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Hudson River Cruises, Inc.

40 Rondout Lndg, Kingston, NY 12401-6092
+1 845-340-4700
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Explore the majestic Hudson River aboard the M/V Rip Van Winkle. Enjoy narrated cruises past quaint lighthouses, great estates, and a magnificent view of the Catskill Mountains. Weekends in the summertime offer sunset cruises, live music and DJ Dance Cruises as well as dinner cruises and special theme events. The Rip Van Winkle makes the perfect venue for cocktail receptions, weddings, family events, corporate outings and anything in between!
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  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
40 Rondout Lndg, Kingston, NY 12401-6092
+1 845-340-4700
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Reviewed yesterday

The three of us that showed up had a great time. The crew was awesome. Guess if they didn't show up for an inexpensive outing as this there no way they. ll show up for anything.

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Thank Tom P
Reviewed yesterday

To celebrate my cousin's birthday we took this cruise after having lunch at the Mariner's Harbor restaurant in Kingston. It was a beautiful warm, sunny day and we enjoyed the trip a lot. Many landmarks and beautiful scenery. I use a wheelchair and there was...More

Thank Shannon A
Reviewed yesterday

The Rip Van Winkle music cruise is always worth the trip and cost! Still suggest, the NO smoking on boat, be enforced. Had a great time!

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Thank graziercj
Reviewed yesterday

A perfect way to spend the afternoon before the boating season ends. Comfortable, scenic, informative and the staff are wonderful.

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Thank frans551
Reviewed yesterday

Went on this cruise on Saturday. Beautiful day and a really nice cruise. Boat was large, comfortable, had refreshments/bar. Instructive audio tour component which was very educational. We all really enjoyed it. Great way to see and learn about the area. Two hour round trip....More

Thank John B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Had an enjoyable afternoon taking a sightseeing cruise on the Hudson River. Many things to see. Very informative narrations. Friendly informative staff and crew. What to see on the cruise- a couple of lighthouses, a couple marinas, beautiful scenery, and much more. There is a...More

Thank sthornton2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed it, crew were very nice to my child and gave him a pin, binoculars and a postcard. Narration was great, awesome views and would do it again

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Thank lisa_rerun
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful day on the Rip Van Winkle. We are life-long residents of the Hudson Valley yet this was our very first time on this sight-seeing cruise. What a great day it was! and so very informative too!

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Thank josephine734
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great time, Cagney's sad they're gone. Well coordinated, smooth sailing great! Would recommend to anyone no matter what the reason.

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Thank Gumbychally
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful tour,informative and interesting narration of all around us, well organized,timely,highly recommend!

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22 August 2017|
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Response from foodbuzzer | Reviewed this property |
I did receive a 5.00 off coupon when I ate at Mariner's Harbor.
Jill A
18 March 2017|
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Response from rickywestham | Reviewed this property |
Sorry...just saw this now! Well worth the trip up the Hudson to visit Kingston as British troops did in 1776 when they burned the city to the ground! First capital of NY State with many colonial houses (scorched but... More
21 October 2016|
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Response from Karen D | Reviewed this property |
This particular cruise is in Kingston NY, about an hour from Manhattan. Not sure how you would get up there, but you may be able to find one closer out of Manhattan. Enjoy your trip