Private Charters


Now booking dates for your intimate, casual, fun Private Charter for 2015! RiverQuest is a unique, affordable venue for your private gathering of two to 50 guests! Weddings, Company Outings, Family Reunions, Cocktail Parties, Anniversary, etc......




Special Cruises

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We have a cruise for everyone, any age! February thru October we are on the river with so many fun and relaxing cruises to enjoy! BOOKING NOW: Winter Wonderland Eagle Cruises, Sunset Cruises, Birding (Tree Swallow, Osprey), Kid's, Wine/Food, Music and more.




Gift Certificates

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Please click "More" below. A Gift Certificate for a RiverQuest cruise works for all ages, never goes out of style and never expires! We offer relaxing Sunset and Daytime Cruises and lots of Special Cruises throughout the year!




Welcome 2105!! HAPPY NEW YEAR! 

We are so looking forward to starting Winter Wonderland/Eagle Cruises on February 7th through March 15th with Connecticut Audubon!!

It's coming fast! There is very easy on-line booking. Use the "Reservations" button below to save a spot on these very popular cruises. 


THANK YOU to all who came out and enjoyed the river and supported us. It was a great year! View 2014 review video


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RiverQuest ready to go with her spiffy new paint job and brand spanking new engines!!


Calendar  Reservations ::. GIFT CERTIFICATES .::


River Updates 




osprey bridge 06 29 14BIG NEWS! Our Swingbridge Osprey Family are getting a REAL nesting platform. State Representative Melissa Ziobron has been working with the CT DOT to help with the installation before they return in March. This is a community funded project and not funded with taxpayer dollars. Please support the project, every bit will help! Donate here:


RiverQuest is back in Haddam. She looks happy at her Eagle Landing State Park home berth. The new engines are on, new electronics hooked up, she is newly painted (inside and out).

Winter Wonderland/Eagle Cruises and Tree Swallow Cruises booking available on-line.




Winter Bird List:

Thus far (higher numbers for all every day!):

Common Mergansers, Coot, Great Cormorant, lots of Common Goldeneye, Green Winged Teal, Bufflehead, Ring Necked Ducks, Pied Billed Grebe and of course Bald Eagles!


Check out our new Favorite Links and Resources page for links and web cams we are hooked on...Help us by emailing some of your favorites!

Great Cormorants      Mature eagle

Great Cormorants on Marker 35.                                    Eagle close to the East Haddam Bridge 12-27.


Green Winged Teal     14-10-11 Mergs

The Green Winged Teal! Very cute!                                  The Girls are back!  Common Mergansers, a winter visitor.


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Coot north of the East Haddam Swinge Bridge.           Adult eagle couples reconnecting for the upcoming nesting season






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