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“rip van winkle”(10 reviews)
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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...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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40 Rondout Lndg, Kingston, NY 12401-6092
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+1 845-340-4700
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Reviewed today

The Rip Van Winkle was a perfect setting for our family reunion! From the very young to the older crowd, we all had a great time! Nice, informative cruise down the Hudson.

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Reviewed today

A group of us went on the cruise for our friends 50th Birthday celebration. We couldn't have been happier with the experience. ALL of the staff was warm and friendly. Nice job!

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Reviewed yesterday

All of our party had a delightful time on the cruise and I enjoyed the fantastic commentary of the guide. I learned a great deal and enjoyed every minute.

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Reviewed yesterday

A nice ride with pleasant views. Historical information about the area, the mansions & light houses.

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Reviewed yesterday

The whole crew was very friendly and accommodating. A nice selection of drinks and snacks are aboard ship. We enjoyed the scenery of the Hudson river and Rondout creek while the narration during the trip was very informative. My friend and I liked the smooth...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

I had never been out on the Rip Van Winkle and a friend was familiar with the band. I'm not a fan of some country music. I think the band was probably good although hard to tell given the volume. Those on the trip certainly...More

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Thank mgstormer
Reviewed 3 days ago

Easy smooth cruise. Great captain. Plenty of lif jackets. Nice crew. Clean boat Not crowded ... snacks. Very pleasant trip. Nice narrative about area

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Thank Theresa120
Reviewed 3 days ago

outstanding boat ride and tour of the river. boat was clean, lots of seating, snacks were tasty, crew was most helpful.

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Thank kespahn
Reviewed 3 days ago

Lovely scenic cruise up the Hudson. The crew was so friendly and helpful. We were so grateful when a crew member came over to point out a pair of bald eagles nesting in a tree on the shore. Learned so many interesting facts about the...More

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Thank JaciIsrael
Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice ride on the Hudson with a history lesson,food, and drink. This has been on our bucket list for awhile, and we are glad we did it.

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leisurely1
August 21, 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
March 18, 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
October 21, 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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