Spend a Day on the Long Island Sound | Stamford Moms

Nothing screams SUMMER like a day out on the Long Island Sound! Best of all, a boat ride and tour can be a fun family activity during a weekend or staycation! So grab the life jackets and some sunscreen and scroll down for a list of options! We even have a couple for a fun adult night out!

SoundWaters Public Schooner Sails

Enjoy the Long Island Sound aboard SoundWaters’ 80′ Schooner. Two-hour sunset and afternoon sails offered all summer long from Boccuzzi Park!

Sunset Sails, Wednesday – Sunday
Bring your dinner and your favorite beverage and relax while watching the sun dip below the horizon. Price $45/person. All passengers must be at least 5 years old and accompanied by an adult.

Afternoon Sails, Saturday & Sunday
Adults $35/adult, Children (ages 5-12) $20/child. All passengers must be at least 5 years old and accompanied by an adult.

Learn more & book your reservation here!

Maritime Aquarium Public Cruise

All cruises depart from the Maritime Aquarium dock, which is next to the Parking Lot located at 4 North Water Street in Norwalk. Passengers must be over 42 inches tall and if under 18 accompanied by an adult.

Marine Life Encounter Cruise, days vary
Study marine biodiversity from the water’s surface down to the bottom for a first-hand understanding of Long Island Sound’s interdependent marine life. the vessel utilizes brings up a variety of fish, crabs, mollusks and more right before your eyes!

TGIF Cruise, Friday
Food & drink is not available for purchase on the boat. You may bring food and beverages in a small bag or soft-sided cooler. Glass bottles are prohibited.

Sunset Cruise, Saturday
Food and drink are not available for purchase on the boat. You may bring food and beverages in a small bag or soft-sided cooler. Glass bottles are prohibited.

Find the schedule and book your reservation here!

Norwalk Seaport Association Cruises

The Norwalk Seaport Association offers a cultural, environmental, and historical journey to the Norwalk Islands.

Norwalk CT Harbor Sunset Lighthouse Cruise, dates vary
Passengers can eat, drink, and be merry on the sunset cruise because alcoholic beverages and snacks are allowed, just don’t forget to bring plastic cups and openers!

2021 Visit Sheffield Island Lighthouse and Harbor Tour, dates vary
This three hour excursion begins with a narrated tour of the Norwalk harbor and its three historic Norwalk lighthouses, ending with a one hour stop at Sheffield Island Lighthouse. Family four-packs are available.

Captain John’s Tiki Tours

Now departing from the Docks at the Village, Captain John’s Tiki Tours is a great adults only option for starting off date night, girls night out or a couple’s night out for six people or less!

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday between noon and 3 p.m. you can book the infamous Tiki Boat and a 40′ Luxury Sport Yacht together to get up to 12 people together out on the water!

Text (203) 614-9268 to reserve your tour or check here!

If you want to take a short trip, hop on the FREE Harbor Point Water Taxi that allows you to commute between Harbor Point (the Mexicue, Sign of the Whale, Fortina side) to C-Dock (which is between Prime and Crab Shell).

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