years old with valid ID to purchase alcoholic beverages.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Barefoot Queen Scenic Day Cruise

Where do we park?

Barefoot Queen is located at the Barefoot Marina across the waterway from Barefoot Landing. Follow the Barefoot Queen parking lot sign. After parking, catch the looping shuttle that will pick you up and drop you off at the ticket booth by the dock—the earliest is 45 minutes before departure, and the last pick-up is 10 minutes before departure.

How do we board the boat?

Check in at the dock and follow the instructions. Please note that you must be onboard at least 5 minutes before the departure, so allow plenty of time for finding parking and waiting for the shuttle service.

Will there be food?

Yes, there will be snacks and drinks available for purchase onboard. Please note that outside food or beverages are not allowed onboard.

What drinks are on the boat?

There are Coca-Cola products, coffee, tea and water. You can also buy alcoholic drinks, including beer, wine and liquor at the well-stocked onboard bar if you are 21 years old and above with a valid picture ID.

What can I bring on the boat?

You can bring a small bag or purse and a camera on the boat to capture all moments along the cruise. Please note that weapons like guns and knives, personal chairs, and coolers are not permitted—bags are subject to search upon boarding.

Can I bring my own music?

No, personal music is not allowed on the boat. There is narration and music onboard.

Who is allowed on the boat?

All ages are allowed onboard, but please note that due to USCG regulations, all passengers, including infants, children and adults, are required to have a ticket to board the boat.

What happens if the weather is bad?

The Barefoot Queen is enclosed on the upper and lower deck, allowing the riverboat to sail rain or shine. If the captain decides the weather is unsafe, your cruise will be postponed or rescheduled. Management will work with you to reschedule your cruise. In the event your trip cannot be rescheduled, a full refund will be issued.

Is the boat wheelchair-accessible?

Due to its construction to portray original riverboats, the Barefoot Queen is not completely wheelchair-accessible. There are ramps to access the dock and the boat, but please note that there is one step into the lower level and into the restroom on the lower level. Please have someone in your party able to assist with navigation as the crew cannot assist you due to liability reasons. If you or anyone in your party require wheelchair-accessible seating, please make a note in the “Have Special Needs?” section when booking your reservation.