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Portsmouth Harbor Cruises

64 Ceres St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3706
+1 603-436-8084
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Nice boat ride but too crowded

First let me say that this is a very nice boat ride and the narrator had a fantastic voice and was... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Arlington, Massachusetts
A must do!!

This was a last minute plan to take a boat ride and boy was it worth it! Very inexpensive compared... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
South Carolina
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Discover the Piscataqua's Heritage on Portsmouth's Original Harbor Cruise. Join us aboard the Heritage for an intimate cruise through the Seacoast's most picturesque waterways.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good30%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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64 Ceres St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3706
+1 603-436-8084
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Reviewed 2 days ago

First let me say that this is a very nice boat ride and the narrator had a fantastic voice and was very informative. However, unfortunately because my husband and I didn't push our way to the front when boarding the boat we ended up with...More

Thank AtownMama
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was a last minute plan to take a boat ride and boy was it worth it! Very inexpensive compared to other local charters. Very informative and great tour guide during the 1.25 hr ride. Beautiful day and scenery. Bar and snacks available and also...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a well managed and well narrated cruise through historic Portsmouth Harbor. Portsmouth (and Kittery, ME) were settled in 1623 and have grown steadily since then. The Portsmouth Naval Shipyard was opened in 1800 and is the oldest surviving US shipyard. Submarines were built...More

Thank Dave E
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were scheduled to go on the Isle of Shoals cruise which was cancelled due to waves. While disappointed, we were please to know that they would rather reschedule at a lower price than take chances with safety. The narration was interesting and provided information...More

1  Thank blackcat06
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

1 1/2 Hour trip through the harbor, well narrated, smooth ride telling you the history of the town, went in the Atlantic ocean for a short period and then returned to port

1  Thank Ed F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The tour was certainly scenic and informative, but I did not care for the configuration of the boat. The boat was a single level with the bar and indoor seating being in the middle of the boat. That left most of the outside seats running...More

Thank TJcruiser007
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife, daughters 13 and 11, and I went on the regular harbor cruise on a Saturday in July. The cruise is a little over an hour. You get a different perspective of Portsmouth Harbor and a lot of history. The skipper narrates the tour...More

1  Thank gocats89
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went on a lovely early evening cruise motoring back and forth between New Hampshire and Maine waters. Totally relaxing and quite informative; This is a must do cruise, one and a half hours of enjoyment.

3  Thank frank k
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We all liked the cruises. Ages 72 to 7. The narration was very interesting. The boat is well designed with seating on either side of the cabin. The cabin has a fill bar w snacks, inside seating if you want to get out of the...More

Thank NewOrleansDeltagirl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in Portsmouth on our NE coast drive and spent some time on the harbor cruise. Great cruise, very interesting and a nice way to pass time and see the local coastline from the water. Highly recommend.

Thank Loves2Travel55555
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29 June 2017|
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Response from skremam2 | Reviewed this property |
Best to check their website!
Roberta R
24 March 2017|
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Response from JacquelineJohnson | Reviewed this property |
2017 Times & Rates(all below I copied from their website- Enjoy worth the $) Spring Dates – May 13 to June 9 Mon. Tues. Wed. Thurs. Fri. Sat. Sun. 12:00 Harbor Cruise 3:00 Harbor Cruise Summer Dates – June 10... More
22 September 2016|
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Response from jackjrt | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I believe they do operate in mid October for foliage cruises. The peak foliage here is usually around that time.