- Cruise is free, but suggested donation is $25-$30 per person
- Cruises run from May to October, dates and times vary
- Tours are 2 ½ hours long, and can accommodate up to seven people
- Located at: Laurel Hill County Park, 1005 New County Road, Secaucus, NJ
These are the trips you have seen on TV and read about in The New York Times, The Record, and the Star-Ledger. The ones you’ve always wanted to take. Come join us for an incredible journey on the Hackensack River, through the marshes of the New Jersey Meadowlands, and more!
Eco-Cruises are fun, educational tours aboard Hackensack Riverkeeper’s specially rigged 30-foot pontoon boats. Captain Bill Sheehan started the program in 1994 to increase awareness of the lower Hackensack River as a vital natural and recreational resource. Since then, more than 75,000 people have explored the river with us. Most Eco-Cruises include 2 ½ hours on the water and are fully narrated by Captain Bill and/or Program Director, Captain Hugh Carola – both of whom are US Coast Guard-licensed captains.