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Island Cruises

Po Box 66, Rye, NH 03870-0066
+1 603-964-6446
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Enjoyable and Safe Journey

We booked a trip with Island Cruises on the Uncle Oscar to transport us to and from our overnight... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2017
Lynne R
Rindge, New Hampshire
via mobile
Sunset cruise to Star Island

Tickets for the cruise are purchased right at the harbor. Dinner on the isle is optional. The Boat... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2016
Lawrence, Massachusetts
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Po Box 66, Rye, NH 03870-0066
+1 603-964-6446
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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We booked a trip with Island Cruises on the Uncle Oscar to transport us to and from our overnight on Star Island. The trip out to the Isles of Shoals at 7:30 am was on an extremely rough ocean, in fact all other trips that...More

Thank Lynne R
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Tickets for the cruise are purchased right at the harbor. Dinner on the isle is optional. The Boat "Uncle Oscar" leave at 5:00 pm. Snacks and beer and wine are available on board. It is a 50 minute ride and the captain narrates the history...More

1  Thank lancer71
Reviewed 12 August 2016

If you've never explored the Isle of Shoals, this is a good little trip to see the islands and learn some history. We took the $21 boat tour that just brings you out and back, but stops at Star Island to drop off and pick...More

Thank BeachGirl_CoffeeLuv
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Sue answers their phones and responds to every question. She remind d us that Monday could be showers so we should dress accordingly. We arrived to over cast sky's, fog and rain. We were on the 7:30 early bird boat. Sue informed us that it...More

1  Thank Bobby B
Reviewed 23 July 2016

I was on a group photo shoot and a trip to Star Island on the Uncle Oscar had been arranged for us . I am not overly fond of smaller boats but I had nothing to fear on our trip to and from Star Island....More

Thank TravelingCatPeople
Reviewed 8 August 2015

Boat and captain were great. We opted to have lunch at the hotel, which in my opinion was a mistake as our time on the island was limited. Lunch time was cut even shorter due to the number of announcements made for the guests of...More

Thank Lawrence F
Reviewed 27 July 2015

The boat is small - maybe 20 passengers. The captain loves the area and is knowledgeable about the history of the area. There is a wide range of options which include stopping at Star Island or just cruising around the area. The pricing when we...More

2  Thank moabmeadow
Reviewed 23 April 2015

Wonderfully experiences aboard the Uncle Oscar. Captained by a woman who has spent a life time surrounding these waters and championing the islands' causes, both historical, natural and personal. Spend a day in excellent hands, fun, and a wonderful way to see the historic islands,...More

1  Thank Debbi T
Reviewed 4 August 2014

We took our 4.5 year old grandson and 2.5 year old granddaughter on this 1 hour lobster boat cruise and it was fantastic. They caught about 15 lobsters out of 15 traps. The woman doing the narration lays the lobster right in front of the...More

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 28 July 2014

Our family chartered the Uncle Oscar out of Rye Harbor for a three-hour Isles of Shoals cruise and picnic on Star Island. There were twelve of us, and the boat was exactly the right size. The weather was perfect, and we could all comfortably sit...More

4  Thank Wahzah
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