All Year: Monday - FridayDuration
2.5 (including boarding time)Start time
Sailing: 12 noon
Duration: 2.5 (including boarding time)
Boston Odyssey docks at 60 Rowes Wharf.
To reach the port by public transportation:
From South Station, take the MBTA Silver Line Waterfront (one level above the Red Line, one below the food court) to World Trade Center Station. Take the stairs/escalators/elevators to the second level and exit onto World Trade Center Ave. The Seaport Hotel will be ahead on the right.
Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the boarding time. This is mandatory to ensure time to obtain boarding passes.
The cruise ends at the starting point
Savor a delectable gourmet three-course meal while viewing stunning panoramas of Boston’s historic harbor.
Kick back and relax in the delightful ambiance. Or hit the dance floor where a live band is playing for your enjoyment.
This wonderful cruise is perfect for an afternoon getaway, a family or office party, or for entertaining out-of-town guests.
Your luxury Boston Odyssey Lunch Cruise promises fantastic views and a delightful and memorable experience. There is no hotel pick-up for the cruise but the departure point – Boston Odyssey docks at 60 Rowes Wharf – can easily be reached by public transportation.
To obtain your boarding pass please present your voucher and photo ID at the activity operator’s ticket desk at the dockside. Boarding time begins at 1100h (11:00 am), 1 hour before sailing time. Make sure you arrive in good time so you can settle down comfortably to enjoy the trip. As you step aboard, your photo will be taken and will be available for purchase.
Take time to explore and enjoy all the excellent facilities available on board Odyssey I. Take in each of the three climate-controlled dining decks and Observation deck. Explore the enticing dance floors. Capture the distinctive atmosphere reminiscent of the classic ocean liners. Be sure to visit the Captain's bridge, open to all passengers throughout most of the cruise.
During your trip you will enjoy a sumptuous three-course gourmet lunch freshly prepared on board.
Menu subject to change.
Drinks are not included with your ticket but can be purchased at the bar or from the excellent wine list.
All three decks aboard Odyssey offer spacious dance floors and live music – everything from classic jazz to contemporary favorites; from a five-piece band to soft piano music that won't end until well after the ship returns to the pier.
Departing from Rowes Wharf, Odyssey cruises along Historic Boston Harbor from Castle Island to George's Island, then east to the Boston Light on Little Brewster Island, and back north to Charlestown Naval Yard before returning to the Wharf. The cruise route may vary depending on weather. Below is a list of some interesting places you will pass on the way.
USS Constitution and Charlestown Naval Yard: Home to the USS Constitution, Old Ironsides, the US Navy's oldest commissioned warship and the USS Cassin Young, World War II Naval Destroyer.
The Seaport District: Where you find the World Trade Center, Boston Fish Pier, the new Federal Courthouse and the Harborlights Pavilion.
Castle Island: Home to Fort Independence, this island is recognized as the oldest most continuously used military fortification in the United States.
Spectacle Island: Originally two small islands joined by a sandbar, the island's name is presumably derived from its resemblance to a pair of spectacles.
Deer Island: Served as the World War II Harbor Entrance Command Post, now the site of a wastewater treatment plant.
Lovell's Island: Home to Fort Standish and a secret tunnel, which served as an elaborate submarine defense system after the Civil War. Tales of the island include buried treasures and the saga of lover's rock.
Peddocks Island: During World War II over 1,000 Italian prisoners of war were held on this island at Fort Andrew.
Gallops Island: Thought to be one of the three possible islands to have the hidden treasure of Captain Kidd. During the Civil War, 3,000 soldiers camped here.
George's Island: With a long history of military service, the island is now a National Historic Landmark. Visitors to Fort Warren have claimed sightings of the island's legendary ghost, ‘The Lady in Black’.
Boston Light on Little Brewster Island: Erected in 1716 to guide incoming ships, the Boston Light was destroyed by British forces in March of 1776. In 1783 Massachusetts replaced the structure with an exact replica.
The Odyssey then heads back inbound and cruises along the breathtaking Boston skyline offering unmatched views of Boston's most famous architecture: South Station Tower, John Hancock Tower, Prudential Tower, Federal Reserve Bank Building, One Boston Place and many more.
Your delightful cruise ends back at Seaport World Trade Center.
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Please call the activity operator at least 72 hours prior to start of the tour to reconfirm your booking and get up-to-date information on departure details.
You must print and present your voucher in order to redeem services purchased. Please present your voucher and photo ID at the activity operator’s ticket desk at the dockside. You will be issued boarding passes at this time. Boarding begins one half hour prior to cruise departure time.
Cruises will go ahead year-round, rain or shine. In the rare event the Coast Guard prohibits cruising because of weather, the activity operator will contact you to make other arrangements.
Before placing your order, please inform your server if anyone in your party has a food allergy.