River Tours

River tours leave the Independence Seaport Museum dock in the basin. Independence Seaport Museum provides an opportunity for the Philadelphia region to connect with the Delaware River through multiple river tour options throughout the year. 

The Seaport Museum has partnered with Patriot to offer guests an option to get out on the Delaware River. River Tours are seasonal (May-October). Please call the Museum at (215) 413-8655 to confirm schedule.

River Tour FAQs

River Tours:

  1. Patriot
  2. RiverLink Ferry




Patriot is a reproduction of a 1920s commuter yacht that offers educational tours on the Delaware River. Patriot holds 35 guests and is perfect for tours, smaller birthday parties, corporate outings, anniversaries and cocktail parties. This custom yacht features wrap around seating, a restroom and a bar fully equipped for any type of party. Patriot is owned and operated by Patriot Harbor Lines.

The Patriot is available for private charter. Please contact group sales at (215) 413-8626 or tyerkes@phillyseaport.org.


The Patriot will run off the Independence Seaport Museum dock from May through September.

Patriot Harbor Tour - $30
Cocktail Cruise - $30

Go to zerve.com/phillybyboat to view the schedule and to purchase tickets.


Come aboard the Patriot for a relaxing Cocktail Cruise departing from Independence Seaport Museum at Penn's Landing. Experience Philadelphia's Working Waterfront and Maritime History including the Seaport Museum's Historic Ships Olympia and Becuna, the Ben Franklin Bridge and Philadelphia's Race Street Pier, Camden Waterfront including the Battleship New Jersey, the Advernture Aquarium and Campbell's Field, and the SS United States.  


RiverLink Ferry

The RiverLink Ferry offers point-to-point round trip ferry service between Camden, NJ and Philadelphia, PA from May - the end of September. The RiverLink Ferry docks outside of the Seaport Museum.