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.

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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