Description of Services

Two and half hour narrated sightseeing cruises aboard the 300 passenger M/V Rip Van Winkle II II on the historic Hudson River. Group discounts only apply to sightseeing cruises.

Tour Requirement

Minimum 10 adult passengers.

Group Rates

$28 Adults / $20 Child (ages 3-11) for groups of 10-39, $27 adults and $19 Child for groups of 40 or more. Please call 845-340-4700 for the best rates, or contact us.
Additional discounted rates available for parties of 40 or more. Special sightseeing cruises can be arranged for 100 or more guests. Please inquire for pricing and availability.

Group Payments

$100 deposit required within 2 weeks of the date your cruise is booked. Balance is due day of upon arrival at Ticket Booth. If booking less than 2 weeks in advance, full payment is due immediately. All major credit cards accepted (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express) for booking.


Everyone in the group must have a ticket and board together. We request that you arrive a minimum of 30 minutes prior to departure to allow ample boarding time.


Full beverage and bar service. Full snack bar service on scheduled cruises. Credit cards are accepted aboard the vessel for purchases.  Box lunches may be ordered in advance by contacting the business office.

Floor Plan

Main Deck is fully enclosed with climate control air condition and heat. Restroom facilities on Main Deck only. 2nd Level Deck is covered  with seats for 100. 3rd deck is for best viewing with partial covering. Handicap accessibility is limited to river tides. Please call for details.

 The Hudson Valley’s Ultimate Sightseeing Experience