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Mystic Whaler Cruises

35 Water Street, New London, CT 06320
+1 800-697-8420
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American Schooner Rendezvous Cruise 8/26/13

Captain John, galley mate extraordinaire Pat, and crew deliver an excellent experience. Singer... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2013
Madison, CT
A relaxing ride and great dinner

My husband and I tried the sunset lobster dinner cruise last Saturday night with a couple of our... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2013
Karen B
Berlin, Connecticut
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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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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
35 Water Street, New London, CT 06320
+1 800-697-8420
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Reviewed 29 August 2013

Captain John, galley mate extraordinaire Pat, and crew deliver an excellent experience. Singer, folklorist Geoff Kaufman takes this over the top wonderful!

2  Thank RichardMalinsky
Reviewed 26 August 2013

My husband and I tried the sunset lobster dinner cruise last Saturday night with a couple of our friends. This was our first dinner cruise and it was a beautiful night and you couldn't ask for better weather. They actually let us join in and...More

2  Thank Karen B
Reviewed 13 August 2013

First off Tripadvisor only gives the option of 5 circles or else I would have put up more....All I can say is I went off the dozens of great reviews this organization has received in order to make my decision and I'm so glad I...More

3  Thank Nick M
Reviewed 5 August 2013

I purchased the Lobster cruise for my husbands birthday. We went out on Saturday, 8/3/13. The weather cooperated with us and we had a delightful sail. The crew are well trained, and everything went smoothly. First course was RI chowder. Lots of clams and a...More

3  Thank Rukstelan
Reviewed 27 July 2013

We celebrated a part of a 35th wedding anniversary trip with a day trip sail. The food was great, the crew warm , friendly, and knowledgeable. We had a wonderful time. The only thing that would have made it better would have been to bring...More

Thank gary c
Reviewed 15 July 2013

My husband and I went on the lobster cruise recently and although it was only a 3 hour tour, it was amazing how thoroughly relaxing and entertaining the experience was. We parked ourselves near the captain and it enabled us to learn about the surrounding...More

Thank Denise B
Reviewed 6 October 2012

Sailing on the Mystic Whaler was one of the most memorable and enjoyable experiences in my life! My sister had her wedding ceremony in September on the Mystic Whaler. We had the pleasure of sailing in the Baltimore area. Captain John was awesome. His crew...More

1  Thank travellingguy84
Reviewed 9 September 2012

Second time out on the Mystic Whaler and another fantastic experience. My first trip was a 3 day sail and I had so much fun, I decided to take my 7 nieces and nephews out for a day sail this past August. A huge thanks...More

2  Thank rosemary l
Reviewed 25 August 2012

I've always dreamed of going sailing. My husband and I had a day of tranquility, enjoying the views around us. Everyone was friendly, the crew were great and we even had music to help us relax even more.I would definitely do it again. Ivette &...More

Thank Ivette L
Reviewed 7 August 2012

All I can say is "Awesomeeee!" I booked the cruise on a whim. First time ever on a sail boat of any kind. Celebrating my boyfriends birthday. We're from Jersey and wanted to experience something new, relaxing, and exciting. This hit all of those points...More

3  Thank Toni A
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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.
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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.