Discover the Merrimack – Join Us For Our 40th Anniversary

Join us on a Discover the Merrimack cruise with the Merrimack River Watershed Council, which is celebrating it's 40th Anniversary. This 2-hour tour aboard the Yankee Clipper will teach about the ecological importance and history of the river. Learn more about the wildlife. Enjoy music from folk singer Pierce Woodward. Drinks are available and complimentary snacks will be provided.
Sponsored in part by Worthen Industries and The Tannery Marketplace.

Cost:Tickets are $40
Location: Boat departs from the Waterfront Promenade Park, Newburyport, MA

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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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