Connecticut River Swallows Tour

Saturday September 21, 5:00pm


Join Harvard friends to watch the swallows perform their sunset dance!

The Harvard Club of Southern CT is chartering a very special vessel on the Connecticut River for an early fall sunset cruise. Our private boat will bring us to a special spot on the Connecticut River where hundreds of thousands of Tree Swallows gather. After spending the day miles away, the swallows return each night to sleep in the reeds. They gather at sunset and perform aerial ballets forming an amazing display of art, coordination and cooperation! Our cruise will allow perfect views from the open decks on the bow and stern, and flexible seating ensures everyone gets optimal "up close and personal" viewing. 

The swallows are the main event, but there is so much else to see while cruising along the river. Many birds are migrating through the area including Bald Eagles and Great Egrets. The on-board naturalist will educate you on the swallow phenomenon and all the other wildlife we see. On the returnscreen-shot-2016-07-04-at-10.17.55-am cruise home, there is time to chat with others and experience the river at twilight, blending into night.  Don't forget your camera and binoculars (or borrow a pair of our binocs)! 

The experience is so popular that the charter price has increased significantly. In order to keep our ticket prices affordable, we will not be able to offer a dinner spread this year. However, you are welcome to bring dinner or snacks with you, and make use of the cash bar available on the boat. Due to the length of this cruise, we ask that the age of all passengers be 10 years old or above.

The cruise departs the dock at 5:30pm and everyone should be on the dock by 5:00pm.  We will be departing from the dock at 152 River Street, Deep River, CT.

It's a beautiful experience. You won't want to miss it!

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5:00PM - 8:30PM Sat 21 Sep 2024, Eastern timezone


Adventure Riverboat
152 River Street
Deep River, CT 06417 USA

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