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Hudson River Cruises, Inc.

40 Rondout Lndg, Kingston, NY 12401-6092
+1 845-340-4700
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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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  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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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

The cruise, overall, was great. The dance music was excellent. The food/ drinks were average. Some passengers got drunk. There was a short scuffle. It got handled. Met nice people.

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Thank Mary A
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The cruise boat is a modern boat, comfortable and calm but very warm weather on the date. Running commentary by crew member was good and informative, unfortunately spoiled by some passengers kept talking loud at the same time. Disappointed there is no Wifi on board...More

Thank invyfossil
Reviewed 2 days ago

Dlghtful way to spend an afternoon in the Catskills. Boat was perfect, crew knowledgeable and enjoy sharing that knowledge with passengers.

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Thank Cher L
Reviewed 4 days ago

Took a group of 14 seniors on this boat ride and everyone loved it!! The weather was perfect and Fall colors were beginning to show.

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Thank Cynthia L
Reviewed 6 days ago

Boat was clean, had a nice array of snacks, food and cocktails, loved the sites . We had a beautiful weather day...would do it again!!

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Thank tpeteli1960
Reviewed 1 week ago

The three of us that showed up had a great time. The crew was awesome. Guess if they didn't show up for an inexpensive outing as this there no way they. ll show up for anything.

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Thank Tom P
Reviewed 1 week ago

To celebrate my cousin's birthday we took this cruise after having lunch at the Mariner's Harbor restaurant in Kingston. It was a beautiful warm, sunny day and we enjoyed the trip a lot. Many landmarks and beautiful scenery. I use a wheelchair and there was...More

Thank Shannon A
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Rip Van Winkle music cruise is always worth the trip and cost! Still suggest, the NO smoking on boat, be enforced. Had a great time!

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Thank graziercj
Reviewed 1 week ago

A perfect way to spend the afternoon before the boating season ends. Comfortable, scenic, informative and the staff are wonderful.

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Thank frans551
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on this cruise on Saturday. Beautiful day and a really nice cruise. Boat was large, comfortable, had refreshments/bar. Instructive audio tour component which was very educational. We all really enjoyed it. Great way to see and learn about the area. Two hour round trip....More

Thank John B
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21 August 2017|
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Response from foodbuzzer | Reviewed this property |
I did receive a 5.00 off coupon when I ate at Mariner's Harbor.
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