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Charter boats guides sightseerers near Mystic Connecticut

Sightseeing boat tours and cruises from Mystic and other points along the Connecticut shore offer a fresh view of shoreline, sea birds and seals, and romantic sunsets. Charters can be arranged for fishing or private parties for any occasion from a company outing to a bachelor party or retirement. Scheduled cruises take people out to enjoy the sunset or view seals, migrating eagles and ospreys, historic houses and ferry landings, and placid scenery along the sea coast or along the pristine lower Connecticut River.
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Argia Mystic Cruises

75 Steamboat Wharf Mystic, CT, 06355 Phone: 860-536-0416

Sail Away!

Discover islands, lighthouses and the beauty of sailing as you bask in the sun and salt air aboard the traditional schooner, Argia. This unique trip aboard one of the last sailing ships in New England offers you an ideal way to see the quaint maritime village of Mystic CT and its beautiful shoreline. Step aboard for a journey into the past. Depart from Mystic's historic Bascule Bridge, a national historic landmark, and sail down the Mystic River. Morgan Point Lighthouse and the quaint fishing village of Noank greet you at the river’s mouth, followed by islands and peaceful sailing. Pack a picnic and a bottle of wine (or order snacks from us when you book) to make this excursion truly memorable.

Departures Daily (May thru mid-October) at ARGIA!
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Blackhawk Sport Fishing

Sailing from the Niantic Bay Marina Niantic, CT, 06357 Phone: 860-448-3662 Toll-Free: 800-382-2824

Water is the perfect vantage point to view sunsets, fireworks, seals and eagles

Experience the thrill of being in a fine boat on the water when you book a sightseeing cruise with Blackhawk Sport Fishing. One of the fastest boats of its kind in New England, the Black Hawk is clean and comfortable, with a knowledgeable captain and crew. Among its many specialty offerings: a sunset cruise, a fireworks cruise, nature cruises, and cruises for seal and eagle watches. Kids are more than welcome (sometimes they can beep the boat’s horn), and there’s a galley on board serving hot dogs, burgers, snacks and beverages. Private sightseeing charters are available for groups of 15 or more. Reservations are recommended for all trips, and you can reduce the fee by bringing items to donate to local community organizations. (Check the website for more info.)
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Essex Steam Train & Riverboat

One Railroad Avenue Essex, CT, 06426 Phone: 860-767-0103 Toll-Free: 800-377-3987

You’ll feel you are traveling back in time when you board Mississippi-style riverboat

When you board the Becky Thatcher, the Mississippi-style riverboat that is part of the Essex Steam Train & Riverboat experience, you will feel like you are traveling back in time to a more relaxed age. Serenity surrounds you on the boat’s multiple decks as you cruise along the Connecticut River, past its coves, inlets, marshes, wildlife and scenic rocky shoreline. You’ll go by Gillette Castle, the Goodspeed Opera House and Haddam Swing Bridge before heading back to Deep River Landing for your return trip, via train, to Essex Station. The 70-foot riverboat holds 150 passengers; food and drinks are available. A smaller riverboat, the Adventure, is also available to charter, with sunset, tree swallow and fall foliage cruises and two- to four-hour custom cruises. Please check our website for current train & riverboat schedules.
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