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Newport, Rhode Island: Scenic Narragansett Bay Cruise

1. Newport, Rhode Island: Scenic Narragansett Bay Cruise

Take in the classic New England fall scenery aboard the comfortable Coastal Queen on a city cruise from Newport, Rhode Island. Listen as local guides share their knowledge of the historic sites that surround the Newport Harbor and the Jamestown shoreline. See historic church steeples, Bowen’s and Banisters Wharves, lighthouses, forts, mega yachts, mansions, and more on the tour. You may even spot a seal or two. The Coastal Queen offers maximum comfort and has a weatherproof interior that can be heated on chilly days, a bar, panoramic views, and an open-air top-covered deck where the side curtains can roll up for catching the ocean breezes or rolled down for warmth.

Newport: Seal Watching and Harbor Cruise

2. Newport: Seal Watching and Harbor Cruise

Cruise around Newport on a 75-minute harbour cruise and admire the beautiful sights around the harbour while keeping an eye out for gray seals in their natural habitat. Enjoy Newport's wildlife and scenic harbor during this seasonal seal and harbor tour out of Bowen’s Wharf. Once aboard the Coastal Queen, you'll journey to various viewing areas to see the local gray seals. Along the way, you will see historic church steeples, forts and the beautiful sights that make up magnificent Newport Harbor and the Jamestown shoreline. Coastal Queen’s grand center bar will be open, serving your favorite beverages while you cruise.

Evening Champagne Cruise from Jamestown

3. Evening Champagne Cruise from Jamestown

This idyllic evening Champagne Cruises is a special way to enjoy a summer evening. Come alone or bring a friend and enjoy a leisurely boat ride around Jamestown's beautiful shores, Narragansett Bay and Newport Harbor. A glass of champagne is included in the price of the cruise and there is also a bar onboard for refreshments.

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What people are saying about Newport Harbor

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4.7 / 5

based on 190 reviews

Nice, clean, comfortable, warm boat with lots of options for seating. Tour guide was interesting and fun! Views were spectacular.

We took the cruise 10/17/22 and was very interesting , lots of history and places of interest. Would do it again!

It was so fun and informative. We had a beautiful sunny day so it was very enjoyable.

Great way to experience the beauty of the coast line. Relaxing and educational.

We really enjoyed our trip to Newport RI and can’t wait to return.