Jamestown Newport Ferry Tours and Cruises Overview

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Welcome Aboard the Jamestown Newport Ferry


Five Hop-On Hop-Off Stops:
All services have ended for the 2023 season. See you again in 2024 and thank you for visiting Jamestown Newport Ferry!  

Jamestown, Rose Island Lighthouse, Fort Adams, Ann Street Pier and Perrotti Park. The five addresses are listed below and in the footer. See the Routes and Schedules drop-down menu for departure times and fares.

Explore: Visit the shops, restaurants and attractions at the stops—your ticket is good all day.

Options: Round-trip or one-way tickets are available.


Cruises and Tours
are offered, check out the drop-down menu above for more ways to enjoy some time on the bay. Check out our Evening Bubbly Cruises and Seal Tours.

Evening Special Round-Trip Tickets,
are sold daily after 4pm, except during festivals and are $22. Click on the "Buy Tickets" button above and select "Hop-On Hop-Off Ferry Service", the date you would like, then select "Evening Adult" or click on this link.

Express Services are now listed by event under the "Routes and Schedules" drop-down menu.

Private Charters are our specialty, check out the drop-down menu above for more ways or click here.


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Hop-On Hop-Off Ferry

The daily unreserved service has five stops, see addresses in the footer:

Stop 1: Jamestown 
Stop 2: Rose Island Lighthouse
Stop 3: Fort Adams
Stop 4: Ann Street Pier
Stop 5: Perrotti Park

Options include round-trip or one-way tickets and a reduced-rate Evening Special after 4pm. Check out the Family Pack special! All vessels have an onboard bar for refreshments.

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Cruises and Tours

These leisurely boat rides and tours are a great way to see and enjoy lower Narragansett Bay and the Newport Harbor area close-up. This summer will feature Evening Bubbly Cruises followed by late fall Seal Tours. Private cruises and tours 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.

More Fun Stuff
Express Events

Jamestown to Newport Express service to the:

Oyster & Chowder Festival
Folk Festival
Jazz Festival
International Boat Show
Seafood Festival

These event schedules are now listed under the "Routes and Schedules" drop-down menu.

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

Express Schedules
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.

Explore Charters

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 vistass.

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