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.


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

Free Ferry Day

Make the most of the Park's final weekend with a free trip to Spectacle Island!

Explore Spectacle’s sandy beaches and winding trails, enjoy live music on the porch, and make the most of the last weekend on the Islands!

First come, first serve *free* tickets will be available to pick up from Boston Harbor Now staff at Long Wharf North beginning at 9:00am. Tickets go quickly, so arrive early to ensure your seat! Limit 4 tickets per adult.

Ferries will depart promptly at their scheduled times from Gate A2, and return ferries will also be assigned based on departure:

  • Depart Long Wharf North at 10:30am – Return ferry from Spectacle at 1:30pm
  • Depart Long Wharf North at 12:30pm – Return ferry from Spectacle at 3:30pm

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