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Address: 315 Market Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801
Phone Number: 603-431-5500
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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I had gotten gift certificates on Groupon for this cruise. It is not as expensive as we thought and I've used them twice now and still have a balance left. It was very chilly on... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I had gotten gift certificates on Groupon for this cruise. It is not as expensive as we thought and I've used them twice now and still have a balance left. It was very chilly on the water but still a great day, sun shining. Crew was very accommodating. Always a good choice when we're in Portsmouth. Remember to take jacket... More 

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Hudson, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We've taken this cruise before but this time we got to spend over an hour on Star Island, the first time we've been able to disembark. What a fun experience. Hubby and I roamed all over the island on our own - you can take the guided tour if you want - and every way we turned the view was... More 

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Hudson, New York
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

My brother booked the cruise for a party and it was very nice. I would have rather gone out toward the ocean rather than upstream! For several miles we only saw various industries; not attractive or interesting until we got a ways upstream.

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Ossining, New York
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20 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 via mobile

Well it's a boat cruise and we always like being on the water for a few hours on a nice day. It's just a big rather old looking boat, nothing luxurious or special about it other than the fact that there's a bar on every deck. What would have made this special was the live and very knowledgeable narrator telling... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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65 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The speaker was very informative and it was great sight seeing afternoon. They have a few tour options which is nice as well. We were lucky and the weather was beautiful so we could see everything. Great tour and the kids enjoyed it too.

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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64 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

The steam company is well organised. Runs on time. Clean boat. Excellent guide with lively, clear historical information. A pleasant outing worth the money. Gave me the desire to read and learn more about New England area, the history of Salt, Cod, lobster, etc...

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Deering, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I went out to the Isles of Shoals with my 15 year old son and my friend and her son who is 10 years old and everyone absolutely enjoyed them selves. We had beautiful weather. Calm seas for our afternoon trip. The island is beautiful with peaceful places to sit and enjoy the quietness of the ocean sounds. I could... More 

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Tewksbury, MA
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18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We took the 4+ hour harbor cruise and trip out to the Isle of shoals on their larger vessel. The trip included a 1 hour and 45 minute stop at Star Island. First, the weather was great. Sunny and mid 70s and the seas were calm. While the cruise line can't take credit for the weather, I mention it because... More 

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Huron, OH, USA
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38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We went on a last minute cruise on a Sunday evening. The tickets were only $15 each for a 2 hour ride with a band. The views & photo ops can't be beat. I wanted to do the tour of Isles of Shoals which was $28 for 3 hours; but we didn't have time.

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Wells, United Kingdom
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10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Whilst on a 2 week trip to Portsmouth NH, we decided to take the MV Thomas Laughton one sunny afternoon, to do a trip out to the Isles of Shoals. The trip took approximately 3 hours. We walked down to the dock, about 5 mins from Market Square, bought our tickets and got on board. Although the boat has a... More 

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Additional Information about Isles of Shoals Steamship Company

Address: 315 Market Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801
Phone Number: 603-431-5500
Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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