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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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2 Bowens Lndg, Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840-3000
+1 401-787-4438

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Good trip even though parts of the harbor were foggy. Captain expertly navigated very busy waters with crowds from this past weekend's boat show. Chris was an entertaining narrator. I can't compare it to rides from competing companies, hence the 4 rather than 5.

Thank Genieb47
Reviewed 3 days ago

Family took the harbor tour and had a great time. One person was late and staff checked with everyone to see if they wouldn't mind a slight wait. They were nice enough to agree and it was handled professionally. Crowded harbor with a lot of...More

Thank Joseph W
Reviewed 4 days ago

Enjoyed this boat trip very much. A perfect way to experience picturesque Newport Harbor and surrounding coastline including informative narration by Johnny. The sunset even cooperated at the end! Comfortable seating and many thanks to crew who helped our friend with mobility issues board &...More

Thank BostonSuz46
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thoroughly enjoyed our tour 90 minute tour. Great way to see parts of Newport that you can't see from land!

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pick a warm summer night or balmy afternoon. Relax, Sit Back and take in the sights of glorious Newport.

Thank penelmurray4946
Reviewed 1 week ago

Who can resist a sunset cruise around Newport? We jumped at the chance for our last tour of our visit. $26 per person provides you with a seat, a small glass of bubbly and a clam stuffy all the while we were entertained with chit...More

Thank LeanderLil
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an enjoyable time on the Gansett. The trip was very relaxing and the tour guide was interesting and entertaining - sharing lots of stories about the boats in the harbor and points of interest on land. Champagne and Quohog stuffies were included and...More

Thank Melnie55
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very organized tour run like a well-oiled machine. Staff were knowledgeable, personable, and the narrator/owner informative and also a hoot! Enjoyed our 90 minute tour. Highly recommend it.

Thank Judi B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Johnny was an excellent, humorous and knowledgeable guide. There were numerous interesting facts about Newport harbor. If you love boats and history this is a trip to take and at a great price.

Thank heidiren
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took a sunset cruise. Our guide was very funny. It's a great way to see Newport Harbor and the beautiful waterfront homes. A definite must in Newport.

Thank MrPorterhouse
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13 November 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
31 August 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.
9 August 2016|
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Response from Christopher_02840 | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry! Yes, Gansett Cruises is pet friendly!