Boston Pedal Boats

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In a Nutshell

Tour the Charles River in a private pedal boat; bring a lunch or dinner aboard

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Sep 1, 2014. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Limit 1 per visit. Must sign waiver. Subject to weather. Subject to availability. Valid only for option purchased. Valid for full 2014 season. Not valid July 3-4. One member of group must be at least 18 years old. No reservations accepted. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $29 for a private one-hour pedal boat ride for up to four, valid Wednesday–Friday ($60 value)
  • $39 for a private one-hour pedal boat ride for up to four, valid any day of the week ($60 value)

Hours of operation: Closed Monday and Tuesday. Wednesday-Friday 12:00PM-1 and a half hours before sunset. Saturday and Sunday 12:00PM- 1 and a half hours before sunset

Boston Pedal Boats

Established: 2000
Reservations/Appointments: Not offered
Staff Size: 2–10 people
Average Duration of Services: 30–60 minutes
Brands Used: Nauticraft four-seater with canopy
Pro Tip: Bring your lunch.
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Parking: Unavailable
Recommended Age Group: All Ages

Q&A with Joseph, General Manager

What is one fun, unusual fact about your business?
You can pedal your very own private boat on the Charles River. No need for a duck boat.

What special training do you or your staff have?
We have been creating incredible private tours on the Charles River for 15 years with our authentic Venetian gondolas. This is a very affordable and fun way to experience Boston and Cambridge from the Charles River.

What’s your favorite part of your job?
Meeting people and witnessing the great experiences that we provide.

Is there anything else you want to add that we didn't cover?
You can bring a picnic lunch or dinner aboard, [and make sure to] bring your camera.

Customer Reviews

Was a great little adventure with my daughter and better then a spin class
Jennifer L. · August 1, 2014
I do not think it's worth more than the groupon price of $39 that I spent - but it was a great 1 hour time around the Charles with a friend!
Kim F. · June 22, 2014
Keep the bow pointed into the wind :)
Jessica B. · June 21, 2014
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    DCR's Hatch Memorial Shell

    47 David G Mugar Way

    Boston, MA 02114

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