Cruise the Chester River and enjoy views of
historic Chestertown, Maryland

Book your cruise today!

Weekday exclusive use of the boat:
Monday - Thursday (when available; restrictions may apply)

$45/person; $675 minimum (15 people)
Includes a 2-hour cruise (available times of your choice) and a casual buffet meal provided by Occasions Catering.

Dates and availability are subject to change
due to weather and privately chartered events.

Prices/fees subject to change without notice.

Cruise season: April - November (public & private options)
December (private only)

Off-season: January - March (no cruises available)

All cruises depart from the foot of High Street in Chestertown unless otherwise noted.

See weekend (Friday - Sunday) & formal event rates below.
Photo by Tyler Campbell

Private Charters - Your Personal Yacht Awaits

A cruise on the Chester River is a memory that lasts a lifetime.

Whether a celebratory outing or a corporate event, the professional crew and staff of the
Chester River Packet Company will take care of you and your guests.

Wedding Events

Make magical wedding memories by celebrating and sharing with your guests cruising the beautiful Chester River. Consult with our staff about booking your engagement party, rehearsal dinner, or ceremony onboard.

Private Parties

Host your unique, special event on the river! Birthdays, reunions, graduations, anniversaries, or just a gathering of friends and family. Reserve the River Packet and let the Captain and crew help you make your party one for the ages!

Corporate Events & Meetings

Make your next meeting or corporate event really interesting by holding it on a boat cruising down the Chester River! The salon is perfectly suited with heat and AC and plenty of seating for everyone.

*TV/Computer setup not provided

Catering by Occasions

All food onboard the River Packet is provided by our sister company, Occasions Catering, who will work with you to ensure your menu is just as you want it.

2023 Weekend Private Charter Rates


Friday to Sunday (public cruise override)

2.5-Hour Cruise $1,700.00 (catering + bar in addition)

2-Hour Cruise $1,600.00 (catering + bar in addition)

Download 2023 Rates


Boarding from High Street Town Dock,
unless otherwise specified