Sightseeing aboard M/V Mystere

A great way for families to spend time together and Empire Cruise Lines is the perfect way to enjoy New York’s waterways! Scenic views, ships from around the world and it’s right here in your own neighborhood.

Leave the chores behind and spend a fun two hour cruise exploring the beautiful Hudson River. Come aboard the 60 ft, double decked Mystère and experience the excitement of cruising under towering bridges spanning the storied Hudson River, glide past Gilded Age mansions and feel the cares and pressures of your hectic world melt away as we depart from our Home port in Poughkeepsie.

Special offer for groups of 20 or more adults. Get $25 off your purchase of 20 or more adult passengers and a discount for each additional when you purchase before April 15th of 2015.

2015 Two hour Sightseeing Cruises

Affordable Family Fun on the Hudson River

May 2015 Friday through Sunday

June Through October Tuesday through Sunday

Sightseeing Cruise Schedule
Cruise Days Departure Times
2 Hour Morning Sightseeing Cruise Tuesday through Sunday 11:30 AM
2 Hour Afternoon Sightseeing Cruise Tuesday through Sunday 2:30 PM

Save money and book in advance! Reservations are required for all weekday cruises.

All walk up sightseeing passengers will be charged an additional $5.00 per passenger on our sightseeing cruises. So, purchase your tickets online at Zerve below, or by phone.

During your purchase online, please provide us with a valid contact phone number in the event we have questions or for special updates. We promise not to call you unless we need to and we will never provide your number to anyone else. Thanks!

get info & book at zerve Purchase Tickets in Advance. Cruise Often Sells Out

Get info, check availability and book tickets for a Hudson River Dinner Cruise. Or, to book by phone call(845) 345 8510 or (855) 266-4775 Toll Free

Cruises are subject to passenger minimum of 12 passengers per cruise. But we know you’ll want to bring your friends and family so make sure to make your reservations early.

For meal and reservation policies please check our FAQ page.

All passengers should be aboard 15 minutes prior to departure.

Ticket Prices
  • Prices: Adults: $20.00 in advance, $25.00 walk-up*.
  • Children: $12.00 in advance, $17.00 walk-up*. Children are ages 5 to 12 years and must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Family Pack Special $45.00 in advance, $50.00 walk-up*. (Up to 2 Adults and 2 Children)

Advance purchase seniors and active military can receive a 5% discount on the ticket order form. Please be prepared to provide evidence of your age and military status. Discounts are not available for walk-up ticket purchases * All prices are subject to change until tickets are purchased.

Empire Cruise Lines specializes in personalized services. If there is something you desire for that special event with family, friends or business occasions just let know and we will be glad to create an occasion like no other.