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Historic Mystic Harbor Tours

Historic Harbor Tours of Mystic, offers a great entertainment value.  You'll enjoy this 40 minute narrated tour on the calm waters of Mystic Harbor aboard the Mystic Express, a 25 foot, 17 passenger, USCG inspected vessel operated by a USCG licensed Captain. See Mystic's historic sailing ships and learn... Read More

Historic Harbor Tours of Mystic, is Mystic's oldest narrated boat tour. Originally established in 1996, this 40 minute narrated tour takes you on a pleasant, informative boat ride along the entire upper Mystic River. The boat departs from historic downtown Mystic with its' quaint shops and wonderful restaurants.  You'll see "Captain's Row" (historic sea captain's homes), Mystic Seaport Museum with its' historic sailing ships and wonderful panoramic views of Mystic Country as you make your way up the river to the headwaters of the Mystic River in Old Mystic, Connecticut. This relaxing excursion offers passengers a memorable crusing experience with great photo opportunities at an affordable price while allowing time for the many other land-based attractions and activities historic Mystic has to offer. 

The Mystic Express is located at 1 Holmes Street in Mystic, on the dock directly behind the S&P Oyster Company Restaurant at the famous Mystic River Drawbridge in the heart of historic downtown Mystic. There are seven tours daily. Tours begin at 11 a.m. and  depart hourly until 5 p.m.



Pricing: Adults $35, Teen (13-17) $25, children (12 and under) $20.

Other Amenities: Open After COVID, Groups Welcome, Pet Friendly

Dates of Operation: We look forward to seeing you! We are open: Weekends Only in MAY and JUNE. Open 7 days a week July, August and September! We offer ​seven, 40 minute tours every day! No reservations necessary; walk ups are welcome! Our first tour departs at 11am, and we offer a trip every hour, on the hour until 5pm. The Mystic Express does not operate on rainy days



1 Holmes St.
Departs from S&P Oyster Company Restaurant Dock
Mystic, CT 06355


Departs: 11 a.m. until 5 p.m.

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