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Hudson River Cruises, Inc.

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  • Average4%
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“rip van winkle”(11 reviews)
“hot dogs”(4 reviews)
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
40 Rondout Lndg, Kingston, NY 12401-6092
+1 845-340-4700
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All reviewsrip van winklestaff was friendlyhot dogshudson rivervanderbilt mansiongreat trippoints of interestdinner cruisegreat houranswer any questionsnice barhistory lessonclean boatscenic boat rideinteresting sightsticket boothbeautiful night
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great time for the whole family. Having two young boys, it was just long enough to hold their attention and not so long as to lose it!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the Sunset Cruise and were lucky enough to have a full moon out that night also! It was heavenly and just beautiful (and relaxing). The DJ was downstairs. We were on the upper deck and simply enjoyed the music. Thank you all for...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly, knowledgeable crew. Many interesting sights to see. At 2 hrs it was just the right length of time.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although I spend much of my time between NYC and my place in Saugerties, I rarely have taken advantage of what the area has to offer. This was an informative, enjoyable way to spend a couple of hours slowly cruising up the Hudson. I recommend...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took my three grand kids on this cruise. They were staying with us for the week. They,as well as my husband and myself thoroughly enjoyed it. We chose the dinner cruise. The food was very good. My husband did not like the fact that...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Overall, this was an enjoyable experience. Some "know before you go"points: When we boarded, we had to set up our own chairs on the lower deck. We know that there was seating on the top level but we did not want to sit there. The...More

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had visited many of the famous old mansions along the Hudson and thought it might be nice to see them from the river, too. Wrong! First, you really don't get close enough to see much of the old homes and most are also at...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Two delightful hours cruising down The Hudson River w good historic narration. Nice boat w two levels of seating, some open and others under a canopy. Snacks and a full bar. Suggest you book in advance on busy days. Boat starts loading 30 min before...More

Thank Cameron06820
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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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.
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
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