Video celebrating 20 years of the Blackstone
Oct. 19: GoLocal Prov:
Gerald Carbone: My Life as a Blackstone River Guide
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Blackstone River tour boat
celebrates 20 years of voyages through valley’s history
- Providence Journal
The Riverboat Explorer was
chosen as a Top 10 family attraction
in Rhode Island by the website "Trekaroo"
Trekaroo is devoted to traveling with
Explorer Receives Grant to Provide
The Riverboat Explorer has
received a grant from the Paul V. Sherlock
Center on Disabilities to upgrade access to
the riverboat. The Blackstone Valley Tourism
Council recognizes "People First"; that
individuals with disabilities are - first
and foremost - people. All are welcome on
board the riverboat Explorer!
Welcome to Rivertourblackstone.com
Explorer - 2014
Experience the Blackstone River Aboard the
Thanks to everyone who took a voyage on the
Explorer in 2013
and financially supported our program. Stay
tuned for 2014 information.
Once polluted, the Blackstone
River has recovered beautifully! On our cruises you may see
swan, herons, geese, ducks, turtles, hawks and beautiful plants
and trees! The tour guide explains the ecology of the river and
surrounding wetlands interspersed with stories about the people
and history of the region. If you have never cruised on the
Riverboat “Explorer” it is something you must do; and if you
have, you can join with us again and again because every time
you go on the river, you see something new!
the cost is $10 per person, $8 for
seniors and children
Sundays” are the last Sunday of every month thanks to
The boat is available for
summer camp field trips, birthday parties, and senior groups. It
is an opportunity to experience the beautiful Blackstone River.
The boat can accommodate up to 40 people. The cost for groups is
$250 for one hour, which makes it about $6.25 per person.
Departure is from the Central Falls Landing, CF, RI.
For more information or to book
a cruise contact: Dianne Mailloux, Coordinator
Office: 401-724-2200 Cell: 401-439-6827