A perfect way to celebrate your special occasion! Birthday's, Bachelor and Bachelorette parties, Retirement, Company parties, you name it! All guests are welcome to bring your favorite snacks and beverages of your choice (including alcoholic)! Don't forget to bring your playlist for our Bluetooth enabled speaker. The Friki Tiki can accommodate up to 20 people and there is a bathroom on board for your convenience. Choose from a Harbor Cruise or Annisquam River Cruise! Cruises are 90 minutes in length with an opportunity to add on additional time.
View picture perfect sunsets as you cruise through beautiful Gloucester Harbor on our 90 minute cruise. Cruise past the Gloucester fishing fleet, Ten pound island, Rocky Neck Art Colony and Normans Woe. Bring your friends, snacks and a beverage of your choice! Sunset Cruise departures vary according to the time of year.
Cruises available Wednesday - Sunday.
Note: The captain reserves the right to cruise up the Annisquam if the weather permits and/or requires it.
Sit back and relax as you cruise up the Annisquam River. Highlights of this trip include views of the Three Bridges and Annisquam Lighthouse, as well as an opportunity to observe wildlife in the marshland. You'll also see the entrance to Wingaersheek State Beach, Coffin's and Lighthouse Beach.
Cruises available on Saturday at 2 pm.
Start off your Saturday morning just right with a steaming cup of hot coffee, juice and a delicious muffin as you cruise either on the Harbor or up River. (Captain's choice). Or Join us on our Sunday Funday Cruise. We provide snacks and the fixin's for either Bloody Mary's or Mimosa's. You provide the alcohol! Cruise the Harbor or the River. (Captain's choice)
Saturday Morning Coffee and Muffin Cruises depart at 10:30 am
Sunday Funday Cruises depart at 2 pm.
The Friki Tiki of Gloucester Is fully equipped with all of the following: Onboard bathroom • Bluetooth compatible audio system that allows you to control the music• BYOB - food, beverages and alcohol • Coolers with ice will be provided• Capacity for 20 people •
Board at Solomon Jacobs Landing and Park on Harbor Loop. Look for the Harbormaster building (red) and The Friki Tiki will pull up at that Gangway. Parking is available in a paid lot nearby on the corner of Harbor Loop as well as street parking nearby.
Note: All Public Cruises will open for sale not more than 2 weeks prior to cruise date.
90 minute Afternoon River Cruise - $46.00 pp
2 Hour Afternoon Harbor or River - $56.00 pp
90 minute Sunset Tiki Cruise - Harbor or River - $56.00 pp
Saturday Morning 90 minute Coffee/ Muffin Cruise - $53.00 pp
Sunday Funday 90 minute Harbor or River Cruise - $60.00 pp
90 minutes/ $800.00 for up to 20 people
2 Hours - $1025.00 for up to 20 people
$225.00 for each additional 30 minutes
Please reach us at if you cannot find an answer to your question. Our contact information is listed below.
Our tours require a minimum of 9 total persons to run. If we are unable to meet that minimum, we will gladly reschedule to a time and day of your choice or refund your purchase. (For public cruises only) We will notify you 24 hours in advance of trip cancellation.
The Captain reserves the right to adjust the trip as he/she sees fit. This means that a harbor tour might go up the river and vs. versa depending on tides, weather, etc. Note that on cooler days, the captain may decide to stay on the river vs. in the harbor.
Public Cruises - must cancel 24 hours in advance for a refund. (Public cruises open up 2 weeks prior to departure)
Private Cruises - 50% paid up front and final payment due the day of your cruise . If you cancel 30 days or more out, your deposit will be refunded. If you cancel less than 30 days, no refund on deposit but we will try to reschedule you if possible.
If you are a no show, that will be considered a cancellation and you will not receive a refund.
New England weather forecasts are not entirely reliable and we do not cancel trips based on the forecast. The Captain decides whether it is safe to sail close to departure time. If the Captain decides to cancel because of weather, we will work with you to reschedule your cruise or provide a refund.
Yes! We have one restroom on board, but certainly recommend you visit the public restrooms at Solomon Jacobs Landing, prior to boarding.
You may bring a beverage of your choice (including alcoholic), snacks/ food, sunblock, sunglasses, jacket. If you are booking a private charter, please feel free to bring your playlist so that you can enjoy your music while cruising!
We recommend comfortable clothing and casual shoes. High Heels are not a good choice when walking around the boat.
There is no smoking (of any kind) permitted on The Friki Tiki.
Yes! The crew works hard in order to give you the best cruise possible. Should you decide to provide a gratuity, they would be most appreciative!
CRUISE WITH THE LOCALS!
The Friki Tiki of Gloucester is locally owned and operated by Ginger Attaya, a local resident of Gloucester.. Our crew knows the local waters and the best spots to cruise aboard our custom floating tiki boat. With an “island vibe” and the beauty of Gloucester Harbor and Annisquam River, it’s sure to be everything you need for you and your friends to have a great time.
Our vessel, "The Friki Tiki," is 36 feet long and over 11.4 feet wide. The Friki Tiki is fully licensed and insured. and equipped with all safety gear required by the USCG.
Captain Mark Sinkinson is a Coast Guard certified boat captain and holds a 25 ton Masters license. He has years of experience on fresh and salt waters and now resides here in Gloucester.
Captain Forrest got his start lobstering at the young age of 11. He would work weekends when he was in school and continued to do so through the time he graduated. Using his several years of sea time experience both in Gloucester and Alaska, Forrest has now proceeded to acquire his 100 ton Masters License.
Crew subject to change due to scheduling conflicts.
Do you have any questions? Send us a message and we'll get back to you!
19 Harbor Loop, Gloucester, Massachusetts 01930, United States