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Gansett Cruises

2 Bowens Lndg, Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840-3000
+1 401-787-4438
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Gansett Cruises - Harbor Tours, Sunset Cruises and Private Charters from Newport Harbor, Rhode Island. Cruise in Comfort Aboard M/V Gansett and enjoy a 90 minute narrated harbor tour with a complimentary Rhode Island taste treat. On your Gansett cruise you'll break away from the typical rushed harbor tour to offer a quiet, relaxing and delightful historic cruise through Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay's East Passage on our comfortably cushioned and sun-shaded deck, or our top 'sunny side' deck. Our guides are enthused to share the legends and rich history of the famous "city by the sea" - home of the legendary America's Cup 12 meter boats and gilded-age mansions.
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2 Bowens Lndg, Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840-3000
+1 401-787-4438

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Reviewed yesterday

I have taken this ride before with other visiting friends/relatives. For this trip it was a wonderful day on the water with relatives visiting from the UK...not to mention it was my dog's first boat ride. The weather was perfect and the stories told by...More

Thank jehr2017
Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I went on the sunset cruise the other night. We were able to sit on the top level of the boat. The weather was beautiful. The cruise staff were all friendly and accommodating. Patrick was truly knowledgeable about EVERYTHING! He was an...More

Thank montag77
Reviewed 2 days ago

We loved this cruise. We had a great time on the boat, slowly touring the harbor and looking at Newport from the water. Best part are the beverages, and they let our dog come on board. Such a fun afternoon!!!

Thank Kristin H
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was a great tour. The guide (Christopher) was very informative and interesting! We brought our dog and she loved it too.

Thank Christina K
Reviewed 4 days ago

Would highly recommend this tour company. Knowledgeable Guide and great staff. Water was a bit choppy. Captain did a great job reading the water.

1  Thank Carol C
Reviewed 4 days ago

I literally only booked this because it was a dog friendly activity...but it was very enjoyable and I learned a lot. My dog honestly was scared shitless though and hated it (she's never been on a boat before). Patrick was our tour guide and he...More

1  Thank Kelly V
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I were traveling with our dog and were fortunate enough to find Gansett Cruises which allowed us to bring him on a boat cruise. The guide was awesome and really bonded with my dog prior to boarding. The rest of the staff...More

Thank Anne-Marie L
Reviewed 1 week ago

hour and a half ride takes you along ocean drive and many lesser know "Cottages". also goes across bay past Clingstone (house on a rock) and along goat island. refreshments provided (frozen lemonade or coffee milkshake) and tour guide Patrick was entertaining

Thank timriordan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and entertaining. The boat is very comfortable. My husband and I were even able to bring our golden retriever along for the ride! We all thoroughly enjoyed ourselves!

Thank Christine P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Patrick made a foggy cruise fabulous. Everyone who worked there was very professional and very polite. Great trip!

Thank chelli p
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Is November right time for this drive. I have an year old son so was wondering. What is the fee?
14 November 2016|
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Response from eagle1highlander | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry,I really can't recall what the fee was but if it as really expensive I am sure I would have remembered. Things do cost a little more there but,that's par for the area. As for the time of year, I would personally... More
Where do you park your car while taking the cruise
1 September 2016|
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Response from RIJohn | Property representative |
Best parking is at the visitors center - then a ten minute walk to the Gansett at the end of Bowens wharf. Hope to see you soon.
Will you allow a dog on your tour?
10 August 2016|
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Response from Jeff_OBrien | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry! Yes, Gansett Cruises is pet friendly!