Connecticut River Cruise

& Charter, LLC

54 River View Drive

Portland, CT 06480

(860) 559-6745


Fares are for the cruise described. Cruises may be tailored to your itinerary, budget and goals. The listed fares may change based on your customization. The fares are PER PASSENGER.

Passengers provide, towels, food, and beverage. Ipod/iphone/USB compatible stereo system is available. Air conditioning, refrigerator, coolers, two burner stove, grill, toaster oven, and microwave are available.

You are welcome to tour Blantyre when planning a cruise.

Captain Wheeler


      Call to schedule your cruise and confirm booking.

Fares are PER PASSENGER for the number of passengers aboard and effective 07/01/2021
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Sunset/Evening Cruise $95 $140 $225
2.0-2.5 hour cruise. Enjoy dining on Blantyre's Deck while slowly cruising to Gildersleeve Island or down river to Higganum Creek. Returning about sunset.   Beverage and food may be brought aboard.  Life is good on the river! Live Large!
Gildersleeve Island $110 $165 $330
1/2 hour scenic run down river, anchor 2-2.5 hours at the North  end or the island's secluded East side. This anchorage is popular with many boaters who enjoy, a sandy beach, picnicking, and the sun.
Dart Island $ $160 $340
WEEKDAY ONLY,3/4 hour scenic run down river, anchor 2-2.5 hours at islands  North side. This anchorage is also popular with local boaters, who enjoy the sandy beach, picnicking, and relaxing with  friends or family.
Haddam Island $140 $210 $320
1.75 hour cruise to Haddam Island State Park, anchor 2-2.5 hours, picnic, and walk the shallows or sandy beach, sunbathe, and enjoy great friends. Return pm.
Blue Oar Restaurant $170 $260 $520
~2.0 hour cruise to the Blue Oar Restaurant, Haddam CT. BYOB and Cash only, Dock 1 hour for lunch at picnic tables or aboard, Depart for So. Glastonbury after lunch.
Blue Oar & Haddam Island $180 $270 $530
~2.0 hour cruise to the Blue Oar Restaurant, BYOB and Cash only, dock 1-1.5 hours and lunch at picnic tables or aboard, return upriver to Haddam Island, anchor 2-2.5 hours, walk the shallows and beach. Depart before sunset or earlier.
Essex for lunch $226 $338 $677
`2.3 hour cruise to The Essex Island Marina, dock 2 hrs, lunch at the Griswold Inn,  Black Seal or get a sandwich at The Siren Restaurant, Shop main street, visit the Connecticut River Museum. Depart around 5-6 pm.
Essex for the Day $270 $400 $800
~2.3 hour cruise. Depart approximately 10 am, Dock at Essex Island Marina-5 hrs, shop main street, tour marinas, Lunch at The Griswold Inn or Black Seal. Visit the Connecticut River Museum. Leave  Essex 5-6 pm.
Essex-Overnight-Sat & Sun N/A $437 $875
2.3 hour cruise. Depart approximately 9:30 am. Overnight onboard at the Essex Island Marina. Shop main street, tour marinas, and visit the Connecticut River Museum. Dine at The Griswold Inn or Black Seal. Enjoy the Griswold Inn tap room's entertainment. Enjoy the Essex Island swimming pool and Marina facilities. Have an excellent breakfast on the island or local restaurants.  Depart by 3:00 pm or earlier. Discount available for Monday-Friday.
Hamburg Cove $196 $280 $560
2.0 hour scenic cruise to serene Hamburg Cove North. The cove is a popular stop over for yachts touring our beautiful Connecticut River. Pick up a mooring for 1-1.5 hours, onboard lunch/snacks, enjoy the cove's calm waters, spectacular scenery and great friends. Return late pm.
Old Saybrook $259 $388 $776
~2.8 hour scenic cruise to Long Island Sound. Depart Canoe Club by 10-10:30 am, circle Bell 8 and return to The Old Saybrook Inn and Spa's restaurant the "Fresh Salt" for an outstanding lunch. Leave Old Saybrook 3-3:30 pm.
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The Connecticut River, Thames River,  Long Island Sound,  Block Island Sound, and beyond  offer many fantastic destinations to enjoy! We can quickly provide quotes for your itinerary.

A $15.00 dock fee is added to all cruises. Card payments are processed using SQUARE: additional charge is 2.75%.



Cruises may change or cancel due to inclement weather, flooding, charters, and maintenance. Fares may change depending on fuel cost.

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