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Rose Island Lighthouse and Newport Harbor Tour

365 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6603
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Nice trip for a few hours

You won't need more than 2 hrs. Nice boat ride out to island. Interesting to see a working... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
KelGarGil
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Gouldsboro, Pennsylvania
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Awesome Lighthouse Views

Our cruise ship excursion took us on the Rose Island Lighthouse and Newport Harbor tour. What an... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2017
wrightj6
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Okeechobee, Florida
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4 Oct 2017
“Nice trip for a few hours”
7 Jul 2017
“Awesome Lighthouse Views”
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365 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6603
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Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

You won't need more than 2 hrs. Nice boat ride out to island. Interesting to see a working lighthouse. You won't need more than an hour on the island.

Thank KelGarGil
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Reviewed July 7, 2017 via mobile

Our cruise ship excursion took us on the Rose Island Lighthouse and Newport Harbor tour. What an interesting place, and one can spend a working vacation on this lovely island wildlife paradise. It is well worth the trip, just to enjoy the 360 view around...More

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Reviewed June 3, 2017 via mobile

My family of five spent a wonderful overnight with friends in the Rose Island lighthouse. Our kids enjoyed walking the beach, birdwatching and making s'mores. One of our kids even talked about how much he enjoyed being there and that he did not miss being...More

Thank Ohh S
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Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

We had low expectations & were very pleasantly surprised by the entire tour. The crew was knowledgeable & pleasant. We even saw several America's Cup winners. We were lucky to see the Intrepid under full sale. We saw lighthouses of varied styles & loved the...More

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Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

You take this little launch to this spectacular little island in Narraganset bay , always private so it's who ever is on the tour . You can explore the island and I believe remnants of some military buildings? Then can go in the light house...More

Thank macfinns
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Reviewed November 22, 2015

Historical and environmental education on a tour of the lighthouse and the bay itself. Learned about rules and laws put in place to save the bay.

Thank Brian N
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Reviewed September 16, 2015

An excellent tour of Newport Harbor but the visit to Rose Island is a must. the tour allows for stop overs at each location it lands. Rose Island Lighthouse provides a look back at what it was like to be a lighthouse keeper. In addition...More

Thank Graham N
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Reviewed May 27, 2015

We were able to enjoy the Lighthouse on the 4th of July. A tender took us from the State Park to the Lighthouse. Here we enjoyed live music, hamburgers, hotdogs, and chicken...watermelon, and adult beverages. After dinner we took a little tour of the museum...More

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Reviewed October 13, 2014

This was the second time my husband and I took the Rose Island Tour on a Canada New England cruise. We enjoyed it more the second time since more of the lighthouse was opened and we were also allowed to go to the top offering...More

Thank ladybug5
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Reviewed June 28, 2014

Of course, we fell in love with the lighthouses! But we were very taken with the tour of Newport Harbor. What a beautiful seaport, and one with a lot of history. We had a wonderful time walking around and shopping.

Thank Dee S
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