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Portsmouth Harbor Cruises

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Address: 64 Ceres St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3706
Phone Number: +1 603-436-8084
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
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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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Harbor cruise

We took the 1.25 HR harbor cruise and the captain was a great narrator and did a great job talking about the history. It was the perfect amount of time and a good price... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Eric G
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Michigan
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Michigan
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We took the 1.25 HR harbor cruise and the captain was a great narrator and did a great job talking about the history. It was the perfect amount of time and a good price. Drinks/food onboard.

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Thank Eric G
Nashua, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a perfect night for a cruise. The narration was informative and interesting and just the right amount! There was music playing and a bar on board...well worth the ticket price!!! I will do it again whe I am in Portsmouth!

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Thank Cindy S
Margate, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed our visit, harbor tour & lunch at Old Ferry landing. The service was good but the patrons were skeptical with our presence...So much for "live free or die".

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York, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took my dad and his wife for dinner and an end with a ride through the harbor. It was wonderful sharing memories with dad of when he used to take us on the boat through all of our great harbors and oops one memory shared that wasn't meant for dad (teenagers) but still wonderful. The crew was great even... More 

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Thank Susan K
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

94 degrees today and a great escape was going out on an island tour! Friendly staff, great commentary and not to mention how the ocean breezes cooled us down. What a wonderful experience. I would greatly recommend this to others that wasn't too see the isles or stay island in particular!

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Thank Lindsey B
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The trip around the harbor, out to Whaleback Light house and back by the Wentworth Hotel is very nice. The commentary by the crew was very informative. Refreshments are available on board. Take a jacket, sweater or sweatshirt for the outer half of the trip as the breeze is cool. Took the sunset cruise. Plenty of room on the boat.... More 

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Lowell, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff was very friendly and willing to answer questions. The tour guide was very well spoken and informative about the points within the Harbor. A nice way to see a bit of history and enjoy a couple of hours on the water.

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Thank 018CC
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife, 8 year old daughter were on the Heritage for the 5:45pm tour when 20 minutes into the tour the skies turned gray and then to even darker clouds. The Captain was quick to duck into the harbor at Wentworth by the Sea and idle into the wind as a microburst/squall came through. Everybody fit in the cabin area... More 

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Riverview, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The boat holds about 45 people. It is a little tight but you can move around. There is an open bar with beers and liquor. The captain was very knowledgeable and explained the history of the waterway and the homes on the water. It was very fascinating and I would highly recommend!

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Thank Nancy N
Portsmouth, NH
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52 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a wonderful Harbor Tour, with Portsmouth Harbor Cruises last weekend. We decided to get out on the water for part of my birthday and it was a gorgeous day and awesome to be out and about in Portsmouth and on the water for a fun little trip around the Harbor.

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