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Mystic Whaler Cruises

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Address: 35 Water Street, New London, CT 06320
Phone Number: +1 800-697-8420
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Mystic Whaler Cruises offers day sails, Sunday brunch sails, lobster dinner...

Mystic Whaler Cruises offers day sails, Sunday brunch sails, lobster dinner cruises, and overnight sailing vacations of 2, 3, and 5 days, and private charters, on the waters of Southern New England in the summer and the Hudson River in the fall. Hosting groups as large as 52 during the day and more intimate groups of up to 24 overnight, Mystic Whaler Cruises offers you a piece of that old-world charm of tall ship sailing, with modern comforts and fabulous meals.

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My wife and I had an enjoyable and relaxing weekend

It was our first time on a large sailboat, and our first time on a cruise. We really enjoyed ourselves, what a nice, out-of-the-ordinary weekend adventure. The ship was large and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 September 2016
YandB_LabLover
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White Plains, New York
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White Plains, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

It was our first time on a large sailboat, and our first time on a cruise. We really enjoyed ourselves, what a nice, out-of-the-ordinary weekend adventure. The ship was large and well kept, the cabin was comfortable and clean, and the crew was courteous and fun. Food delicious. Captained by very experienced owners. Recommended for people of age as the... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

I was lucky enough to be on the Mystic Whaler for the Tall Ships Parade that was a part of the Connecticut Maritime Heritage Festival earlier this month. I've been on a number of tall ships for various events and activities, and I had been looking forward to this opportunity for a long time. MW was a part of the... More 

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mysticwhaler, Owner at Mystic Whaler Cruises, responded to this review

Thanks so much for sailing with us! The parade of sail is really a unique opportunity to see so many vessels underway at one time. We're so happy to have shared it with you. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

A beautiful Summer evening cruise with a tasty lobster dinner. The crew were friendly and helpful, making the whole evening easy and fun. And that sunset!!

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mysticwhaler, Owner at Mystic Whaler Cruises, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, Mark! We hope to see you again. More 

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

I recently returned from a 3-day cruise, at least my 15th such trip on the Mystic Whaler. The hard-working crew once again kept us safe, comfortable and well-fed with delicious meals, and musician Tom Goux entertained us with sea shanties and a variety of other types of music. And as always, Captain John added immeasurably to the trip by sharing... More 

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mysticwhaler, Owner at Mystic Whaler Cruises, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review! Overnight trips offer such a wonderful opportunity to connect with your shipmates. We can't wait to see you on your 16th trip! More 

Brookhaven, New York
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

if you are interested in sailing, only, this is the trip for you. It's terrific for older people who are content to watch the waters roll past while on a lovely sailing vessel. The crew are friendly and accommodating; you will want for nothing except activity. The food is TERRIFIC!!!! Bird sightings are few and scarcer still is sea life... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

The food was excellent. The crew was helpful, friendly and entertaining, and the ship was is in very good shape. It was a relaxing evening with nice, friendly people. The sail itself was wonderful. I recommend it highly.

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mysticwhaler, Owner at Mystic Whaler Cruises, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, William! We're glad that you enjoyed your cruise. More 

Foxboro, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

My wife have done the Lobster Dinner Cruise twice now and have enjoyed it immensely. From the owners to the staff everyone is gets the royal treatment.

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mysticwhaler, Owner at Mystic Whaler Cruises, responded to this review

Thanks so much for visiting us again! More 

Concord, New Hampshire
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Relaxing, fun, informative. The crew is amazing; polite, courteous and knowledgeable. The food was very good. Getting back at 2:00pm let's you spend your afternoon doing other things that are nearby.

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mysticwhaler, Owner at Mystic Whaler Cruises, responded to this review

We're so glad that you enjoyed yourself. It was a beautiful day! More 

Westerly, Rhode Island
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Awesome crew! A really relaxing time with great people. The overnight trips sound cool, that might be our next trip.

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mysticwhaler, Owner at Mystic Whaler Cruises, responded to this review

The overnight cruises really are a different experience in their own right. We hope to see you again! More 

Madison, Connecticut
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

This was a birthday present from our children and what a wonderful present this was! A totally different kind of gift which we so enjoyed! The evening was 100 degrees and being on the water with the cool breeze was perfect. The captain and the crew were so friendly and pleasant to everyone on board. We loved the chowder, and... More 

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mysticwhaler, Owner at Mystic Whaler Cruises, responded to this review

We're so glad that we could be a part of your birthday present and that you had a great time. More 

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