Along the Water’s Edge History Tour

Join local historian Ghlee Woodworth and marine ecologist Captain Paul Aziz aboard the Yankee Clipper and enjoy a 90 minute cruise along the beautiful Merrimack River. Step back in time and hear about shipyards, Caldwell’s Rum, and a castle as we cruise upriver to Amesbury. On the return leg, the Yankee Clipper takes us along the shores of Joppa, home of clammers, fishermen, and hunters, as we discover the timeless significance of our local estuary.
Don't miss this special tour, Sunday, September 6 from 11am - 12:30. Tickets sell out quickly...book your tour now!

Cruise the Merrimack River and Historic Newburyport Harbor

The 42-passenger Yankee Clipper is a fun, family-friendly way to experience the Merrimack River and Newburyport Harbor. Beer, wine, soft drinks, healthy snacks and activities for kids are all available on board. Our Newburyport Harbor and Great Salt Marsh Ecotours bring 15,000 years of natural history to life, spanning the end of the last ice age to the 21st century. On a 1-hour narrated tour, you'll meet the resident plant and wildlife of the area, and your crew will weave together the area's natural, economic, and maritime history with the ecological significance of one of the world's most beautiful and scenic natural resources! Tickets are just $9 for kids, $19 for adults. Trips depart at 11am, 1pm, 3pm and 5pm daily. Click the Trips & Tours tab above for more information on this and our other programs, as well as a map showing where to board.

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Private Charters


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