Park Alert

End of public ferry season: As of October 9, regular public ferry service to the Boston Harbor Islands has ended for the season. Visit the calendar page for information about off-season cruises and programs.


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

POSTPONED: Veterans Cruise

Honor veterans and active service members with a special cruise and excursion to Georges Island.

POSTPONEMENT NOTICE: Due to gale force winds, rough waters, and a marine weather advisory in place for Boston Harbor, our annual Veterans Cruise to Georges Island has been postponed to April 2023. Date and further details to follow.


Enjoy a cruise to Georges Island, followed by guided tours of historic Fort Warren, reflections on service, and fun self-guided activities for all ages.

The ferry will make two stops, and guests are welcome to choose whichever departure time & location they’d prefer:

Ticket Pricing:

  • Veterans & Active Military: Free
  • Friends, family & general public: $10
  • Children 4-12 years: $5
  • Children 3 years and under: Free


  • 10:30am – Ferry Departs Charlestown
  • 11:00am – Ferry departs Long Wharf
  • 11:45am – Estimated arrival to Georges Island
  • 2:15pm – Return ferry departs Georges Island
  • 3:00pm – Estimated return to Charlestown
  • 3:30pm – Estimated return to Long Wharf

If cost is a barrier to your participation, please contact

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