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Hudson River Cruises, Inc.

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“rip van winkle”(21 reviews)
“hudson river”(48 reviews)
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Explore the majestic Hudson River aboard the M/V Rip Van Winkle. Enjoy narrated cruises past quaint lighthouses, great estates, and a magnificent view of the Catskill Mountains. Weekends in the summertime offer sunset cruises, live music and DJ...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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40 Rondout Lndg, Kingston, NY 12401-6092
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+1 845-340-4700
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All reviews rip van winkle staff was friendly hudson river great cruise boat ride hot dogs snack bar hour cruise lovely trip the upper deck answer any questions interesting facts top level bald eagles line dancing speaker system vanderbilt mansion
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had an excellent day even if it was a little chilly but sunny. Was a great experience to see two eagles while on the cruise. Was glad the captain pointed it out to us and which side to look on.

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

My parent, girlfriend had a lovely trip with Hudson River Cruises. We lucked out and had a perfect day, and the river was beautiful and calm. There is so much information and history about the Hudson and HRC provide an endless supply of it. Everyone...More

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

The cruise was fine....but it was a bad year for leaves and yet the cruise went south. All the color was north. So, nature did not cooperate and I don't know if the cruise line had the ability to go north or not. For what...More

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 November 2018

A group of retired friends take an adventure once a year. 2018.... lunch at Savannah’s restaurant and a ride on the Hudson River. Wonderful!

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 November 2018

Can't beat this cruise, beautiful scenery and historic homes. Great deal and suitable for any ages!!

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 November 2018

Great way to see the leaves..we even saw two bald eagles! Crew was very informative and made us feel relaxed. Amazing day!

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

Enjoyed the ride and great overview as we viewed various areas, including the wildlife. Only improvement would be to a better speaker system, I had no problem but heard several say they were hard to understand because it sounded muffled.

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

I enjoyed the music and country line-dancing to DJ Double D Duke. The only reason I didn't rate this as excellent is because the exhaust fumes from the boat when they turned around was a little sickening. Otherwise a fun time was had by all!

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 29 October 2018

The cruise was good in that it allowed one on the water at a low cost for a couple hours. It needs work in the comfort. I have been on several cruises on lakes and rivers. This did not rank high when compared to those....More

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

It was raining the day we went. Had to sit downstairs in the enclosed area. Couldn’t hear the tour guide down there. But, when we were on the top level the sound was good. The tour guide provided interesting stories on the history of the...More

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leisurely1
22 August 2017|
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Response from rekampam | Reviewed this property |
Never had one, but if you’re a senior you get a few dollars off.
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Jill A
18 March 2017|
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Response from rickywestham | Reviewed this property |
Sorry...just saw this now! Well worth the trip up the Hudson to visit Kingston as British troops did in 1776 when they burned the city to the ground! First capital of NY State with many colonial houses (scorched but... More
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Jbelle01
21 October 2016|
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Response from Karen D | Reviewed this property |
This particular cruise is in Kingston NY, about an hour from Manhattan. Not sure how you would get up there, but you may be able to find one closer out of Manhattan. Enjoy your trip
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