Sunset Cruises

At the end of your day a peaceful cruise will let you relax!  Whether you are visiting, new to the area, or a local who just wants to remember what a beautiful area we live in, this is a great opportunity to join us  aboard RiverQuest or ADVENTURE and experience the river as we cruise along these unspoiled waters.

Enjoy the spectacular beauty as we aimlessly cruise the lower Connecticut River, an area that the Nature Conservancy considers to be “One of the Last Great Places”.  On this cruise, about two hours in length, we do only light narration so that you can just relax and enjoy.

We will have a small table for you and there will be a chair available so that you can sit comfortably during the cruise. The cruise is very casual, you can walk about the boat if you’d like.

We invite you to bring a your dinner with you and your “favorite” beverage (alcohol is allowed). We do not have any food on board, so make your favorite picnic or stop by a local eatery and pick something up.

Bring a group (Note: up to 10, email if you have more) of your friends, co-workers, family or just yourself. No one under 12 years old please.

NOTE:  ADVENTURE is not wheelchair accessible.

Days & Times
Additional Few Things
Need to fill your picnic basket?

Two Hour Sunset Cruise:


RiverQuest: $30pp.  Adventure: $40pp.

NOTE: No passengers under 12

You can use our easy on-line booking for all our cruises!

Days & Times

May through October

Check the calendar for days and times. 

Departure times vary with the time of sunset.

Additional Few Things
  • On Sunset Cruises reservations are strongly suggested; it is best to book online to secure your spot.
  • Please, always confirm the cruise is going by checking the ctriverquest.com home page for any changes! or call 860-662-0577
  • If you are coming with friends or family that booked this cruise on a separate reservation, please let us know via email the reserved names, so you can all sit together at one table.
  • Groups over 10 passengers, please contact us… we can accept groups of more than ten without approval.
  • RiverQuest leaves the dock on time! Please check in at the dock at least 15 minutes before departure.
  • The Captain reserves the right to change the cruise itinerary or cancel a cruise anytime he feels that there may be a weather or safety issue.
Need to fill your picnic basket?

Here are some places in Haddam you can pick up food: (Using directions from Route 9, Exit 7)

  • River Valley Provisions – 95 Bridge Road, on the right after you turn right at the light.
  • The Cooking Company (not open on Sunday)- 1610 Saybrook Rd, just before the light on right.
  • Haddam Pizza – 1617 Saybrook Rd, just before the light on left.
  • Dunkin’ Donuts – 82 Bridge Road, on the left after you turn right at the light.
  • Subway – 82 Bridge Road, on the left after you turn right at the light.

If you need a”favorite beverage”, Tony’s Liquor Store, 95 Bridge Rd, on the right after you turn right at the light. Also, Swing Bridge Wine and Spirits, 5 Norwich Rd, East Haddam, on the left after crossing the bridge.

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