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Boston Harbor Cruises

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Boston Harbor Cruises, (BHC) is the nation's oldest and largest private operator of passenger vessels. BHC's current service offerings include Whale Watches in partnership with the New England Aquarium, the Cape Cod Fast Ferry, a variety of...more
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We took 7 people on the Boston Harbor tour in late October - in the rain. It could have been miserable. Instead, it was a great trip with a knowledgeable and funny tour guide and a large, comfortable ship with lots of warm indoor seating...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Julianne P
Reviewed 5 days ago

Me and my dad went on this cruise with the tour group. It was a fine and sunny day and lots of room as only our group was on it. We found a seat near the back undercover and it was good to get cold...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank kelly11584
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Amazing amazing! Our favorite activity during our time in Boston! The guide is very funny and explains everything right on point. The deck was freezing but the views were worth it. The views of the planes landing on top of the boat are super great!!...More

Thank Arienalua
Reviewed 5 days ago

An we did see them. It was such an amazing trip, the wales where there and we found several herds as we traveled around. the reserve. The people on the boat where all very helpfull and although the sea was very choppy, most found it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jimmorson
Reviewed 6 days ago

We did this tour last week (beginning of December) as part of the city pass booklet we had. Brilliant tour. The guide, Declan, was extremely knowledgable and was also really funny. The tour itself is great too. You get great views of Boston. It was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Peaty2004
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an amazing trip, we went on the last trip of the season and they saved the best to last. We got to see between 35 to 50 whales!! Everyone was amazed including all the staff. This was such a memorable trip and also a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great time with Nate as our tour guide, he led us around the harbor and islands to see all that the harbor had to provide. Got to see old Ironsides and also the skyline. Well worth it to hear about history and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Liz B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an absolute pleasure it was to get tickets for this. Incredible experience getting to see the whales so close. Absolutely recommend

Thank sarahjev
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always try to do a harbor/river/(anything water) cruise when I visit a city. This is a very good one.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Nikos T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The cruise did not stop at the USS Constitution because the wind and choppy waves made it too dangerous to dock. We ended up taking the ferry over to Charlestown after enjoying the cruise. You need photo ID to board the USS Constitution. Just before...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Cherish J
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The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with
historical and iconic sites in Boston. Stroll through
one of Boston’s most famous green spaces, the Boston
Public Gardens, check out and make way for duckling
statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the
pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where,
during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting
children and eager tourists through the pond. Have
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Harvey K
26 July 2018|
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Response from Cori F | Reviewed this property |
The parking in Boston is expensive and spaces are not always open. If you have a hotel that has free parking it may be cheaper to Uber and leave your car at the hotel. The city is very walkable once you get down to the... More
21 July 2018|
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Response from JerriAL1 | Reviewed this property |
I am not employed by Boston Harbor Cruises, simply a customer who reviewed their services after going on one of their cruises a month ago while visiting the area. You will need to contact Biston Harbor Cruises directly. I... More
13 July 2018|
Response from LevinsonGedera | Reviewed this property |
Nothing is included,, you can buy drinks at the bar. It can get quite cold so take something warm to wear, enjoy.