Essex Heritage Launches New Harbor Tours to Misery Island
The Island Hops Tour (21+) features a narrated cruise of the Salem Sound Island and ‘hops’ by Notch. The tour will cruise by Eagle Island and Bakers Island, with a drop-off at Misery Island, creating the perfect opportunity to learn the history and explore Salem’s Harbor Islands. Tours depart Thursdays at 5:30 pm through August 29, 2019 and advance tickets are available online.
The Misery Island Castaway Tour shares the history of privates and privateers who once sailed through Salem Sound with a drop-off at Misery Island. Once on the island, the excursion continues with a scavenger hunt for pirate treasure around the island. The tour is perfect for the whole family (ages four and up) and it departs Fridays at 2:00 pm through August 30. Tickets are available in advance through Essex Heritage.
To learn more about Essex Heritage, including their Salem Witch Hunt Film & Tours, Boat Tours to Bakers Island, and complete information on programming throughout the Essex National Heritage Area, visit essexheritage.org.