On the Water Cape Ann
Cool off this summer with an array of water activities. From stand up paddleboarding to the Beauport Beach Shuttle, we'll have you making waves.
Cape Ann SUP
"This is beautiful, rugged, salty, Cape Ann."
Right in our back yard, there are lessons and tours daily. Surf lessons are also available a short distance away onLong Beach. From stand-up paddling tours, to yoga, to ladies night, there is something for everyone to enjoy!
Beauport Cruiselines features Lunch and Dinner Cruises!
Your excursion on the Beauport Cruiselines covers historic Gloucester Harbor with extraordinary views of the city's downtown, Rocky Neck, Eastern Point, Ten Pound Island, Stage Fort Park, and Hammond Castle. No trip to Gloucester is complete without a cruise!
The Water Shuttle provides guests with a hop on/hop off water experience.
Tour America's oldest seaport aboard M/V Lady Jillian. Enjoy area attractions of the inner harbor at your own pace. The Water Shuttle connects Gloucester's two Cultural Districts, Harbortown, and Rocky Neck.
Picture yourself relaxing on the deck of this beautiful 65- foot schooner as she sails out of Gloucester harbor on a light southwesterly breeze.
Join us for a two hour sail and get a taste for what it was like to sail on a fishing schooner a hundred years ago. Help the crew raise the sails, or just sit back and take in the sights and sounds of Gloucester's coastline.
Get the best chance of seeing whales off the coast of Gloucester, Massachusetts, by booking this half-day whale-watch cruise. Your experienced captain and crew know the whales’ feeding and swimming patterns and keep close tabs on where they’re hanging out. Spread out on the deck of the boat and enjoy being out in the open air while you find whales, then get ready to snap photos of breaching, spouts, and tail slaps.
Located in historic Essex, Massachusetts, Essex River Cruises & Charters has been operating narrated sightseeing cruises, private charters, tidal beach clambakes, and more for over 20 years. Share the opportunity to escape to the unspoiled natural beauty of the Essex River onboard the Essex River Queen I and the Essex River Queen II.
View more Local Attractions, on and off the water, here.