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Gansett Cruises

2 Bowens Lndg, Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840-3000
+1 401-787-4438
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Gansett Cruises - Harbor Tours, Sunset Cruises and Private Charters from Newport Harbor, Rhode Island. Cruise in Comfort Aboard M/V Gansett and enjoy a 90 minute narrated harbor tour with a complimentary Rhode Island taste treat. On your Gansett cruise you'll break away from the typical rushed harbor tour to offer a quiet, relaxing and delightful historic cruise through Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay's East Passage on our comfortably cushioned and sun-shaded deck, or our top 'sunny side' deck. Our guides are enthused to share the legends and rich history of the famous "city by the sea" - home of the legendary America's Cup 12 meter boats and gilded-age mansions.
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“sunset cruise” (62 reviews)
“harbor tour” (24 reviews)
2 Bowens Lndg, Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840-3000
+1 401-787-4438

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Reviewed yesterday

My daughter and I took this boat tour July 25, 2017. The weather was below average for a July day. Brisk, very brisk! However with all the circumstances the Captain and his crew had everything under control. From Zoe, handling the beverages to our Guide...More

Thank Brian H
Reviewed yesterday

Great trip. Staff was very friendly and knowledgeable. Saw lots of interesting sights. Large covered area was nice and also had top deck. And complementary Dels and coffee shakes were great.

Thank julpeb17
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My bride and I decided to take this tour and we're glad that we did. We were able to relax and enjoy the sites and sounds of Newport.... The 1-1/2 hour cruise was extremely informative. Our guide wearing his black Campbell Soup sneakers really knew...More

Thank JCCC101112
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We absolutely loved this sunset cruise around Newport harbor. My kids 9 and 12 loved it. Patrick the tour guide was hysterical and very informative. He entertained us the whole time. The cruise was comfortable and we got complimentary champagne and "stuffies". Highly recommend this...More

Thank Vincent A
Reviewed 2 days ago

Fun tour, great staff, Nice way to see Newport from the water, Tour guide was entertaining and deck staff were very helpful, We enjoyed the trip.

Thank Darla M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Perfect way to see amazing yachts docked in Newport Harbor and even Americas Cup racers. Wonderful views of newer mansions on the water and the natural beauty of Narragansett Bay. John, our tour guide, was perfect; he gave behind-the-scenes information in a relaxed style. We...More

Thank Maureen B
Reviewed 5 days ago

very pleasant staff and great experience. They allowed us to bring our dog :) He had a great time as well...

Thank Jessica M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a really nice 90 minute cruise around the harbor. It was narrated by a guide who was funny and gave interesting information about the yachts in the harbor and all the points of interest as you pass by them. During the cruise they...More

Thank MelanieKay
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just a wonderfully pleasant experience 90 minute, narrated tour at a price better than local competitors We had a three member crew (captain, narrator, server) who could not have been nicer. Not a super large boat so had a personalized feel. The complimentary local specialty...More

Thank Professor10_10
RIJohn, Guest Relations Manager at Gansett Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We'd like to express our appreciation to you and many previous guests for their generous reviews of the Gansett. We know it takes time and effort to write. We always enjoy hearing from our customers as to their experiences. The owner/captain and entire staff of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great tour and excellent value for the money. Our tour guide John was hilarious, knowledgeable, and very personable. If anyone is considering taking a tour, I would highly recommend this one. The weather was sunny and in the mid 70s to high...More

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November 13, 2016|
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Response from eagle1highlander | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry,I really can't recall what the fee was but if it as really expensive I am sure I would have remembered. Things do cost a little more there but,that's par for the area. As for the time of year, I would personally... More
August 31, 2016|
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Response from RIJohn | Property representative |
Best parking is at the visitors center - then a ten minute walk to the Gansett at the end of Bowens wharf. Hope to see you soon.
August 9, 2016|
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Response from Christopher_02840 | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry! Yes, Gansett Cruises is pet friendly!