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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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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
40 Rondout Lndg, Kingston, NY 12401-6092
+1 845-340-4700
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Spent an enjoyable two hours on the Hudson River. A Relaxing Time looking at the views while a narration was provided with some interesting information about the land and houses, etc on the river. It was definitely worth the cost.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

ride was good, band was good, the hudson at night was quite different then daytime but when the moon rose it was awsome.

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Thank Robert R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a great way to see the Hudson River. The boat is comfortable and the narration informative. As suggested it is a good idea to bring a sweater and wear closed shoes as it can get chilly. The two hour length is perfect.

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went on a wine tasting cruise. The idea of doing a wine tasting in a ferry boat is intriguing, but not logical. They put us up on benches on the main deck and had the tasting on the lower deck, which meant we had...More

Thank seehorse72
Reviewed 4 days ago

It was a sunny sunday afternoon we sailed from Kingston NY and enjoyed every minute of it. the crew and boat were great. the narrative was very informative. We arrived early for out 2:30 cruise and enjoyed watching a crewing contest. then as a group...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The two hour cruise was a good way to spend a sunny day on the water. Other than that I did not find it very interesting and we were watching the clock until we could dock. The crew was very nice and the ship was...More

Thank Rodger P
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were fortunate to have a beautiful sunny, cool, crisp fall day. The scenery was exquisite and narration perfect. A great experience!

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Thank SueAlP
Reviewed 5 days ago

A relaxing way to see the geography of the Hudson river Valley, hear some history of exploration, feast eyes on the mountains and the mansions, enjoy the varied foliage, snack on hot food, wander the decks as you wish...that is a Hudson River Cruise. My...More

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Thank Gene E M
Reviewed 5 days ago

We loved our tour on the Hudson. it was just the right length, easy to find and board, and a very enjoyable, informative narration. The staff was most helpful and welcoming. Worth he trip from San Francisco. Thank you.

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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