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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 good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 05:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
40 Rondout Lndg, Kingston, NY 12401-6092
+1 845-340-4700
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Waited all year for this one. We had a great time with friends and fantastic music and dancing with Thunder Ridge band.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an excellent time on this relaxing educational Hudson River cruise. Our captain gave us a marvelous historical perspective of the Hudson River. We even saw two bald eagles thanks to our captain!

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Thank Robert S
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a nice evening with my 2 daughters, 3 daughter in laws as we were all celebrating our July birthdays. Enjoyed the music as well You do not include family (adults) below, Why???

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great trip down the river and back to Kingston with live narration of the areas and history. Great way to see the and hear the story of the many mansions on the Mid-Hudson River. A must do when in the area.

Thank santaron
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice and clean good staff snack bar was good and cheap like coffee only $1.50 cruise time was good and informative. we took this trip on week days so river was active with other traffic

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Thank jagdishmulani44
Reviewed 1 week ago

cruise was not as crowded due to mid week 4th but came with wife's mother and father all loved excursion. The Rip Van Winkle crew.

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Thank liznmic
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed the cruise and the service received by the staff. Narration was good as well. It's good value for the money. The port area is nice and surrounded by nice restaurants.

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Thank Rekha B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went on a night when a very loud rock band was on board. I'm not a fan. It was so loud, one needed to get as far away as possible to have a conversation. The river was lovely. I would have liked for the...More

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Thank marycpeck
Reviewed 1 week ago

Delightful afternoon. Four young seniors one with impaired mobility could get out and share a lovely experience.

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1  Thank rscasden
Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my wife celebrated our anniversary with a morning cruise, it was our first time on the HVC and we were pleasantly surprised how relaxing it was. Thank you so much.

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Jill A
18 March 2017|
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Response from Jamie57 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, just saw this question. It is a long way from NYC (2 hours by car?) The departure point is in Kinston, NY. Maybe Metro North railroad from Grand Central terminal has service.
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
Angeli T
10 June 2016|
Response from tetrisz54 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, several. They are not on the waterfront but within 5-8 minutes and at least 3 are new builds.