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The Mystic Express: Historic Harbor Tour
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1 Holmes St, Departs near Drawbridge in downtown Mystic, Mystic, CT 06355-2645
+1 860-597-3790
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Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

This was a recommended tour of Mystic Harbor. Very informative. Enjoyed the history and relaxing for a bit on a very warm September afternoon. They only take cash, no credit, so make sure you bring $25 per person. It was very pleasant being on the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

This is a great tour to do if you want a quick look at the seaport and learn a bit of history. Our guide was really nice and was very entertaining. It was a perfect 45 minute tour. Just right. Price is a little high...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 11 August 2018

Captain Carl took us on a beautiful tour of the Mystic Harbor on a hot summer evening. He was friendly and knowledgeable as he shared many points of interest and some of the history of the area. We floated past the Old Mystic Village and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

We had a very enjoyable time taking the harbor tour. The seating on the boat is comfortable. The operator gave us a very informative tour of the harbor and pointed out many sites. He also passed out cold bottled water to all the passengers. I...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank GloriaH119
Reviewed 15 July 2018

We took the tour along with 8 others. A small group with a great captain. We did the 45 minute tour up the river past the Seaport Museum. As we cruised up the river our captain informed us about the area. He even told us...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jfotogiz1
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Captain Carl was very informative and we enjoyed our tour! It would be great for couples, friends or families to enjoy!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

I definitely recommend this tour! It's a small boat. There were 9 of us onboard and it probably could've seated another 4-6 passengers. The boat goes very slowly but you get to see Mystic Seaport from the water; you travel up to the I-95 bridge...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank CelticCail
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Captain Carl was delightful. I am so glad we took this tour. $20.00 for a very informative and scenic cruise. It is a first come first serve seating, We took the 12 o'clock tour, which filled up fast. The next tour at 1:00 only had...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Smajor310aol
Reviewed 2 September 2017

After our lunch, we had a free afternoon and saw this tour. On a whim, we decided to take it and we were happy we did. Everyone on the little boat just walked by and did the same as us and we had fun as...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank agb427
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

I love little tours that give some history and show you a multitude of things to do. This is a relaxing open boat tour that is just the right length (about 40 minutes). Captain is informative and the views are spectacular. He pointed out where...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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11 June 2017|
Response from Justin S | Reviewed this property |
Gaw- I'm frustrated at myself for not knowing. I feel like I saw a no pets allowed - but that may have been on the boat that leaves from Mystic Seaport. The Express boat only fits 12 people maybe 15 and they charged us for... More
Dee E
11 September 2016|
Response from dunham433 | Reviewed this property |
Hi! There were children on our trip so I don't know the answer. Give him a call though at 860.597.3790