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Category:Water Fun
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boston harbor cruises photoFor over 75 years, BHC has been the premier ticket to ride on Boston Harbor.

From whale watching cruises, harbor sightseeing tours, and fast ferries to functions, private charters, and entertainment, you'll find it aboard Boston Harbor Cruises.

Take whale watches from Boston or Provincetown (our whale watch is Boston's only 3 hour trip) or a Harbor Islands ferry! Experience a Boston Harbor Sightseeing Tour, Constitution Cruise, or Sunset Cruise. Charter a boat for a wedding, company function or party.

Check out our Lighthouse Cruises or take a high-speed catamaran to P-town on Cape Cod, or to Block Island, R.I.

Historic Sightseeing Cruise
Whether you're visiting Boston for the first time, or a long time resident looking for a quick and relaxing getaway close to home, this trip around the harbor is not only fun, but you'll even learn a few things, too!

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Lighthouse Tours (~$40-$50 round trip)

Thoughts of the New England shoreline often conjure up visions of rocky outcrops, sandy beaches, and grassy marshes. Other classic images gracing our region’s coastline – and New England’s heritage – are the lighthouses which once kept sailors from navigating too close to shore. Many of these structures remain standing and in use today, and BHC is pleased to offer several lighthouse tours.

The Northern Lights tours are narrated by lighthouse expert Doug Bingham of the American Lighthouse Foundation, or by other members of the foundation. It begins in Boston with passes by Long Island Head Light and Deer Island Light, and then passes near Boston Light, the oldest lighthouse station in America.

Heading north, the tour will pass by several sites including Graves Light, Hospital Point Light, Marblehead Light, Fort Pickering Light, Bakers Island Light, Eastern Point Light, Ten Pound Island Light, Straitsmouth Island Light and more. The Northern Lights tour culminates with a view of Thacher Island, site of the only still operating twin lighthouses left in the entire country.

Departure Times
Lighthouse Tours Depart from Long Wharf on select summer Saturdays at 10:00am, and Return at approximately 3:00pm. The Catamaran is handicapped accessible.



Long Wharf, Boston, MA map
Phone: (877) 733-9425


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