Boston By Boat

A special project of Save the Harbor/Save the Bay

Harbor Tours

Tours of the Harbor cater to many interests, many including narratives describing the history of Boston Harbor and nearby landmarks.

Mass Bay Lines offers sightseeing tours with audio narratives translated into French, Spanish, and Mandarin Chinese, as well as music cruises and sunset cruises.

Boston Harbor Cruises offers several tours of the harbor including a historic sightseeing tour, a tour of the Charles River, and the high-powered Codzilla.

Charles Riverboat Co. offers sightseeing and sunset cruises on Boston Harbor and the Charles River.

UMass Boston offers educational Harbor tours of the Inner Harbor and Harbor Islands, departing from Fox Point on the UMass Boston campus.

For more information on Boston Harbor events and activities, visit our Boston Harbor page on Facebook!

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