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Mystic Whaler Cruises

35 Water Street, New London, CT 06320
+1 800-697-8420
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Great anniversary gift

My wife and I celebrated our 1 year anniversary on the Mystic Whaler Cruise. It was simply awesome... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2015
Gregory S
via mobile
Dinner cruise

My husband and I recently visited Rhode Island/Connecticut. When planning our trip I found this... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2015
Fort Smith, Arkansas
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Mystic Whaler Cruises offers day sails, Sunday brunch sails, lobster dinner cruises, and overnight sailing vacations of 2, 3, and 5 days, and private charters, on the waters of Southern New England in the summer and the Hudson River in the fall. Hosting groups as large as 52 during the day and more intimate groups of up to 24 overnight, Mystic Whaler Cruises offers you a piece of that old-world charm of tall ship sailing, with modern comforts and fabulous meals.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“clam chowder” (16 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
35 Water Street, New London, CT 06320
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Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

My wife and I celebrated our 1 year anniversary on the Mystic Whaler Cruise. It was simply awesome. Well worth the cost. The dinner was great and the view was beautiful. 5 stars.

Thank Gregory S
Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

My husband and I recently visited Rhode Island/Connecticut. When planning our trip I found this lobster dinner cruise. It was the most wonderful experience! A perfect mix of fun, beautiful sites, delicious lobster and clam chowder and interesting information about our surroundings! We thoroughly enjoyed...More

Thank leslielynn10
Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

This was my second trip on the Mystic Whaler...just fabulous. Everything was great...food...crew...weather..fellow passengers...Do yourself a favor and climb aboard this very delightful adventure.

Thank gypsy4747
Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

Me and my husband came here for our honeymoon and this was the biggest thing j was waiting for! I thought that we were going to accualy see whales. I was informed while we were on the boat that we don't go far enough and...More

Thank Amber S
mysticwhaler, Manager at Mystic Whaler Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2015

Thank you so much for sailing with us. We're sorry that you were disappointed about not seeing whales. Our TripAdvisor listing had us mistakenly categorized under whale watching tours. We've corrected that and are waiting for TripAdvisor to approve the correction. We're so glad that...More

Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

What a great evening cruise we had! The children loved helping raise the sails & sitting next to the Captain listening to sea stories. The crew was friendly but professional. They served us the best lobster we have had all summer. What a night, well...More

2  Thank Carolsailor
Reviewed 22 July 2015

We had an amazing time on the ship with Captain John and his crew the food was Delicious and the view was breathtaking we had beautiful weather i would go again.

Thank amdispatch
Reviewed 21 July 2015

So, my wonderful girlfriend planned a weekend getaway for us for my birthday in June. Unfortunately, the weather didn't cooperate and Mystic Whaler Cruises scrubbed the trip (to their credit, they were very apologetic and cooperative with the rebooking), but we rescheduled for a month...More

Thank Curt R
Reviewed 21 July 2015

I purchased tickets for our family as an anniversary gift for my husband. We had a wonderful evening sailing aboard the Mystic Whaler! The staff was kind and very helpful; the food was great - clam chowder, lobster, cole slaw and dessert; the sailing adventure...More

Thank Eva G
Reviewed 19 July 2015

My wife and I were given this trip by our children for Father's day. It was better than the normal "Tie". Cookie and I enjoyed your hospitality and the food was terrific. Couldn't think of a nicer way to spend 3 hours.

Thank Arnold B
Reviewed 16 July 2015

From the excellent customer service before arriving to a wonderful evening of sailing and lobster, this was a terrific event that I highly recommend. Owner/manager David provided excellent directions, so that we could avoid traffic caused by an event in town that evening. Capt. John...More

Thank JackX729
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17 September 2016|
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Response from DFS60 | Reviewed this property |
Very casual- most p[people were in jeans and shorts; sweatshirts were needed that evening as it was cool.
26 August 2016|
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Response from ruthmarrion | Reviewed this property |
Yes you need to make a reservation because they need a count ahead of time to make enough food.
14 July 2016|
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Response from smachesney | Property representative |
A solo traveler would have a great time. Raising sails is a team sport. Folks are always looking to chat with one another and meet new people.