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Charles Riverboat Company

100 Cambridgeside Pl, Suite 320, Cambridge, MA 02141-2218
+1 617-621-3001
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Charles Riverboat Company offers our guests the best views of Boston and Cambridge on our Sightseeing Tours, Sunset Cruises, and Architecture Cruises. Our tours depart daily from the CambridgeSide Galleria Mall from May through October, with special prices for children, seniors, and groups. Join us aboard the Charles I, Henry Longfellow, or Lexington for an interesting and relaxing local experience on the Charles River and Boston Harbor.
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100 Cambridgeside Pl, Suite 320, Cambridge, MA 02141-2218
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"sunset cruise"
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"boston harbor"
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"architectural tour"
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"charles river"
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"sound system"
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"galleria mall"
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"discounted parking"
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"anniversary party"
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"boat tour"
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"by foot"
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"vantage point"
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"purchase tickets"
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"different perspective"
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"interesting facts"
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"excellent tour"
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"narrator"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Easy parking, good weather, nice crew, Charles River and Boston Harbor- what more can I say? Architecture Tour is a little pricey, but fun going through the locks.

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CharlesRiverboat, Manager at Charles Riverboat Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks David! We are glad you enjoyed your experience!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took a Saturday night cruise for an anniversary party with 40 people. We went up and down the Charles and through the locks into Boston Harbor. Kudos to the crew especially the Captain in a harbor crowded with small and large boats gathered for...More

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CharlesRiverboat, Manager at Charles Riverboat Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your awesome review Tricia! We are thrilled you enjoyed the party and hope to see you back on board one of our boats soon!!!

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Reviewed January 3, 2018

Was so happy to finally be able to take the Architectural Tour (BBF) on this line. The captain was friendly, the narrator very informative & willing to share knowledge. There was a nice crowd who joined, but it was not filled to capacity so you...More

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Reviewed November 25, 2017

Wasn't very impressed. The views are good but everything else is just okay. I would not take my friends who are out of Boston on their tours again.More

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CharlesRiverboat, Manager at Charles Riverboat Company, responded to this reviewResponded November 28, 2017

Hi Darya, We are sorry that you did not have an enjoyable cruise with us! If you are willing to give us another try we open back up in May with sightseeing cruises running and I would be happy to give you a discounted ticket....More

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Sam S
August 16, 2017|
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Response from perkie1 | Reviewed this property |
There is plenty of underground parking at the mall. Just follow the signs. Be sure to have your ticket validated at the riverboat kiosk. Parking is only $4 for the entire day so you can shop dine or go for a walk along the... More
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No matter how hot, always have a jacket available for sudden temperature changes when you're going out on the water.
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