https://swanboats.com/take-a-ride/ Boston Public Garden
Boston Public Garden
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The Swan Boats are a fleet of pontoon pleasure boats which operate in a pond in the Public Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. The Swan Boats have been in operation since 1877, and have since become a cultural icon for the city.
Opening Day: Tentatively scheduled for May 8, 2021
"Please note we are still planning for the season and our COVID-19 Safety Protocols. This site will be updated periodically with additional details."
Spring hours: May to June 20 (Fr, Sa, Su)
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Summer hours: June 21 to Labor Day
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Tickets are purchased at the Swan Boat dock prior to boarding the boat. No reservations are needed. We accept cash or credit card. The wait for a ride is typically no more than 5-10 minutes. The Swan Boat ride lasts about 12-15 minutes while the driver pedals you around the Public Garden lagoon.
Children $3.00 (age 2 to 15 years)
Under 2 yrs. Free