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Portsmouth Harbor Cruises

64 Ceres St., Portsmouth, NH 03801
603 -436-8084
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Ranked #2 of 13 activities in Portsmouth
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Tours
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New Orleans
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46 reviews 46 reviews
16 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

The best thing about the Harbour tour cruise was the very informative historical narration. I had no idea there was so much history attached to Portsmouth. The boat is modest size but is fine with an outdoor bench seat & great views. I loved the narration. I recommend the tour for history buffs. we did the 3pm tour its 90... More

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Delmar, New York, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Nice boat, good narration of area. We went with another couple & enjoyed seeing all the sites. The location of the dock is right downtown.

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Gloucester, Massachusetts, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

We had an excellent experience on our private charter this month, the Heritage. The White Apron delivered the food promptly and the charter staff handled setup and display. Our group of 22 corporate clients had the boat to ourselves and a full bar of spirits and hot tea to keep us warm. The price was unbeatable and the staff were... More

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Boston
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Took the kids (19 & 22 - not exactly kids anymore) and had fun. The tour guide was very dry but funny. A few interesting stories about the area.

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New York City, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

We visited during their last week of operation and had a pleasant trip. In fall you'll want a warm coat and hat, although there is a windowed internal cabin if it's chilly. We spotted 2 seals along with many historical sights and, though the trip was sold out, there was enough room on the boat to move around from side... More

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Massachusetts
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67 reviews 67 reviews
17 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

We had family in from out of town and decided to take a Harbor Cruise. Being from the area, it's something we had never done before either. The cruise was very informative about the harbor and we got to see a lot of interesting places all from the water. The boat is comfortable with seating all around the boat, restrooms,... More

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West Lafayette IN
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247 reviews 247 reviews
90 attraction reviews
340 helpful votes 340 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

This was one of the best things we did on our New England trip. The boat was smaller than I expected, which meant that we didn't go out into the Atlantic because the water was too rough. But it was large enough to have a small snack bar and toilets. The narrative was interesting and the harbor itself was very... More

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Great Neck, New York
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15 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

We were very lucky and the weather was perfect. The cruise leaves from downtown old Portsmouth. It is about 1 1/2 hours which is perfect. Our guide and boat captain was very knowledgeable about the whole area. This was at one time a very active naval shipyard. Now it is where they decommission old subs one of which we could... More

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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

I recently went on the harbour tour and we had a great time. The tour guide was informative and funny and we got some great pictures. They serve food and drinks on board. Well worth the money!

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Princeton, NJ
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85 reviews 85 reviews
5 attraction reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

Long enough to be informative and interesting but short enough so that the kids did not get bored. We were two adults and three children, ages 3, 8 and 12. The Portsmouth harbor was once a thriving shipyard employing some 40,000 workers during WWII turning out many naval war vessels. Some of that work is still visible during our cruise... More

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