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Come Aboard for a Public Cruise

Get all the information you need Hudson Cruises Inc. public cruises. Our New York cruise line offers private charters and more. Choose a location and book a trip today!

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Cruise Operation Dates

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. Our fall foliage cruises run approximately 1.5 hours.

Spirit on Hudson

Marika Yacht Collage


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.

Safety & Standards

Hudson Cruises Inc. operates in accordance with USCG regulations. We also participate in a mandated drug and alcohol-testing program. Our crew is First Aid, and CPR trained.

Weather Conditions

Our lines continue to operate rain or shine. However, cruises may be canceled due to severe weather such as high winds and thunderstorms. Please call prior to your trip to confirm. Please note that for cooler days and evenings, we have full heat and can be enclosed for events and performances.

The Hudson (Troy to the Battery)

The Hudson Troy to the Battery published by our very own Captain Stan provides more information about the Hudson Valley. See our deckhand for details during your cruise.