Misery Island Boat Tours


July 3, 2021, 1:00 PM to September 4, 2021, 3:30 PM


Salem Ferry Dock

Journey on Essex Heritage's landing craft Naumkeag to Great Misery Island in Salem Sound. Along the way, hear stories about the rich history of the harbor and how the Misery Islands acquired their unique name. When you arrive, you'll have 1.5 hours to explore the trails, open meadows, rocky shoreline, and hidden coves on the island. The Misery Islands are managed by The Trustees. More information about the islands as well as a trail map can be found here: https://thetrustees.org/place/misery-islands/


Boat Departure Location: Naumkeag departs from the Salem Ferry dock at 10 Blaney Street, Salem MA 01970. 


What You Need To Know Before You Go! Frequently Asked Questions


How much does this cost?


  • Adults: $35
  • Children (4-12 yr): $25
  • Essex Heritage Members receive a 20% discount!