Pirate-themed cruises allow participants to interact with cagey characters they normally only encounter on casual Fridays. Sail off into fantasy with this Groupon.
Choose from Three Options
- $30 for a 30-minute pirate-treasure hunt for two on Boston Harbor (a $60 value)
- $55 for a 30-minute pirate-treasure hunt for four on Boston Harbor (a $120 value)
- $299 for a 60-minute pirate-treasure-hunt birthday party for up to 12 on Boston Harbor (a $600 value)
Aboard pirate-themed vessels, guests follow their captain to chase down a pirate and snag his treasure. As they cruise across the channel, they subdue his attacks with onboard water cannons to uncover a treasure chest filled with surprise loot. For an additional charge with the birthday-party option, parents can give chase in a second boat loaded with their own water guns and battle their brood. Tours are expected to begin in June, though they may begin earlier depending on the weather.
Boston Harbor Shuttle
Licensed captains guide passengers through the city's wide harbor fairways and more intimate waterways on a range of tours, cruises, and charters. Passengers can hop on or off each excursion at six designated docks such as Liberty Wharf and Fairmont Battery Wharf. When disembarking, they may stop at waterside eateries such as Legal Seafood and Aragostas to sip, dine, and heed Paul Revere's legendary warning about eating too many burgers. Passengers can also stop at waterfront museums, such as the newly re-opened Boston Tea Party Ships, ICA, or the perennial favorite, The New England Aquarium. While most cruises beckon customers to board the Precious Time or White Pearl, captains also conduct mini cruises aboard unique vessels such as Sadie, a turn-of-the-century fantail launch boat.