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GATEWAY CLIPPER FLEET

Sightseeing & Dining Riverboat Cruises

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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SPECIAL EVENTS

SPECIAL EVENTS

WEDDINGS

We invite you to have the wedding of your dreams out on the water, with the mesmerizing city skyline as your glistening backdrop. Our professional wedding team can plan a celebration to fit every budget from a small, intimate wedding to a fabulous, customized wedding soirée. This day is about you, not the little details. We will make sure your big day is nothing less than spectacular!

PRIVATE EVENTS

Looking to host an event to increase customer retention, kick off summer, or celebrate one of life’s biggest moments? An event aboard the Gateway Clipper Fleet isn’t just an event, it’s an experience! Trust us, you don’t want to miss the boat on this unbelievable opportunity to impress your family, friends, and colleagues. Call us today and let’s start planning your next big moment!

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ALL ABOARD THE GATEWAY CLIPPER!

a man smiling for the cameraFor the best in Pittsburgh riverboat tours, choose to cruise with Gateway Clipper Fleet. For over 50 years, we have been sailing the Three Rivers hosting Pittsburgh sightseeing and dining cruises.

Terry Wirginis is the man behind the brand and the President & Owner of the Gateway Clipper Fleet. Terry is a well respected family man who is incredibly involved throughout the Pittsburgh community. He is a third-generation owner and the grandson of the founder John E. Connelly. The original Gateway Clipper became Pittsburg’s first official sightseeing boat in 1958. Terry ensured it would remain the city’s official sightseeing vessel and he has since established the Gateway Clipper Fleet as one of Pittsburgh’s most popular attractions! Join us to experience the best tours that Pittsburgh has to offer. It only happens out on the water!

a man smiling for the cameraFor the best in Pittsburgh riverboat tours, choose to cruise with Gateway Clipper Fleet. For over 50 years, we have been sailing the Three Rivers hosting Pittsburgh sightseeing and dining cruises.

Terry Wirginis is the man behind the brand and the President & Owner of the Gateway Clipper Fleet. Terry is a well respected family who is incredibly involved throughout the Pittsburgh community. He is a third-generation owner and the grandson of the founder John E. Connelly. The original Gateway Clipper became Pittsburg’s first official sightseeing boat in 1958. Terry ensured it would remain the city’s official sightseeing vessel and he has since established the Gateway Clipper Fleet as one of Pittsburgh’s most popular attractions! Join us to experience the best tours that Pittsburgh has to offer. It only happens out on the water!

OVER 1,300 5-STAR REVIEWS!

Our Amazing Wedding! Sheild Wedding

We celebrated our wedding on the Gateway Clipper's Empress. It was absolutely perfect! The food was amazing, the staff was fabulous & very professional, the DJ was awesome, and the views were truly spectacular. Most of our guests said it was the best wedding they had ever been to! My only regret is that it is over because I would do it again in a second! If you’re looking for a unique & fun wedding venue, definitely check out the Gateway Clipper Fleet!

– Mr. & Mrs. Sheild | Google
Amazing Time!

We were actually on this cruise for New Years Eve. Such a great time, good hearty appetizers, good dance music and the decorations were out of this world! We were on the top level of the boat at midnight because the weather was crazy warm that night. Such beautiful views of Pitsburgh!

– Lora C. | Tripadvisor
First thing we did in Pittsburgh!

I would definitely go on this tour again! Great views of downtown and parks. If you want to get acquainted with Pittsburgh, this should be the first thing you do. Tour lasted an hour -but gives you a wonderful overall feel for the city. The tour guide was interesting and informative about the city!

– Bonnie M. | Tripadvisor
Informative and relaxing boat ride.

We were seated on the upper deck on a beautiful, sunny, afternoon. The views of downtown buildings were very panoramic and our tour guide was very personable. She provided a very nice backdrop on the various buildings and structures. Plus she was very entertaining and engaging. The price of the tour was very economical (had a senior discount) and well worth the price.

– John H. | Tripadvisor
Brilliant and full of information

We went on the how pittsborough became Pittsburgh historical tour. It did not disappoint. The guide was very good and knew all the history. I would recommend this tour to anyone wanting to know its history. The tour was worth the money and the area at the dock has a lovely cafe and gift shop. Superb.

– Lynsey M. | Tripadvisor
Relaxing Activity

This is a great activity that is enjoyable for a group. During the cruise, you will learn about the history of Pittsburgh and also learn about the current sites in the city. Plenty of photo opportunities as you travel along the river.

– Paulette A. | Tripadvisor
Set the city from the Three Rivers of Pittsburgh

This boat tour is so easy to reach, in the Station Square area of Pittsburgh. The rates are reasonable, the boat was comfortable and was accommodating a group of school children on our tour and they were kept together for other passengers comfort. We took a history tour, other options are available throughout the day. Staff was very helpful and turned up the audio when we couldn't hear very well.

– Judi H. | Tripadvisor