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Misery Islands

Salem Sound, Salem, MA 01944
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A great way to spend a couple of hours on Salem Sound! Fun and informative. Thanks Captain John... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Salem, Massachusetts
Misery Island Fun

A great day exploring Massachusetts History. Took the Sea Shuttle out of Salem, and it was great... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Wilbraham, MA
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Take a boat to Great Misery and enjoy memorable views of Salem Sound and the North Shore.
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Salem Sound, Salem, MA 01944
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A great way to spend a couple of hours on Salem Sound! Fun and informative. Thanks Captain John and crew!

Thank jdplumma
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great day exploring Massachusetts History. Took the Sea Shuttle out of Salem, and it was great! Captain John and Tori took good care of our small group...John told many stories, which were so interesting, and was very informative about the Harbor and islands. Trip...More

Thank littlejeanne
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The captain is friendly and informative and the mid-day visit to Greater Misery was absolutely worth it. Beautiful swimming and hiking spot.

Thank Julian_Jarboe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Captains Mike and John are very courteous and professional. Tori does her job with a winning smile. All are hardworking and try very hard to make sure the trip is a great experience. The boat is clean and safe. We will be back.

Thank kevinbusby
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Misery Island has beaches, walking trails, historic ruins, bath rooms and sea glass! We will make this trip again!

Thank joietoyou
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I'd done the sightseeing tour before but hadn't stopped off at Misery Island until last weekend. It was a fun adventure for a gorgeous summer day. The boat ride itself is pleasant and informative, and takes about 45 minutes one way. The staff on the...More

Thank Sarah L
Reviewed 8 July 2017

The boat is amazing. The captain and crew outstanding! My 14 year old son had a wonderful time. The views were amazing and I recommend a sunset cruise if at all possible.

Thank lockard7
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Spectacular way to see the 4th of July fireworks in Marblehead and Salem harbors. I've been raving about it all week to friends. I will definitely be going again next year.

Thank 34kristinm
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Went on sea shuttle for fireworks had a great time fireworks were awesome crew was great very respectful and fun would go again next year

Thank Jane W
Reviewed 27 June 2017

The Sea Shuttle tour of Salem Harbor was a lovely way to enjoy a little history, a little nature, and a comfortable ride on the water. The captain and his assistant were pleasant and knowledgeable. I would highly recommend this adventure.

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Tony C
21 August 2016|
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Response from Morgan W | Reviewed this property |
$30 for two using a groupon coupon. It's still active I checked. Type in boat cruise. You have to take the earlier cruise, since thy pick you up on the later cruise.
28 July 2015|
Response from ER28Dec2015a | Reviewed this property |
The only way to access Misery Island is by taking the "Sea Shuttle" from Salem Willows. They run 1 to 3 shuttles per day. Have a great trip.