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Thimble Island Cruise

Town Dock, Stony Creek, Branford, CT
+1 203-488-8905
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Dazzling vistas!

I went on this information packed cruise with 14 friends. What a beautiful, informative cruise for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ez4menu
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Manchester, Connecticut
Nice cruise around the islands

We went on the Sea Mist, bring cash as no cc as I could tell. Some think the higher level will... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Grant J
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Bolingbrook, Illinois
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Town Dock, Stony Creek, Branford, CT
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+1 203-488-8905
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went on this information packed cruise with 14 friends. What a beautiful, informative cruise for all ages! Learn about the connections to Captain Kidd, Tom Thumb, Yale, Jeckyl Island and so much more! Parking is limited but available for a nominal fee at places...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on the Sea Mist, bring cash as no cc as I could tell. Some think the higher level will show you more but I doubt it. Just keeps you out in sun. You need to be front line 10-20 to get to top...More

2  Thank Grant J
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The cruise is a nice relaxing way to spend an hour or so. It is so beautiful and the crew tells such great stories about each and every house and landmark. The houses themselves are amazing. Just thinking of living on a rock in the...More

2  Thank poopaadootoo
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thimble Island cruise was recommended as a way to see the islands and their imposing houses. We went on the first cruise of the day and the queue was very short. The cruise itself was excellent. Justin, our captain, provided detailed and interesting information about...More

3  Thank jpatto26
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Mike does a wonderful job as Captain of "The Sea Mist" Mike is a Stony Creek local and is very well informed about all the interesting topics in the area. If you go you will truly enjoy the trip.

2  Thank Squawbrook
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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

A short cruise round the thimble islands us a must when you are in the area. Friendly knowledgeable staff on the comfortable ferry will make the trip very interesting.

1  Thank Martin H
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

Let me start off saying it was a fun little cruise however what annoyed me was that my husband and I got there early so we could sit on the top of the boat. Well when we went to sit down there were people sitting...More

10  Thank Scubagurl412
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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

If you're visiting stony Creek area, or have friends that are in town, I highly recommend going on this tour. It's a cute small boat holding maybe 40 people, and you tour round the thimble Islands. You get to hear about each island and you...More

2  Thank lehtorita
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

Although the cruise is about forty five minutes, it's a trip not to be missed. The islands are picturesque and unique. The cruise craft is well equipped with both indoor and outdoor seating. The captains provides a great narrative of the islands. A nice outing.

Thank John M
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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We went on the Sea Mist in late September, since it was the only boat of three that operates after Labor Day. We took the earliest cruise and sat on the top. It's an enjoyable 45 minute ride and our captain was informative and enjoyable...More

1  Thank Ed W
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532MicheleM
16 July 2018|
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Response from poopaadootoo | Reviewed this property |
The boat tour is only about an hour long and there is a gazebo at the dock you can have lunch at or a small restaurant right at the corner and also a pizza place right down the street. I don't there is a need to bring lunch... More
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cherylbianco78
26 June 2018|
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Response from jpatto26 | Reviewed this property |
Yes but only on the downstairs section of the boat.
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