Join us for a Boston Harbor tour on a classic yacht! The best way to learn about this city is from the perspective of the water. We are docked at Rowes Wharf, right behind the Boston Harbor Hotel. Therefore it is a perfect location close to many other attractions.
We offer historic sightseeing tours on the yacht Northern Lights. This is a classic boat that operates Boston Harbor excursions and sightseeing cruises. It is a Turn-of-the-Century inspired yacht so it is the most elegant power boat in Boston Massachusetts.
We have put together some unique Boston cruises for you to experience in the most elegant manner. Northern Lights was built with a beautiful mahogany bar and her varnish is maintained to complete your feeling of a Turn-of-the-Century vessel. Comfortable seating is available all around the boat, as well as a full sun deck atop, all with un-obscured views! As a result our Boston Harbor sightseeing cruises & Boston boat tours are intimate and crowd free. Guests are welcome on the forward deck for their Boston harbor tour as well to soak in the sun. Above all, you will score some fantastic photographs of all the Boston Harbor sites from the water!
This stunning yacht is perfect for families, romantic dates or a group of friends. Take in the sights of Boston MA for a sightseeing cruise that will keep you coming back for more! Most importantly, we know whether you join us for a day cruise or a classic sunset cruise you will not be disappointed. Jump aboard and cruise in elegance to view this famous skyline with us!
Boston Sunset Cruise
Join us for an after work cruise to relax with friends and watch the sky as it changes from blues to oranges behind the outline of Boston’s city skyline. Experience a sunset cruise departing from bustling Rowes Wharf and head out to watch the sun go down over the city of Boston. Bring a date or meet a group of friends aboard the classically styled yacht, Northern Lights. Cruise by the U.S.S. Constitution at dry dock in the Charlestown Navy Yard and wait for cannon fire to announce the setting of the sun.
Experience a beautiful Boston Harbor sunset on the water and see some of the city’s waterfront landmarks as the sun dips below the horizon. Sailing offers a smooth and gentle experience on the water, which is great for having a romantic early evening out with that special someone. Our crew and captain offer top notch customer service to our guests.
2 hrs Boat:
Adirondack III Cost:
Adult $68 to $75
Step aboard Northern Lights for a 1.5-hour sightseeing cruise of BostonHarbor. The harbor is full of rich and unique history that will keep your attention throughout the trip. Grab a hot beverage or small bite from the bar. Sit back, and relax aboard the warm and cozy Northern Lights!
Weekends are a time for relaxing and getting your days started the right way. Join us for a Mimosa and Bloody Mary Cruise aboard the elegant Northern Lights to jump start your relaxation mode on this Boston Brunch Cruise. While aboard choose from a variety of Mimosas and Bloody Mary’s. Enjoy our gourmet brunch buffet and select a cozy seat aboard Northern Lights as we cruise around Boston Harbor to capture panoramic views of Boston. This is the perfect event for groups looking to entertain guests from out of town. You can see the sites without giving up a relaxing weekend. We can accommodate small bridal parties or even morning after wedding parties. The Brunch Cruise offers the perfect event for the individual or the group looking to celebrate and relax.
Mother’s Brunch Cruise aboard Northern Lights featuring Live Jazz!
Brunch Cruise aboard Northern Lights! This weekend, treat your mom and grandmother to a relaxing and scenic Brunch Cruise on Northern Lights! with our live Jazz band! There’s plenty of room to distance and take group photos as we cruise through historic Boston Harbor. The bar is open when you step aboard our unique cruise, that’s right, were here to begin operation “Celebrate Mom” as early as possible. Enjoy our gourmet brunch buffet and select a cozy seat aboard Northern Lights as we capture the perfect panoramic views of Boston.
Boston St. Patrick’s Day Brunch Cruise with Live Music
Step aboard for a Boston St. Patrick’s Day Brunch Cruise! Don’t forget the most important meal of the day on our favorite holiday! Join us on yacht Northern Lights and enjoy a traditional Irish breakfast aboard the Northern Lights Brunch Cruise! Start your day with bacon rashers, black pudding, sausage, and more. While you fuel your Irish spirit, enjoy the sites around Boston Harbor aboard our decorated ship. Of course, your fulfillment of this Irish holiday is not complete without a festive Irish drink. Visit our bar to view our specially crafted Irish drinks and beers. That’s right, Irish coffee by the boat load! This trip is sure to help you kick start your day! “Top of the morning to ya!”
Within minutes of leaving the dock, you’ll forget the distractions of life on land, as you experience the joy of a leisurely sailing cruise. Our classic afternoon day sails are the perfect way to see the sights of Boston Harbor. There is no better way to enjoy the day than sailing aboard the schooner Adirondack III, which is the most elegant sailing excursion you will find in the harbor. Adirondack III is a classically styled 80-foot pilot schooner with long sleek lines. She is smooth and gentle sailing vessel with some speed.
1.5 hrs OR 2 hrs Boat:
Adirondack III Cost:
Adult $56 | Child $35
Grab that special guy or gal, or a couple of happy-footed friends who enjoy the sounds of music on our 90-minute live jazz cruise in Boston Harbor. Allow your senses to take you back in time with the sights of our 1920s styled New England Yacht combined with sounds of jazz. Our jazz cruise is preformed by Blue Motion Quartet, which brings a blend of vibrant modern groove with a standard jazz repertoire. Cruise through the harbor enjoying the City Lights as they dazzle on the waters of Boston Harbor, grab a glass of champagne or a mixed drink from the bar and dance with your sweetheart on this one of a kind cruise. This is the perfect cruise for snuggling up with a loved one’s or dancing with a group of friends to the sounds of the Blue Motion Quartet.
Boston’s Live Irish Music Cruise: Take a 1.5 hour rockin’ Irish cruise aboard the elegant Northern Lights, a 1920s New England Yacht, for a one of a kind experience. While aboard enjoy Irish tunes inspired by Boston, classic Boston Irish songs, authentic Irish tunes, top hits & requests. See the sites while out on a Harbor Cruise. This event aims to be fun and entertaining as you cruise through Boston Harbor.
Our classic, 90-minute, afternoon day sails are the perfect way to see the sights of Boston Harbor. There is no better way to enjoy the day than sailing aboard the schooner Adirondack III, which is the most elegant sailing excursion you will find in the harbor. Adirondack III is a classically styled 80-foot pilot schooner with long sleek lines. She is smooth and gentle sailing vessel with some speediness to boot. Within minutes of leaving the dock, you’ll forget the distractions of life on land, as you experience the joy of a leisurely sailing cruise.
Bostonians know how to celebrate our Independence and it all begins with Harborfest. Join us aboard the Northern Lights with friends and family for 2.25-hour Harborfest Cruise and fireworks cruise, which offers a crowd-free alternative to the shore line! Wave to your fellow patriots on shore and take in the sites of Boston harbor during the parade. Avoid the masses and get front row seats for the Fireworks portion of our cruise aboard Northern Lights. Northern Lights is a classic 1920s style commuter yacht.
U.S.S. Constitution Turnaround Sail aboard Schooner Adirondack III
Join us for the 2.5-3 hour long sail on July 4th to view the turnaround of the U.S.S. Constitution, the oldest (1797) actively commissioned naval vessel in the world. Experience this yearly event like you never have before aboard Adirondack III, a classic 80-foot pilot schooner. She features comfortable seating and a brisk ride, as we are able to view the turnaround of the U.S.S. Constitution. You won’t want to miss this truly unique and special event! The turnaround takes place once a year to celebrate our nation’s birthday. The U.S.S. Constitution will sail out into Boston Harbor where she’ll exchange a 21-gun salute with Castle Island’s Fort Independence. While aboard enjoy complimentary pastries, bagels, and muffins with our continental breakfast. (Continental breakfast includes: Assorted Pastries, Scones, and Muffins, Jalapeño Cheese Bagels with Cream Cheese, Fresh Seasonal Fruit, Yogurt and Granola)
Get the fourth of July week started with a BANG! Wave to your fellow patriots on the shoreline as we cruise around and see the sites of Boston! Following our cruise around the harbor enjoy a spectacular fireworks display on Boston Harbor. Join us for two hour cruise, followed by Harborfest Fireworks lighting up along Boston’s Waterfront.
2 hrs Boat:
Schooner Adirondack III Cost:
U.S.S. Constitution Turnaround Brunch on Northern Lights
Join us for the July 4th turnaround cruise of the U.S.S. Constitution, the oldest (1797) actively commissioned naval vessel in the world . You won’t want to miss this truly unique and special event! The turnaround takes place once a year to celebrate our nation’s birthday. During the turnaround cruise the U.S.S. Constitution will sail out into Boston Harbor where she’ll exchange a 21-gun salute with Castle Island’s Fort Independence. After he salute, she will head back into the inner harbor and exchange cannon fire with the sector Boston’s United States Coast Guard base located in the North End. During our excursion please enjoy a three course brunch made fresh aboard the vessel.
Winthrop 4th of July Fireworks Cruise and Sail on Adirondack III
Don’t want to deal with all the traffic crowds and hype surrounding the 4th of July, but still want to celebrate and enjoy the patriotic holiday? Step aboard the Adirondack III for a cruise to Winthrop to watch the fireworks and then sail back to Boston at the end. Sip on Champagne and enjoy this magical evening with the best seats in the house!
Winthrop 4th of July Fireworks Cruise on Northern Lights
Take a ride on Northern Lights, a classic 1920s style commuter yacht, to see the Winthrop Fireworks on the evening of July 4th. Cruise with us aboard our luxury yacht and celebrate Independence Day with friends and family from our crowd free yacht. Take in the magnificent display of Fireworks while sipping on Champagne with the best seats in the house.
Illuminate the Harbor Fireworks Cruise on Northern Lights
Celebrate the last days of summer with friends and family on a Illuminate the Harbor fireworks cruise aboard the Yacht Northern Lights, which offers a crowd-free alternative to the shore line! Avoid the crowds and get front row seats for Boston Harbor’s Labor Day Fireworks cruise aboard Northern Lights, a classic 1920s style commuter yacht. Northern Lights offers bench seating on her partially covered top deck and full seating in her climate controlled cabin. Adult beverages are available for purchase at our bar. Be out on our open top deck bow to watch the big booms overhead or enjoy them from the comfortable seated cabin.
Weekends are a time for relaxing and getting your days started the right way. Join us for a Mimosa and Bloody Mary Cruise aboard the elegant Northern Lights to jump start your relaxation mode. Enjoy our gourmet brunch buffet and select a cozy seat aboard Northern Lights as we cruise around Boston Harbor to capture panoramic views of Boston. This is the perfect event for groups looking to entertain guests from out of town. You can see the sites without giving up a relaxing weekend. We can accommodate small bridal parties or even morning after wedding parties. The Brunch Cruise offers the perfect event for the individual or the group looking to celebrate and relax.
Pull out your autumn sweaters and grab a hot cider and join the captain and crew of Northern Lights for a relaxing Boston Harbor Fall Foliage Cruise, featuring the colorful trees of fall. New England has been known for the vibrant foliage that people are drawn to every year. So grab your friends and family and enjoy some time out on the water for this Fall Foliage Cruise. This time of year is a magical with the change of the season and New England does it best. Let our professional crew cater to you as embark on this breathtaking boat adventure.
Come aboard our luxury yacht Northern Lights decked out in Holiday decor for an evening of holiday cheer. Enjoy a cruise out into Boston Harbor that is perfect for everyone in your family. Holiday favorites will fill the air to set the perfect mood for Holiday spirit. This is Boston Holiday Cruise that is not to be missed. Cozy up with some hot cocoa, and treats for the whole family. Sit back, enjoy the view, the music, and the holiday cheer with this Boston Holiday Cruise.
Take a relaxing morning cruise through the Boston Harbor on our Boston Holiday Brunch Cruise in the warm, cozy, and festively decorated interior of Northern Lights. While aboard, warm up with a cup of hot cocoa from our hot chocolate bar and enjoy the harbor sites with friends and family!
Take to the water and get into the holiday spirit with Slainte, our house Irish band, and sing some merry holiday ballads the way the Irish do, with a beer in hand and a whiskey or two. It’s the holidays and with our 1920’s styled motor yacht, Northern Lights, decked out with festive décor and the sound of the holidays in the air, this unique Boston Music Cruise is sure to put you in a merry spirit! Tasty holiday adult beverages are also available on our Boston Music Cruise: An Irish Christmas Carol cruise. Take a cruise with friends to celebrate the season or choose this event for your holiday company party.
Step aboard the luxury yacht Northern Lights decked out in Holiday decor for a Boston Harbor Holiday Sunset Cruise. Our captain will provide light commentary of Boston Harbors sightseeing highlights. And enjoy light Holiday music as it will be played throughout the trip. Watch the sky as it changes from blues to oranges behind the outline of Boston’s city skyline.
Start your year off on the right foot and step aboard the luxury yacht Northern Lights for a New Year’s Day Brunch Cruise! Take a relaxing morning brunch cruise through Boston Harbor on this New Year’s day in the warm, cozy, and festively decorated interior of this stunning yacht. While aboard, warm up with a cup of hot cocoa from our hot chocolate bar and enjoy the harbor sites with friends, family or a loved one.
Unwind after a long day on land aboard a 1-hour City Lights Cruise on motor yacht Northern Lights. Bring a couple of friends or a loved one, grab a glass of bubbles from the bar, and gaze at the glittering lights of the city as light dances on the waters of Boston Harbor. Gentle and classic pre-recorded music is played to set a relaxing tone for you and your guests. In fact, this is the perfect digestif, a romantic after dinner cruise for 1st dates or 50th anniversaries.
Join us for an after work cruise to relax with loved ones, friends, or co-workers. Enjoy the sites as the sky changes from shades of blues to oranges behind Boston’s skyline. While cruising through the evening harbor air grab a cocktail and appetizers from our bar on the main deck. Light commentary on Boston Harbor’s sites such as: monuments, forts, historical ships, noteworthy buildings and bridges. Otherwise light music will be played throughout the trip to set the atmosphere. This excursion is popular for date night or ‘after-work drinks’ thus there are no ‘kids’ tickets available on sunset or city lights departures.
**Our sunset cruise experience is a 2-hour event. It will still consist of a 90-minute cruise, however, to better serve our guests boarding will be 30-minutes. Thus, if your cruise states 4:00-6:00pm the boat will not depart until 4:30pm. This is to allow guests time to get drinks, get situated, and find a comfortable place to sit.**
Step aboard Northern Lights for a 1.5-hour sightseeing cruise of Boston Harbor. The harbor is full of rich and unique history that will keep your attention throughout the trip. Grab a hot beverage or small bite such as a Cup of New England Clam chowder from the bar. It’s a staple here in Boston, and you can’t have a New England experience without it. Cape Cod author, Joseph C. Lincoln describes clam chowder as,“… a dish to preach about, to chant praises and sing hymns and burn incense before. To fight for. The Battle of Bunker Hill was fought for—or on—clam chowder; part of it at least, I am sure it was. It is as American as the Stars and Stripes, as patriotic as the national Anthem. It is ‘Yankee Doodle in a kettle.'” Sit back, and relax aboard the warm and cozy Northern Lights!
Romantic Valentine’s Day Jazz & Champagne Tasting Cruise. Start or end your romantic evening with a light champagne tasting and stunning views of Boston. While sipping on your champagne, enjoy romantic jazz tunes by our house jazz band as we glide through the harbor. While fireworks are not included in this cruise, we hope to create metaphorical sparks for you and your date.
Unwind after a long day on land aboard a City Lights Cruise aboard motor yacht Northern Lights. Gaze at the glittering lights of the city as light dances on the waters of Boston Harbor. Sit back and relax with a loved one for a romantic after dinner cruise or see the City Lights with a group of friends to experience the twinkling lights of Downtown Boston.
What better way to celebrate the end of summer, but with a stellar fireworks display from the waters of Boston Harbor? Join us aboard beautiful Adirondack III for a magnificent Labor Day cruise. This 2-hour cruise offers guests the opportunity to soak up Boston’s colorful fireworks display from an awesome vantage point, practically right underneath them and out on the water! (The event does not sail and offers spectacular views of the fireworks)
Summer has arrived and there are two things we do in the summertime in Boston and that is boating and barbecues! Put them together on this 1.5-hour cruise through Boston harbor. We’ll pull out the corn hole and turn up the Beach Boys as we create a unique summer event for you. Bring a few friends and grab a few seasonal beers from the bar and do summer like a pirate!
Sail out from Rowes Wharf and impress your guests. Step aboard one of our classic vessels for a private charter. These yachts are perfect for Corporate outings, Birthdays, Anniversaries, Weddings, Team Building and more. Read more »
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