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Mystic Whaler Cruises

35 Water Street, New London, CT 06320
+1 800-697-8420
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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... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2016
YandB_LabLover
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Cos Cob, Connecticut
Outstanding experience in every way!

I was lucky enough to be on the Mystic Whaler for the Tall Ships Parade that was a part of the... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
MNLMOM
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New Haven, Connecticut
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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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  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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35 Water Street, New London, CT 06320
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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...More

1  Thank YandB_LabLover
Reviewed 13 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...More

Thank MNLMOM
mysticwhaler, Owner at Mystic Whaler Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2016

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.

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!!

Thank Mark T
mysticwhaler, Owner at Mystic Whaler Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2016

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

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...More

Thank bugzbuny30
mysticwhaler, Owner at Mystic Whaler Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2016

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!

Reviewed 2 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...More

1  Thank lawmill116
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.

1  Thank William B
mysticwhaler, Owner at Mystic Whaler Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2016

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

Reviewed 23 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.

Thank RonBrown123
mysticwhaler, Owner at Mystic Whaler Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2016

Thanks so much for visiting us again!

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.

1  Thank John K
mysticwhaler, Owner at Mystic Whaler Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2016

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

Reviewed 15 August 2016

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

Thank nicshel830
mysticwhaler, Owner at Mystic Whaler Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2016

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

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...More

Thank eliz756
mysticwhaler, Owner at Mystic Whaler Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2016

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

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robertacebo
How do you dress for the evening lobster dinner cruise?
18 September 2016|
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Response from DFS60 | Reviewed this property |
Very casual- most p[people were in jeans and shorts; sweatshirts were needed that evening as it was cool.
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aromanticlady
Do I have to make a reservation to get on the Sunday brunch cruise? I will know if I have time 1 hour before the departure. Thanks
27 August 2016|
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Response from ruthmarrion | Reviewed this property |
Yes you need to make a reservation because they need a count ahead of time to make enough food.
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hopeconstancelee
How's the sunset / lobster cruise for solo travelers? Would a solo traveler fit in or be a third wheel?
14 July 2016|
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Response from smachesney | Property representative |
A solo traveler would have a great time. Raising sails is a team sport. Folks are always looking to chat with one another and meet new people.
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