Private Charters - RiverQuest


Information for RiverQuest 


The best place to start is to check the Calendar for availability. 

Please NOTE: Evenings listed with “Public Sunset Cruise” "Specialty Cruise" or that are "blank" are normally available for Charters. Please send an email and we will confirm. Thanks!

If you see a "Pending Charter" on your date, contact us and we will check with the "pending" party. 


food_2You supply your own cuisine.

Depending on your event, bring hors d'oeuvres, potluck, light buffet, sandwiches; choose your own caterer or see our list of caterers in the area.

CATERERS  Click here for suggested list of caterers.


OR choose to have some light apps and dine after your cruise at one of the local area restaurants; we can offer suggestions.

Any beverage, including alcohol is allowed.

Please plan to bring and serve your own. If you need coolers, let us know. We have two LARGE coolers you may use.

If you need ice, let us know. We will supply a maximum six 5# to 7# bags.



A Bowers and Wilkens Zepplin Air "boombox" that can accept the iPhone or iPod or Apple's Airplay. We also have Pandora (an internet system where you can pick a music genre.....a great invention) available. 

PA System:

A walking microphone that you can use for your party or company presentation.

Display Monitor:

A 42" TV display monitor on the front wall of the cabin that can be used for PowerPoint presentations or to display pictures during your cruise.

 Other Info

 - There are tables and chairs available that can be arranged to fit your exclusive charter needs.

 - We have blue vinyl table cloths on the tables that you can use or bring your own.

 - Bring your own dishware and "paper" supplies.

 - Children of any age are allowed on your private cruise.

 - Decorations are allowed, however, you'll want to keep it simple!  

 - Our price includes all fees. There are NO hidden costs.

 - RiverQuest has a smoke free environment.

 - There is a heater in the cabin for chillier days/evenings.

NO SMOKING allowed on board, INCLUDING the new electronic cigarettes.

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 Before Party...                                During Party...                              Yum. Yum....and easy! 

RiverQuest Private Charter Pricing:









Evening after 3:30pm





Afternoon/Evening after 1:30pm*




Weekend Daytime Charters**



Weekday Daytime Charters*** 850** 850** 850** 850**

Extra Dock Time per hour








Additional hour on the water








Charter Pricing includes 2 hours on the water with ½ hour before the cruise for set-up.

The vessel, Captain and Crew are all yours during this time.

Additional extra dock time for set-up is available for $150 per hour if our schedule allows it.

Clean-up is included in your charter price and starts when we get back to the dock after your two hours on the water.


Weekday charters scheduled during a time that already has a scheduled public cruise, will be $1000 Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, $1200 on Tuesday and Friday.

Weekend charters scheduled during a time that already has a scheduled public cruise, will be $1350.

Note:This option is not available on weekends Memorial Day weekend through October. Please contact us for more information.

**Saturday and Sunday Daytime

Mornings only. Begin whenever, end by 1:00pm. Cost: $1000.

***Specially Priced Weekday Daytime Charters

(Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, that do not interfere with our already scheduled public Daytime Cruise)

This is a great venue for business outings, special meetings and team building.

This 2 hour on the water cruise is limited to 45 passengers. Cost: $850.

Applicable times listed below:

Morning Specials:

  1. Monday and Friday: 10:30am set up. Cruise from 11:00am to 1:00pm
  2. Wednesday and Thursday: 8:30 set up. Cruise from 9:00am to 11:00am

Afternoon Specials (NOTE: not available on Friday): 

  1. Monday (April thru August): 3:00pm set up. Cruise from 3:30 to 5:30pm
  2. Wednesday and Thursday:
    1. 1:30pm set up. Cruise from 2:00pm to 4:00pm
    2. 2:00pm set up. Cruise from 2:30pm to 4:30pm
    3. 2:30pm set up. Cruise from 3:00pm to 5:00pm (not available after 8/28)
    4. 3:00pm set up. Cruise from 3:30pm to 5:30pm (not available after 8/22)

There may be other times available for an additional cost.

The best place to start is to check the Calendar for availability.

Note that evenings listed with “Public Sunset Cruise” "Specialty Cruise" or that are "blank" are normally available for Charters. We will confirm.

If you see a "Pending Charter" on your date, contact us and we will check with the "pending" party.

Check Dates:

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Find a Caterer:

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Questions or to reserve a date:

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Find out about our very popular Chartered Specialty Cruises, different price:

Winter Wonderland/Eagle Cruises and Tree Swallow Sunset Cruises

Relocation Notes:

We may be able to pick your group up at a dock other than our home dock at an additional cost. Please email with your information so we may evaluate and approve.

We are able to pick your group up at the Old Saybrook Point Inn in Old Saybrook, if you are having a meeting at the Inn, for an additional $400 over the base charter price.

Not all times and days are available. E-mail (best) or call us (860-662-0577) to discuss options.

Our home berth at Eagle Landing State Park is convenient to Route 9 and has PLENTY of free parking, even for buses!



Phone: 860-662-0577

Upcoming Excursions

January 8, 2015