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, special occasion charters (birthdays, anniversaries, bachelor/bachelorette parties, etc) and spectacular WaterFire rides.  Our special occasion charters can accommodate anywhere from 2 to 15 people!  We are thrilled to open our 23rd season on May 1, 2014!  Hope to see you aboard this season!

"Wake" Up Tours 

A great way to start your day! Enjoy a peaceful forty-five minute tour of Providence as Captain Tom intrigues you with his vast knowledge of the city and our beautiful waterfront.  Grab your coffee & climb aboard for a perspective of Providence that can't be beat!  There is a four-person minimum for these tours. $20.00 Adults, $15.00 Children 12 & under.  

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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 along the way. $20.00 Adults, $15.00 Children 12 & under. 

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Sunset Cruises

After sunset, experience our waterways by the light of the moon!  Grab a cold beverage from the Hot Club deck, climb aboard, and enjoy a lively, forty-five minute tour of the Providence River, Riverwalk, Waterplace Park and the Providence Harbor. $20.00 Adults.  These tours are more appropriate for ages 21+

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Children's Pirate Parties!

Arrrr you ready for some fun?  This birthday party experience is unlike any other!  Your child will be the Pirate Captain of the MV Proud Mary...they will navigate the vessel, command the mateys & find hidden treasures throughout the Providence River!  Join us for a fun, 75-minute, interactive pirate ride that your child will never forget!  $25.00 per child (Ages 3-12). Minimum of 10 Children, 2 adults ride free. 

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WaterFire Boat Rides

Experience the magic of WaterFire from the best seat in the city as Captain Tom expertly guides you throughout the burning braziers of Waterplace Park, the Providence River and Riverwalk!  Come aboard and see for yourself why our WaterFire rides sell-out year after year!  We will begin taking reservations for the 2014 WaterFire season just as soon as the schedule is released this Spring.  

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WaterFire Schedule 2013

  • Saturday, May 25th

    Sunset 8:08PM

  • Saturday, June 8

    Sunset: 8:19PM

  • Saturday, July 13th

    Sunset 8:21PM

  • Saturday, August 10th

    Sunset 7:54PM

  • Saturday, August 24th

    Sunset 7:31PM

  • Saturday, September 7th

    Sunset 7:08PM

  • Saturday, September 21st

    Sunset 6:44PM

  • Saturday, September 28th

    Sunset 6:32PM

  • Saturday, October 5th

    Sunset 6:20PM

  • Saturday, October 12th Gemma Flames of Hope

    Sunset 6:08PM

  • Saturday, November 9th Salute to Veterans

    Sunset 4:31PM