Guided River & Harbor Tours

Amazing experiences on the Charles River and Boston Harbor. Join our guides for an unforgettable voyage on the river or harbor. Scroll down for all our tours!


Boston Harbor Kayak Tours

Experience the thrill of paddling in Boston Harbor! These tours begin and end at our T-accessible Kendall Square location.

  • Three-hour tour passes through the locks into Boston Harbor.
  • Unique views of the U.S.S. Constitution, Zakim Bridge, and Boston's Waterfront and Financial District.
  • Five minutes from the Red Line (Kendall/MIT).



Skyline & Sunset Kayak Tours

Revel in the best view of Boston's skyline — from a kayak or stand-up paddleboard on the Charles River! These tours begin and end at our T-accessible Kendall Square location.

  • Two-hour tour featuring amazing skyline views.
  • Evening Sunset Tours are available.
  • Five minutes from the Red Line (Kendall/MIT).
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Moonlight Canoe Tours

Dusk is a magical time to be on the water, so what could be more blissful than paddling a canoe by moonlight? We push off as the sun sets for an evening of relaxation, good food, and conversation.

  • Three-hour tour from our Newton Historic Boathouse.
  • Includes light food and desserts on the water.
  • Learn the rich history and wildlife of the area.

Custom Guided Tours for your Group

Your group can enjoy any of our regular guided tours on your schedule! You can even combine food and paddling for an unforgettable experience.
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