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Hudson River Cruises, Inc.

40 Rondout Lndg, Kingston, NY 12401-6092
+1 845-340-4700
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Beautiful day on the Hudson

View was gorgeous. Food available could be improved. Soveniers selection could also be better. Crew... read more

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Reviewed 30 October 2017
Deborah M
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wappingers falls, United States
Excellent professional service, even In an emergency!

I bought my family on this ride and we all enjoyed every minute! From the check in process, to the... read more

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Reviewed 24 October 2017
Linda F
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Hyde Park, New York
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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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  • Poor1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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40 Rondout Lndg, Kingston, NY 12401-6092
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

View was gorgeous. Food available could be improved. Soveniers selection could also be better. Crew was friendly and helpful . Clean bathrooms too, that’s always a plus.

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Reviewed 24 October 2017

I bought my family on this ride and we all enjoyed every minute! From the check in process, to the food and drink availability, to the friendliness of the staff. I was even more impressed at how well they handled an emergency on board with...More

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Thank Linda F
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

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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Reviewed 19 October 2017

The day was cool but beautiful. The boat was fairly full but most of the people were very accommodating. The captain did the narration, but it was truly sporadic. The actual speaker - physically - was too loud. Sometimes the info given was too much...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2017

Great boat: history, fun, relaxation! The staff were very positive and thankful! The only negative was that the hot dogs were overpriced at over 3 dollars each! We want to support the business and did have drinks and food, but some food ideas were a...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2017

Wonderful boat ride. Friendly staff. Beautiful views! I'd definitely go again and I recommend it. The area near the waterfront is also fun to check out. Great little restaurants and shops. Go!

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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Beautiful day, clear commentary, convenient parking and nice ride. Quaint little town to explore too!

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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

I wanted to know how long the trip lasted o as to plan my day. That information is not posted on the website and no one ever answers the phone. However, it was easy to buy tickets. The route is picturesque and the guide knowledgeable....More

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Reviewed 15 October 2017

This is a beautiful entertaining way to get an overview of the area. The guide gave us plenty of information and helped us choose where to spend more time.

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Thank Susan L
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

Great seeing the mansions and lighthouses with good commentary. We didn't eat or drink, so can't evaluate that part. Boat ride was smooth.

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leisurely1
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.
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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
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Jbelle01
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
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