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Join us for a boat tour of Providence as we celebrate our 33rd season!

Our 2024 season opens Saturday, May 11th

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Welcome Aboard!

Join us for an open-air boat tour of Providence as we celebrate our 33rd season!

Anchor View All Boat Tours

Featured Tours

About Us

Whether you’re a RI native, traveling with family, or visiting for work, our tours are designed to appeal to everyone.
Enjoy a daytime tour, twilight cruise or WaterFire ride aboard our open-air vessels for unparalleled views & expert narration from our Captains!

Best Local Tour (Statewide) – 2018, 2019, 2021, 2022, 2023
Mary J. Brennan Tourism Award – RI Hospitality Association, 2022
Best City Tour – Yankee Magazine, 2017
Member of the Year – Providence/Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau, 2016
Top Rated & Certificates of Excellence – Google, Yelp & TripAdvisor, yearly

Top-Rated Providence Boat Tours!

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Great Boat Tour Yelp!

Great boat tour of the Providence river with Captain Pete who is friendly knowledgeable and really enjoys his job. We had a great hour with him and would recommend this to anyone

– Joe V. | Oct. 2020
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Great Ride! TripAdvisor

We had a great ride on Saturday during Columbus Day weekend. The tour was very informative and our Captain, Peter, was wonderful! He was very eager to share his knowledge about Providence and he was great to travel with. I'd highly recommend this trip!

– Lisa T. | Oct. 2019
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Locals Love Us! Yelp!

We spent the day as tourists in our own city, and the Providence Riverboat Tour was the best part! Easy to order tickets online before, convenient to sit by the water with a cocktail at Tel Aviv before boarding (cocktails are welcome aboard, too!) and wicked fun to tour the city from the river! Captain Tom knew his stuff and even us locals learned more about Providence's history. Going to tell everyone I know to check it out!

– Jennifer D. | Sept. 2019
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Unique Historical Boat Tour TripAdvisor

After enjoying the fun narrated tours lead by Captain Tom for the past few years, we were excited for the opportunity to explore the Green Jacket Shoal. We had wondered, during low tide, what the exposed wood in the river was off of India Point Park. The tour, guided by David Robinson, brought us out - up close - to “Rhode Island’s largest ship graveyard” where we learned about each boat settled there, and therefore, a lot about Providence history. The boat ride was fun and fascinating!

– Leah A. | April 2020
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Haunted Boat Tours Google Reviews

Great experience on the day cruise and Haunted Boat tour, highly recommend! Family friendly!

– Katie M. | Sept. 2020
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We Had A Blast! Yelp!

We had a wonderful cruise in Providence with the Gooseneck Wine Co. We had a blast! We learned so much history from our boat captain. The sky was clear. A beautiful evening, was perfect for a leisurely cruise. Thanks for such a wonderful time. I highly recommend it!

– Karen R. | August 2019
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Twilight River Cruise Google Reviews

Amazing secret gem! Twilight cruise is beautiful. Captain was great, wine delicious. Great experience. Didn't want it to end. What a value!

– Suzanne M. | Oct. 2020
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Haunted Boat Tour TripAdvisor

I had the pleasure of being on the first Haunted Boat Tour. Captain Peter and our guide, Kelly were wonderful! Both were very knowledgeable, with great stories to tell. Beautiful ride on the river, learning some of the eerie history of Providence. Thanks for a fun night!

– Michele F. | June 2019
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Birthday Charter Google Reviews

Went on a late afternoon voyage this past Sunday for a friends birthday. What a great time and beautiful day in the harbor. As a lifetime Rhode Islander, seeing the Providence shorelines from a different perspective was absolutely enlightening. Being able to see the old and new bridges, and how they were constructed is very cool. Captain Tom was not only incredibly informative, he had a great sense of humor and made the ride extremely enjoyable.

– Tony O. | May 2019
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The Best Way To View WaterFire! TripAdvisor

We loved our relaxing boat ride through the WaterFire show this past weekend! The driver of our boat was able to get views for both sides of the boat during different portions of the show and I noticed he was slowing down in front of some of the cool sections of flames to allow people a chance to take pictures and selfies. The view from the boat ride was amazing of the flames and the show. I would absolutely recommend taking a boat ride during WaterFire. It took the show to an 11 on a 1-10 scale!

– JNC0310 | June 2018