Upcoming Special Events

Looking for something other than a traditional Whale Watch?  Here are some special cruises held aboard the Granite State throughout the year.

Pelagic Birdwatching Expedition- Fall 2021

This trip will take us to the offshore waters of Jeffreys Ledge off the coast of MA, NH, and ME is search of pelagic bird species.  This trip is led by local bird experts who will identify and provide commentary about the species we encounter.  This is an all day trip so prepare accordingly!  Departs Rye Harbor at 8:00 am and returns around 5:00 pm.  For information and reservations contact the Massabesic Audubon Center at 603-668-2045 or [email protected]

Five Lighthouse Cruise- Saturday, September 18, 2021 8:30 AM

A benefit cruise for the Friends of Portsmouth Harbor Light, this is the mother of all seacoast lighthouse cruises!  We will travel to White Island Light, Boon Island Light, Cape Neddick "Nubble" Light, Whaleback Light, and Portsmouth Harbor Light.  We also get great views of the Isles of Shoals, coastal southern Maine and Portsmouth and the Piscataqua river.  Tickets can be purchased here.


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