Swan Boats

Drift across the Public Garden Lagoon with Swan Boats! Started in 1877, Swan Boats have operated as a family run business for 140 years, and has become a Boston landmark. Groups will board the swan boat, and relax on its benches as it glides over the Public Garden Lagoon. Swan Boats operate from April through September. Groups of 20 or more can take advantage of special discounted rates on weekdays.
 
Contact Info
Address: 4 Charles Street, Boston, MA 02116. Sussex County. Tel: 617-522-1966. Web: www.swanboats.com. Hrs: Mon.-Fri. 12-5PM, Sat.-Sun. 10AM-4PM, April through September. 
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1 hour. Cost: Fee. 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Boat Excursion Lesson Plan

Did you know a boat can be built out of concrete and it will still float? As long as the boat is lighter than the water it displaces, it will stay above water. Let students learn about how boats work, and explore hands-on activities students can do to “help” on the boat.... Continue