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Sunset Cruise tickets

Gate Prices Adult $29.35
Child (3-12) $25.15
There’s always time for a little romance on your vacation. Embark on this spectacular sunset cruise to experience the illustrious Boston Harbor at its most alluring.

In this 90-minute sightseeing tour, your captain will transport you to some of the most beloved Boston attractions. Your tour guide will introduce you to all the history and sights of the Harbor as you marvel at stunning views of one of America’s favorite cities.

On your tour, you’ll witness the USS Constitution’s traditional sunset ritual as she fires her cannon and lowers her flag ceremoniously signaling the day’s end. Departing from the Long Wharf in Boston, peruse the Inner Harbor, and cruise past Long Island, Spectacle Island, Castle Island, and more! Relax on the calm waters of Boston Harbor, grab a drink from the vessel’s bar, and take in views of the Boston skyline as the sun begins to set.

The Boston Harbor Cruises are easily accessible. Located just outside of the Aquarium Station the MBTA Blue Line, getting there is a breeze. The waterfront is a quick walk away from the North End, Haymarket, or Government Center, so you can enjoy neighboring attractions before boarding for the Sunset Cruise. Kids will be captivated by the fascinating history of Boston and its isles, while the adults enjoy the chance to unwind and feel that ocean breeze. Experience Boston at its most intimate on this  fun, relaxing, and educational Sunset Cruise. It is the perfect culmination to any vacation day!

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Getting In

Reservations are highly recommended for weekends and holidays. Please present your pass (in-person) to any ticket taker at the BHC Ticket Center on Long Wharf. It will be validated, and returned with a boarding pass for the cruise.


May 7, 2016-September 5, 2016: departs daily at 7:00 pm
September 6, 2016-September 18, 2016: Thursday-Sunday, departs at 6:00 pm


September 23 - Mid- May


1 Long Wharf
Boston, MA 2110

Public Transportation

Take the T: Blue Line to Aquarium stop.

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Best Way to Cap Off Visit
By The River Isla Verified Reviewer from Manchester, NH on
Knowledgeable staff, Relaxing Ride
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Smart Destinations :

I love to Boston Harbor Cruise whale watch, so when it came to choosing a company for a Sunset Cruise this was a no brainer. Not only is this a relaxing ride with great views of the harbor, it also serves the double function of being a historical tour. The staff, as always, was top-notch and the guides happily answered questions from guests on-board. We got some beautiful photos to remember this year's staycation. I highly recommend that you bring a sweater no matter how hot the day is though. The sea breeze can be brisk, but thankfully I was able to sit inside much of the time and still enjoy the view due to the ample windows all around the boat!

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