ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS, NJ - This fall, Seastreak—the leader in fast passenger ferry services in the New York Metropolitan area—is offering New Jersey passengers a range of scenic day trips traveling up the majestic Hudson River Valley. These affordable itineraries include trips to Bear Mountain Oktoberfest, a Hudson River Fall Foliage Cruise, and a West Point Football Package. Travelers will cruise in the height of luxury aboard Seastreak’s state-of-the-art 400+ passenger high-speed catamaran.

Seastreak’s President, James A. Barker is looking forward to providing New Jersey residents with these exciting and unforgettable day trips at a price most anyone can afford. “Today’s economic conditions mean more and more people are looking for vacation opportunities that are close to home. Our day trip packages to the Hudson Valley help New Jersey passengers get away without going far away. You don’t need to spend thousands of dollars to have an unforgettable time. These itineraries prove that.”   

Bear Mountain Oktoberfest

Every Saturday, from September 24th to October 29th, Seastreak will be ferrying passengers up the Hudson River to beautiful Bear Mountain State Park overlooking the Hudson River. Visitors will enjoy sights and attractions including the Trailside Museums and Zoo, the Elks Head Statue, the world-famous Bear Mountain Merry-Go-Round, and of course, Bear Mountain Inn’s legendary Oktoberfest celebration.

Seastreak’s ferry will depart from the pier in Highlands New Jersey at 8:45 AM, reaching Bear Mountain in approximately two hours. The ferry will depart Bear Mountain at 4:00pm for the return back to New Jersey. The cost is just $59 per adult, and $29 per child.

West Point Football

Football fans will not want to miss this: a deluxe West Point Football Package including round-trip transportation directly to West Point, shuttle bus service from the dock to Michie Stadium, and End Zone Reserved Stadium Tickets.

This Seastreak package is available for the following West Point Army home games:

Game Time: 12:00 pm

Game Time: 3:30 pm

  • November 12th vs. Rutgers (Game at Yankee Stadium)

Game Time: 3:30 pm

The price for the complete package including transportation, shuttle bus service and game ticket is $85/person. For those who don’t need game tickets, a Boat Only package is available for $65/person.

All New Jersey Seastreak ferries depart from the pier in Highlands, New Jersey. For Noon games, the ferry will depart Highlands at 7:45 am for 10 am arrival at West Point.  For 3:30 pm games, the ferry will depart Highlands at 10:30 am for 12:45 pm arrival at West Point.

Passengers should keep in mind that all Special Event Reservations are not returnable or exchangeable.


Hudson River Fall Foliage Cruse

For a true glimpse of autumn at its finest, New Jersey passengers will not want to miss Seastreak’s deluxe Hudson River Fall Foliage Cruse.

This 4.5 hour excursion takes you up the Hudson river at the height of the fall season, when the foliage is at its brightest and most colorful. The spectacular views include Manhattan, Palisades and of course, the glorious Hudson River Valley with its majestic cliffs and scenery straight from a postcard.

Seastreaks’s Fall Foliage Cruise departs from the pier at Highlands, New Jersey, and is available during just three weekends in October:

Boarding starts at 10:30 am for 11:00 departure. The fare is $70 per person, which includes a hot buffet lunch, desserts, coffee, tea and beverages. A cash bar is also available.


The Luxurious Seastreak Catamaran

Travelers will reach all of Seastreak’s Hudson Valley destinations aboard their state-of-the-art 400-seat, 7,500 Horse Power catamaran. The catamaran is equipped with three decks offering panoramic 360º views of New York City. For comfort, passengers enjoy individual high-backed chairs with armrests and tray tables. Also on board, a fully-stocked bar and 12 flat-screen TVs.   

SeaStreak is a leader in fast passenger ferry services in the New York metropolitan area. The company offers high-speed catamaran services to points in Manhattan from Central New Jersey, and seasonal ferry service to Oak Bluffs and Vineyard Haven on Martha’s Vineyard.  The catamarans are also available for private charter and special event services. For more information or to book your ticket, visit, or call 1-800-BOATRIDE.