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Connecticut River Cruise & Charter

Cruise the Connecticut River and Long Island Sound aboard the 33-foot vessel "Blantyre." Offers harbor and island cruises along the scenic river. Private charters available.

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Cruise the Connecticut River and Long Island Sound in style. The 33-foot vessel Blantyre offers rides to many popular and enjoyable destinations along the river and on Long Island Sound. Enjoy a one-hour harbor cruise, then have lunch or dinner at the Canoe Club's river edge, patio restaurant and bar. Or, take an evening cruise and watch the sun set from the boat's deck. Bring your own dinner aboard or order from the Canoe Club restaurant.

Private charters available to popular islands for picnicking, swimming and the Connecticut River's islands' sandy beaches. River cruises available for small company outings, client entertainment, social outings, and private meetings. Extended private cruises are available to Old Saybrook, Essex, Hamburg Cove, Gildersleeve Island and Dart Island. Overnight cruises available to popular Long Island Sound destinations.

In the fall, enjoy the foliage tours along the river.

Enjoy the serenity, beauty and excitement that the Connecticut River offers. The river is one of the country's National Heritage Rivers and the first nationally designated Blueway River.

Other amenities: Dining Nearby, Parking, Special Packages


Pricing: $25.

Other Amenities: Open After COVID, Bus Parking, Guided Group Tours, Meeting/Event Facilities, Pet Friendly

Dates of Operation: May 1-Oct. 31



Departs from Mattabesett Canoe Club at Harbor Park
80 Harbor Dr.
Middletown, CT 06457


Harbor cruises: weekends & holidays, by appt. Mon.-Fri. Call for private charters.

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