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We operate from May through October. Hudson Cruises Inc. also offers public cruises and private charter services for special events seven days a week.

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For over 15 years Hudson Cruises Inc. has offered the best in sightseeing trips and river tours in Hudson, New York. Shake up date night or a family reunion with our Friday evening Murder Mystery, a weekend Hudson Valley Sightseeing trip, or with one of our sponsored cruises. Mark a milestone in your life with a private charter and share your journey with loved ones. Bus tours and large groups are welcome. We also offer lighthouse tours in conjunction with the Hudson Athens Lighthouse Association. See a part of history that remains right off shore here in Hudson. 

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Utilizing his more than 20 years of experience in the tourism industry, Captain Guy, ensures that locals and visitors alike enjoy their adventure on the Hudson. So much so that Hudson Cruises Inc. was featured in USA Todays Travel Tips as one of their top three "Dinner Cruises in the Hudson River Valley".

Enjoying a cruise on the Hudson River


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The Marika

100’ Two Deck Luxury Cruise Yacht

The Marika yacht offers the best in accommodations, décor, and service. You can relax on deck with the beautiful Hudson River Valley as your backdrop or slip below deck to enjoy a delicious dinner. We offer a wide range of private specialty cruises to suit your every need. She is USCG Certified to hold up to 150 guests and provides a perfect venue for weddings, receptions, corporate events, private parties, and other happenings. She is available for your event from May through October.

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The Spirit


Our Riverboat, “Spirit on Hudson”, is a two deck, steel passenger vessel with covered upper deck and large viewing windows on the lower deck. Heat is provided for cool days in early Spring and Fall (No Air Conditioning). A full cash bar with snacks is available onboard. The Spirit is available for Private charter when not in use for sightseeing cruises.

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Lil' Spirit


Our Hudson/Athens Ferry is a twin engine pontoon. Half covered and half open deck. The Lil' Spirit is available for Private charter (up to 15 people) when not in service as the ferry or on lighthouse tour days.