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See some of the top attractions in Boston from the waterfront on this narrated 90-minute sightseeing cruise. Explore Boston Harbor and see the city’s historic sites.


  • Boston historic sightseeing cruise
  • Boston cruise around the harbor is a great way to see top sights
  • Fully narrated 90-minute tour
  • Highlights include the nation's oldest continuously manned lighthouse and the Harbor Islands National Park Area

What You Can Expect

Boston Historic Sightseeing Cruise

Boston Historic Sightseeing Cruise

Discover some of the important historic attractions along Boston’s inner and outer harbors during this entertaining and educational sightseeing cruise.

On this narrated tour, see the USS Constitution, the world’s oldest commissioned warship afloat and America’s Ship of State. Cruise past the authentically restored Boston Tea Party ships and the floating Boston Museum, one of the top museums in Boston. Check out Old North Church, where the famous “one if by land, and two if by sea” signal is said to have been sent by Paul Revere back in 1775. There’s also Boston Light, a lighthouse located on Little Brewster Island in outer Boston Harbor and the first light station established on the North American continent.

Customer Reviews

Ramon Elmerito G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

This tour was amazing!

Michael R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Very good cruise, really enjoyed it. Got some fantastic photos, boat easy to get on and off I've got a bad leg. Staff were lovely and scenery brilliant

Kathleen S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2014

It was good, very worthwhile and relaxing. ..You can sit inside or out, so weather not a huge problem. Get there early though, it's a very crowded area with a lot of people and excursions; it may take awhile to find the line you are supposed to be in. also, allow a bit a extra time to go to the Boston Harbor Tour office (small building with whale on top) to exchange your printed voucher for tickets to board the boat. Also, we had reservations to eat lunch prior to the boat trip at Ned Devine's Irish Pub in Quincy Market (upstairs). That was very good and worked out well.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2014

Very informative and interesting

William M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2011


April T

4 star rating: Recommended August 2016

I've taken this tour a few times with out of town guests. It is a great way to get a little bit of history and see some of the harbor.

Melodie P

4 star rating: Recommended September 2015

I did enjoy it however, I would have liked to get a closer look at the lighthouse though.

Anne P

4 star rating: Recommended August 2015

Enjoyed the cruise as was good to see Boston from alternative view.

amber s

4 star rating: Recommended June 2014

great tour, very comfortable ship. Staff were friendly. It was easy to book and everything went smoothly.

Jaunda K

4 star rating: Recommended August 2013

Knowledgable narrator.

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