Embark on a tour of the historic port of New Bedford, the nation’s #1 Commercial Fishing Port! Board “The Acushnet” on Pier 3 and bask in the aromas of The Whale’s Tail, Mirasol’s Cafe Express, and The Black Whale– all excellent places to quench your thirst and satisfy your appetite before or after your tour.
Sail the same waters as Herman Melville; learn about what was once the Whaling capital of the world and is now the largest commercial fishing port in the United States; view Palmer’s Island Lighthouse; pass through the largest hurricane barrier on the east coast; view the Schooner Ernestina-Morrissey when she’s docked in the harbor…. and much more!
The Acushnet hosts 14 passengers and is covered for protection from the elements. Tours are offered 7 days a week. Take a 60 minute Harbor Tour, Book a Charter Tour for a 2-hour sunset cruise, or take a Sunset Tour and watch the sun set behind Butler Flats or Palmer’s Island Lighthouse. Book Now!