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Gansett Cruises

2 Bowens Lndg, Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840-3000
+1 401-787-4438
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What a joy!

Fantastic way to experience part of the day. The tour has great highlights of the area that you... read more

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Anatoli M
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Among the many great cruises in Newport Harbor, this is right at the top. This is a narrated cruise... read more

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Gansett Cruises - Harbor Tours, Sunset Cruises and Private Charters from Newport Harbor, Rhode Island. Cruise in Comfort Aboard M/V Gansett and enjoy a 90 minute narrated harbor tour with a complimentary Rhode Island taste treat. On your Gansett cruise you'll break away from the typical rushed harbor tour to offer a quiet, relaxing and delightful historic cruise through Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay's East Passage on our comfortably cushioned and sun-shaded deck, or our top 'sunny side' deck. Our guides are enthused to share the legends and rich history of the famous "city by the sea" - home of the legendary America's Cup 12 meter boats and gilded-age mansions.
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2 Bowens Lndg, Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840-3000
+1 401-787-4438

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fantastic way to experience part of the day. The tour has great highlights of the area that you wouldn't normally learn on your own. The crew was friendly and fun! Sit back and enjoy!!

Thank Anatoli M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Among the many great cruises in Newport Harbor, this is right at the top. This is a narrated cruise not a sailboat. Zero stress, 2 levels and soft drinks & cash bar available. Best part of the tour was Johnathan who has a great history...More

Thank redllght23
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very fun and informative Great time! Guide was great.All employees polite. Overall a very fun evening and the sunset was beautiful.

Thank fhsteach
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was looking for something to do to “kill time.” So glad I chose this cruise. Great guide and talked about history as well as point out sights. Free choice of two drinks was offered. Takes about 1.5 hours. Sit on top deck if possible! Would...More

Thank srhunt89
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I really enjoyed the boat tour, especially because it was during sunset time. It was great.

Thank Enid D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gansett Cruises offered the perfect sunset cruise. We read it was dog-friendly so brought our pup along. I knew ahead of time that we would need to stay in the bottom rear of the boat, so no surprises. Turns out, this was a great location...More

Thank Shannon B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Gansett Cruise was fantastic. Our guide Johnny was entertaining and knowledgable and Kristen provided great service. Seeing the yachts up close and the mansions and lighthouses from the water is a memorable experience. And the complimentary local favorite beverages are a nice touch. very...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Gansett cruise was one of our favorite parts of our trip. 90 minutes on a nice stable boat with an amusing and informative guide. Fun free refreshments along with a cash bar if you prefer something else. A really great experience. Bring extra layers...More

Thank happywhenitsgood
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow! this was great! Our tour guides name was John and he was fantastic! My husband and I have been to newport a few times and would definitely do this again! They also gave you a quahog and and a champagne toast at sunset which...More

Thank L2015traveler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately we scheduled our sunset cruise on an evening when the fog rolled into the bay. Difficult to provide a review of the sights but our guide, Patrick, was outstanding! He did a great job of informing and entertaining. We chose this tour based on...More

Thank Larry S
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14 November 2016|
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Response from eagle1highlander | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry,I really can't recall what the fee was but if it as really expensive I am sure I would have remembered. Things do cost a little more there but,that's par for the area. As for the time of year, I would personally... More
1 September 2016|
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Response from RIJohn | Property representative |
Best parking is at the visitors center - then a ten minute walk to the Gansett at the end of Bowens wharf. Hope to see you soon.
10 August 2016|
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Response from Christopher_02840 | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry! Yes, Gansett Cruises is pet friendly!