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Join our guides for an unforgettable voyage on the river or harbor. Scroll down for all our tours!
 
Skyline & Sunset Tours
Spectacular Skyline Views from Kendall Square
Boston Harbor Tours
Experience the Harbor from Kendall Square
Eco-Tours
Back to Nature from Nahanton Park
Moonlight Canoe Tours
Relaxing Evening Canoe Tour from Newton
Custom Tours & Events
Unforgettable Group Outings Just for You
 
Paddling under the Zakim Bridge and at the U.S.S. Constitution.  
Experience the thrill of paddling in Boston Harbor! These tours begin and end at our T-accessible Kendall Square location.
  • Three-hour tour passes through the locks into Boston Harbor.
  • Unique views of the U.S.S. Constitution, Zakim Bridge, and Boston's Waterfront and Financial District.
  • Five minutes from the Red Line (Kendall/MIT).
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    “Beautiful view, especially in Storrow lagoon.”
    -anonymous (Boston Skyline Tour)
     
    Revel in the best view of Boston's skyline — from a kayak or stand-up paddleboard on the Charles River! These tours begin and end at our T-accessible Kendall Square location.
  • Two-hour tour featuring amazing skyline views.
  • Evening Sunset Tours are available.
  • Five minutes from the Red Line (Kendall/MIT).
  • Available for kayaks or stand-up paddleboards
  •   Father and kids kayaking in front of the Hancock and Prudential Buildings.
     
    Our guide goes net-dipping for underwater critters.  
    See and learn about the plants and animals that inhabit the Charles and its shoreline. We'll quietly poke our kayaks into coves and shallows for wildlife, and probe the muddy river bottom for small critters we don't usually see.
  • 2.5-hour tour from our Nahanton Park Location.
  • See great blue herons, turtles, egrets, and river otters.
  • Net-dip for benthic organisms like dragonfly larvae and water-boatmen.
  • See remnants of the area's glaciated past.
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    Dusk is a magical time to be on the water, so what could be more blissful than paddling a canoe by moonlight? We push off as the sun sets for an evening of relaxation, good food, and conversation.
  • Three-hour tour from our Newton Location.
  • Includes light food and desserts on the water.
  • Learn the rich history and wildlife of the area.
  •   A stunning sunset at our Newton Boathouse.
     
    Video by Interlock Media.
     
    Your group can enjoy any of our regular guided tours on your schedule! You can even combine food and paddling for an unforgettable experience.
  • Include customized Catering Packages with any tour.
  • Paddle with or without a guide.
  • See our Custom Tours page for details.
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    Combine skyline views with the excitement of paddling on Boston Harbor, add in a great meal, and you've got our Barking Crab Tour!
  • Four-hour tour from our Kendall Square location.
  • Unforgettable landmarks and skyline views.
  • Enjoy a seafood lunch at the Barking Crab, Boston's premier clam shack.
  • Return via relaxing van shuttle.
  •   Kayaking in front of Rowe's Wharf on the Boston Waterfront.
     
    Enjoy a delicious RedBones picnic after our Boston Barbeque Tour.  
    End your day with the perfect combination of paddling and food! Spend about 90 minutes on the water followed by a picnic catered by Redbones.
  • 2.5-hour tour from our Kendall Square location.
  • Includes a full barbeque meal from Redbones of Somerville.
  • Great way to wind down after a long week at work!
  • Or, create your own Private BBQ Tour for your group.
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