Castle Island Tours
In 1928 a strip of land was used to connect Castle Island to mainland Massachusetts, and while this destination for outdoor recreation and history is no longer technically an island, locals still refer to it by its original name. Castle Island is home to Fort Independence, and was one of the main military bases for the British during the American Revolution.
Address: Boston, USA
Hours: Open year round
4 Tours and Activities to Experience Castle Island
Try a unique alternative to a typical night out in downtown Boston with an exciting dinner cruise along the city’s waterfront. This 3-hour expedition on Boston Harbor features a three-course meal with live entertainment and dancing. Watch the sun set, then take a stroll under the stars and enjoy the view of the illuminated Boston skyline at night or head to the dance floor for music and fun in the ship’s nightclub. Bring that special someone or a whole group of friends for a night to remember.
Cruise Boston Harbor aboard a luxury yacht, complete with superb city views and a buffet brunch featuring both breakfast and lunch offerings. For 2-hours you'll explore the waters from Rowes Wharf to the Charlestown Naval Yard and back, sailing past sights such as Castle Island and Boston Light. Spend some time enjoying the yacht's three climate-controlled decks or dancing to the sounds of a live DJ mix. There's even a glass of complimentary champagne following castoff.
Enjoy a three-course gourmet brunch on this scenic Fall Foliage cruise around Boston Harbor and Harbor Islands. Set sail aboard the Northern Lights at Rowes Wharf and settle in for a buffet filled with eggs Benedict, waffles, bacon, fresh fruit, dessert and more. View popular Boston highlights such as Bunker Hill Monument, the USS Constitution, Old North Church, and Castle Island. This brunch cruise offers a great overview of Boston and a lovely morning on the water. Your party will be assigned seating at a table for your size, please contact us if your party is larger than 6 persons We are dedicated to stopping the spread of Covid-19 and have taken many precautions to keep our guests and crew safe. Plexiglass barriers are now installed in front of the buffet and an employee will serve guests. In addition our HVAC system has been upgraded with MERV filters. Guests will be required to don face coverings until they are seated. All tables are separated with 6 feet of clearance.
Taking safety measures
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Combine an indulgent brunch with a sightseeing boat tour on this two-in-one festive outing. Meet at Rowes Wharf, and hop aboard the Northern Lights: a 1920s-style yacht. Over the course of several hours, you’ll see landmarks ranging from the Seaport District and USS Constitution to Sea Castle Island and beyond. You’ll also enjoy a 3-course holiday brunch menu and can even warm up courtesy of the onboard hot chocolate bar.
Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What are Castle Island hours of operation?
Castle Island hours of operation: Open year round. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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