Boston Harbor Sightseeing Cruise

8 Reviews | Boston, USA

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1 hour 30 minutes (Approx.)
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Enjoy this 1.5 hour cruise around Boston Harbor on classic 1920s-style Yacht Northern Lights. Relax in the indoor grand salon area or venture to the top, outdoor deck for more sweeping views of the Harbor. Some notable sites include great views of Boston's skyline, Old North Church, Bunker Hill Monument, USS Cassin Young, and the USS Constitution along with Boston's Harbor Islands. Bring your camera! Grab a beverage or light snacks from the bar (available for purchase by credit card).



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Average 4.38 out of 5 stars based on 8 verified reviews from Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor

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Boston Harbor Sightseeing Tour - Northern Lights Boat
Lisa B, Sep 2022 Verified
My husband and I love this sightseeing cruise in the fresh ocean breezes of Boston Harbor. It gave us a beautiful panoramic view of downtown Boston as well as other sites we weren’t able to see on foot. Loved the boat too!
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maryekoon, May 2021 Verified
Overall a great way to spend time with family and enjoy the sites of Boston from the harbor! Nice size boat with plenty of room to get around without feeling congested. The girl giving the narrative was great and was easy to hear and follow. All of the employees were very nice and helpful. Some of us enjoyed a beverage while cruising. Towards the end of the tour they played entertaining music.
Boston Harbor Sightseeing Cruise
Frances_B, Dec 2020 Verified
The narration was wonderful and they explained where we were going and the history of the sites that we were seeing and it was a beautiful day. We definitely social distance and I would do it again
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Sophia, Sep 2020 Verified
Captain was so nice and allowed us to join him in his forte and the boat ride was amazing along with great service at the bar!
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alfred, Jul 2020 Verified
Excellent time to enjoy a beautiful time on the water.The crew was excellent very friendly and helpful... don’t let the Covid scare u away excellent time to enjoy not being crowded.... the ship is by far the cleanest ship shape well kept tourist ship I’ve ever been on ... 10!! Top notch
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Ann N, Aug 2020 Verified
Lot s of fun, particularly on a hot day. Did a great job of distancing the benches, and was very clean. I live in the area, but if you were a tourist you would not learn anything about what you were seeing. A little more narrative would be very helpful.
Boston Harbor Sightseeing Cruise
Donna, Aug 2020 Verified
My husband and I were looking for something fun to do in Boston that would be safe during the Pandemic. Look at the "Keeping you safe during COVID-19" bullet points, I thought that I would feel and be safe. They required masks upon entry, but every single guest but one besides my husband and myself removed their masks immediately. While the staff put the benches 6' apart, social distancing was not at all enforced. Someone in a party of 8 pulled their bench right up behind me, less than 2' away. When I objected they moved to about 4' away. The description of the cruise included listening to the history of the Boston islands through the guide's commentary. That commentary turned out to be nonexistent. Other than that, the cruise was lovely. It was wonderful to be on the water with lovely cool breezes on such a hot day. The crew outran a local rainstorm. As long as I don't come down with COVID-19, I will remember it fondly.
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Aberg, Jul 2020 Verified
Friendly staff. Nice cruise. Not enough narration. Was hoping for more historical references. Good COVID precautions.

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