Empire Cruise Lines provides a variety of regularly scheduled cruises along the majestic Hudson River with scheduled departures from Victor C Waryas Park in the heart of the Hudson River Valley. Our cruise season runs from May through the end of October with public cruises and many options for private events for reunions, rehearsal dinners, corporate events, and intimate weddings. Come along and enjoy a beautiful day on the great Hudson River.
Our 2013 cruise season began with a Cinco de Mayo cruise in our old stomping grounds of Brewerton, NY. Then we begin our regular cruise with our first sightseeing cruise along the hudson river starting May 17 2013. Then we operate through October in Poughkeepsie.
Join us as we travel the wide waters of the historic Hudson River, offering sightseeing for the entire family that makes available to you our premier Lunch menu on the Hudson River and the finest Wine or Dinner Cruises.Whether you’re joining us as a family, a couple or a large group, your cares will disappear as the Mystère glides under towering bridges, past stately gilded age mansions, picturesque mountains and groomed landscapes of the nations most historic sites such as the FDR Home and Presidential Library, Vanderbilt Mansion and many more.
Docked within a leisurely walk from Metro North Railroad’s Poughkeepsie station, day trippers can see the beauty of the Hudson from two vantages. First take a stroll over the Walkway Over The Hudson and then join us on a cruise as we glide under the towering bridges. Everyone will be spellbound by the experience!
The 60 ft double decked cruise boat Mystère will depart for her cruises from Victor C Waryas Park in the City Of Poughkeepsie. The dock is within easy walking distance from the Metro North Railroad Station, Walkway Over The Hudson and The Mid Hudson Children’s Museum.
“The dinner cruise was excellent from start to finish and the food was wonderful! My mom really enjoyed it!was wonderful! Looking forward to many more future cruises and I have already told many friends! Thanks again!” ~Michelle- Mothers Day Cruise~
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