Discover the Beauty of Boston by Boat.

Boston’s only boat company specializing in public and private cruises on the Charles River and Boston Harbor.

Experience Boston Like Never Before.

Sit back, relax, and join us onboard for an unforgettable experience and the best views in the city!

Family owned for over 30 years.

Since its creation in 1990, the Charles River Boat Company has offered guests the chance to experience beautiful views of both the Charles River and Boston Harbor. Charles River Boat Company is proud to showcase the incredible skyline to over 60,0000 passengers every season and is built on the ideals of genuine customer service, community engagement, and making memories with those who matter most.

Private Events

Public Cruises

Sightseeing Cruises

Enjoy a 70-minute, fully-narrated sightseeing cruise along the Charles River.

Architecture Cruises

This 2-hour tour offers spectacular views of historic and contemporary architecture along Boston Harbor, the Charles River Locks, and the Charles River basin.

Sunset & Cocktail Cruises

Enjoy a 90-minute cruise while taking in the spectacular scenery of Boston and Cambridge from the serene waters of the Charles River.

Group Tours & Cruises

Enjoy discounted group rates and private tour experiences on our Sightseeing, Architecture, and Sunset cruises.

Discover World-Class Vessels

Our fleet has a wide range of luxurious and comfortable vessels with a variety of accommodations for every event.
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Plan Your Experience

Our concierge event managers are ready to help. Use the form below to get started or give us a call at 617.621.3001 today!

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