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Connecticut River Expeditions - RiverQuest

Eagle Landing State Park, Route 82/Bridge Road, Haddam, CT 06438
+1 860-662-0577
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My wife and I and a number of friends took the 1:30 sailing on Saturday and it was fantastic! It... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
HistoricTraveler
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Bethel
Very scenic

Took the river cruise with my husband and my mom. Very scenic cruise. The owners are very... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
belochka25
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View the scenic lower Connecticut River aboard the friendly, intimate, eco-tour vessel RiverQuest. As we cruise south on our Daytime Excursion, we'll see Goodspeed Opera House, Gillette's Castle. Light narration provided on local history, flora and fauna and other areas of interest. Other cruises: Sunset/Evening (may go north or south), Foliage, Eagle, Private Charters (company, family, birthday, etc). Leave from Eagle Landing State Park, Route 82, Haddam, CT. For schedule, prices, info see website.
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Eagle Landing State Park, Route 82/Bridge Road, Haddam, CT 06438
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and I and a number of friends took the 1:30 sailing on Saturday and it was fantastic! It was a beautiful day and we spent 90 minutes on the Connecticut River. Captain Mark and his wife Mindy were fantastic guides showing us various...More

1  Thank HistoricTraveler
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Took the river cruise with my husband and my mom. Very scenic cruise. The owners are very knowledgeable about the wildlife. They are also super friendly and fun. The cruse lasts 90 min and is very relaxing. The boat is very clean. There tables so...More

1  Thank belochka25
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Very scenic. Beautiful views and wildlife. 90 minute trip and very cost effective. Clean boat with tables. We brought lunch and it was perfect.

1  Thank SusieP0728
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We absolutely loved this river tour! We took an afternoon tour that lasted approximately 2 hours. Our guides and captain (the owners) were amazing and very knowledgeable tour guides, providing so much information on history and legends of the river homes and islands and are...More

2  Thank Jd707700
Reviewed 9 July 2017

We did the kids cruise on Saturday morning. The guide and captain were very knowledgeable and interacted great with the kids. They had binoculars for the kids to use and scavenger hunts for the kids. Definitely a fun time for all!

1  Thank Nicholas P
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

This exciting trip lasts about 2 hours and runs from the CT museum at 67 Main St in Essex CT. We saw 20 eagles at the 2p run, and I was really encouraged that perhaps the sound and the lower part of the CT River...More

1  Thank jkjdkc
Reviewed 11 June 2017

We drove over an hour to Haddam on the CT Open House Day to try the $5, 45-minute cruise being offered by RiverQuest. Turns out the long drive was well worth it! Despite the long line-up upon arrival, and having to wait over an hour...More

2  Thank ModernWanderers
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Don't go expecting major sites to see, just go to take a winding river cruise, bring your own picnic lunch and enjoy the sites from the river.

1  Thank DML611
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Relaxing cruise in the middle of nature. We saw many many eagles. They were perched in trees, standing in the river, soaring high above the trees, eating their pray and soaring around with other eagles at play. It was like being involved in a national...More

1  Thank jillmpmoore
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

I went on the cruise from the Ct River Museum and its a great bird watching boat trip. We saw an adult bald eagle, numerous juvenile eagles, hawks and a seal. With the captain plus multiple staff on the boat looking for birds and then...More

1  Thank Lisa V
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Response from Ann S | Reviewed this property |
I went in Fall and did not have any young kids along, however, I think young kids would enjoy it! I would definately bring fun snacks for all.
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