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Swan Boats

Boston Public Garden, Boston, MA 02116
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Boston Public Garden, Boston, MA 02116
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"relaxing ride"
in 13 reviews
"classic boston"
in 8 reviews
"ride lasts about minutes"
in 4 reviews
"boston public garden"
in 11 reviews
"per adult"
in 6 reviews
"beautiful public"
in 3 reviews
"unique experience"
in 5 reviews
"duck"
in 8 reviews
"boston commons"
in 6 reviews
"all ages"
in 7 reviews
"boston history"
in 3 reviews
"paddle"
in 15 reviews
"park"
in 38 reviews
"pedaling"
in 8 reviews
"glide"
in 7 reviews
"activity"
in 13 reviews
"geese"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely cute for young kids. 12 minutes on the boat. Wouldn't miss it if you didn't do it. Literally just make a circle in the pond/lake.

Thank mjcrom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Swan Boats are part of Boston history and if you have the chance to ride one - don’t pass it up! The ride around the pond takes about 15 minutes. There is not a narrated tour so it’s an opportunity to just relax and...More

Thank Michelle F
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a definite tourist activity but we found it nice and relaxing. Perfect for families with young kids. Ride lasts about 10-15 minutes.

Thank wanabkrn
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a fun way to spend about 30 minutes in the Boston Commons. The lines look long but move very quickly. It is one circle around the pond and it quite serene and relaxing.

Thank KCNY2000
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great little ride that made me feel like I was experiencing history. It is great activity to do with small children.

Thank MommyDommy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A walk through Boston Public Garden and an inexpensive Swan boat ride is a great way to spend a couple of hours on a nice summer day in Boston.

Thank John N
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Reviewed 5 May 2018

Such a fun experience on a sunny day in Boston gardens. The swan boats glide around the lake giving you super opportunities to take pics off the wonderful foliage and gardens. Don’t miss this wonderful experience which has been run by the same family since...More

1  Thank imeldamoo
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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Super nice and ver cheap!! Short trip around the pond. Hosts are really nice and they have a few souvenirs!!

Thank Brooke M
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

I can now check this off my bucket list of things to do in Boston. We were lucky to get a ride on one of the last days of the season. At $3.50 a ride, it was truly the least expensive attraction in Boston. Beautiful...More

1  Thank LocaLola24
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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

A slow leisurely cruise around the pond, a classic Boston must. Young kids will really enjoy getting so close to the ducks on the water too. Relaxing and inexpensive as well.

1  Thank Lorry L
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Kathi C
4 July 2017|
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Response from Fronglay79 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure.
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Braeden75
25 September 2015|
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Response from H3222MYdonnam | Reviewed this property |
The Swan Boats have closed for the season.
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Braeden75
25 September 2015|
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Response from Bellinghamfrog | Reviewed this property |
I just looked on their website and it says "closed for the season". Hope this helps.
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