“P-Town,” as the locals call it, is laid-back, artsy and a breeze to get to on our high-speed catamaran. Depart from Long Wharf and arrive at the Provincetown docks in 90 minutes or less.

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Cape Cod Without the Cape Crowds.

The outer Cape is a natural treasure, where the dunes roll, the surf thunders, and rare birds share miles of sandy beaches with no one but you. When you’re done with the sun, bask in the shopping, nightlife, restaurants and bars of Provincetown, one of Cape Cod’s oldest settlements with a bohemian character all its own.

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Getting There is Half the Fun

Your adventure begins as soon as you step aboard our Provincetown Ferry, Salacia, the largest and fastest catamaran of its kind in North America. She’s fully equipped with clean, modern amenities including a snack bar serving beer, wine and cocktails. Sit back with a cold margarita and plan your P-Town activities, read a book, or watch the Boston skyline and Harbor Islands as they slip below the horizon.

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Concierge On Board

We've added a full service Concierge Desk on the Provincetown Ferry. Whether you need help with restaurants, points of interest or hotel accommodations, don’t hesitate to ask. You’ll also find brochures, maps and other useful information to help you plan your trip.

For more on the P-Town experience check out:
Provincetown.com
Provincetown Chamber of Commerce
Provincetown Businesses Guild
The Flex Bus

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VIP-Town

Save money and enjoy extra benefits with a VIP Season Pass.

  • Unlimited P-Town Ferry travel for the season
  • No reservations required; Priority boarding
  • No charge for bikes
  • One free non-alcoholic beverage per trip
  • 20% off at BHC Gift Shop
  • 20% off any other BHC cruise for you and one guest
  • $4.00 off P-town Ferry RT fare for one guest per trip with the Passholder. (Discount available at ticket booth only)

VIP-Town Season Passes are limited so if you're ready to save money on your frequent travel AND experience all of the benefits of being a VIP, order your Pass today.

 

Schedule & Rates

Schedule

May 16 - June 5

Departs Boston

Monday

  • none

Tuesday

  • none

Wednesday

  • none

Thursday

  • 9:00 AM

Friday

  • 9:00 AM

Saturday

  • 9:00 AM

Sunday

  • 9:00 AM

Departs P-Town

Monday

  • none

Tuesday

  • none

Wednesday

  • none

Thursday

  • 4:00 PM

Friday

  • 4:00 PM

Saturday

  • 4:00 PM

Sunday

  • 4:00 PM

May 26 - May 29 (Memorial Day Weekend)

Departs Boston

Monday

  • none

Tuesday

  • none

Wednesday

  • none

Thursday

  • 9:00 AM
  • 2:00 PM
  • 6:30 PM

Friday

  • 9:00 AM
  • 2:00 PM
  • 6:30 PM

Saturday

  • 9:00 AM
  • 2:00 PM
  • 6:30 PM

Sunday

  • 9:00 AM
  • 2:00 PM
  • 6:30 PM

Departs P-Town

Monday

  • none

Tuesday

  • none

Wednesday

  • none

Thursday

  • 11:00 AM
  • 4:00 PM
  • 8:30 PM

Friday

  • 11:00 AM
  • 4:00 PM
  • 8:30 PM

Saturday

  • 11:00 AM
  • 4:00 PM
  • 8:30 PM

Sunday

  • 11:00 AM
  • 4:00 PM
  • 8:30 PM

May 30 (Memorial Day)

Departs Boston

Monday

  • 9:00 AM
  • 2:00 PM

Tuesday

  • none

Wednesday

  • none

Thursday

  • none

Friday

  • none

Saturday

  • none

Sunday

  • none

Departs P-Town

Monday

  • 11:00 AM
  • 4:00 PM

Tuesday

  • none

Wednesday

  • none

Thursday

  • none

Friday

  • none

Saturday

  • none

Sunday

  • none

June 6 - September 4

Departs Boston

Monday

  • 9:00 AM
  • 2:00 PM

Tuesday

  • 9:00 AM
  • 2:00 PM

Wednesday

  • 9:00 AM
  • 2:00 PM

Thursday

  • 9:00 AM
  • 2:00 PM
  • 6:30 PM

Friday

  • 9:00 AM
  • 2:00 PM
  • 6:30 PM

Saturday

  • 9:00 AM
  • 2:00 PM
  • 6:30 PM

Sunday

  • 9:00 AM
  • 2:00 PM
  • 6:30 PM

Departs P-Town

Monday

  • 11:00 AM
  • 4:00 PM

Tuesday

  • 11:00 AM
  • 4:00 PM

Wednesday

  • 11:00 AM
  • 4:00 PM

Thursday

  • 11:00 AM
  • 4:00 PM
  • 8:30 PM

Friday

  • 11:00 AM
  • 4:00 PM
  • 8:30 PM

Saturday

  • 11:00 AM
  • 4:00 PM
  • 8:30 PM

Sunday

  • 11:00 AM
  • 4:00 PM
  • 8:30 PM

July 4 (Independence Day)

Departs Boston

Monday

  • 9:00 AM
  • 2:00 PM
  • 6:30 PM

Tuesday

  • none

Wednesday

  • none

Tuesday

  • none

Friday

  • none

Saturday

  • none

Sunday

  • none

Departs P-Town

Monday

  • 11:00 AM
  • 4:00 PM
  • 8:30 PM

Tuesday

  • none

Wednesday

  • none

Thursday

  • none

Friday

  • none

Saturday

  • none

Sunday

  • none

August 17 (Wednesday of Carnival Week)

Departs Boston

Monday

  • none

Tuesday

  • none

Wednesday

  • 9:00 AM
  • 2:00 PM
  • 6:30 PM

Thursday

  • none

Friday

  • none

Saturday

  • none

Sunday

  • none

Departs P-Town

Monday

  • none

Tuesday

  • none

Wednesday

  • 11:00 AM
  • 4:00 PM
  • 8:30 PM

Thursday

  • none

Friday

  • none

Saturday

  • none

Sunday

  • none

September 6 - September 18

Departs Boston

Monday

  • 9:00 AM
  • 2:00 PM

Tuesday

  • 9:00 AM

Wednesday

  • 9:00 AM

Thursday

  • 9:00 AM

Friday

  • 9:00 AM
  • 6:30 PM

Saturday

  • 9:00 AM
  • 2:00 PM
  • 6:30 PM

Sunday

  • 9:00 AM
  • 2:00 PM
  • 6:30 PM

Departs P-Town

Monday

  • 11:00 AM
  • 4:00 PM

Tuesday

  • 4:00 PM

Wednesday

  • 4:00 PM

Thursday

  • 4:00 PM

Friday

  • 4:00 PM
  • 8:30 PM

Saturday

  • 11:00 AM
  • 4:00 PM
  • 8:30 PM

Sunday

  • 11:00 AM
  • 4:00 PM
  • 8:30 PM

September 5 (Labor Day)

Departs Boston

Monday

  • 9:00 AM
  • 2:00 PM
  • 6:30 PM

Tuesday

  • none

Wednesday

  • none

Thursday

  • none

Friday

  • none

Saturday

  • none

Sunday

  • none

Departs P-Town

Monday

  • 11:00 AM
  • 4:00 PM
  • 8:30 PM

Tuesday

  • none

Wednesday

  • none

Thursday

  • none

Friday

  • none

Saturday

  • none

Sunday

  • none

September 19 - October 10

Departs Boston

Monday

  • 9:00 AM

Tuesday

  • 9:00 AM

Wednesday

  • 9:00 AM

Thursday

  • 9:00 AM

Thursday

  • 9:00 AM

Saturday

  • 9:00 AM

Sunday

  • 9:00 AM

Departs P-Town

Monday

  • 4:00 PM

Tuesday

  • 4:00 PM

Wednesday

  • 4:00 PM

Thursday

  • 4:00 PM

Friday

  • 4:00 PM

Saturday

  • 4:00 PM

Sunday

  • 4:00 PM

Rates*

 
  One Way Round Trip
Adult                           $58 $88
Senior                           $53 $76
Children (3-11 years)                           $39 $65
Children under 3:                           $23 $33
Bike                       $6 $12
10-Ride Pass**                           $380  
Bike 10-Ride $60  
2016 VIP-Town Season Passes $1,100  

Great for Groups

For groups of 25 or more, we offer discounted rates as well as extended personalized services. 

Our Group Sales department is always on hand and prepared to help with any request including specialty or private tours, water transportation, gourmet food, custom apparel, souvenirs, entertainment, team building programs and more.

To learn more about our Group Tours services, please contact Doug Hall.

Tell us a little about your group and we’ll get right back to you.

 *Includes a $0.50 embarkation fee to the Town of Provincetown

**For 10-ride passes, the following applies

  • Pass is a valid boarding pass (will be scanned and/or punched at time of boarding)
  • Pass can be used for up to TWO customers at a time
  • Based on availability; reservations are not required, but are highly recommended for weekend and holidays
  • Non-refundable / non-transferable
  • No cash value - Lost, stolen or unused passes will not be refunded
  • No expiration

2016 VIP-Town Season Passes are available for $1,100. Please call 1-877-SEE-WHALE for more information.

Special Transfer Fares:

Any customer who rides the Provincetown Fast Ferry, Lynn Ferry or Salem Ferry  and would like to transfer to a Harbor Islands Ferry will receive a discount on Adult and Senior tickets. The discounted rate for both Adults and Seniors would be $10. Customers must show their ferry ticket at one of Boston Harbor Cruises ticketing centers to receive the discount.

Any customer that would like to transfer from the Provincetown Fast Ferry, an MBTA ferry, the Lynn Ferry or Salem Ferry can receive a discounted rate of $10 one way for the BHC Water Taxi. Customer must show ferry ticket or proof of reservation to receive discounted rate.

Rates and schedules are subject to change.
Tickets are non-refundable.

Waterfront & Center

1 Longwharf, Boston, MA 02110

The adventure begins at Long Wharf, just steps from the New England Aquarium, the North End, Faneuil Hall and other popular Boston landmarks. 

 

MacMillan Wharf, Provincetown

Tickets may also be purchased at The Whale Watch Store

FAQs

Do you recommend advance reservations?

We strongly recommend that you reserve your trip, especially on weekends and holidays. Trips often sell out.

What kind of ferry is it?

Salacia is the largest and fastest passenger-only catamaran in the country. She’s filled with comfortable interior amenities and travels at up to 40 knots, getting you to and from Provincetown in only 90 minutes. She’s also equipped with a computerized ride stabilization system for the smoothest ride on water.

Can you recommend things to do in Provincetown?

Absolutely. Just ask your onboard concierge for dining, entertainment and lodging recommendations. You’ll also find brochures and maps at the Concierge Desk to help you find your way.

Is there food on board?

The galley offers a terrific selection of breakfast and lunch sandwiches, tasty snacks such as hot pretzels, popcorn and chips, nutritional bars, fresh fruit, nuts and cereals. Fruit juices, tea, sports drinks and other beverages are also available along with beer, wine and cocktails. Please Note: at sea, credit/debit card transactions are sometimes not possible, so it’s a good idea to have cash on hand.

Can I make a ticket reservation online?

Yes. Click here to reserve your tickets online. You’ll receive an e-ticket that can be presented at the boarding gate with no additional check in or confirmations required. Tickets may also be purchased in advance by telephone.

What happens if I've reserved tickets but can't make it for the cruise?

Advance-order tickets are non-refundable. But, they may be transferred to another day and time depending on availability. Transfers cannot be handled online, only over the phone or in person at any BHC ticketing location.

Do you offer discounts for large groups?

We do have discounted group rates for parties of 25 or more. Please see our Group Tours page for more information.

Are gift cards available?

Yes. You may purchase gift cards online, over the phone or in-person at our ticket booths. Or use the information on our contact page to call or email us and we'll get right back to you.

For any other questions, please contact us directly at contact@bostonharborcruises.com

or Call 617-227-4321 or 1-877-SEE-WHALE (733-9425)