Brunch Cruise around Boston Harbor

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Feel the breeze on your skin and the scent of sea air mixing with freshly brewed coffee. Yes, this is a truly satisfying tour of Boston Harbor. Be sure to bring your camera: You'll be treated to spectacular views of the city's waterfront landmarks.
  • Adult gate price $58.80
  • Child gate price $58.80
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Boston Harbor Cruises brings you a delightful experience aboard one of its beautiful fleet. An expert narrator joins passengers aboard a two-hour tour through Boston’s inner and outer harbors, imparting knowledge, history, and sharing the most beautiful ocean scenery in the area. Picture yourself dining on a delicious brunch aboard a charming cruise in the waters off of Boston, with the famous skyline behind you, and an exciting array of islands in front of you- each with its own fascinating history and story.

Three spacious outdoor and indoor decks give passengers an array of seating options. Choose to suit your taste and climate preferences, as well as your vantage point for photos of the scenery you’re beholding.

The fresh and diverse menu changes often and features options such as “Pan-Seared Breast of Chicken with Apricot Sauce and Spicy Caramelized Pecans”, “Crumbly Haddock with Fresh Dill”, “Hand-Rolled Garlic Tortellini with Artichoke Hearts”. For the dessert, offerings include “Gala Apple Crisp with Vanilla-Infused Whipped Cream”, and “Nutty Strawberry Shortcake with Succulent Strawberries and Amaretto Whipped Cream”. Enjoy your choice of beverages, including herbal teas and coffee, as well as alcoholic options at the full cash bar.

Your Brunch Cruise will depart from the wharf and Inner Harbor, where you’ll enjoy a wonderful view of the Financial District, the Italian North End, as well historic Charlestown, where you’ll see the USS Constitution and Old North Church. You will then sail out past Logan International Airport (a fun chance to watch planes departing from the seaside runways!), and into the Outer Harbor where you’ll pass Spectacle Island (once a military stronghold, fortress, and lookout point during World War II). You’ll also see Boston Lighthouse, circle the Gallop and Lovells Island, and loop back around to complete the cruise at the mouth of the Charles River.

Boston is a maritime city, and Boston Harbor Cruises lets you see it as such with a an early afternoon on the water, complete with a meal. Bring your loved ones along for this family-friendly excursion and learn why Boston Harbor remains one of the most famous and historically important spots in the world, attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors each year!

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You're a Class Act, BHC!
By BornNewYorker Verified Reviewer from Bowling Green, KY on
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Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Smart Destinations Daily Luncheon or Weekend Brunch Cruise by Boston Harbor Cruises:

The boat is beautiful and the buffet lunch is very tasty! The tables are set up immaculately with linen tables cloths and napkins and best of all[...]When I think that this includes a 3-course lunch, cruise of the Boston Harbor, and narration, I think it's a heck of a bargain. Boston Harbor Cruises is a classy company from beginning to end.

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  • Seasonal attraction

Phone: 617-227-4321 or 877-SEE-WHALE


One Long Wharf,
Boston, MA 2110


May 24-September 28:
Weekends only, 12:00 pm-2:00 pm (boarding begins at 11:30 am)


Your Go Select Pass includes admission aboard the cruise and the MA meal tax. It does not include staff gratuity. If your meal and cruise were satisfactory, standard gratuity is 15%-20%.


September 28 - Mid- May
May be closed major U.S. holidays.
  • Seasonal
  • Good for families
  • No parking available
  • Restaurant or snack bar
  • Restrooms
  • Disabled access
  • Reservations not required


One Long Wharf,
Boston, MA 2110

Public Transportation

Take the T: Blue Line to Aquarium stop. Proceed to the Boston Harbor Cruise’s ticket booth near the New England Aquarium.

Getting In

The Boston Harbor Cruise (BHC) Ticket Center is located on Long Wharf, to the left of the New England Aquarium. Present your pass to any ticket agent.

Reservations are not required, but are encouraged due to popularity on peak days. Call 617-227-4321 and identify yourself as a Go Select pass holder

Your admission ticket grants you access aboard the cruise and includes the MA meal tax. It does not include staff gratuity. If your meal and cruise were satisfactory, standard gratuity is 15%-20%.


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