Cruises run May 1st through late October. For off season inquiries email for a quick response.

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Relaxing Mystic River Boat Tour in Mystic, CT

Are you looking for the perfect way to take in the sights and sounds of the area? Whether you’re visiting our city on vacation or you’ve lived here for years and are looking for a way to relax and gain a new appreciation of the area, our river cruises are a local favorite. You haven't really seen the beauty of the area until you've ridden on our Mystic River boat tour in Mystic, CT. When you join on a narrated tour, you will learn the history of this magnificent area! Bring your family, friends, or students along on a local river cruise to learn all about the history of Mystic and enjoy the sights along the river.

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Relaxing and Enjoyable Local River Cruises

What better way to enjoy a warm summer evening than by relaxing on a boat on the Mystic River and taking in the stunning views along the riverbanks? Our tour guides and boat staff are warm, welcoming, and knowledgeable about local history. Whether you’re enjoying our local river cruise for the first time or you’re a repeat passenger, you’re sure to have a relaxing trip on our boat.


Book a Private Charter for Your Event

What better way to celebrate a birthday, graduation, wedding, or other special event than with a private charter on our historic steamboat? Our boat PRUDENCE was first built in 1911 in Maine and has been in continuous service since then. Book your special events on our boats that can host 100-130 passengers at a time. Our event coordinators are more than happy to work with you to accommodate your event specifics and make sure you and your guests have a wonderful time. We host a variety of work, birthday, and wedding events on our boats including:

  • Corporate Events
  • Client Meetings
  • Holiday Parties
  • Weddings
  • Rehearsal Dinners
  • Sweet 16 Parties
  • Graduations
  • Fundraising Events

About Our Company

Mystic Harbor Cruises, LLC is based in downtown Mystic, Connecticut. We offer public cruises, private charters, and corporate events. Our historic vessel is docked at the Schooner Wharf, just north of the famous drawbridge, and is ready to take you on an unforgettable adventure! Take in the beauty of the Mystic River, Captains Row, Mystic Seaport, Downtown, Noank Village, Mason's Island, Ram Island, Fisher's Island, Watch Hill, and the Long Island Sound from the relaxing atmosphere of our boat.

We have two steamboats, PRUDENCE and PATIENCE, which hold 100 and 130 passengers, respectively. Both boats are licensed by the Coast Guard, so you can relax during your river cruise with the knowledge that you and your guests are safe. Our staff members are trained extensively and have stellar safety records.

Contact us to discuss your needs or schedule a private charter. We proudly operate in Mystic, Connecticut.