Visiting the Boston Harbor Islands

Ferries to Spectacle and Georges depart hourly on weekdays and on the half-hour on weekends from Long Wharf by Christopher Columbus Park. Lovells is reached via an inter-island shuttle that departs from Georges and Spectacle.

Ferries are operated by Harbor Islands Express. One fee covers round-trip and all inter-island transportation. Visit for a schedule or call 617-222-6999.

                                                               Thurs – Sun    Mon – Wed
Adult                                                       $12                 $10
Senior                                                     $9                   $7
Child (3 – 11)                                          $7                   $7
Child (under 3)                                        Free                Free
Family 4-Pack (2 adults and 2 children) $32                  $28

Bring food, plenty of water, sunscreen, and bug spray. Concessions and restrooms are available on Georges and Spectacle Islands.  Visitors are asked to carry trash off of all islands.

For more information, visit or call 617-223-8666.

From the ICA, visitors can take the Seaport Express, leaving from the World Trade Center West dock, to Long Wharf where the ferry boards.  ICA members and MBTA pass holders ride for free, regular fare is $1.75.  Call 617-406-8584 to arrange for a ride.

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