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Essex River Cruises & Charters

Essex, MA, USA
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About Essex River Cruises & Charters
"Enjoy a scenic river excursion that captures the essence of New England " -Boston Globe. 1 1/2 hour narrated cruises, along the calm waters of the Essex River. Glide back in time, past islands, dunes & beaches formed by glaciers. See historic mansions, shipyards, saltmarsh farms, rare birds, wildlife, and stunning scenery. Charters &Clambakes. Restroom onboard, free parking, handicaped accessible, cards taken, and bar available. We also specialize in customizable private charters, perfect for corporate outings, birthdays, weddings, celebrations, and family reunions. Our private events range from New England Clambakes or BBQs on secluded tidal beaches to cocktail cruises. All charters are unique and planned your way with a variety of catering and bar options.
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ajdatq wrote a review Yesterday
Cambridge, Massachusetts2 contributions
This company was great! Everyone was friendly setting it up and upon arrival, and throughout the cruise. I think it's family operated. Awww :-D I have been to Essex a million times for the restaurants, and seen the cruise boat and told myself always wanted to do it. Finally
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Cindy D wrote a review Jul 2020
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We really enjoyed our relaxing boat ride along the beautiful river with Essex River Cruises. The staff were great and the weather and scenery was awesome.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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eurofrolic wrote a review Jul 2020
Newport, Rhode Island9 contributions2 helpful votes
Went on this tour on a Saturday afternoon and had a fabulous day. Crew was informative and made the 90 minute ride seem short. Highly encourage anyone to take this cruise. And if you want a true New England experience book one of their Clamboils.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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carlene217 wrote a review Jul 2020
Pelham, New Hampshire45 contributions24 helpful votes
We were not sure if we would feel comfortable during this Covid-19 but felt it was all open and hopefully have no problems..it was very enjoyable the fella was so informative it was a lovely day out..ty
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ukrikefotos wrote a review Jul 2020
Marblehead, Massachusetts1 contribution
Have gone with them many times!! Each time, I enjoy the calm green scenery. Spotting the occasional Egret and Heron, also Cormorants and sometimes Osprey's. Our Guide explained details of the landscape, history and certain events over time (soft music in-between). The Skipper
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