There’s nothing more relaxing than floating down a river, except for floating down a river that doesn't suddenly drop off into a majestic waterfall. Be at peace with this Groupon.
Choose from Three Options
- $14 for any Essex River Cruise for one (up to a $28 value)
- $28 for any Essex River Cruise for two (up to a $56 value)
- $56 for any Essex River Cruise for four (up to a $112 value)
This Groupon is valid for any Essex River Cruise, including daily narrated tours in the tidal saltwater marsh. Boats also explore the marsh on Saturday- and Sunday-morning Coffee & Muffin cruises. Reservations are required, but please note that same-day reservations can often be accommodated.
Essex River Cruises and Charters
When the Ice Age ended more than 15,000 years ago, melting glaciers created the saltwater estuary that today sustains the Essex River’s myriad boaters, clammers, and fisherman. Amid this naturally beautiful backdrop, Essex River Cruises and Charters floats its two handsome spectator vessels, the Essex River Queen I and the Essex River Queen II. Guides lead daily, narrated cruises through the estuary, navigating the protected waters and pointing out the various local flora and fauna of the salt marsh.
Cruises embark daily from May to October and also include weekend cruises accompanied by coffee and muffins, during which passengers are serenaded by the plaintive cries of pelicans begging for the love of a good man. The fleet is also available for group tours and charters for up to 100 passengers at a time, and the staff caters signature clambakes and other events along the tidal beach. The cruise-curators even make big days memorable, transporting wedding parties to any of the many secluded tidal beaches in Essex Bay for ceremonies or receptions.
The scenery was gorgeous-the captain mastered smooth sailing while the narrator was captivating with his knowledge of the Essex river.Hctuob, Tripadvisor, 9/3/12
“It was a very relaxing informative trip on Essex River. We saw a variety of birds, a seal, and lots of beautiful scenery, especially with the foliage at this...”
“It was a very relaxing informative trip on Essex River. We saw a variety of birds, a seal, and lots of beautiful scenery, especially with the foliage at this time. For history buffs, the driver was a wealth of knowledge of the history of Essex area. Would highly recommend. ”
“This is a fantastic, well-guided ride through the North Shore's beautiful estuary…highly recommended!”
“Try to go at high tide. ”
Essex River Cruises
35 Dodge St
Essex, Massachusetts 01929