Boston Harbor Islands Ferry: Experience Boston’s largest recreation area. Thanks to a partnership between the National Park Service, the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation and Boston Harbor Islands Alliance, 34 islands just a short cruise away from Boston make up one of the most breathtaking National and State Park Areas in the U. S.
Adventures of all interests, and from all over, can experience these islands as they ebb and flow with time and tides, showcasing their individual histories, natural environments, events and amenities.
Leave the City of Boston behind you as Boston Harbor Cruises takes you on a narrates round-trip ferry ride, in comfort and convenience, to six of the 34 islands that make up this spectacular National Park Area.
Spectacle, Georges and Peddocks Islands are all serviced from Long Wharf in Boston. On a seasonal basis, you can also reach the islands from the South Shore. Lovells, Grape and Bumpkin Islands are all part of the inter-island loop. Visit for couple hours, for the day, or even camp out overnight beneath the starts. Each island has its own unique personality, and Boston Harbor Cruises lets you enjoy them all.
Meeting/pick-up point: Boston Harbor Cruises’ Ticket Center is located on Boston’s Long Wharf, one block from Faneuil Hall on the MBTA Blue Line at Aquarium T Station.
Duration: 20 minutes to travel from Long Wharf North in Boston to Spectacle Island and 45 minutes from Long Wharf North to Georges Island.
Start/opening time: Departure time varies from 9am - 11am every hour approximately and depending on the departure Island & season
Others: Departures daily from 3 different locations and during the Summer time only. Tickets are Non-refundable. Children under 3 years of age ride free.