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Boston Swan Boats Opening Weekend!

May 9 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 9, 2021

The Swan Boats of Boston, a family owned business since 1877, has been delighting visitors with an idyllic and relaxing ride along the waters in the Boston Public Garden each spring and summer.

Spring Hours: May 8 – through June 20

Fridays-Sundays: 10 am- 4 pm

Summer Hours: Daily 10 am-4 pm through Labor Day


Tickets are purchased at the Swan Boat dock prior to boarding the boat. No reservations are needed. They 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.

Adults $4.50

Children $3.00 (age 2 to 15 years)
Under 2 yrs. Free

Seniors $4.00

Parking: The Boston Common Garage on Charles Street is the closest garage.  You may also find a meter in the area. Sunday meter parking is free.

MBTA: If taking the train, exit on the Arlington Station (Green Line).



Boston Swan Boats
617-522-1966 – General Information


May 9
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Boston Common
Boylston & Tremont Streets
Boston, MA United States

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