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Group Cruises, Ferry Rides, & Private Charters

Get across the river with our ferry service or choose from a variety of group cruises offered by Hudson Cruises Inc. in Hudson, New York. Learn more about our discounted travel rates.


Charter Rates

Full day and full weekend charter rates we base on the availability of any one of our vessels. Prices also vary based on your requests such as catering service, travel time, and more. The final price we adjust accordingly. All general rates listed are from Hudson or Catskill only.

• Two Hour Group Cruise is $175 per hour on the Little Spirit (14 Passengers Max)
• Two Hours Group Cruise is $900 per hour on the Spirit on Hudson (49 passengers max)
• Two Hour Group Cruise is $1,150 per hours on The Marika yacht (140 passengers max)

Discounted Rates

Multiple charters for larger events during the same day and at the location will usually incur a discounted rate for the total event package. Call for information about our special pricing.

Additional Hours Pricing

Pricing for each additional hour during your cruise varies per vessel. An additional hour on the river for single blocked cruises on the Spirit on Hudson is $550. Enjoy another hour aboard Little Spirit for $125. Please call for additional hour pricing for The Marika.

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Ferry Information

You can purchase tickets on the ferry. Please call to confirm your trip during inclement weather.

Ferry Pricing

The Hudson-Athens ferry is $12 cash for a round trip. Save $2 by purchasing a book of 10 tickets and only pay $10 cash for a round trip.

Ferry Schedule

The ferry runs Friday's and Saturdays 5:00 p.m.-10:30 p.m. The last run from Athens to Hudson is 10:30pm.


Nearby Hotels

Hudson Cruises Inc. is easily accessible from locals Inns and Downtown Hudson. If you are staying at The Barlow Hotel or the St. Charles Hotel, or coming to Hudson for a day trip, get to know the city through Hudson Cruises Inc.

Explore the Hudson

There are many ways to discover this exciting New York location. Hop aboard our cruises, check out our events and visit Go To Hudson for a complete list of things to see and do with our partner businesses around Hudson.