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2024 Winter Wildlife Eagle Cruises on RiverQuest

February 9 - March 13


Experience the beauty and solitude of the lower Connecticut River during this wonderful time of year! It is so different than it is any other time of the year. There are no other vessels on the water, and with no leaves on the trees, wildlife viewing is easy and fun.

As the river, lakes and ponds to our north freeze, Eagles and others make their way to the lower CT River for their favorite food – FISH. Join RiverQuest for a 2 hour “on-the-water” cruise to search for eagles and other winter wildlife. In the past they have spotted up to a record 41 eagles, 3 types of grebes, fox, 3 types of swans, 3 types of mergansers, many different gulls, loons, golden eagle, coyote, deer, many hawk species, 3 types of seals, and even a bobcat. Naturalists will be on board to narrate and make sure you don’t miss a thing!

RiverQuest has a heated cabin, but you may want to dress in warm layers since the best views will be from the open decks. Don’t forget your camera and binoculars! …No binoculars? No worries,  there are plenty on board for you to borrow! Complimentary coffee and tea will be available.

Cruises start Friday February 9th continuing through March 13th.

Book online now!


  • 10:00am – 12:00pm
  • 12:30pm – 2:30pm

Saturdays & Sundays:

  • 9:00am – 11:00am
  • 11:30am – 1:30pm
  • 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Wednesdays, March 6th & 13th

  • 11:30am – 1:30pm


February 9
March 13


1 River Park
Haddam, CT 06438 United States
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