2019 Specialty Cruises

22 April 2019
By by essexrivercruises

Join us this season for our one-of-kind specialty cruises! These cruises were designed with one thing in mind, YOU! And we hope you love them as much as loved coming up the ideas.

Coffee & Croissant Cruise  |  Buy Now
Come relax with us during our Coffee & Croissant Cruise on select Saturday mornings this season. This cruise, now 2-hrs long, will allow for an extended route into areas only accessible during high tide (conditions permitting). This cruise is a spectacular way to see the beautiful Essex River and all that Cape Ann has to offer. Kick-off your weekend with us, enjoy the views and feast on our complimentary assortment of local coffee, croissants, pastries, and other breakfast goods provided by Henry’s of Beverly.

TIME: 10:00AM-12:00PM
DATES: June 1st, July 13th, August 31st, September 28th & October 12th
Adults & Seniors $30, Children $16, ages 3 and under are FREE  |  Cruise limited to 80% normal capacity for maximum comfort!*

Father’s Day Cruises  |  Buy Now
Acknowledge dad with a special two-hour cruise along the protected Essex River and enjoy views of Crane Beach, Hog Island and all of Essex Bay. We will provide complimentary coffee, tea, juice, and an assortment of pastries, bagels and muffins from Henry’s of North Beverly. Enjoy lunch in town after the tour! We’ll suggest a restaurant that suits your taste.

WHEN: Sunday, June 16th from 10:30am to 12:30pm
Adults $32, Children $18

Not a morning person? Enjoy our afternoon Father’s Day trip with coffee and cookies on board. Dine in Essex before the boat ride and have dessert with us.

WHEN: Sunday, June 16th from 1pm to 2:30pm
Adults $28, Children $15

National Rosé Day Cruise  |  Buy Now
Celebrate National Rosé Day on the gorgeous Essex River! This one-time-only cruise will feature a rosé wine tasting with Essex Wine Exchange along with a light narrative, Spreads & Crudités appetizer from Henry’s, and a full bar.

WHEN: Saturday, June 8th from 5:30PM to 7:00PM
Adults & Seniors $30  |  21+ only  |  Cruise limited to 80% normal capacity for maximum comfort!*

Chowda & Brews Cruise  |  Buy Now
Did someone say clam chowder?! Come experience this year’s new Chowda & Brews Cruise and enjoy mouth-watering chowder and sip on locally-made brews. The cruise will feature a $5 local beer selection, such as favorites by Cape Ann Brewing Company, Ipswich Ale, Newburyport Brewing, and True North. Chowder will be provided by local restaurants such as Woodman’s, CK Pearl and The Village. Purchase of cruise ticket includes (1) ticket for (1) bowl of chowder.

TIME: 5:30PM-7:00PM
DATES: June 27th, July 25th, August 22nd & September 19th
Adults & Seniors $35  |  21+ only  |  Cruise limited to 80% normal capacity for maximum comfort!*

Saturday Sundown Cruise  |  Buy Now
Come on down river with us for a relaxing cruise and enjoy our signature “Down River Punch” before dining at one of Essex’s fabulous local restaurants! The cruise will feature a light narrative, a Spreads & Crudités appetizer from Henry’s, and a full bar.

TIME: 5:30PM-7:00PM
DATES: June 22nd, July 27th, August, 3rd, August 17th, August 24th, August 31st & September 21st

Adults & Seniors $30  |  21+ only |  Cruise limited to 80% normal capacity for maximum comfort!*

Sunday Morning Coffee and Muffin Cruises  |  Buy Now
Join us every Sunday morning May through October on a relaxing river cruise. Enjoy complimentary coffee, tea, juice, and muffins on board. This is a perfect way to start the day. Bring the whole family, bring visiting guests or make it a getaway from the bustle on your own.

WHEN: Sundays from 10:30AM to 12PM
Adults & Seniors $30, Children $1

Fall Foliage Cider & Donut Cruises  |  Buy Now
We’ll cruise up close to Hog/Choate Island to get a view of the areas magnificent dark spruce forest. See the leaves change into brilliant hues of yellow and orange. Enjoy complimentary hot cider and donuts from Russell Orchard of Ipswich. Don’t miss this magnificent opportunity to view some of New England’s most spectacular fall foliage.

TIME: 1pm to 3pm
October 19th, 20th, 26th & 27th
Adults $32, Children $18

Children under the age of 3 are FREE on all permitted cruises *Schedule subject to change