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Connecticut River Expeditions - RiverQuest

Route 82/Bridge Road, Eagle Landing State Park, Haddam, CT 06438
+1 860-662-0577
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Fabulous Fall Adventure!

Bring your own snacks & drinks & enjoy a leisurely cruise down the CT River. Fall foliage was just... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2017
Ruthi K
Awesome adventure!

Took the RiverQuest trip as part of a package with the Essex Steam Train Fall Foliage tour! Very... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
Dale S
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View the scenic lower Connecticut River aboard the friendly, intimate, eco-tour vessel RiverQuest. As we cruise south on our Daytime Excursion, we'll see Goodspeed Opera House, Gillette's Castle. Light narration provided on local history, flora and fauna and other areas of interest. Other cruises: Sunset/Evening (may go north or south), Foliage, Eagle, Private Charters (company, family, birthday, etc). Leave from Eagle Landing State Park, Route 82, Haddam, CT. For schedule, prices, info see website.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Route 82/Bridge Road, Eagle Landing State Park, Haddam, CT 06438
+1 860-662-0577
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Bring your own snacks & drinks & enjoy a leisurely cruise down the CT River. Fall foliage was just starting last weekend, making it even more enjoyable. We even spotted a couple of Bald Eagles! Staff were friendly & knowledgeable.

Thank Ruthi K
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Took the RiverQuest trip as part of a package with the Essex Steam Train Fall Foliage tour! Very friendly & knowledgeable staff! Got to experience beautiful fall foliage & saw 3 bald eagles! Definitely recommend!

Thank Dale S
Reviewed 2 October 2017

took the tree swallow cruise on the river quest boat. accommodations were very comfortable. the staff was very pleasant, helpful, knowledgeable and presented in a very fun way. well worth it. saw many bald eagles, osprey, egrets and of course the swallow show. if you...More

Thank flo1020
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Captain Mark and Mindy always make your river cruise seem like the first time, this was our third cruise in in a year and it was as enjoyable as our first, if not better, Osprey's, Eagle's, jumping Shad fry, Deer, Waterfowl, and to top it...More

Thank frank k
Reviewed 14 August 2017

My wife and I and a number of friends took the 1:30 sailing on Saturday and it was fantastic! It was a beautiful day and we spent 90 minutes on the Connecticut River. Captain Mark and his wife Mindy were fantastic guides showing us various...More

Thank HistoricTraveler
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Took the river cruise with my husband and my mom. Very scenic cruise. The owners are very knowledgeable about the wildlife. They are also super friendly and fun. The cruse lasts 90 min and is very relaxing. The boat is very clean. There tables so...More

Thank belochka25
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Very scenic. Beautiful views and wildlife. 90 minute trip and very cost effective. Clean boat with tables. We brought lunch and it was perfect.

Thank SusieP0728
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We absolutely loved this river tour! We took an afternoon tour that lasted approximately 2 hours. Our guides and captain (the owners) were amazing and very knowledgeable tour guides, providing so much information on history and legends of the river homes and islands and are...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

We did the kids cruise on Saturday morning. The guide and captain were very knowledgeable and interacted great with the kids. They had binoculars for the kids to use and scavenger hunts for the kids. Definitely a fun time for all!

Thank Nicholas P
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

This exciting trip lasts about 2 hours and runs from the CT museum at 67 Main St in Essex CT. We saw 20 eagles at the 2p run, and I was really encouraged that perhaps the sound and the lower part of the CT River...More

Thank jkjdkc
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Response from Ann S | Reviewed this property |
I went in Fall and did not have any young kids along, however, I think young kids would enjoy it! I would definately bring fun snacks for all.