Rivercruise 092613
4.0 / 5 Rated by 546 members
Review from Kristen D.
7 events 3 reviews

The boat ride up was nice to look at the scenery in the warm weather. However the steep climb/walk to the Bear mountain festivities was a bit more than expected since it was not noting in the description. Pretty steep for a mobile impaired person....continued

reviewed Sep 25 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member
15 events 3 reviews

the boat ride was a bit long for my tastes and I went to early for the fall foliage. it's a pleasant enough long day out!

reviewed Sep 26 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Susan Meyer
7 events 3 reviews

Very nice and relaxing. Pretty scenery and a nice crowd on the boat. Enough space to hold everyone. The Oktoberfest was fun, too.

reviewed Sep 22 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Csilla
9 events 2 reviews

Beautiful cruise on the Hudson, the scenery is amazing. The (3 hours one-way) ride was pleasant, the tour guide was very professional with great information and funny comments.
The hike up the hill was pretty easy, a leisurely walk of 10-15...continued

reviewed Sep 16 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member
12 events 2 reviews

Beautiful cruise

reviewed Sep 23 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member
7 events 2 reviews

circle cruise line declined to inform all passengers that the steep hill climb was covered with ice and snow.. and when you finally reached the top, Oktoberfest had been cancelled (Bear Mt knew about it the PREVIOUS day). all of the tents were...continued

reviewed Oct 30 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from hashemdbouk
3 events 2 reviews

had a great time!

reviewed Sep 18 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from alex
5 events 2 reviews

I bought this as a surprise for a couple of friends. It was a nice fall Sunday. The boat ride was 2 hours, and then we had 3 hours to spend at Bear Mountain. The boat was a lot more crowded than I thought, and we did not arrive until 9am on the...continued

reviewed Sep 25 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member
9 events 2 reviews

I went on this trip 7 years ago, and really enjoyed going back - so much I have booked again for this weekend, 2 weekends in a row! I had read reviews from people who said about taking a picnic, but the ticket clearly says no outside food or...continued

reviewed Sep 24 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Lindse
10 events 2 reviews

My friends and I had a wonderful time. Although they say you can bring drinks and food we couldnt bring on our beer and wine so dont pre-pack any alcohol.

The Octoberfest fair was really great. They had some really great vendors and tons of...continued

reviewed Oct 10 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Stefanie Sheppard
5 events 2 reviews

Parking was really easy at the pier, the loading of the boat took about half an hour... longer than I thought. There was plenty of room on board and the cruise up the Hudson was beautiful! Food on the boat is ok. Not bad at all. Bear Mnt. is...continued

reviewed Sep 22 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Tin Man
5 events 2 reviews

The cruise was 3 hours each way to the Bear Mountain State Park, and the guide was knowledgeable about the history of the river and riverside cities/towns, but had a monotonous voice (like that of NPR). The Oktoberfest was pretty boring (no...continued

reviewed Sep 19 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Barbara Pellicane
4 events 2 reviews

The event was okay, but you could have informed us of the trek up the mountain to get to the fest. Totally unexpected, would not do it again. Other acommodations should have been provided for people. There was one woman walking with a cane. ...continued

reviewed Sep 18 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from skyy212
3 events 2 reviews

The trip up & down the Hudson River was outstanding. The view on both sides of the river showing the different colors of the fall foiliage was breathtaking. Of course when you're with someone special things do seem to be more magical! The crew...continued

reviewed Oct 24 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Zoraida Vazquez
3 events 2 reviews

The view from the Hudson River was amazing and memorable. The tour guide person was very informative. Once we got to Bear Mountain we took a 15min hike to the Festival which was not too bad, then we got to enjoy the food and the beer. I would...continued

reviewed Sep 25 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member
2 events 2 reviews

This cruise should have been cancelled!! Oktoberfest at Bear Mountain was completely cancelled and we were sitting there for hours doing nothing, starving!!! What is the point of doing this cruise if it leads to nowhere, leaves people in a snowy...continued

reviewed Oct 30 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member
3 events 2 reviews

This trip had so much potential, but it fell short. The seats on the boat were uncomfortable. To use the handicapped bathroom we had to find a deckhand to unlock it. Embarrassing for the person waiting. A little music on the boat might have...continued

reviewed Sep 26 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member
2 events 1 review

beautiful day after the snow had fallen - perfect escape from the city!

reviewed Oct 30 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from andy polsky
2 events 1 review

beautiful day for the trip. get there early, lot's of people so getting a window seat is a challange. sat outside since the temp wasn't too bad and enjoyed the views all around. expected better food at Octoberfest but you can pack your own food...continued

reviewed Oct 14 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member
4 events 1 review

Circle Line boat cruise up the Hudson to Bear Mountain with a stop for Oktoberfest.

Excellent narration by Circle Line, really pleasant stop at the Oktoberfest event, good instructions on timing by the crew. All around a great trip. Oh, and...continued

reviewed Sep 18 2010 report as inappropriate
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