3 Hour cruise along the lower Connecticut River, starting at Haddam Meadows State Boat Launch you will delight in breathtaking scenery and view historic landmarks such as Gillette's Castle and the Goodspeed Opera House. We will also make a stop at the beautiful  Haddam Island State Park with a white sand beach and great area to swim and have a cookout for lunch.

Schedule cruises featuring nature viewing and bird watching -- including migrating eagles and ospreys on the Connecticut River -- and relaxation at sunset.

Haddam Island State Park

Gillette's Castle

Gillette Castle State Park is straddling the towns of East Haddam and Lyme, Connecticut. Sitting high above the Connecticut River, the castle was originally a private residence commissioned and designed by William Gillette, an American actor who is most famous for his portrayal of Sherlock Holmes on stage. Read More

Goodspeed Opera House

Enjoy the beauty of the historic Goodspeed Opera House - home of the American musical! Birthplace of the original productions of Man of La Mancha, Shenandoah, and Annie, and the first regional theatre to receive two Special Tony Awards for its outstanding achievements. Read More

Each season on The Connecticut River is beautiful...

Spring: Osprey and other migratory birds have returned, foliage is unfolding displaying lovely colors, warmth of the Sun! Come aboard our special Osprey/Eagle Cruise.
Summer: Cool breezes, Osprey and their hatchlings, resident Eagles and their babies. The river is alive! We also offer Sunset Cruises every evenings
Fall: The crisp air, beautiful foliage colors, serene river. Special Foliage Cruises.

Enjoy a romantic 3 hour sunset cruise for you and your significant other. We can cater to you from appetizers to a lobster dinner with drinks at an additional cost. 

What to Bring

  • Beverages including beer & wine
  • Food
  • Polarized Sunglasses, Hat, Sunscreen
  • Change of Warm Clothes
  • Binoculars
  • Camera with Telephoto Lens


Max of 4 Passengers

3 Hours – $75 Per Person


**Please be sure to read our "All Aboard" page before booking any charter, cruise, or tour.

Contact Capt. Ernest with the details of your desired charter and he will email you a secure Paypal invoice where a minimum of a 50% deposit must be made in order to book your date. The other 50% of the payment must be made on the day of your charter, cruise, or tour. Payments may be made via Paypal or Cash. Checks will not be accepted.