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Great Way to Get Out on the Water

We took our second trip with Captain Eric recently. This was a sunset cruise. The cruise went... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Litchfield, Connecticut
fun on the water

Overall great experience. This was a bucket list item for our time living near Mystic and would... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Groton, Connecticut
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Relax and enjoy all that Mystic River has to offer on a 1947 classic wooden motorboat, with picturesque landscapes and breathtaking views of Mystic and the Seaport. Cruise in comfort for 90 minutes as you go under the drawbridge and out to Long...more
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44 Water St, Mystic, CT 06355-2530
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took our second trip with Captain Eric recently. This was a sunset cruise. The cruise went out around Rat Island and was well positioned to see a lovely sunset. Captain Eric is an interesting guide - not your usual tour guide (you know, ".....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overall great experience. This was a bucket list item for our time living near Mystic and would recommend it to locals and visitors alike. Communication with Capt. was excellent. Boat is well kept and host was friendly and knowledgeable, providing interesting history along our cruise.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We originally had a sunset cruise booked, but the weather did not cooperate. Capt. Eric was so wonderful communicating with us as he kept an eye on the weather and then being so flexible to accommodate us on a different day and time when the...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

I tried calling several times to reserve a spot for 3 adults. His voice mail box was full. When I got through to leave a message. They never returned my call. Must be an exceptional ride but they could have had a message saying all...More

3  Thank Arlene M
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Went down to foxwoods for a vacation, we decided to run off to mystic, only a 20 min drive. And by far this was the high light of trip. Captain Eric told us that the sunset tour is absolutely gorgeous, and he was right. If...More

6  Thank eli v
Reviewed 7 September 2017

My family thoroughly enjoyed our sunset trip down the Mystic River in a 1945 wooden boat. It was my husband, 16 year old son, 11 year old daughter and I with another couple from NY on the tour. My son wanted to ride on the...More

1  Thank JenCinVA
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

I was intrigued seeing this cool 1947 restored boat. This was a low key tour of the mystic river and its history. This was different than some of the other tours since captain Eric only books a maximum of 6 passengers. This makes the trip...More

1  Thank Mesdmd
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I booked this cruise as a surprise for my Husband who loves old wooden boats. He has wanted to visit Mystic for many years. I knew he would love this, but it had to be awesome as he is very hard to please ( and...More

1  Thank GreenEyedLady1973
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Thank You Captain Eric for your hospitality and sharing all your knowledge of the area. Great cruise around the river. Relaxing. No frills; just fun! BYOB and the róse was perfect for the 2 hour ride.

1  Thank Diane J
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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

I typically do not write reviews, but this boat tour was beyond my expectations. The captain was friendly when I booked the tour. The boat was beautiful. We went out at 7 pm for a sunset sail that did not disappoint. Captain was laid back,...More

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6 August 2018|
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Response from Berkshireman | Reviewed this property |
If the weather is rough, I think he stays in the river where it is usually smooth. However, normally he goes out around Rat Island. On our trip, there was a breeze and that stirs up a chop. The Captain was good about... More
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13 August 2016|
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Call Captain Erick (860) 912-3404
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30 May 2016|
Response from David B |
There are prices and schedule on the Mystic River Cruise website (trip advisor won't let me paste the URL in, but if you search on google it'll come right up...) My wife and I went last night on a sunset cruise - it was a... More