Narrated Boat Tours

16 Reviews | Providence, USA

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Discover the historic and contemporary milestones of the Providence waterways on our fun & relaxing narrated daytime tours and sunset cruises. Come explore the Providence River, Riverwalk, Waterplace Park, the Fox Point Hurricane Barrier and the Providence Industrial Harbor as we highlight historical, nautical and architectural points of interest!

We also offer "Sunset Cruises," "Twilight River Cruises," "Haunted Boat Tours," "Vineyard Voyages" (a floating wine tasting), "Boat Tours of Green Jacket Shoal" and "WaterFire Boat Rides" on specific dates. Please check our website for special event schedules.



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Average 4.94 out of 5 stars based on 16 verified reviews from Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor

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Ken C, Oct 2021 Verified
Not too long, not too short. The perfect amount of knowledge and humor. Great historical background from architecture to native and colonial points of view.
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Stephen_M, Oct 2021 Verified
We were on the 11:00 tour. Our guide made the trip very interesting and was enthusiastic in discussing the Providence history.
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nisha274, Oct 2021 Verified
Captain Peter was an excellent tour guide! He was funny, friendly, and knowledgeable. The boat itself seats about 16 so it was not over crowded and we could hear him well. Having been in the area a long time he was very familiar with the history and had a lot of interesting anecdotes. Was a great intro to Providence and its history!
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Whitney K, Oct 2021 Verified
We had such a lovely time... Even in the rain! Captain Peter was so knowledgeable about the history of Providence. He was funny and engaging. We had such a good time the hour really flew by. Highly recommend!
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HappyInDenver, Oct 2021 Verified
Though I had seen all the positive reviews on this tour, I was slightly skeptical as most of the reviews focused solely on how wonderful it was in giving a history of Rhode Island.... It was that and so much more!! The tour is very engaging, weaving current happenings with a historical linkage. Absolutely excellent!!
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631pamr, Sep 2021 Verified
Great River tour. So much history, we really enjoyed it. Guide was really knowledgeable about the history of Rhode Island. We were extremely happy we did this tour.
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Patricia W, Sep 2021 Verified
Despite some was great...I took 4 people who had never heard of it! They loved it! Our guide was great (he was my guide the first time I went.) Fascinating information....hope to take Architectural one soon!
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thenorvells2002, Sep 2021 Verified
We had a wonderful time on the boat tour of Providence. It was full of interesting facts. Would recommend this trip while visiting this area.
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Elizabeth, Jun 2021 Verified
Leaving the gate to enter the marina. It was nice being able to be in the ocean. The boat being at ocean level made the experience even more exciting.
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Charles N, Oct 2020 Verified
Fun boat ride around the river and bay. So interesting to learn about the history of downtown Providence and how how radically different it has been.

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