Book a Public Cruise!

We offer many different options for our Public Cruises including our Hudson Valley Sightseeing Cruise, Sunset Cruise, Lighthouse Tour and Murder Mystery Cruise! We look forward to seeing you aboard!

Operating Season

We operate from May through October. Hudson Cruises Inc. also offers public cruises and private charter services for special events seven days a week. Cruises on the Spirit on Hudson and Little Spirit are offered seven days a week, subject to availability and severe weather conditions. Call for run times.

Cruise Duration

Although trips vary from 45 minutes to four hours, the duration of your cruise depends on the type. Cruises may be customized based on customer request or through prior reservation.


We are located in Hudson, New York. Find us at Henry Hudson River Front Park in Downtown Hudson near Amtrak Station across the railroad tracks on Water and Broad Street). We also operate private group charters on request from other locations in Hudson Valley.

Cruise Occupancy

You may invite guests to join you on the cruise. Hudson Cruises Inc. can accommodate up to 140 guests on The Marika yacht, 49 on our Spirit on Hudson vessel, and 14 passengers on our 30 foot tour boat, the Little Spirit. All reservations are non refundable. No exceptions.


Hudson River Valley

Hudson Valley Sightseeing Cruise

Sightseeing cruises bring so much into view! While on the vessel, one can see the Hudson River Valley, the wall of Manitou and The Sleeping Giant of the Catskills. There are often sightings of Bald Eagles, Osprey, and Herons as well.

Sunset on the Hudson River

Sunset Cruise

Take a Hudson River Sunset Cruise! The Perfect Friday Getaway! Take in all the views and enjoy live music by the Copake Quintet for your listening pleasure.

Hudson-Athens Lighthouse

Lighthouse Tour

Set sail to visit the beautiful Hudson-Athens Lighthouse and enjoy the outdoors as you cruise along the Hudson River!

Sunset on the Hudson River

Murder Mystery Cruise

If you’re looking for a little intrigue on the water, a Murder Mystery Dining Cruise is just for you.