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Guided Kayak Tours of Providence

Guided Kayak Tours of Providence

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Explore the Providence & Woonasquatucket Rivers, Riverwalk & Waterplace Park with our tour guide CJ, as he highlights nautical & historical points of interest. Witness osprey, blue crabs, swan, loons and the occasional great blue heron, in addition to our capital city’s architectural diversity, picturesque parks and cobblestone walkways that line our urban waterways. The tours run approximately 90 minutes. All experience levels are welcome, but it is very helpful if you have kayaked in the past. Complimentary beverages will be served at the docks after the evening tours. Limited to just (15) paddlers per tour. Includes all equipment, tour and beverages, if applicable. Sorry, personal equipment is not permitted.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$79.49
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$79.49

Haunted Boat Tours

Haunted Boat Tours

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Enjoy a memorable way to explore Providence—and learn all of the city’s spookiest ghost stories and creepiest lore—on this after-dark boat tour. Make your own way to the dock, hop aboard your vessel, and set sail with Captain Peter. Your costumed guide, accompanied by flickering lanterns, will share stories and secrets as you cruise along the water and admire views of the city illuminated after dark.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$39.00
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$39.00
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Boat Tour of Green Jacket Shoal

Boat Tour of Green Jacket Shoal

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Join us as we welcome David Robinson, Director of the Massachusetts Board of Underwater Archaeological Resources aboard for a 75-minute exploration of the Providence waterways & Green Jacket Shoal. Here, David has found the remains of a historical floating dry dock & 26 wooden-hulled vessels, deemed “Rhode Island’s largest ship graveyard” and a reminder of the industrial fervor that transformed Providence into a thriving commercial waterfront. David's knowledge and experience with Green Jacket Shoal is fascinating and we are thrilled to welcome him back again for the fifth consecutive year! This limited series tour sells out quickly, so reserve your seats soon!
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$57.00
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$57.00
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Twilight River Cruises

Twilight River Cruises

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Bathed in the serenity of a softer light, the city's architecture, picturesque bridges and cobblestone walkways take on a whole new life beneath the setting sun. Climb aboard and wind down with a selection of complimentary wine or Prosecco from RI's own Gooseneck Vineyards while you experience unparalleled views of the evening skies! We're taking "date night" to new depths...join us in 2021! Additional Info: - This is an evening cruise ONLY. There is NO TOUR OR NARRATION offered during this boat ride. - All passengers must be 21+ (sorry, no infants/children) - Kindly remember that our passengers are looking forward to a relaxing experience; please be mindful of your noise level. If you are looking for a rowdy "booze cruise," this is not the ride for you. Give us a call and we can assist you with a more appropriate ride. - There is no smoking or vaping allowed on our boats, at any time. - Not a wine drinker? You may BYOB in a small cooler.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$45.00
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$45.00
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Narrated Boat Tours

Narrated Boat Tours

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Get an in-depth look at Providence from a boat cruise that travels along the waterways of Rhode Island’s capital city. Your guide shares live commentary about historical landmarks and modern destinations as you take in sites including the Fox Point Hurricane Barrier, Providence Industrial Harbor, Providence River, Waterplace Park and the pedestrian paths of Riverwalk. Choose a daytime or evening cruise, and feel free to bring your own refreshments on board.
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  • 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$30.00
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$30.00
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Scenic Cruise of Narragansett Bay from Newport

Scenic Cruise of Narragansett Bay from Newport

Come aboard the Coastal Queen at Bowen's Wharf, Newport, and experience the magnificent Newport Harbor and Jamestown shoreline. Our narrated 75-minute Scenic Bay Cruise is a great way to experience Newport from an entirely different perspective. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the magnificent views while sipping on your favorite summer beverages from our onboard bar. The 57-foot, fully restored Coastal Queen offers maximum comfort and beautiful views from every seat. Our guides will point out and share their knowledge of the many beautiful sites that make up the historic Newport Harbor. While on the tour, you will see harbor estates, lighthouses, forts, yachts, and so much more.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$26.00
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$26.00
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Light House Harbor Cruise of Narragansett Bay

Light House Harbor Cruise of Narragansett Bay

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Fall cruising aboard Coastal Queen offers maximum comfort and spectacular views of the lighthouses and historic sights that surround magnificent Newport Harbor and lower Narragansett Bay. On the tour, you will see and hear about the lighthouses of Goat Island, Rose Island, Castle Hill & Lime Rock, and also learn about neighboring sites like the harbor mansions, churches, historic Fort Adams and Jamestown Village, the Newport Pell Bridge, Clingstone, Hammersmith Farm and more. You may even see a local seal or two in the water! Valid ID (for bar service) and cloth face covering is required to board. Cruises depart from Bowen's Wharf, Newport & Jamestown.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$35.00
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$35.00
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America's Cup Yacht Racing Experience in Newport

America's Cup Yacht Racing Experience in Newport

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Get an adrenaline rush as you learn how to sail, then race aboard a 12 meter America’s Cup yacht. Your professional crew will coach you and your friends or family in a hands-on sailing experience. Choose to participate and learn racing maneuvers, or just sit back and enjoy the sights of Newport. You’ll be talking about this experience for years to come.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$175.00
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$175.00

2 Hour Newport Harbor Sail Aboard Former America's Cup Yacht

2 Hour Newport Harbor Sail Aboard Former America's Cup Yacht

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Experience an unforgettable nautical adventure and take home second-to-none bragging rights with this 2-hour Newport cruise. Sail aboard an actual America's Cup 12-meter yacht, which navigates you past top attractions including the New York Yacht Club, Newport Pell Bridge, the Rose Island Lighthouse and Fort Adams. No prior experience is necessary — try your hand at sailing, or simply hang back and enjoy the ride. Expert crew will ensure a safe and enjoyable time on the water.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$98.00
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