Tour Providence By Boat

Enjoy the Renaissance City from a whole new perspective! Admire the diverse architecture and rich history of Providence as you relax aboard our comfortable, Coast Guard certified pontoon boat, the MV Proud Mary.

We offer narrative boat tours of the Providence River & harbor, sunset cruises, spectacular WaterFire rides & private charters. Planning a special event?  Our private charters can accommodate 2-14 passengers for proposals, birthdays, anniversaries, graduations, bachelor/bachelorette parties and more!  

Our Fall/Winter hours are now in effect and our available tour hours are now limited.  Call for availability on dates/times or send an inquiry through this website and we will contact you.  Thank you!

Afternoon Excursions

Join us for a forty-five minute guided tour of the picturesque Providence waterways!  Explore the Providence River, Riverwalk, Waterplace Park and the Providence Harbor, as Captain Tom highlights architectural, historical & nautical points of interest along the way. $20.00 Adults, $15.00 Children 12 & under.  We run Wednesday thru Sunday, every hour, on the hour, by reservation only, starting at 12pm.  

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Sunset Cruises

Enjoy our waterways by the light of the moon!  Grab a warm beverage from the Hot Club deck, climb aboard, and enjoy a forty-five minute ride along the Providence River, Riverwalk, Waterplace Park and the Providence Harbor.  Our sunset cruises run Wednesday thru Sunday, by reservation. $20.00 Adults, $15.00 Children 12 & under.

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Boat Rides with Santa!

Climb aboard for a thirty-minute boat ride along the Providence River, Riverwalk and Waterplace Park with Santa!  Saturday, December 13TH from 12pm to 3pm.  Hot cocoa & holiday treats will be served. By reservation only. $15.00 for everyone over 24 months, $5.00 Children under 24 months.

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WaterFire Boat Rides

Experience the magic of WaterFire from the best seat in Providence, as we expertly guide you through the 80+ burning braziers of Waterplace Park, the Providence River and Riverwalk!  Join us for an unparalleled 25-minute boat ride amidst the flickering fires. Sunset to midnight from the basin of Waterplace Park.  WATERFIRE IS NOW OVER UNTIL MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND 2015! 

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WaterFire Schedule 2014

  • Saturday, May 24th

    Sunset 8:06PM

  • Saturday, June 14th

    Sunset: 8:20PM

  • Saturday, June 28th

    Sunset 8:23PM

  • Saturday, July 12th

    Sunset 8:19PM

  • Saturday, July 26th

    Sunset 8:09PM

  • Saturday, August 9th

    Sunset 7:53PM

  • Saturday, August 23rd

    Sunset 7:33PM

  • Saturday, September 27th

    Sunset 6:34PM

  • Saturday, October 11th Gemma Flames of Hope

    Sunset 6:10PM

  • Saturday, October 25th

    Sunset 5:49PM

  • Saturday, November 8th Salute to Veterans

    Sunset 4:32PM