Blount Small Ship Adventures

461 Water Street
Rhode Island, 02885

Hours of Operation:
M - F, 8:30 - 5:00 P.M.


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Blount Small Ship Adventures epitomizes the best of small ship cruising, offering highly authentic and personal experiences aboard amazing ships that can simply go where the big ships can’t. Voted #3 River Cruise Line by USA Today Readers' Choice 2016, unique destinations are a hallmark of travelling with Blount, from the white sand beaches of the Bahamas to America’s great waterways like the St. Lawrence Seaway and the Erie Canal. The freedom to go anywhere gives the like-minded, curious guests travelling with Blount Small Ship Adventures the chance to travel like explorers, immersing themselves in the best of local culture. Founded in 1966, the company operates two U.S.-registry and U.S.-crewed ships. Each ship holds 84 passengers, features patented designs such as retractable pilothouses and shallow-draft bow landing ramps that enable them to access remote destinations larger ships cannot.

2017 Itineraries
Charleston to Warren
Islands of New England
Great American Waterways
Magical Lake Michigan
Locks, Legends & Canals: New York to Montreal
The Saguenay   


What's Included: 

  • 24/7 coffee & juice bar 
  • 24/7 snacks & pastries
  • Complimentary welcome & farewell cocktail hour
  • Beer and wine with lunch and dinner
  • Onboard lecturers & entertainment
  • A “BYOB” bring your own bottle policy, no corkage fee. Passengers are given the freedom to bring onboard their beverages of choice without a costly bar tab at the trip's end
  • Kayaks and glass bottomed boat

Onboard Entertainment /Enrichment Programs:

  • Cruise with an onboard historian and enjoy enriching, educational presentations
  • Local experts come aboard and provide passengers with an insider’s perspective on a destination.
  • Naturalists join passengers on warm water itineraries, conducting talks on marine life and leading nature walks.
  • Live musical entertainment featuring local musicians.
  • Photography workshops including group instructional sessions and Q & A opportunities with the professional photographer onboard. 

Dining / Culinary Experience:

  •  Open seating dining room where guests can mix and mingle each meal
  • Meals created to reflect the local flavor of each port of call.
  • Free beer and wine with lunch and dinner
  • Gluten free accommodations.

Ship Construction / Configuration / Age:

  • Both of our vessels are U.S. Flag and 184’ in length with a shallow 6’6” draft.
  • Unique patented features on both vessels include a retractable pilot house and bow landing, each designed with the purpose of bringing travelers to places that larger ships simply cannot go.


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Go Where the Big Ships Cannot

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