We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
About Classic Cruises of Newport
Classic Cruises operates the 58' classic motor yacht Rum Runner II and the 72' sailing vessel Madeleine. Rum Runner II offers guests an exhilarating passage through Narragansett Bay taking guests back to the era of prohibition. Experiance the breeze as it fills the sails on Madeleine, a traditional schooner, as she glides past Newport's historic scenery.
Closed Now
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Certificate of Excellence
Travelers talk about

Classic Cruises of Newport
Booking unavailable on TripAdvisor

Want other options you can book now?
Recommended experiences in and around Newport
from $26.00
More Info
from $30.00
More Info
from $98.00
More Info
from $39.95
More Info
Reviews (126)
Filter reviews
126 results
Traveler rating
107
16
2
0
1
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
Traveler rating
107
16
2
0
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviews rum runner ii sunset cruise iced tea captain wes bottomless mimosas bring a jacket set sail awesome crew beautiful morning beautiful sunset great activity a lot of fun great trip sunny day madeline champagne sails
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 126 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Newport is one of the yachting capitals of the world. Viewing it from the water side is a worthwhile experience. We booked for 3 on the Rum Runner II on crazy busy Labor Day weekend. Easily done online. Preferred the 2 sail boats, both were...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Edward K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The crew was wonderful. The champagne was fun. And th scenery was amazing. We sailed around 6pm and watched the sunset. Very lovely experience.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Liz S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took my boyfriend to Newport for the first time and introduced him to the sailing vessel The Madeleine. It was a bit windy, but Capt Wes held our interest with interesting stories of the homes on the shorelines and some good, wacky jokes. The boat...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Debc7177
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

made a visit to Newport for the weekend and there was a slight hiccup with my reservation, but Lauren at the desk was more then accommodating to get us on the Madeline- best way to see Newport!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank TommyBoy1212
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a fantastic time, words cannot describe how great it was, our captain made it even more memorable by being social and making us laugh, he gave us all a great view of the sunset it was beautiful, we had a lot of laughs...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank T8446XRnancyc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a beautiful morning sail with Tebo, Wes, and Hannah. They were engaging and knowledgeable about Newport's history, boats of the harbor, and stories. Would definitely recommend for a sunny morning to get familiar with Newport. It's a perfect amount of time (if the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank KarenP1C
Reviewed August 1, 2019

We went out on the Madeline for a 90 minute cruise of Narragansett Bay. The crew - Captain Wes and deckhands, Trudy and Hannah, did a great job of making everyone comfortable and secure (including some of the small children onboard). The Madeline sailed smoothly...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank DBOR12013
Reviewed July 30, 2019 via mobile

I went on this cruise last year with a few friends and really enjoyed it. We were on the Madeline and had a great Captain, whose name was Wes. I was glad to see that he was there today, but he was not on our...More

Date of experience: July 2019
2  Thank JoannieY614
Reviewed July 25, 2019

Thank you so much for an amazing birthday! My husband and I took the sunset cruise on Madelaine and the views were incredible. My champagne was always topped off, the touches of history by the staff here and there were great, the music was awesome....More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Karissa J
Reviewed July 14, 2019

Classic Cruise Offering a variety of different cruises we chose The Sunset Cruise. The captain and crew Wes, Cat and Tebow were entertaining as well as very knowledgeable and professional, we had a wonderful time and learned a lot about the area. The cloud cover...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Jill V
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Alice C
August 14, 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from cyan20 | Reviewed this property |
30 to 40 dollars per person. No snacks. They offer beer or champagne on the sunset and smuggler cruise as well as some of the morning cruises. Do it! It's so fun!
0
Votes
Alicia W
November 29, 2015|
Answer
Response from CruiseNewport | Property representative |
Hi, Thanks for your inquiry. We start our season with sailing on Madeleine on Saturday April 30th and Saturday May 7th on Rum Runner II. Our last day of the 2016 boating season is Sunday November 6th. Please feel free to... More
0
Votes