Jamestown Newport Ferry Tours and Cruises Overview

Hop-On Hop-Off to Explore!

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The Jamestown Newport Ferry operates from May 21 through October 10 and has five Hop-On Hop-Off stops that include Jamestown, Rose Island Lighthouse, Fort Adams, Ann Street Pier and Perrotti Park. Explore the shops, restaurants and attractions all day long. Options include round-trip or one-way tickets and a reduced-rate evening special, daily after 4 pm (special not available during festivals). Check out the five stops and the schedule below.


• Evening Special Round-Trip Tickets,
after 4pm, $18. View specials

Express Service to popular Newport events. Take me to Express

• Private Charters. Plan an event


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Hop-On Hop-Off Ferry

Jamestown Newport Ferry's daily unreserved service transports riders between Jamestown and Newport. This Hop-On Hop-Off service makes five stops:

• Jamestown

• Rose Island Lighthouse

• Fort Adams, Newport

• Ann Street Pier, Newport

• Perrotti Park, Newport

Options include round-trip or one-way tickets and a reduced-rate Evening Special after 4pm. All vessels have an onboard bar for refreshments.

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The Jamestown is a charming vessel which will be offering evening Sunset Cruises. These Newport boat rides are a close-up way to see lower Narragansett Bay and Newport Harbor and include a complimentary "drink of the night." Private cruises are also available. Departures are from 1 East Ferry Wharf in Jamestown. Additional cruise options are also available on our sister cruising boat, Coastal Queen.

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Express Service

Jamestown to Newport Express service to:

Newport Oyster & Chowder Festival

Newport Folk Festival

Newport Jazz Festival

Newport International Boat Show

Bowen’s Wharf Seafood Festival

Check out the FAQ page for parking options in Jamestown and Newport.

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Private Event Charters

Give your guests an event they will remember by taking them on a cruise around the Jamestown shoreline and beautiful Newport Harbor on one of our tour boats. Coastal Queen has 140-passenger capacity for large events, ferries Katherine and The Jamestown are perfect for smaller gatherings. All three boats have onboard bars. If you need event transportation, we have a fleet of launch-type shuttle boats available as well.

Looking for express tickets to Newport's events? Click here.

Looking for the Evening Special? Daily, after 4pm,  round-trip tickets are only $16. Click here and then on "Specials."

Our ferry service and sunset cruises are the perfect things to do in Newport or Jamestown. Jamestown Newport Ferry offers:
• Hop-On Hop-Off ferry service
• Sunset cruises (dates to be announced)
come with a complimentary cocktail.

For a list of all Hop-On Hop-Off departure sites and locations, see the Routes and Schedules page or click here. Stop #1 on the ferry and sunset cruises are from 1 East Ferry Wharf, Jamestown, RI.  

Looking for more day cruises? Our Coastal Queen offers these tours and boat rides:
• Scenic Bay Cruises
• Morning Mimosa Lighthouse Cruises
• Sunset Cruises
• Special-event cruises

Click here to see Coastal Queen's cruises and boat tours.

Coastal Queen departs from 5 Bowen's Landing, Bowen's Wharf, Newport with some special events departures from 1 East Ferry Wharf in Jamestown.

All vessels are available for private event charters.

See the tourist locations where our ferry service stops.

The Five Hop-On Hop-Off Stops

Our ferry destinations and scenic cruises offer opportunities for sightseeing and exploring the area. Whether you’re visiting or commuting, these boat rides are a great way to get outdoors and get up close to all the beautiful Jamestown, Newport and Narragansett Bay vistas.

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