Private Charters


Now booking dates for your intimate, casual, fun Private Charter for 2016! RiverQuest is a unique, affordable venue for your private gathering of two to 50 guests! Weddings, Company Outings, Family Reunions, Cocktail Parties, Anniversary, etc...




Special Cruises

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We have a cruise for everyone! February thru October we are on the river with so many fun and relaxing cruises to enjoy! Daytime and Sunset Cruises, Birding (Tree Swallow, Osprey), Kid's, Wine/Food, Music and more. 




Gift Certificates

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Please click "More" below. A Gift Certificate for a RiverQuest cruise works for all ages, never goes out of style and never expires! We offer relaxing Sunset and Daytime Cruises and lots of Special Cruises throughout the year!





Wishing all a safe and happy Memorial Day Weekend! 
Upcoming Cruises (check our calendar for more!):
Sunday May 29:
90 minute Daytime Cruise: 1:30pm (SOLD OUT!)
Tuesday May 31:
90 minute Daytime Cruise: 1:30pm.
Saturday June 4:
Selden Island Circumnavigation (CT's Amazon): 9:30am to 11:30am 


See River Updates write-up and pictures below!


Calendar Reservations

NOW booking our very popular Tree Swallow Sunset Cruise.

A do not miss cruise. Book early! 



Gift Certificates can be purchased on-line at any time and they will be immediately emailed to you or your recipient. Always a great gift to anyone!

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Mom and Dad Opsprey. We have at least one chick!




River Updates



The East Haddam Swing Bridge Ospreys have chick(s), first one hatched May 26!

Went to Essex Harbor today on our first Sunset Cruise of the 2016 season! Had a great time on this nice warm day. A nice breeze on the river kept us quite comfortable. A pretty nice sunset, too! Hard to believe how fast all the leaves came out, looks and feels like summer on the river.

We saw TWO eaglets at the Goodspeed Eagles's nest in East Haddam. Very excited about that! There was one eagle near the Nott island nest. Still a good sign that they may rebuild?!?

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Quite the pose for this incubating Opsrey!           The Goodspeed Bald Eagle's nest 05-14, at least one chick!


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Beautiful Spring foliage at Gillette Castle                 Largest plane we have seen at the Goodspeed Airport     


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    A baby Tree Swallow on the river beach!          Picture of the East Haddam Swing Bridge long ago



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