• Yankee Clipper Harbor Tours

     

    We now operate cruises from two locations! 

    Newburyport and Haverhill.

     

    We continue to operate from the Newburyport Town Dock, located on the Merrimack River behind Market Landing, using our 45-passenger boat, the Yankee Clipper.

     

    And in addition we now also operate from the Haverhill Municipal Dock, located on the Merrimack River behind 100 Washington St Haverhill, using our new 30-passenger catamaran style boat.

     

    Our season this year will run into October.

     

    Come and join us for a fun, family-friendly experience!

     

    Please email any questions to: info@harbortours.com

     

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  • Newburyport Harbor Cruises

    Sunset Cocktail Cruises

    Newburyport Harbor

    Duration 90 minutes. Sit back and take in the beautiful sights and sounds of Newburyport Harbor and the Merrimack River with a cold beer or glass of wine. The captain will show you the highlights of the river, but there's no formal narration on this cruise. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, departing at 6:45 pm - returning 8:15 pm. On Thursdays, we provide live music. See "Schedule + Purchase" for pricing.

    Narrated Scenic Harbor Tours

    Newburyport Harbor

    Duration 1 hour. Our Narrated Scenic Harbor Tours depart 7 days a week, at 11:00 am, 12:30 pm, 2:00 pm, 3:30 pm and 5:00 pm. Experience the sights, sounds and feel of beautiful Newburyport Harbor, the Great Salt Marsh, and the Merrimack River. Our crew weaves together the area's maritime, economic and natural history, from the end of the last Ice Age 15,000 years ago to the most modern elements of life today, in one of America's most storied harbors. You'll learn what makes the salt marsh one of the most productive and biodiverse ecosystems on the planet. Common wildlife sightings on this trip include osprey, eagles, hawks, herons, egrets, diving cormorants, harbor seals and deer! Tickets $23 for adults and $12 for children.

    Clipper Heritage Trail’s "Along the Water’s Edge" Waterfront Harbor Tour

    from Newburyport Harbor

    Duration 90 minutes. Join local historian Ghlee Woodworth and marine ecologist Captain Paul Aziz aboard the Yankee Clipper and enjoy a 90 minute cruise along the beautiful Merrimack River. Step back in time and hear about shipyards, Caldwell’s Rum, and a castle as we cruise upriver to Amesbury. On the return leg, the Yankee Clipper takes us along the shores of Joppa, home of clammers, fishermen, and hunters, as we discover the timeless significance of our local estuary. Schedule to be determined.

    Parker River National Wildlife Refuge Tour

    from Newburyport Harbor

    Duration 2.5 hours. Pristine beauty, wide open space, gorgeous views, and the chance to float up and down the peaceful, winding creeks of the world's second most productive ecosystem. Learn how Plum Island and the Great Marsh were formed and how important they are. Trips scheduled periodically during the season. Schedule to be determined.

    Yankee Homecoming Fireworks Cruise

    from Newburyport Harbor

    Watch this year's Yankee Homecoming fireworks from the harbor. More information to follow.

    Private Tours

    from Newburyport Harbor

    Call us to discuss the chartering of our vessel for any occasion when you might want the boat just to yourselves, for example: birthday parties, anniversary parties, wedding rehearsal dinners, company outings, ashes at sea, team building events, school trips or any reason! You can have your event catered, bring your own music, or use our services. More information below in the FAQs.

     

     

     

  • Haverhill Harbor Cruises

    Departing from the Haverhill Municipal Dock behind 100 Washington Street

    60 Minute Merrimack River Tour

    Haverhill Municipal Dock

    Departing from the Haverhill Municipal Dock, located behind the Tap Brewery at 100 Washington St. Duration 60 minutes. This trip will head downriver toward the Rocks Village Bridge, and then return. Beautiful views of undeveloped sections of the Merrimack River, with bald eagles and other wildlife. Adults $20. Kids under 12 $10.

    90 Minute Sunset Merrimac River Tour

    Haverhill Municipal Dock

    Departing from the Haverhill Municipal Dock, located behind the Tap Brewery at 100 Washington St. Duration 90 minutes. This trip will take you downriver under the Rocks Village Bridge, and then return. Beautiful views of undeveloped sections of the Merrimack River, with bald eagles and other wildlife. Adults $30. Kids under 12 $15.

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