Guided Tour of New Bedford Harbor

  • 164 Ratings

Glide over the waters of New Bedford Harbor aboard a quiet vessel with an experienced captain at the helm. Discover the impressive history of this charming seaside town.

Duration: 1 hour
Cancellation: No refunds for cancelled bookings.

What You Will Do

  • Cruise along the serene waters of New Bedford Harbor on board a spacious vessel
  • See the Palmer's Island Lighthouse, a centuries-old lighthouse that looms large over the New Bedford Harbor
  • Spot Fort Phoenix State Reservation, the largest Hurricane Barrier on the East Coast
  • Pass by the Schooner Ernestina, a boat that once sailed within 600-miles of the North Pole and later transported immigrants to the U.S.
  • Learn all about New Bedford's relationship with the whaling industry from your knowledgeable guide

What's Included

  • 60-minute narrated boat cruise
  • Guide

Additional Information

  • Parking is free at the pier.

  • Non-refundable. However, 24-hour notice is required to reschedule. If operator cancels due to inclement weather, you have the option to reschedule.

Customer Reviews

  • 164 Ratings

  • Peter

Great tour showing you lots of sights and attractions and really brings you up-close to New Bedford's fishing fleet (very interesting!) So much incredible history, too. Highly recommend!

August 24, 2017

  • Raymond

Captain Cathy's stories and upbeat personality were great.

August 20, 2017

  • Nancy

The guide was very knowledgeable and interesting.

August 17, 2017
228 MacArthur Dr, New Bedford, MA 02740, USA