River Cruises in Philadelphia
Philadelphia is a city between the Delaware River and the Schuylkill River, and the best way to see it is on one of the river cruises. Choose from dinner cruises, a ferry, and a reproduction yacht.
The 4 Philly boat rides are:
• Spirit of Philadelphia
• RiverLink Ferry
• Patriot Harbor Line
• Duck Boats.
Spirit of Philadelphia cruise departs from Penn's Landing for an afternoon or evening of cruising fun on the Delaware River. Dine, dance, enjoy quality entertainers and beautiful skyline views of the city, all for one price. Choose the Spirit of Philadelphia for a luxury Philadelphia harbor cruise.
Patriot Harbor Line offers Delaware River and Schuylkill River cruises from Philadelphia. The boat is a reproduction of a 1920s commuter yacht. Harbor cruises depart from Independence Seaport Museum and are about one hour. Sights include historic boats at Penn's Landing, Ben Franklin Bridge, Battleship New Jersey, and the SS United States.
Riverlink Ferry rides are a convenient and picturesque trip across the Delaware River from Philadelphia to Camden, New Jersey. The big 500-passenger ferry boat operates from May to September. A 12-minute view of the Philadelphia skyline and colorful attractions in Camden.
They also offer weekend river tours on the Waterlink Shuttle boats. These little 22-passenger boats are available on weekends from May to September.
Philadelphia Duck Boats rode through historic Philly and then splashed into the river for fun on the water. The amphibious vehicle traveled on land and on the water. We regret to inform that Ride the Ducks Philadelphia has stopped operating.