Close of Public Ferry Season

Public ferry service has ended for the 2022 season. Visit the park calendar to learn about special cruises and opportunities to visit the islands in the off season.

Calendar

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

FBHI New Year’s Day Boat Trip to Thompson Island

Join the Friends of the Boston Harbor Islands for a New Year's Day boat trip to Thompson Island!

Enjoy a 45-minute boat ride through the Boston Harbor Islands and a panoramic view of the Boston skyline. Explore Thompson Island’s meadows, forests, beaches, and 40-acre salt marsh and learn about its intriguing history.

The boat departs Mass Bay Lines, 60 Rowes Wharf, Boston (behind the Boston Harbor Hotel) at 12:00 pm and returns to the dock at 4:00 pm. Boarding begins at 11:30 am. The nearest T stations are South Station (Red Line) and Aquarium (Blue Line). Park policy is no pets and no alcohol. No food is sold on the boat or on the island. Pack a picnic and go on your own adventure. There will be an indoor warm up space.

For more information visit www.fbhi.org or call 781-740-4290.

 

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