Charles River Moonlight Canoe Tour

Canoe Down the Charles River Under the Moonlight on this Three Hour Night Tour from Newton

About This Experience

General Information hide

Enjoy the Moonlight beauty of the New England outdoors during a guided three-hour Charles River Canoe Tour at dusk.

This unique experience gift begins just 20 minutes west of Boston in Newton, Massachusetts. Here on the flat-water Lakes District of the Charles River you and your guest will meet with your friendly Guide and the rest of the group at the Newton Boathouse.  There you will be fitted with all of the equipment you need for this aquatic moonlit adventure. Once suited up, you will receive a quick introduction to canoeing strokes and a brief overview of the tour route. Once ready, you'll push off just as the sun is beginning to set.

As the moon rises to light your way, you'll watch herons browsing along the banks and other wildlife settling in for the night. During this relaxing canoe trip, you will anchor for cheese and crackers, light snacks, non-alcoholic beverages, and dessert before returning to the boathouse/ This Charles River Canoe Tour is designed for all levels and no prior experience is necessary to enjoy the relaxing 2 to 3 mile paddle under the stars!

So whether you are looking for a unique night out on the water or an exciting canoeing experience gift, this Charles River Moonlight Canoe Tour is the ticket.

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Where It's Located hide

  • Waltham, Massachusetts

Who Is Included hide

The Charles River Moonlight Canoe Tour Experience Gifts Certificate is valid for two participants. There will be up to 28 additional participants on the tour.

This experience is not suitable for non-paying guests.

When It Is Offered hide

The Charles River Canoe Tours are offered on select days a month, close to the time of the Full Moon, Memorial Day thru Labor Day, subject to availability. Tours typically begin between 6:00 and 7:00 PM.

How Long Is It hide

The Moonlight Canoe Tours have a tour length of 3 hours and a total duration of approximately 3¼ hours.

Weather hide

The Newton Canoe Tours may be rescheduled by the Guide due to high winds, heavy rain, fog or other inclement weather.

What To Wear hide

Dress comfortably, flat, rubber-soled shoes and layers are recommended for this outdoor adventure.

Additional Information hide

Both participants will be in the same canoe. Participants should be able to swim and must wear life jackets at all times during the tour.

Individuals who are pregnant, have broken bones or other physical conditions which are considered unsafe are not eligible to participate.

Gratuity for your guide is not included and may be extended following the trip.


Reservation Information hide

All changes to reservations for the Charles River Moonlight Canoe Tour Experience require seven (7) days advance notice.

Xperience Certificates® cannot be exchanged once a reservation for the experience has been made.

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