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! Daytime and 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!






UPDATE: SEE BELOW for the great time we had on our FIRST weekend out this year!!

Come out and join us on the river during April; we are offering a relaxing 2.5 hour Osprey/Eagle Cruises to celebrate the return of the Spring, the Osprey and the nesting of our resident Bald Eagles.

Available Dates are (more may be added as we sell out, keep checking):


  Sun.April 19 - 4:15pm

  Sat. April 25 - 10am and 1:30pm

  Sun. April 26 - 1:30pm and 4:15pm


 BOOK HERE:  Osprey/Eagle Cruises


THE BRIDGE OSPREYS ARE BACK, bringing in sticks to their new community funded platform already! Funds are still needed to cover the cost of the platform.

Donations appreciated! To donate please use this link: Donate here: 

A neighborhood crow welcomes one of the Opsreys back:


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Calendar  Reservations ::. GIFT CERTIFICATES .::


River Updates 





Yay! We had a blast! We saw Bald Eagles and Ospreys and lots of Tree Swallows and both Great and Double Crested Cormorants, Buffleheads, Common Mergansers, Ring Necked Ducks AND more, AND Common Loons in full breeding plumage AND a Laughing Gull (a gull with a good sense of humor. ha. ha) that we had a good look at a couple of photos from happy travelers...we are going with a Bonapartes Gull, reddish legs, not black legs like a Laughing Gull beak...still, never saw one in our area of the river before, so, way cool!....maybe cooler! MAYBE...there was one of each, never say never! :-)

The Bridge Osprey couple is adding sticks to the platform like crazy. A couple of Ospreys are already nesting; some are still just starting their nests.

There were Tree Swallows galore on Saturday, not as many on Sunday, but, still an amazing amount of them.

We are booking Tree Swallow Cruises already: Reservations LINK

 ...AND on Sunday, we saw the seal that one of our customers, Don Brown, saw. It was just north of the bridge.



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!


To Donate $$$ to the Osprey platform click here:



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      One of our wintering ducks, male Bufflehead                        Seal near RiverQuest. Photo by Don Brown


 15 4 12 Loon     15 4 11 Laughinggull

 Common Loon in full breeding plumage                             Boneparte's Gull? -- An unusual visitor on the River!!  

 Photo: B.Graham                                                               Photo: J.Miller


Phone: 860-662-0577

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