Welcome to Hudson Cruises Inc!

Contact us about your 2015 Wedding plans, Corporate events, and Private charters aboard the Marika Luxury Yacht and our other vessels. January 2015 we'll start adding our Public Cruise Events. Stay Tuned.

The "Spirit on Hudson", River Boat cruising the Hudson!

Who We Are!
Hudson Cruises Inc, featured in USA Todays Travel Tips is based 2 hours north of NYC in Hudson NY, one of the premier Arts and Cultural centers outside of NYC. Read all about it here in the Chronogram Magazine. We operate from May-October and offer Public Cruises and Private Charter Services and Special Events 7 days a week. Just a short distance from NY, Boston, and Montreal. Visitors from near and far can experience and see what the Hudson Valley has to offer. We primarily feature events out of our base in Hudson,NY, with occasional operations in Poughkeepsie, Rhinecliff and Kingston, NY, along with other Hudson Valley locations.

The "Marika", our 100ft Luxury Cruise Yacht for your special event and specialty cruises.

In addition to our Cruises and Events, you may visit gotohudson for a complete listing of many things to see and do around the city with our partner businesses. If you are staying at one of the local Inns or in one of the downtown hotels such as The Barlow Hotel or the St. Charles Hotel, or if on a day trip, include us in your planning and come enjoy your experience and see what Hudson Cruises is all about!

Travel by Train: If traveling by train, Amtrak offers a 15% off lowest fare discount from Penn Station-Hudson or Hudson-Penn round trip when purchased minimum 3 days advance online. We are located right behind the Hudson Amtrak train station.

Travel by Car: You will find us very accessable from NYS Thruway, or Taconic State Parkway via google maps.

Travel by Plane: Columbia County Airport Ident-(1B1) is located 5 miles to the northeast of city with over a mile long asphalt surface able to handle small Cessnas to as large as a Global Express, and Gulfstream business jets with ample ramp space. 35 minute Helicopter service from Manhattan heliports is also available. Albany County Airport Ident-(ALB) is 45 minutes to the north for regular airline service.

Custom Charter Cruises
* Weddings, Retirements, Private Cruises, Fund Raisers, Corporate Events

We can accommodate your special event on one of our 3 Cruise Boats! We can arrange for catering from a variety of our partner Caterers, Bands, Dj's and planners for your special event. Whether it is a cruise, festival, college alumni gathering, retirements, weddings, corporate functions, etc, there is no better way to see so much, have a super time, and have great memories. Invite your friends or groups and enjoy a great time.

The Marika, our latest addition to the fleet is a 100ft luxury cruise yacht is available for special events. Visit The Marika weblink for more information.

For Public Cruises and Events - advance purchase recommended
Call Zerve at 888-764-1844
buy tickets at zerve

Dancing and Fun with the Junction 52 and Clear Channel 92.1 FM Dance Party Cruise!

Dance and Scenic Cruises
We provide many types of cruises and events. Whether it is a dance party, live entertainment, Friday evening TGIF, Sunday River Sightseeing, or our sponsored cruises like from our friends at Clear Channel, we keep things fun and fresh. If you happen to be visiting upstate or from the local area, what a way to enjoy a fun event here, right on the Hudson River. Prices vary depending on the event. We also have mid week slots available for groups. Enjoy it with a loved one or your family and friends. Bus tours and large groups are welcome. Call for more info!

One the the Hudson Steamships cruising in front of Old Hudson Port Downtown!

The Sights and Sounds
Open and Customized scenic cruises bring so to much to view. While on the vessel, one can view the Hudson River Valley seeing the wall of Manitou and The Sleeping Giant of the Catskills, to the Bald Eagles, Osprey, and Herons that are frequent and exciting to see. All this on the beautiful Hudson River.

Lighthouse Tours
We offer in conjunction with the Hudson Athens Lighthouse Association, lighthouse tours. See a part of history that still remains right off shore here in Hudson.

get info & book at zerve


Cruises will depart from the Henry Hudson River Front Park in downtown Hudson.

We operate our vessels from May through October.

Departure Dates and Times: See our 2014 schedule!

Duration of the cruises are approximately 1 hour to 3 hours. These cruises may be customized based on customers request, prior reservation, or type of cruise offered. Our fall foliage cruises run approximately 1hr.

Note: We have a cash bar available on our Spirit on Hudson riverboat and The Marika. In accordance with NYS liquor authority and our licensing, there is absolutely no bringing outside food or beverages on board. The 30ft Little Spirit 14 passenger tour boat does have allowances for bringing food and drink on board that vessel.


Our own Captain Stan has published a book on sale with extensive information titled "The Hudson Troy to the Battery" available during anyone of our cruises. See deckhand for details when on cruise.

Hudson Cruises Inc operates in accordance with the USCG regulations. Furthermore, we participant in a mandated drug and alcohol testing program and trained in First Aid/CPR. Safety is our priority while providing you a wonderful cruise experience!

Our 14 passenger Little Spirit 30 foot Tour Boat for small groups and charters!

Contact Info

Come Discover Hudson Cruises Today!

For Public Cruises and Events - advance purchase recommended
Call Zerve at 888-764-1844
buy tickets at zerve

Private Events and Charters - contact us at
518-822-1014 or 914-388-2949

P.O. Box 72 Water St - Hudson, NY 12534
Email: arahaman@hvc.rr.com