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Town Dock, Stony Creek, Branford, CT
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Thimble Island cruise is a wonderful informative experience! The boat crews are friendly and the islands are beautiful. Whether you take a day trip with a group or charter for a private party you will love it!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Nancy K
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Lovely ride through woods, marshes, rock, water views, wild life. Especially beautiful during the fall foliage. Follow from Branford to Guilford.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank psparro
Reviewed 28 August 2018

The boat ride was so relaxing and the captain was so informative about all the islands. The day was beautiful so that helped. Would go again!

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank kareno47
Reviewed 27 August 2018

My husband and I took the Seamist for a cruise through the Thimble Island. It was a wonderful day weather wise, on Long Island Sound to spend 45 minutes listening to a very informative captain tell us of the distant and present history of this...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank BIvet
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

The thimble island cruise is so much fun, very comfortable boat, inside and outside seating, great narrative. Drinks available included, but have to use facilities before you leave. Told us the history of the islands and got close enough to get great pictures. Leaves from...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Sara R
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Perfect in every way! So enjoyed the trip that I took it twice in a week! Beautiful and pleasant...everyone should go!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank buttons3_11
Reviewed 15 August 2018

A short boat trip. Narrator had some interesting info. about the islands. Parking nearby is very limited.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Rosalie M
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Super 45 minute around islands, great narration- covered seating and up top in the sun. Drinks can be purchased- def. affordable!

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Beverly61
Reviewed 30 July 2018

We loved this lovely boat tour around the amazing Thimble Islands which a friend of colleague of mine brought me and my family on. We did not know about this hidden pearl and it was fantastic to experience it by boat. If you ask my...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mrshagman
Reviewed 24 July 2018

This was a 45 minute cruise throughout the Thimble Islands in Branford. We took the Sea Mist because I wanted to be on the top deck of the boat, there are 3 boats but that is the only double decker one so I wanted that...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank crp1385
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24 August 2018|
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Response from Sara R | Reviewed this property |
The boats are seasonal and I believe run til the end of September.
16 July 2018|
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Response from poopaadootoo | Reviewed this property |
The boat tour is only about an hour long and there is a gazebo at the dock you can have lunch at or a small restaurant right at the corner and also a pizza place right down the street. I don't there is a need to bring lunch... More
26 June 2018|
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Response from jpatto26 | Reviewed this property |
Yes but only on the downstairs section of the boat.