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Hudson River Sightseeing Cruise

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Kingston, United States
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2 hours (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
Offered in: English

Description

Delight in views of the scenic Hudson River shoreline during this 2-hour cruise from Kingston, NY. Step aboard the Rip Van Winkle, find a comfortable seat and watch the picturesque natural scenery glide... More
Delight in views of the scenic Hudson River shoreline during this 2-hour cruise from Kingston, NY. Step aboard the Rip Van Winkle, find a comfortable seat and watch the picturesque natural scenery glide by as you listen to engaging narration from your guide. Travel south to Hyde Park, getting views of the Catskill Mountains, sumptuous estates, sleepy villages and historic lighthouses.

Highlights

  • Explore the historic shoreline of the Hudson River on a 2-hour cruise
  • Outdoor and indoor seating available
  • Learn about the region's history and culture through your guide's narration
  • Snacks, light meals and a and fully stocked bar available for purchase on board
  • Pass luxe estates, historic lighthouses, sleepy villages and vineyards

What To Expect

Summary

Find your way to the dock in Kingston, the departure point for your 2-hour river cruise.

Step aboard the historic Rip Van Winkle and find a seat on one of the decks: choose between chairs in the lower,
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Find your way to the dock in Kingston, the departure point for your 2-hour river cruise.

Step aboard the historic Rip Van Winkle and find a seat on one of the decks: choose between chairs in the lower, enclosed deck or bench seating in the upper, partially covered deck. Settle in for a cruise down the Hudson to Hyde Park, doubling back to return to
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Find your way to the dock in Kingston, the departure point for your 2-hour river cruise.

Step aboard the historic Rip Van Winkle and find a seat on one of the decks: choose between chairs in the lower, enclosed deck or bench seating in the upper, partially covered deck. Settle in for a cruise down the Hudson to Hyde Park, doubling back to return to Kingston.

Listen to your guide's engaging narration regarding the sights and landmarks on shore. Pass millionaires' sumptuous estates, sleepy riverside hamlets and quaint historic lighthouses. Relax and enjoy the refreshing river breeze. Be sure to bring your camera for great photo ops of the picturesque natural scenery along the river, including vineyards, orchards and views of the looming Catskill Mountains. 

If you get hungry, head down to the lower deck's snack bar for a burger, hot dog or wrap. Alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages are available for purchase from the fully stocked bar. Restrooms are located on board for your convenience.

After 2 hours of enjoying the scenery and ambiance on the river cruise, return the dock. Please note this cruise departs out of Kingston, NY.

What's Included

Professional guide
Food and drinks (available for purchase; cash only)
Gratuities

Departure & Return

Departure Point

Kingston, New York (approx. two hours from NYC by car)

Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Before You Book

The fine print

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • The boat has a lower enclosed deck, and the upper deck is partially covered, providing shade; the lower deck does not have
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  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • The boat has a lower enclosed deck, and the upper deck is partially covered, providing shade; the lower deck does not have heat or air-conditioning, but on warmer days, the windows are opened for comfort
  • A fully stocked bar with alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages and
... More
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • The boat has a lower enclosed deck, and the upper deck is partially covered, providing shade; the lower deck does not have heat or air-conditioning, but on warmer days, the windows are opened for comfort
  • A fully stocked bar with alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages and a snack bar with light fare such as burgers, hot dogs, and wraps is available on the lower main deck (own expense); credit cards are not accepted on board the boat, but there is an ATM next to the snack bar for your convenience
  • Outside food and beverages are not allowed on board the boat
  • There is plenty of seating on the boat, both inside and on the upper deck, which consists mainly of bench-style seating; the main lower deck has chairs; seating is on a first-come first-served basis, so be sure to arrive early if you’d like to sit in a particular area of the boat
  • If you or someone in your group is in a wheelchair or has limited mobility, contact the tour operator to discuss accessibility
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund

Cancellation Policy

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


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It’s was okay. Staff supportive. Would...
Eleanor K
, Oct 2017
It’s was okay. Staff supportive. Would not recommend.
A very relaxing fun and informative...
Michael P
, Sep 2017
A very relaxing fun and informative ride! We highly recommend it if you are in the area.
Very interesting and enjoyable. We...
Ellen T
, Aug 2017
Very interesting and enjoyable. We especially appreciated the information given about the sights we passed.

Product code: 38166P1

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