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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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Nice cruise

Well narrated interesting cruise of Maine and New Hampshire with rich history of the area. Boat could have used a little more upkeep but was safe and staff friendly.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Riverview, Florida
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372 helpful votes 372 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

Well narrated interesting cruise of Maine and New Hampshire with rich history of the area. Boat could have used a little more upkeep but was safe and staff friendly.

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Toledo, Ohio
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

If you are a history buff, you will enjoy this harbor cruise. The staff are very articulate as they narrate the history of the Portsmouth Harbor. The captain is courteous to all passengers as he turns the boat around so that all on board are able to see what is being discussed. The only negatives are the fact that the... More 

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South Berwick, Maine
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78 reviews 78 reviews
26 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The Portsmouth Harbor Cruises are wonderful, especially if you come in the fall with all the beautiful change of leaves fall offers in New England. It is very informative with plenty of local history for those who are history buffs. Just book early for fall view, it books up quickly! Since there isn't a category about New England shopping on... More 

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long island
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104 reviews 104 reviews
48 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

My husband and I were so lucky to be in Portsmouth at the end of September with temperatures being close to 80•. A beautiful, calm day on the water; the boat was clean and comfortable. Our narrator was upbeat and informative and took us out to a few light houses, and a prison among other sites. Worth the money.

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Green Valley, Arizona
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31 reviews 31 reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Took the 90 minute harbor cruise which was perfect - the commentary was historic but said with a dry sense of humor. Would recommend booking in advance as the noon cruise to see the fall color was booked when we checked. Informative and fun - what more can one ask for.

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Chagrin Falls, Ohio
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44 reviews 44 reviews
6 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We took advantage of the Portsmouth River Cruise in early October. It was a little chilly, but we really enjoyed it. Cool when we were on the shady side of the boat and very comfortable when on the sunny side – on days like this, sit on the side that faces the dock. If you get too cold, there is... More 

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Canaan, New Hampshire, United States
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I had the pleasure of going, with my cousin from Indiana, on the 3 pm cruise out into the harbor on Sept 28. Everyone was so wonderful. The cruise was very pleasurable. The Captain always slowed and turned so folks on both sides of the boat could have a view of all the places of interest that could be seen.... More 

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DRACUT
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The river cruise is a great trip - 2 1/2 hours - for $24!! You can't beat it! Our captain narrated the tour, you could buy sandwichs, soft drinks, chowder & adult drinks - the latter two were great!!!! Highly recommend this trip!!!!!

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Endicott, New York
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We took a harbor cruise from the dock at Portsmouth- we boarded on Ceres street, right in back of the Old Ferry Landing restaurant. Be sure to ake a reservation in advance. We visited the week of Sept 15th, and the longer cruise out to the Isle Of Shoals stop after Labor Day. This was an hour and a half... More 

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

As local residents my family have been going on the Portsmouth Harbor Cruise for years. We bring all of our visiting relatives and friends on this cruise! Their schedule awards you the opportunity to take a cruise throughout the day with certain cruises consisting of narration about the History of Portsmouth and the surrounding areas. Other cruises allow you to... More 

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