Historical New England Harbor Cruise - Boston

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 Hrs
  • Departure Details :
    Our boats depart from Rowes Wharf, directly behind the Boston Harbor Hotel, located at (for GPS) 400 Atlantic Avenue, Boston (02110). Check-in at Rowes Wharf is located in the Ferry Terminal, a climat.. read more
  • Cancellation Policy :


Step aboard Yacht Northern Lights for a 2-hour sightseeing cruise to discover the history and mystery of our New England Harbor town, Boston. Boston Harbor is home to 34 islands and nearly every island has a story to tell from, its fortifications and hauntings to lighthouses and wildlife sanctuaries. The harbor is full of rich and unique history that will keep your attention throughout the trip. While aboard enjoy an 8oz. Cup of New England Clam chowder, on us! Its a staple here in Boston, and you cant have a New England experience without it.

Know More about this tour

  • Meet at 60 Rowes Wharf, Boston, MA at least 20 minutes prior to the cruise departure time
  • Check in at the ticket booth and obtain boarding passes
  • Boarding will begin 5 minutes prior to the specified departure time 
  • This cruise is great for Boston Skyline pictures
  • View the steeple of the Old North Church, Bunker Hill Monument, USS Cassin Young, and the USS Constitution
  • Pass by Fort Independence and take in views of Boston's Seaport District
  • See Spectacle Island, which has been transformed by the Big Dig Project of Boston
  • Cruise by Long Island and see Long Island Head Light, one of our nation's first made of cast iron.
  • Check out the mysterious sunken island known as Nixes Mate marked by a black and white nautical structure
  • Fort Warren on George's Island and hear about the mysterious woman in black
  • Other islands on this trip: Lovell's Island that is famous for many shipwrecks, Gallops Island, Deer Island where Boston's water treatment facility is located, and Rainsford Island.
  • In the distance, on our cruise, you may be able to see Graves Lighthouse and Boston Light, the oldest lighthouse in America.


  • A cup of New England clam chowder


  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Food (with the exception of a cup of New England clam chowder)
  • Gratuities (recommended)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Minimum drinking age is 21 years

Not wheelchair accessible

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

There is a climate controlled main cabin with seating and an open bow and upper deck 

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