Unless otherwise noted on the calendar above the Volsunga will be leaving the dock at 11, 1, and 3 o’clock Tuesday through Sunday. WE WILL BE OPEN ON COLUMBUS DAY. The last day of the season is October 14th. Please understand that all trips are weather permitting; including rain, wind, and fog.
We board the boat at quarter of the hour and depart on top of the hour promptly.
It is a 45 minute narrated tour.
Give yourself 10 to 15 minutes to find parking on the main roads around the dock vicinity- the dock is located at 4 Indian Point Rd, Stony Creek,CT 06405. Please use the public restrooms in town before boarding the boat. We board the boat at quarter of the hour and depart on top of the hour. It is a 45 minute live narrated boat ride. You will hear about the natural history of the islands, the shell fish industries that thrived in town and the building boom that occurred during the Victorian Era . We recount old stories and local legends and you will see picturesque scenery, including beautiful homes and shore birds.
We ask that people refrain from loud conversation and cell phone conversation while onboard as it is distracting for the people that want to hear the tour. A plea to parents with children, kids are expected to be behaved on the boat and the tour is not recommended for children under three – although everybody is welcome.
WE ARE HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE! A standard 26 inch wide wheelchair will have no problem getting on board. Please check the tide chart below to prepare for the best time to visit us. At low tide, the ramp can be very steep, while at high tide the ramp is flat. Stony Creek tide chart
****Reservations accepted for groups of over 10 people. Under 10 just come on down.****
We do not operate tours on rainy days or during high winds. The captain reserves the right to cancel tours in the event of unsettled weather conditions. Call ahead 203 481-3345 and check local Stony Creek weather.
Thank you- we hope to see you on a Thimble Islands Cruise.
We appreciate your patronage!