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Mystic Whaler Cruises

35 Water Street, New London, CT 06320
+1 800-697-8420
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Sunset dinner cruise

Had such a great time on the sunset dinner cruise!! The food and the crew were spectacular! We had... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dmusinski
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Connecticut
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One Hour Cruise

My boyfriend booked us for a one hour cruise. I'm a bit leery of boats in general, not knowing how... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
862jennifer
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Groton, Connecticut
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Mystic Whaler Cruises offers day sails, Sunday brunch sails, lobster dinner cruises, and overnight sailing vacations of 2, 3, and 5 days, and private charters, on the waters of Southern New England in the summer and the Hudson River in the fall. Hosting groups as large as 52 during the day and more intimate groups of up to 24 overnight, Mystic Whaler Cruises offers you a piece of that old-world charm of tall ship sailing, with modern comforts and fabulous meals.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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35 Water Street, New London, CT 06320
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+1 800-697-8420
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had such a great time on the sunset dinner cruise!! The food and the crew were spectacular! We had such a smooth and comfortable sail! Definitely coming back soon!!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend booked us for a one hour cruise. I'm a bit leery of boats in general, not knowing how to swim, so was a bit nervous about the trip. The ramp to climb aboard provided a little bit of concern for me as it...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was given to us as a gift from two of my wife's friends for her birthday but used it on my birthday. Departed promptly (they do not wait for stragglers so DO NOT BE LATE) just as the sun came out after a rainy day...More

mysticwhaler, Owner at Mystic Whaler Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

What a great way to celebrate! We're so glad that the sun came out for you.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Captain John and the crew provided awesome experience for my siblings an I as we took our mom out on a diner cruise for her 80th birthday. Everyone had a great time especially Mom! I highly recommend going on a dinner cruise aboard the Mystic...More

mysticwhaler, Owner at Mystic Whaler Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We can't wait to see her for her 81st birthday!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delightful cruise, excellent lunch, knowledgeable crew - what more could you ask for. Made our day and we still talk about it.

mysticwhaler, Public Relations Manager at Mystic Whaler Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much! We're so glad you had a good time!

Reviewed 30 September 2016

It was our first time on a large sailboat, and our first time on a cruise. We really enjoyed ourselves, what a nice, out-of-the-ordinary weekend adventure. The ship was large and well kept, the cabin was comfortable and clean, and the crew was courteous and...More

Reviewed 12 September 2016

I was lucky enough to be on the Mystic Whaler for the Tall Ships Parade that was a part of the Connecticut Maritime Heritage Festival earlier this month. I've been on a number of tall ships for various events and activities, and I had been...More

mysticwhaler, Owner at Mystic Whaler Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2016

Thanks so much for sailing with us! The parade of sail is really a unique opportunity to see so many vessels underway at one time. We're so happy to have shared it with you.

Reviewed 12 September 2016

A beautiful Summer evening cruise with a tasty lobster dinner. The crew were friendly and helpful, making the whole evening easy and fun. And that sunset!!

mysticwhaler, Owner at Mystic Whaler Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2016

Thanks for your review, Mark! We hope to see you again.

Reviewed 2 September 2016

I recently returned from a 3-day cruise, at least my 15th such trip on the Mystic Whaler. The hard-working crew once again kept us safe, comfortable and well-fed with delicious meals, and musician Tom Goux entertained us with sea shanties and a variety of other...More

mysticwhaler, Owner at Mystic Whaler Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2016

Thanks so much for your review! Overnight trips offer such a wonderful opportunity to connect with your shipmates. We can't wait to see you on your 16th trip!

Reviewed 1 September 2016

if you are interested in sailing, only, this is the trip for you. It's terrific for older people who are content to watch the waters roll past while on a lovely sailing vessel. The crew are friendly and accommodating; you will want for nothing except...More

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robertacebo
17 September 2016
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Response from DFS60 | Reviewed this property
Very casual- most p[people were in jeans and shorts; sweatshirts were needed that evening as it was cool.
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aromanticlady
26 August 2016
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Response from ruthmarrion | Reviewed this property
Yes you need to make a reservation because they need a count ahead of time to make enough food.
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hopeconstancelee
13 July 2016
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Response from smachesney | Property representative
A solo traveler would have a great time. Raising sails is a team sport. Folks are always looking to chat with one another and meet new people.
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