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Hudson River Cruises, Inc.

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“rip van winkle”(11 reviews)
“hot dogs”(4 reviews)
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...more
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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

Great evening on the river. Enjoyed the cruise and a good cigar. It was dinner-time - please add some food and increase the price... would gladly pay to have food in addition to cigars and the bar.

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Thank ctmitzel
Reviewed yesterday

I took my elderly mother and her childhood friend to Kingston, NY from northwestern Connecticut for a two-hour Hudson River cruise on the Rip Van Winkle. A very fun and informative time for all three of us. The weather didn't cooperate at first -- cold...More

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Reviewed yesterday

We had a great time . I would reccomend this Hudson River cruise to anyone.Ill try the sunset cruise

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Thank Randall C
Reviewed 2 days ago

The cigar cruise was great! We had great weather and were able to enjoy the scenery and sunset while enjoying cigars, drinks, and making new friends. I would definitely recommend this cruise and would love to see more of them offered in the future!

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Thank Christina R
Reviewed 2 days ago

First-time boat ride for a few students! Lovely fall weather and colors and lots of Hudson Valley history was shared.

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Thank kroons2018
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very welcoming ticketing staff and knowledgeable and friendly crew made this beautiful cruise up and down the spectacular Hudson River a memorable experience

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Thank J I
Reviewed 3 days ago

What a great cigar cruise on the Hudson River. The Crew let us bring a Birthday Cake on board to celebrate my wife's 50th Birthday. All the other passengers participate in singing Happy Birthday. The DJ was great. He played requested songs and everyone dance....More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had an enjoyable ride. Our plan was to see the Fall Foliage, but, we were a bit too early. The weather was magnificent, which added to a really nice afternoon. The boat was clean. Everything was very timely. The narration was clear and not...More

Thank lbeach6
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It’s a nice two hour boat ride questions they serve food and alcohol. If the leaves had changed more it would’ve been outstanding sights

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a terrific way to enjoy a cigar and friends. The ride was great and the staff was super friendly and helpful. I was hoping something different like this would come along and they did it. Thank you. I really hope they do it again...More

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22 August 2017|
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Response from rekampam | Reviewed this property |
Never had one, but if you’re a senior you get a few dollars off.
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