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Special Cruises

Closed for now, April and thru May 20 (check back). We hope to see you on a future cruise!  Join us February through October on the river with many fun and relaxing cruises to enjoy! Daytime and Sunset Cruises, Birding, Lighthouses and more…..

Private Charters

Contact us for your intimate, casual, fun Private Charter! RiverQuest offers a unique, affordable venue for your private gathering. One-of-a-kind Weddings, Company Outings, Reunions, Cocktail Parties, Anniversary, and more…

Gift Certificates

MOTHER’S DAY! A Gift Certificate for a RiverQuest cruise works for all ages and never goes out of style! We offer relaxing Sunset and Daytime Cruises and many Special Cruises throughout the year! Give someone, something special, simple and enjoyable.

Great Location

Spring, Summer and Fall Cruises depart from Haddam, CT.  We are on the beautiful Connecticut River in Haddam, CT, just across the river from the Goodspeed Opera House. Our dock is located in Eagle Landing State Park with lots of parking..

Upcoming aboard RiverQuest

Sadly, we will be closed through at least the end of June. Updates will be posted here and on our Facebook page. Thank you! Be safe, be well. Captain Mark, Mindy, Cathy and Crew.

ALSO, the Connecticut River Raptors Festival that WAS scheduled for April 18, 2020, has been postponed until April 17, 2021. 

River Currents:

Booking Now!

Booking now! 2020 Private Charters from Haddam on RiverQuest. A great way to have a happy, beautiful event!

Gift Certificates

Birthdays, Holidays, Appreciation? How about a Gift Certificate for a Connecticut River Cruise? We offer many different types of cruises, from Daytime to Sunset, Birding to Geology. Relaxing, fun and affordable. Easy, too! Purchase on-line.

2019 CT DEEP Eagle Update

2020 nests Lyme to Middletown, what we know so far: Ely’s Ferry, Hamburg Cove, Goodspeed, Clarkhurst and Dart Island, all show evidence of chick(s).  Selden Island incubating. Keep checking!

2019 CT Bald Eagles: 83 Chicks! 64 Territories:  45 Successful, 7 Failed, 7 Territorial, 5 Unknown outcome

Nature is our business…

….and NATURE is good!

As all non-essential businesses are right now, we will be closed until May 20…at least, due to the Covid-19 virus. Please be safe and well, for you and for others, by practicing social distancing and stay at home as much as possible. We all hope to be able to get back to normal (??) as soon as possible! In the meantime, we will try to keep this section updated on nature along the lower Connecticut River (and sometimes beyond). All the Bald Eagles nests within our cruising area have at least one chick (we will not know how many until we see their little heads pop up), one is still incubating. This is exciting news! We believe all the Ospreys have returned, also. Hard to know since we have only made it out on the river once this April. We do know the East Haddam Swing Bridge couple is back, trying to add sticks to their nest….however, the rain and wind is making it very difficult! Many of the Osprey nests that were built in trees were destroyed by some harsh winter wind, so there is a lot of rebuilding to be done. We wish them luck! We have seen Mute Swans nesting in the marsh in Haddam and a Great Blue Heron rookery in Lyme with 13 nests, a couple of them already have egg(s). We will keep you posted! PLEASE all be safe, be well and take care of yourselves and others. HOPE to see you soon. All the best, the RiverQuest crew.

Cruising the Connecticut River

We are on the water February – October and the river is constantly changing with the seasons.

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