Scenic City Empress Boat Club


1113 Union St
Iowa Falls, IA 50126
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Phone: 800-873-1936 or 641-648-9517

The Empress Boat Club, a 1937 log cabin, is situated on the Iowa River and is home to the Empress Riverboat. Come enjoy our public cruises or book a private event. Soak in the beautiful scenery of the limestone bluffs, while listening to our captain’s monologue. From agriculture to industry you will be entertained by our Iowa River interpretation! The Empress is available for private cruises and events that can be booked any day or time of the week pending availability. For private cruise booking information, please call the executive director at 641-648-9517.


Cruises: Public Cruises operate every Saturday & Sunday at 2:00 PM June - Mid October. No reservations necessary.

Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday, & Friday from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM, leave a message if no answer.


Public cruise: $8 adults, $5 children, 2 yrs and under free. Group cruises and tour prices vary, call for more information.

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