Yacht Beacon

60 Rowes Wharf Boston MA 02110 Ferry Terminal
4.8 by 246 members
Yacht Beacon 4.790243902439024 out of 5 246


This ticket is valid only for the specific date and time purchased. You may bring your own picnic, but bringing your own alcohol is not allowed. Alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase on board. The Ferry Terminal is a public space located at 60 Rowes Wharf, right behind the Boston Harbor Hotel beside 400 Atlantic Avenue. Nearest "T" stations are South Station and Aquarium Station. Please allow extra time for traffic and parking. There are additional parking costs in and around the Rowes Warf area. The boat leaves on time. If you are lost or running late, please call 617-951-2460. Gratuity is not included in the ticket price, but is greatly appreciated for a job well done.

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  • Parking is expensive 1
  • Dine before you go 1
  • Food and drinks for purchase 1
7 events
2 reviews
35 stars
No snacks on board but they do serve beer and wine.
7 events
2 reviews
35 stars
The weather was sunny and humid. I wore a short sleeves polo shirt but the day weather was in the 80s with high humidity. I suggest taking a wind proof jacket or a heavy sweater just in case. Although you can sit inside on the boat..
18 events
5 reviews
8 stars
This was our second year to boat on The Beacon with Ruthie and Brendan....and we brought guests with us this year. Ruthie captained our vessel smoothly across a busy and choppy harbor. It was a perfect day so loads of company on the water. The narration was just the right combination of historical fact with current relevance and Ruthie has a wonderful sense of humor which makes the commentary not only interesting, but fun. Both Ruthie and Brendan provide such personal service -- their attention to each passenger distinguishes this tour from others. And our guests thought so too! I hesitate to write such a glowing review, cause once the word is out......
Barbara Faso-Pacific
32 events
12 reviews
6 stars
Steps away at Rowes Wharf you can purchase food and beverages at the outside cafe. A little pricey, but the view is priceless. And added bonus....go at 6:00 p.m. weeknights and there are free harborside concerts and entertainment at Rowes Warf...a great take...combine it with your "Beacon" cruise for a fun filled trip!
Boston Harbor Island Cruise
9 events
8 reviews
1 stars
Complimentary soft drinks and I believe beer and wine for $5 on board. Restaurants at hotel and in area expensive. We found Sorelle, a nice bakery and cafe a short walk away on Congress St.
9 events
8 reviews
1 stars
We parked in the Harbor Garage $37. Very close.
2 events
1 review
0 stars
The weather was sunny but cool.. I wore a sweater and fleece jacket. They had plenty of blankets..

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