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Boston Harbor Cruises

By Viator, October 2014

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The Boston Harbor has had its share of drama since its discovery by John Smith in 1614 (Boston Tea Party, anyone?), but these days, it’s smooth sailing when you include a boat cruise in your Boston sightseeing itinerary. The themes and varieties are numerous – for a wacky, or maybe quacky, time, a duck boat tour offers both land and water adventure. The amphibious boat will take you past major landmarks like Bunker Hill and the Fleet Center. A USS Constitution cruise takes you to the Charlestown Navy Yard to see “Old Ironsides” herself. The New England Lighthouse Cruise offers amazing scenery of the Boston-area coastline as you pass by some of the oldest lighthouses in the US. Dinner and brunch cruises allow you to enjoy the Boston skyline while you dine, and a sunset cruise sets a romantic mood – sip a cocktail on the deck and watch the city light up as the sun goes down.

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Boston Super Saver: Cambridge, Lexington and Concord Tour plus Hop-On Hop-Off Boston Trolley

4 star rating: Recommended 40 Reviews

Experience the best of the Boston area by combining a tour of Cambridge, Lexington and Concord and a 2-day Boston hop-on hop-off trolley. Delve into the ...  Read more

Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Duration: Coach tour: 3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)


Trolley tour: Varies

From USD $65.60

Boston Duck Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 240 Reviews

Water is no barrier for a duck, why should it be for you? A Boston Duck Tour is a wonderful way to get a great look at Boston on land and water. See all the ...  Read more

Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Duration: 80 minutes (approx.)

From USD $36.65

Boston Dinner Cruise

4.5 star rating: Recommended 19 Reviews

For the ultimate in elegance, you can't go past this three-hour dinner cruise on Boston's famous harbor. Enjoy fine dining, delicious wines, and entertainment ...  Read more

Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Duration: 3-hours
2-hours on Sundays only

From USD $98.12

Boston Tall Ship Day Cruise

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 4 Reviews

Admire the sights of Boston from an amazing vantage point – from the water! On a morning or afternoon cruise, travel back in time as you sail smoothly along ...  Read more

Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Duration: 1.5 to 3 hours

From USD $39.90

Boston Pizza and Taverns Tour

Raise a pint to the spirits of Samuel Adams, Paul Revere and George Washington as you relive more than 375 years of tavern history in Boston. This informative ...  Read more

Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $49.00

Boston Sunset Cruise

4.5 star rating: Recommended 26 Reviews

After a busy day sightseeing or working, what could be nicer than relaxing onboard one of Boston's finest boats for a cruise on the harbor? Watch the sun ...  Read more

Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Duration: 90 minutes (approx.)

From USD $26.20

Boston USS Constitution Cruise

4 star rating: Recommended 10 Reviews

Visit perhaps the most treasured of all Boston's landmarks, the USS Constitution. This 45 minute fully narrated tour brings you up close and personal with ...  Read more

Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Duration: 45 minutes (approx.)

From USD $20.95

Boston Codzilla: Thrill Boat Ride

4.5 star rating: Recommended 18 Reviews

Codzilla has arrived. And Boston Harbor will never be the same. Now there are more thrills, more laughs and more speed than you ever imagined as you zip ...  Read more

Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Duration: 40 minutes (approx.)

From USD $30.45

Boston Historic Sightseeing Cruise

4 star rating: Recommended 8 Reviews

Whether you're visiting Boston for the first time, or a long time resident looking for a quick and relaxing getaway close to home, this trip around the harbor ...  Read more

Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Duration: 90 minutes (approx.)

From USD $26.20

Boston Sunset Dinner Cruise with Buffet

4 star rating: Recommended 12 Reviews

See Boston’s waterfront sights from the deck of a luxury sunset dinner cruise. Enjoy a fabulous fine-dining buffet with a carving station and hit the dance ...  Read more

Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Duration: 2-3 hours

From USD $88.95

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