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Portsmouth Harbor Cruises

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Address: 64 Ceres St., Portsmouth, NH 03801
Phone Number: +1 603-436-8084
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Description: Discover the Piscataqua's Heritage on Portsmouth's Original Harbor Cruise...
Discover the Piscataqua's Heritage on Portsmouth's Original Harbor Cruise. Join us aboard the Heritage for an intimate cruise through the Seacoast's most picturesque waterways.
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Fabulous Sunset Private Charter

Having grown up in the area, I have taken this ship many times over the years for school trips. However, we rented the boat most recently for our high school's 10 year reunion for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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new hampshire
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new hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Having grown up in the area, I have taken this ship many times over the years for school trips. However, we rented the boat most recently for our high school's 10 year reunion for a private sunset charter. From the beginning, the sales coordinator Tanya was super helpful and the night of, the cruise director Christina and the entire staff... More 

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Lowell, MA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

The trip was refreshing and the scenery engaging, especially due to the informative narration by the captain. Worth it!

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Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

My wife and I have visited Portsmouth many times and were looking for something different to do. We took the sunset cruise, the trip was great!! Very nice ship, the Captain gave an excellent narrative of the harbor,an of course the beautiful sunset and lights of the city. Cocktails also available. Great time.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Mom and I were in Portsmouth and decided to give the Harbor Cruise a whirl. Never did before, but will definitely do again. So relaxing and informative. I've lived in the area much of my life, but really got an education on this short cruise. Highly recommended! And the price is very affordable.

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texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I brought my daughter and grandchildren ages 6 and 3 on this cruise and everyone enjoyed the cruise. It was perfect for the little ones because they were close to the water and had a great view of everything. The narrated tour was also very interesting and we enjoyed the beautiful scenery. In fact, one of the places we saw... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Beautiful time on the water & day we went tall ships were getting ready to sail into Portsmouth. Up close view of a replica Spanish galleon was amazing. Captain & crew were great and narration of harbor history was very interesting. We plan to take fall foliage cruise in Sept. Another great feature the Oarwood restaurant deck is next door... More 

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Charlotte, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

During our vacation in ME and NH, my wife and I did narrated cruises in Bar Harbor, Portland, and Portsmouth. This was by far the most enjoyable. It was a beautiful day on the water and the crew was very friendly and the information conveyed was interesting and superb. I was amazed at how much information was given during the... More 

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Atenas, Costa Rica
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

We went on the sunset cruise on this beautiful Aug evening. There aren't too many things for the captain to point out in this area and it isn't the most scenic cruise we have taken . So I highly recommend the sunset tour so you get the views of the changing sky, the reflections on the water, the orange sky... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 via mobile

Absolutely no complaints. This was a great tour and well narrated. My brother and I had a great time! I will definitely will be doing this again!

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Rocky Hill, CT
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

We have done the Isle of Shoals cruise before. We enjoyed it before, so decided to go again. The captain does a very good job of pointing out places of interest. He also explains the importance of Portsmouth during a few of the wars. The cruise goes out to Star Island, then returns to Portsmouth. The boat is large enough... More 

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