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Cruising Through the Seasons—Indoor Cozy Comfort—Outdoor Ocean Breezes

Cruises from Newport, Jamestown and Wickford, RI

Cruising Through the Seasons—Indoor Cozy Comfort—Outdoor Ocean Breezes

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Lighthouse and Mimosa Cruise
Features a narrated tour and a mimosa, included in the price of the cruise

Scenic Bay Cruise
Features a narrated tour

Evening Cocktail Cruise
Features a "drink of the night"—one drink is included in the price of the cruise

Special Event Cruises
May feature a musical guest, theme or tasting event, departure locations vary

Fall Lighthouse Cruise
Features a narrated tour

Seal and Harbor Tours
Features a narrated tour

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!


Enjoy the great outdoors cruising aboard the spacious COASTAL QUEEN tour boat, as she offers maximum comfort and spectacular views of the lighthouses and historic sights that are found in lower Narragansett Bay. Coastal Queen has both a cozy and weatherproof main salon that can be heated on chilly days and a covered, open-air top deck with side curtains that roll down for warmth or roll up for catching fresh ocean breezes. All seats have panoramic views. Departure ports include: 5 Bowen's Landing, Bowen's Wharf, Newport, 1 East Ferry Wharf, Jamestown and Wickford Visitor's Dock, located behind 55 Brown Street in North Kingstown. Confirm your cruise's departure port before booking. The boat's main deck is fully ADA accessible—for Bowen's Wharf departures, please call us ahead of your trip at (401) 423-9900 x1 for information and assistance.  


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Daily Cruises

Coastal Queen's daily cruises will include Lighthouse and Mimosa Cruises, Scenic Bay Cruises and Evening Cocktail Cruises. These tours and boat rides give guests spectacular views of the Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay area. Cruises depart from Bowen's Wharf, Newport.

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Special Events

Coastal Queen's exciting event cruises may feature a wine or beer tasting, live music or a theme—all while cruising by the beautiful coastal scenes of Narragansett Bay. Events depart from either Newport, Jamestown or Wickford so be sure to check your port upon booking!

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Land & Sea Tours

See the sights of Newport by land and by sea! Take in the views from the water, which includes local lighthouses and historic sites. After, take in the incredible views of the Newport mansions along famed Bellevue Avenue aboard a classic Newport trolley operated by Viking Tours.

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Private Charters

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 or other special occasion, Coastal Queen has plenty of party room for up to 140 passengers.

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There's a Bar Inside

Great excursion to take a tour of Newport and all it’s history. Staff are very nice and knowledgeable. The ship itself is clean and comfortable. There are plenty of seats inside as well as outside. There’s a bar inside with a great bartender (Karen) with plenty of seats and drinks! Overall great experience and tour. —Vellentie V., 2023 Google review (photo courtesy of Vellentie V.)

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Private Transport for a Goat Island Wedding

Thanks so much for all your help in making our cruise a success. Our guests loved the experience. The captain and crew were awesome too. —Drew W., 2023 Email (photo courtesy of A. Medeiros)

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