Water activity

Newport, RI: Fall Bay Cruise From Jamestown or Bowen's Wharf

4.7 / 5

48 reviews

Newport, RI: Fall Bay Cruise From Jamestown or Bowen's Wharf

From US$ 35 per person

Come aboard the Coastal Queen and see the magnificent New England fall foliage on a picturesque cruise around Newport Harbor and the East Passage.‍

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible


  • Experience Newport Harbor and the Bay from the water
  • Enjoy views of lighthouses, mansions, and historic forts
  • Sip summer beverages at the Coastal Queen's bar
  • Enjoy maximum comfort with a weatherproof interior that can be heated on chilly days
Full description

Take in the classic New England fall scenery aboard the comfortable Coastal Queen. Local guides will share their knowledge of the historic sites that surround beautiful Newport Harbor and the Jamestown shoreline.

You will see historic church steeples, Bowen’s and Banisters Wharves, historic lighthouses, forts, mega yachts, and more on the tour. You may even spot a seal or two.

The Coastal Queen offers maximum comfort and has a weatherproof interior that can be heated on chilly days, a bar, panoramic views, and an open-air top covered deck where the side curtains can roll up for catching the ocean breezes or rolled down for warmth.

  • 90-minute sightseeing boat tour
  • Live commentary
  • Local taxes and fees
  • All necessary safety equipment
  • Food
  • Beverages (available for purchase)
  • Tips
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Important information

What to bring

  • Cash
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
  • Face mask or protective covering

Not allowed

  • Smoking
  • Food and drinks
  • Pets (assistance dogs allowed)

Know before you go

  • Food is not included
  • Beverages are available for purchase
  • All necessary safety equipment is included in the activity
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 48 reviews

Review summary

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It was fine….the only thing was the water was rough so we didn’t get to go the usual route of seeing the mansions Tour guide was good and mentioned covid precautions that were taken

October 27, 2021

Very enjoyable boat ride. Narrator was knowledgeable

October 24, 2021

Great day on the water. Nice way to spend an hour. Staff was curious and friendly.

October 23, 2021

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