Thimble Islands

Thimble Islands, Branford: Address, Phone Number, Thimble Islands Reviews: 4.5/5

Thimble Islands
4.5
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DOUGLAS G
Washington DC, DC26 contributions
Scenic cruise to see some truly stunning homes.
Jun 2021 • Couples
Floated on the Sea Mist, very nice tour of the islands with great views and narration. Price was right. Boat was nice and crew was friendly.
Written June 6, 2021
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Barbara M
Ormond Beach, FL7 contributions
Fair Tale Time
Feb 2020
Unless you take the tour and see these islands with their homes you would not believe living on an island in the Long Island Sound was possible. Great day trip. Bring the kids - not babies
Written February 21, 2020
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dustythoughts
Manchester, CT1,235 contributions
Fun, beautiful experience
Jun 2019
I came here with friends as a birthday outing for someone, and we all had a lovely time. The weather was beautiful and the islands are gorgeous. We took a 45-minute tour of the islands, and the captain gave us an informative tour of the islands, including the history of how the islands have been settled and used, their current settlements, and an overall history of the area. The captain was very friendly and answered all of our questions. Even though the boat was full, we could still see and hear everything.
Written January 1, 2020
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Sheila L
Valloire, France29 contributions
Interesting Trip
Sep 2019 • Family
Connecticut natives all, four in our group of five had been away for years and were visiting. We took the boat tour and simply loved it! We had lovely weather and the boat was really full, but we could all see and hear. Our boat captain had very obviously done this many many times before but still made us laugh with her dry comments. I would definitely do this again.
Written October 15, 2019
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Yvette B
Andover, MA585 contributions
a great way to spend an hour
Sep 2019
What a beautiful area. 45 min cruise just long enough. The captain gave a nice narration but wouldhave liked a bit more history instead of the real estate value. Limited seating on the top but there are tables if you want a snack or drink which you can bring or buy on board
Written October 1, 2019
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jmbc04
Hudson River Valley, NY320 contributions
Fun Tour
Jul 2019
Despite a cloudy day, a large group of us took a tour. The captain and staff were great. Beverages sold aboard. The narration was live and not recorded and the staff very willing to respond to questions. Fun experience. Parking is a bit tight so might have to park a few blocks over.
Written September 18, 2019
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Love-to-Travel-5555
Bedford Hills, New York16 contributions
Great Boat Tour
Sep 2019 • Friends
This is my second tour of the Thimbal Islands and each was different and wonderful. This time we were on Matt's boat, double decker. If you cannot sit upstairs, wait for the next tour. We sat in the back and could see everything.
Written September 1, 2019
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keith m
Connecticut6 contributions
Great hour of relaxed fun on the water.
Aug 2019
Capt. Matt has taken over from Capt. Dave. He runs the smallest tour boat but the most fun and informative. Very relaxed and Capt. Matt could not be a more charming and relaxed tour guide.
Written August 18, 2019
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Trafficman968
Orange, CT311 contributions
A must do
Aug 2019 • Family
Make sure to put this on your bucket list as is also a fun time for the kiddies. You cannot beat the price as well for the boat tour. Learn the history of the islands, relax a bit and enjoy the view. There's even a little history about Tom Thumb that you might find interesting. This is a must do if you live in the area or not.
Written August 15, 2019
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mindy m
493 contributions
Sea Mist Islands Cruise August 6, 2019
Aug 2019
25 inhabited Islands of over 300 then full time now just summer home rentals. Captain Mike took us out on his family owned boat and gave nice info along with answering ?s. A mild carman boat ride with upper and lower observation decks, in and around Block Island. They were used for everything from farming to quarrying pink granite. Pirate Captain Kidd buried treasure there in 1665. They say he haunts and his presence can still be felt there. A nice place to visit and add to your summer list of activities.
Written August 11, 2019
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