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35 Water St, New London, CT 06320, USADirections: Please come directly to the boat at least fifteen minutes before your cruise. The Mystic Whaler is docked at City Pier, behind the New London Train Station at 35 Water St. New London, CT 06320. We are located near the Amtrak / Greyhound / Shore Line East station and the Cross Sound Ferry terminal.  Parking is available, for a fee, at the Water Street parking garage (160 Water Street, New London, CT 06320; (860)443-1775), located diagonally across from the Amtrak train station. On-street parking is free after 4 pm weekdays and all day on weekends. We are docked at City Pier directly behind the train station. Pedestrian access to the waterfront and our dock is across the tracks at the right end of the station. Once you cross the train tracks, look for the Mystic Whaler to your left, just beyond the Thames River Water Taxi booth. Please arrive 15 minutes before cruise for boarding.
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    Mystic Whaler Cruises
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
    Mystic Whaler cruises offers tall ship sailing adventures on a classic 110' schooner. Originally built in 1967, the schooner carries 3,000 square feet of sail and meets all Coast Guard standards for safety. Our crew of professionals is always at hand to enhance your experience whether you want to participate in raising sail, learn navigation, discover the history of nearby lighthouses, or take a turn at the helm. Help raise sail then help yourself to brunch! Enjoy Long Island Sound by water with lunch on this three-hour family friendly sailing cruise. The menu changes according to seasonal availability. An example menu may include: fresh salads, smoked salmon with cream cheese and capers, quiches, fresh baked rolls, and New York style cheesecake. Beverages include coffee, tea, hot cocoa, lemonade, and water. Feel free to BYOB.
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    Pass by New London Harbor Light
    Pass by Fort Trumbull State Park
    Pass by New London Ledge Light
    Pass by Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park
    Pass by Avery Point Light
    Pass by Race Rock Lighthouse
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    35 Water St, New London, CT 06320, USA
    Departure Time
    11:00am. Please arrive 15 minutes ahead of time (10:45am) and go directly to the boat for boarding.
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Local taxes
    • Brunch cruise
    • Beverages included: coffee, tea, hot cocoa, lemonade, and water (feel free to BYOB)
    • Lunch
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Entry/Admission - Mystic Whaler Cruises
    • Gratuities
    • Alcoholic drinks and soda (feel free to BYOB)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Guests must be able to climb small sets of stairs to board the ship and to access the bathroom
    • Operates in most weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Refunds will not be issued if cruise is missed due to late arrival
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    It was amazing!!! The boat, the staff, the service...everything! the food was delicious, we couldn’t be happier and the day was beautiful too! Thanks guys! We are already thinking about our next cruise with you!
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    What a fantastic time, and the food was awesome. We had a blast. The staff was great and so very attentive.
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    Response from Schoonerlady, Front Office Manager at Sunday Brunch Cruise
    Responded 9 Sep 2019
    Thanks for your kind words. Hope to see you again!
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    August 2019: Such a great experience, I booked the three day trip at the end of the month, it was just that amazing, this beautiful ship with it's majestic sails, vaulted masts and fascinating rigging. The crew was fantastic. The captain - what a great guy, very personable
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    It was a terrific outing. It’s not easy to convince locals to do tourist things but we had a great time. Crew and food was fabulous! Would highly recommend. Good value also. Nice to have byob optiom
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    My 14yr old daughter and I took the Sunday Brunch excursion. It was so delightful. The food was scrumptious and plentiful. Served buffet style. They start off motored for a bit and then the crew puts the sails up. The crew was awesome. They all interacted with us and made us
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    By: Mystic Whaler Cruises
    185 reviews
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    Great time!
    My husband and I had a great time! I bought a gift certificate for my husband as well as for myself last year for
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    West Haven, Connecticut
    Day trip
    First of all we picked a gorgeous Saturday in September. We are from NewHaven CT area and the ride was nice . No
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    Scarsdale, New York
    It was amazing!!! The boat, the staff, the service...everything! the food was delicious, we couldn’t be happier
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    Great way to spend a day!
    Attentive staff, excellent food (brunch) and a really cool and different experience. Will be back to try the
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    Lisa L
    Brunch cruise
    What a fantastic time, and the food was awesome. We had a blast. The staff was great and so very attentive.
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    Weare, New Hampshire
    Wonderful Sunday evening cruise
    We came to New London to experience the coast and the ocean environment and, as an added bonus, we took the Sunset
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    Howes Cave, NY
    Perfect night
    What a great time. Captain John was super friendly and provided interesting facts. Pat and the staff were friendly
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    Cumberland, Rhode Island
    Second Cruise
    Not only is the food top notch but the staff is friendly and the experience is something that will never get
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    Overnight cruise
    What a great way to get away! Three days and three nights on-board the Whaler with a really fun group of people.
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    Joann W
    3 Day Overnight...
    This was my 3rd time aboard the Mystic Whaler and it seems each time gets more Wonderful! The Captains, the crew,
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    Great way to spend an afternoon!
    This luncheon cruise was great and extremely relaxing! The crew was great and personable and shared stories and
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    Total perfection! Fantastic & social crew, great food, great sights & the most beautiful sunset. Would go again!
    Foremost, immaculate accommodations! Fantastic & social crew (they made everyone well so welcome by socializing
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    Such a great trip I booked a three day overnight sail.
    August 2019: Such a great experience, I booked the three day trip at the end of the month, it was just that
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    Nancy E
    Sailing Connecticut
    A wonderful sailing experience. All college age staff were friendly, helpful and competent in sailing the replica
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    Would give 10 stars if i could. Pat & John were awesome as was the entire crew. Food was excellent. The wife and i
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