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

Our 2024 season is now OPEN

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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 Tour with Captain Peter! TripAdvisor

This was the first thing I did when I arrived in Providence and Captain Peter's tour was an amazing way to be welcomed to Providence! He was so knowledgeable and informative and I found myself remembering interesting points he shared all throughout my three-day stay. The meeting point was easy to find and I highly recommend you enjoy an ice cream at the Creamery before the boat ride!

– Noelle F.
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Beautiful River! TripAdvisor

I didn’t know the river was so beautiful. The narrator was very informative and the description of the history of river usage was interesting. It was a great way to introduce visitors to the “highlights” of downtown Providence, from a unique perspective. The description of how the hurricane barrier was built was fascinating. I highly recommend this tour!

– Deborah B.
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Great Experience! Google

Captain Tom was a great tour guide. He was super knowledgeable, very friendly and had a great sense of humor. We didn't have a lot of time in Providence, so we weren't sure what to do. Taking the boat tour was a great choice and good use of our time. We highly recommend it for anyone visiting the will learn a lot and see some pretty great views.

– Kris B.
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Fun and Fascinating! 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.
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Interesting Stories! Google Reviews

We took the Haunted Boat Tour this past weekend and both our captain (Peter) and ghost guide (Clay) did an excellent job keeping us entertained with interesting stories with insightful history of the city. The story of Edgar Allen Poe was definitely our favorite. We would highly recommend this to anyone looking for a spooky time!

– Matt C.
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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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Superb! Google Reviews

Captain Tim and the tour narrator Jake were superb! Very knowledgeable and informative. We loved that we were able to bring food and drinks aboard. This tour by far was one of the best. An affordable rate for a guided tour on the water. We enjoyed the small group and the relaxed atmosphere. We look forward to sharing our experience with our family & friends! Thank you again for the great experience!

– John & Marcia A.
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Fun Evening! TripAdvisor

We took our grandsons on the Haunted River Tour. All of us enjoyed Kelly, our guide, who enthusiastically told us many scary stories of ghosts in Providence. The boat ride was really interesting and felt like we were going underground with all the bridges. Fun evening!

– Marilyn B.
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Extremely Enjoyable! 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.
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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!

– J. N.
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Amazing Secret Gem! Google

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

– Suzanne M.
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Awesome! Google

We booked a 2 hour private charter for my buddy’s bachelor party on 6/11. It was AWESOME. Tim was our captain, and we couldn’t have imagined having a better experience. BYOB and making great memories with the boys? Sign me up. If you are ever in the Providence area, this is a must. Thank you for the amazing time and if we are ever back in the area we will be back.

– A.C.