Boat Tours

Boat Tours

The Rhode Island coastline offers endless boating opportunities. Embark on a family whale watching adventure. Board a ferry boat to outlying Block Islands. Charter a yacht and head for a hidden cove, or relax aboard a sightseeing boat as you soak up the sights and sounds of the Rhode Island coast. Climb aboard a high-speed catamaran for a 30 minute trip from Providence or Point Judith to Block Island. Whether it’s a casual jaunt aboard a pontoon boat to view wildlife, a scenic lake cruise or the high-speed excitement of waterskiing, Rhode Island's inland lakes and ponds provide exceptional boating opportunities.

Boat Tours

38 Locations Available in RI

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The following Boat Tours are listed in order by establishment name. Click on the establishment name for additional details and contact information.

Rhode Island Bay Cruises
South County
Ninety-minute narrated cruises aboard the Millennium high-speed catamaran; includes nine lighthouses, ten islands, two bridges, Newport Harbor, Fort Adams, Aircraft Carriers and more. Reservations required. Jun-Aug.

Rhode Island Party & Charter Boat Association
South County
An association of 57 captains and 100 mates. The association members offer fishing, cruising, sightseeing, whale watching and diving trips on Narragansett Bay and the ocean off Rhode Island, Newport & Block Island. 57 charter boats and 5 party boats throughout RI Ports.

Roger Williams Park Boathouse
Greater Providence
Located in historic Roger Williams Park. Explore more than 100 acres of the Park's lakes and wildlife. Swan paddleboats, canoes or kayaks are available for rent at the Queen Anne-style Dalrymple Boathouse. Thirty minute historical boat tour of the Park's unique waterways, statues and landmarks available on an electric boat.

Rum Runner II
Newport County
Classic 1929 Elco motor yacht built during prohibition to carry rum. Now totally rebuilt and Coast Guard certified to carry up to 49 passengers on breathtaking tours of Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay. Departs several times daily from Bannisters Wharf in Historic downtown Newport.

Samuel Slater Canal Boat
Blackstone Valley & Northern Rhode Island
Forty-foot canal boat is the only one of its kind plying American waters. Docked at its permanent docking area at Central Falls Landing, The boat can seat up to 12 for river tours and can be chartered for up to 4 as an overnight bed and breakfast.

Schooner Madeleine
Newport County
Classic 72' Schooner, specifically designed and built to carry up to 49 passengers easily and safely through local waters. Built during Prohibition to carry rum. Cruises depart several times daily from Bannisters Wharf in historic downtown Newport.

Sea Hawk Charters
South County
Sport fishing, cruises, photo work, race committee work. Narragansett Bay, Block ISland Sound & RI Sound. Your comfort & safety is our primary concern. We want your day with us to be the most enjoyable it can be for youand your guests.

Sight Sailing of Newport
Newport County
Sailing excursions or private charters with daily departures from Bowens Wharf May-Oct.

Southland Riverboat
South County
1 3/4 hour narrated sightseeing cruises of the Point Judith Lighthouse, the Harbor of Refuge, South County beaches, the Galilee fishing fleet, Jerusalem, Snug Harbor, and the 11 beautiful islands of Point Judith Pond.

Spirit of the Blackstone River Valley
Blackstone Valley & Northern Rhode Island
Narrated riverboat tours that depict the history and environment of the Blackstone River Valley. Tours accommodate individuals, groups, and private charters. 10 passenger riverboat departs from various scenic locations.

The Continental Sloop Providence
Greater Providence
The Providence is a 110' foot reproduction of a Revolutionary War Sloop. Today's Providence was built in the Bicentennial Year of 1976 to honor a vessel that played a key role in the fight for American Independence.

Viking Fleet
Block Island
May-Oct, daily. From Viking Landing, Montauk, NY, 9 a.m. From Block Island Boat Basin, New Harbor, 4:30 p.m.

Viking Queen Viking Tours of Newport
Newport County
One-hour narrated cruises of Newport. Cruises depart daily (mid-May-mid-Oct) from Goat Island Marina. Boats available for charter for special harbor tours. Groups welcome; private charters available. Tickets available at Boat Dock, Goat Island.

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