Most Popular Reasons to Cruise the Charles River

Have you ever cruised along the Charles River? Whether you have never before, or would like to for a second time, keep reading to discover more reasons as to why you should cruise the Charles River.

The Charles River Cruiseboston and charles river

The Charles River cruise is a 70-minute duration, fully-narrated sightseeing cruise that sails down the Charles River. The captain and crew will provide entertainment and education, as they will guide you through the historical and cultural sights of both Boston and Cambridge. Some of these sights will include Beacon Hill, Esplanade Park, Back Bay, Boston University, MIT, Harvard University, and more. 

charles riverThe History of the Charles River

Some of the Charles River’s early history dates all the way back to the 1600s. Captain John Smith of England found his way into this area, which would soon be known as Massachusetts. Naming this river after King Charles I, the history that was built from this moment forward is lucious with details. Without diving too much into what your guided tour will discuss, the history of the Charles River, as well as the sights around it, will keep you busy throughout the entire 70 minutes of this cruise. 

Schedule Your Cruise Todayboston and charles river

These cruises will depart daily from now until October 11th. Designed to fit any schedule, we offer cruise times at 11:00 am, 12:30 pm, 2:00 pm, and 3:30 pm. Tickets are available online 2 weeks prior to the scheduled cruise date, therefore reservations are highly recommended due to popularity. The cruises will operate rain or shine, so come prepared!

Adults will cost $23.00, Seniors and Students cost $20.00, Children under the age of 12 cost $14.00, and finally any child under the age of 3 cost $4.00. If you’re interested in booking a Charles River cruise today, contact us at 617-621-3001 or We are looking forward to assisting you soon!