Park Alert

Fall Ferry Schedule: Beginning September 7, 2023, the public ferry will begin service to Georges Island from Long Wharf. The fall schedule will run through October 9th.

Spectacle Marina:  As a result of storm damage, the public marina on Spectacle Island will be closed for the remainder of the season


Activities, ranger tours, and most programs are included with your ferry ticket.

$5 Ferry Weekend

Visit Georges Island for just $5 in celebration of the Boston Harbor Islands National & State Park 2023 season!

Help us close out the 2023 season right by visiting Georges Island for just $5 on Saturday October 7, Sunday October 8, or Monday October 9!

Tickets are now available online to reserve and purchase. Tickets purchased in-person are first come, first serve, so we recommend purchasing in advance.

Directions & Ferry Schedule: Guests should arrive at Long Wharf North (Gate A2) *at least 30 minutes early* to board and depart for Georges Island. Ferries will depart promptly at their scheduled times and will not wait for late visitors.

  • Boston to Georges Island: 10:00AM or 12:00PM
  • Georges Island to Boston: 1:00PM or 3:00PM

It is highly recommended to utilize public transportation (Aquarium Station on the Blue Line T), bikes, or ride share services, or to carpool as parking near Long Wharf is limited and can be expensive. Some recommended parking locations nearby are Post Office Square Garage ($9 – 10 minute walk) and Atlantic Wharf Parking ($12 – 12 minute walk). 

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