River Cruise for Two or Four from Essex River Cruises and Charters (Up to 46% Off)

Essex River Cruises

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Narrated cruises aboard a pontoon shows sightseers the flora and fauna of a tidal estuary

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Expires Sep 30th, 2014. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. 24hr cancellation notice required or fee up to Groupon price may apply. Phone reservation with credit card hold required and accepted up to 1-hour in advance of departure time; subject to availability and weather. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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.

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  • $31 for a river cruise for two, valid Monday–Saturday (up to $56 value)
  • $61 for a river cruise for four, valid Monday–Saturday (up to $112 value)

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.


  • “This is a fantastic, well-guided ride through the North Shore's beautiful estuary…highly recommended!”

  • “Great trip near wonderful places to eat! Felt like a vacation!”

  • “lovely day on the water interesting and knowledgable tour guide”

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    Essex River Cruises

    35 Dodge St

    Essex, Massachusetts 01929


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