Join us for a cruise in 2022—stay posted for our spring season cruising date! Enjoy the great outdoors cruising aboard COASTAL QUEEN as she offers maximum comfort and spectacular views of the lighthouses and historic sights that surround magnificent Newport Harbor and lower Narragansett Bay. Coastal Queen has both a cozy and weatherproof main salon and a covered, open-air upper deck (with side curtains) for catching fresh ocean breezes, all with panoramic views. Cruises will run through most of the year with a short winter break. All cruises depart from 5 Bowen's Landing on Bowen's Wharf in Newport except for some Special Event Cruises that depart from 1 East Ferry Wharf in Jamestown. Check events for departure points. The boat's main deck is fully ADA accessible.
Lighthouse and Mimosa Cruises
Features a narrated tour and complimentary mimosa
Scenic Bay Cruises
Features a narrated tour
Features a complimentary "drink of the night"
Land & Sea Tour Package
Features a narrated tour and works in partnership with Viking Tours of Newport—book a cruise and book a Newport trolley tour for an afternoon of fun!
Special Event Cruises
May feature a musical guest, theme or tasting event, departure locations vary
Coastal Queen Cruises offers Scenic Bay Cruises, Morning Lighthouse and Mimosa Cruises, Sunset Cruises and Special Event Cruises that may feature events such as live music, wine tastings and much more! Cruises depart from Bowen's Wharf in Newport with limited departures from Jamestown. Cruises will run through most of the year, weather permitting.View Daily Options
Coastal Queen Cruises offers a wide variety of Special Events Cruises that may feature a wine or beer tasting, live music or a theme—all while taking folks to see the beautiful coastal scenes of Narragansett Bay. Special Events Cruises depart from either Bowen's Wharf in Newport or from 1 East Ferry Wharf in Jamestown. Check our events calendar!
See the beautiful sights of Newport by land and by sea! Hop aboard the Coastal Queen to take in the views from the water, including several lighthouses, an historic fort and the stunning coastline. Then take in the incredible views of the Newport mansions along famed Bellevue Avenue aboard a classic Newport trolley operated by Viking Tours.View Land & Sea Tour
Charter the spectacular Coastal Queen for your special party and give your guests an event to remember. Whether you are planning a business meeting, company outing, bachelor/bachelorette party, reunion, anniversary, or birthday, Coastal Queen has plenty of party room. Coastal Queen seats up to 140 passengers, with great sightseeing views from every seat.Request a
"My wife and I went on the Coastal Queen sunset cruise that departs from Bowen's Wharf (near the Newport Harbor Hotel) and had a wonderful time. The boat is beautiful and very comfortable. We enjoyed the breeze from the top deck and were very comfortable on the lower enclosed deck, too. We got to see so many Newport attractions from the water."
"We had a wonderful cruise of Narragansett bay and the surrounding lighthouses on Coastal Queen Cruises. All the staff members were great and the boat was spotless. It was a perfect wedding anniversary treat for my husband... and he learnt a few new things about the history from the great cruise narrator that was onboard."