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Providence River Boat Company
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Climb aboard one of our open-air, 18 passenger vessels and discover the historic and contemporary milestones of the Providence waterways on our 50-minute narrated tours! Explore the Providence River, Riverwalk, Waterplace Park and the Providence...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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525 S Water St, Fox Point Marina, Providence, RI 02903-4344
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+1 401-580-2628
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Tom, the captain, has a great voice to tell you about the interesting and historical tidbits and facts of the Providence downtown area and water ways. An interesting, informative fully enjoyable and excellent journey on the water! Recommended!

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were able to book last minute and get on an awesome wine tour. The wine and cheese pairings were delicious and the hosts were friendly and knowledgeable. We really enjoyed the stunning views and I’d highly recommend this experience.

Thank Cori84
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tour left bang on time and was really interesting for a first-time visitor to Providence. To be recommended.

Thank ColinRH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great way to see and learn about Providence. Captain Tom is great and we actually saw him and the tour on YouTube first. Easy to get to and you sea a side of Providence you’ll miss otherwise. Highly recommend this tour. Well...More

Thank GreenbrierBuckeye
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I travel a lot for work and one thing I try to do wherever I am is catch a boat ride when possible. RI is home to me so I took this ride with company who were visiting but wondered why I had never done...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful tour! Enjoyed the information! And being on the river! Gave us lots of great ideas for sites to visit later in the day! Thanks!

Thank Bridget V
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Locals being tourists. Offers a unique perspective of Providence while enjoying a leisurely boat ride along the Providence River. Affordable and different night out with friends. Highly recommend it!

Thank Traveler789439
Reviewed August 30, 2018

This tour is great for all ages and whether you have lived in Providence for years or are just visiting it is informative and interesting.

Thank Kristin M
Reviewed August 29, 2018

If you time your boat tour to be during the waterfire show dates, this short cruise up and down the river is quite a unique experience. For couples, it is fairly romantic. For familes with kids it's a unique experience that keeps everyone entertained and...More

Thank Craig W
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Was informative but not much to see for 1 hr. Rather expensive. I would have enjoyed a walking tour.More

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Kristin S, Owner at Providence River Boat Company, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Dear Piquitica, We're sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your tour. We love showing off our beloved Providence and we typically get tremendous reviews, but we realize that we simply can't please everyone. If you "would have enjoyed a walking tour," perhaps you shouldn't...More

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Charlene A
May 16, 2018|
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Response from Kristin S | Property representative |
Hi Charlene, We can accommodate up to (18) passengers on each boat. If you had a large group, we could run both both simultaneously. Thank you! Kristin
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ajjmz143
May 2, 2018|
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Response from Kristin S | Property representative |
Good morning! Daytime tours and sunset cruises are $22 adults, $20 seniors 65+, $15 children 12 and under. 10% off for fire/police/ems/military on daytime tours and sunset cruises. WaterFire rides are $35. Our season... More
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slhspm
November 12, 2017|
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Response from Kristin S | Property representative |
Weather permitting, yes!! We like to try to open in late April, if the weather cooperates with us....I am building next seasons schedule this week, and will have it completely tweaked, open and available for booking. If we... More
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