Bus Tours

The best way to experience Historic Portsmouth Harbor & the Piscataqua River by boat

The 340 Passenger M/V Thomas Laighton is the largest and most accommodating vessel in the Seacoast Region. Our vessel is ideal for all Bus Tour Groups that would like to experience Portsmouth from a unique perspective while enjoying all the historical landmarks and breathtaking sights of the Greater Piscataqua Region. Also, we are one of the few businesses in Portsmouth that can accommodate Bus Parking.

  • Historic Isles of Shoals & Portsmouth Harbor Tour - Join us aboard the Victorian style M/V Thomas Laighton and experience the fascinating legends of our legendary New Hampshire & Maine Seacoast. Little known but historically crucial, the legendary Isles of Shoals, located 9 miles off our coast, are an intriguing archipelago of 9 islands steeped with history. - $23.00 pp - (Tuesday - Sundays)
  • Star Island Walking Tour - In addition to our famous Isles of Shoals & Portsmouth Harbor Tour this tour allows our guests to explore and visit the aforementioned Star Island for a brief walking excursion. Be a part of one of the most infamous and historically enriched islands New England has to offer as our vessel, the M/V Thomas Laighton sets sails to Star Island all summer on Mondays (12:55 - 5:15 PM) as well as Sundays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 9:25 A.M. and returning at 1:15 P.M.  - $30.00 pp
  • Star Island Day Visit - In addition to our Isles of Shoals & Portsmouth Harbor Tour, the Star Island Stopover allows guests to voyage out to Star Island and explore the island for 4 hours. Lighthouses, the Oceanic Hotel, and Gosport Harbor are just a few of the many sights that accompany guests on this 7 hour tourist excursion to Star Island. Don't worry, we will be back to pick you up a 3 PM!  Enjoy this Day Visit as this trip disembarks from Portsmouth 4 times a week on Sundays, Wednesdays & Fridays at 9:25 AM - 4:45 PM, and Saturdays from 10:55 AM - 5:45 PM. - $37.00 pp
  • Portsmouth Harbor Tour - Journey along the Piscataqua River through the famous and historic port of Portsmouth. Along the way, passengers on board will get to observe this working port, tugboats, lighthouses, a naval prison, the naval shipyard, and Fort Constitution. - $18.00 (Select days throughout the summer)

If you are Group Planner and are interested in booking a Group Tour please contact Tanya at (603) 399-6406 or Contact Us