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Daily Ferry to the Boston Harbor Islands

Daily Ferry to the Boston Harbor Islands
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$21
Duration: 90 minutes
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Description

The Boston Harbor Islands National and State Park is a unique urban wilderness and the largest recreation area in metro Boston, with lush hiking trails, nature watching and water sports. The islands are also rich in history, each with its own unique story to tell. Come discover these “hidden” treasures in our own back yard.

The Boston Harbor Islands National and State Park is the largest recreation area in metro Boston, with an ocean of things to see, do and discover. From yoga on the beach to hiking. Kayaking to camping. Summer jazz to Civil War era forts. There’s something for everyone—and it’s all just minutes away. 

View some of Boston's best sights and landmarks from the water as you depart Long Wharf North and cruise through Boston Harbor en route to the Boston Harbor Islands for a day of fun. This roundtrip ferry is your ticket to the islands with multiple departure times. Choose to cruise to either Georges Island or Spectacle Island, each unique and historic. 

True to its name, Spectacle Island is a wonder to behold. It’s one of the greenest of the Harbor Islands, home to wildflowers, sea grasses and a sandy beach for swimming. Come out for a day by the water, a picnic lunch or a hike to the summit of the area’s tallest hill.

Georges Island is a Civil War monument unto itself. The walls and ramparts of Fort Warren encompass almost the entire island—they’re also a frequent haunt of a reputed ghost known as the Lady in Black. The well-manicured grassy parade grounds are great for a walk; take in the new museum dedicated to the island’s history; or just admire the views of Boston Light and the city skyline.


2018 Long Wharf North to Georges Island Ferry Schedule

Depart Long Wharf North:
Daily at 10am, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm

Depart Georges Island:
Daily at 11am, 1pm, 3pm, 5pm


2018 Long Wharf North to Spectacle Island Ferry Schedule:

Depart Long Wharf North:
May 26 to June 21: Saturday and Sunday at 11am, 1pm, 3pm
June 22 to September 3: Daily at 10:30am, 12:30pm, 2:30pm, 4:30pm
September 4 to October 8: Saturday and Sunday at 11am, 1pm, 3pm

Depart Spectacle Island:
May 26 to June 21: Saturday and Sunday at 12pm, 2pm, 4pm
June 22 to September 3: Daily at 11:30am, 1:30pm, 3:30pm, 5:30pm
September 4 to October 8: Saturday and Sunday at 12pm, 2pm, 4pm

The Boston Harbor Islands National and State Park is a unique urban wilderness and the largest recreation area in metro Boston, with lush hiking trails, nature watching and water sports. The islands are also rich in history, each with its own unique story to tell. Come discover these “hidden” treasures in our own back yard.