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Address: 12 Steamboat Wharf, Mystic, CT 06355-2544
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+1 860-536-0416
08:30 - 17:30
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 17:30
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Sail away on a relaxing cruise aboard ARGIA, an 81-foot traditional sailing...

Sail away on a relaxing cruise aboard ARGIA, an 81-foot traditional sailing ship. Enjoy islands, lighthouses, and fresh air. Ticket price includes snacks and soft drinks. You may bring your own picnic basket, beer or wine. US Coast Guard inspected. Gift Certificates available. Charter the whole ship for your private event.

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Sunset cruise

My husband and I went on a sunset cruise on Friday May 19...it was great! We booked it online the same day even. The cruise had about 13 people and the crew was very knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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40 reviews
25 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I went on a sunset cruise on Friday May 19...it was great! We booked it online the same day even. The cruise had about 13 people and the crew was very knowledgeable and even had water, lemonade, cheese and crackers for us. They also provided blankets when it was windy. We would gladly sail again! Best part... More 

Thank Stags262
Mystic, Connecticut
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Great crew, very safe and professional. Perfect way to enjoy Mystic. Have gone twice. Different trip each time because of the tides. Would go again.

1 Thank Pugsley2015
Ridgefield, Connecticut
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

82 foot schooner. Crew knew what they were doing and a fun trip overall. Highly recommended. Lots of nice restaurants in Mystic to eat at aftertwards.

1 Thank Paul M
Aberdeen, Maryland
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Decided to ride thru Mystic.Have been there a few times,saw the cruise.Not prepared to cruise but went spur of the moment.Fantastic,staff outstanding,truly a relaxing cruise.Even supplied blankets.

1 Thank Carol O
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27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

When planning our day in Mystic we wanted to add some time on the water to our activities. After checking TripAdvisor we decided that the afternoon sail on Argia sounded like just what we had in mind. We booked on line, arrived at the suggested time and had no problem finding parking, then you check in at their office and... More 

1 Thank lckyriakos
Middletown, Connecticut
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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

If you are visiting the Mystic area you need to schedule a trip on the Argia Schooner. Granted we had a beautiful September day. The trip is about 2 1/2 hours and starts with a cruise around the Mystic Seaport. Even if you have toured the Seaport it is a neat experience to see the sites from the water. The... More 

1 Thank MrSunshine34287
Mystic Country, Connecticut
1 review
Reviewed 14 September 2016

I'm a Mystic local and just sailed on Argia for the first time on 9/13. It was a beautiful evening with a brisk wind and it is great that it was BYOB! The captain was masterful navigating th narrow channel and the crew was charismatic and attentive. They gave out lap blankets due to the cool weather and told stories... More 

Thank leighbonk
Fairfield, Connecticut
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4 reviews
Reviewed 12 September 2016

The sightseeing was fabulous. The sailing...not so much. The crew was courteous and friendly, but the captain missed an opportunity to leave an impression! When the wind isn't blowing, you can't blame the captain for a lack luster trip. But on a PERFECT sailing evening in early September, when she opts not to raise the main sail, you CAN blame... More 

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SchoonerARGIA, General Manager at Argia Cruises, responded to this review

We very much appreciate your viewpoint. Please be aware that we do not offer nor advertise a thrill ride. Our cruises are designed to be relaxing sightseeing trips. As such, our professional captains will always choose the combination and number of sails to be raised based on wind conditions and comfort for all of our passengers and for the safety... More 

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19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We would like to thank Amy and the crew for a wonderful afternoon on 8/24. It was nice to see Mystic Harbor from a different view. We would highly recommend for anybody to spend a afternoon on the water.

Thank Mike S
Boston, MA, USA
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We liked the stories, especially about the Kingdom of North Dumpling and how certain places in Fisher's Island Sound got their names. We went with some adults and 6 cousins, ages 6-14.

1 Thank smlodoze

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