Tour Providence By Boat

Enjoy the Renaissance City from a whole new perspective! Admire the diverse architecture and rich history of Providence as you relax aboard our comfortable, Coast Guard certified pontoon boat, the MV Proud Mary.

We offer narrative boat tours of the Providence River & harbor, sunset cruises, spectacular WaterFire rides & private charters. Planning a special event?  Our private charters can accommodate 2-14 passengers for proposals, birthdays, anniversaries, graduations, bachelor/bachelorette parties and more!  

WE ARE NOW CLOSED FOR THE SEASON.  However, our office is open year-round for reservations, gift certificates and general questions.  You may also send an inquiry through our website and we will contact you.  Thank you, we'll see you in May!

Afternoon Excursions

Join us for a forty-five minute guided tour of the picturesque Providence waterways!  Explore the Providence River, Riverwalk, Waterplace Park and the Providence Harbor, as Captain Tom highlights architectural, historical & nautical points of interest. $20.00 Adults, $15.00 Children 12 & under.  We run 7 days/week, from 10am to 9pm, every hour, on the hour. By reservation only.

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Sunset Cruises

Enjoy our waterways by the light of the moon!  Grab a beverage from the Hot Club deck, climb aboard, and enjoy a forty-five minute ride along the Providence River, Riverwalk, Waterplace Park and the Providence Harbor.  $20.00 Adults, $15.00 Children 12 & under (More appropriate for 21+ after 8pm) We run 7 days/week, from 10am to 9pm, every hour, on the hour.  By reservation only. 

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New! Pomham Rocks Lighthouse Tour

We are thrilled to offer a two-hour tour of the Providence Harbor & the Pomham Rocks Lighthouse! Explore the exterior of this beautifully restored gem from 1871, while lighthouse expert Dave Kelleher walks you throughout the exterior of the property.  A delicious boxed-lunch on the grounds of Pomham Rocks is included.  June 27, July 11 and August 15 only. $39.00 pp, all ages.

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WaterFire Boat Rides

Experience the magic of WaterFire from the best seat in Providence! Climb aboard and relax as we guide you throughout the 80+ burning braziers of Waterplace Park, the Providence River and Riverwalk!  Join us for an unparalleled 25-minute boat ride amidst the flickering fires. Sunset to midnight from the basin of Waterplace Park (On WaterFire evenings only) 

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WaterFire Schedule 2014

  • Saturday, May 24th

    Sunset 8:06PM

  • Saturday, June 14th

    Sunset: 8:20PM

  • Saturday, June 28th

    Sunset 8:23PM

  • Saturday, July 12th

    Sunset 8:19PM

  • Saturday, July 26th

    Sunset 8:09PM

  • Saturday, August 9th

    Sunset 7:53PM

  • Saturday, August 23rd

    Sunset 7:33PM

  • Saturday, September 27th

    Sunset 6:34PM

  • Saturday, October 11th Gemma Flames of Hope

    Sunset 6:10PM

  • Saturday, October 25th

    Sunset 5:49PM

  • Saturday, November 8th Salute to Veterans

    Sunset 4:32PM