Sunset Lighthouse Cruises 2022 – SOLD OUT!

Three men standing on a deck with a steering wheel.

The Thacher Island Association presents 2022 Sunset Lighthouse Cruises as a fundraiser to restore the South Tower on Thacher Island. Cruise aboard the Privateer IV, operated by 7 Seas Whale Watch, and enjoy a specially narrated tour of Cape Ann’s coast and its six historic lighthouses – all while supporting one of Cape Ann’s National Historic Landmarks!

We can’t guarantee a perfect sunset, but we can guarantee a wonderful time. BYO picnic dinner or purchase one on board. Our two original cruise dates – Tuesday July 5, 2022 (with an alternate date of Thursday July 7th) and Tuesday August 2, 2022 (with an alternate date of Thursday August 4th) – are SOLD OUT!

The cruises depart from, and return to, 7 Seas Whale Watch, 63 Rogers Street, Gloucester Harbor, 01930 and run from 6:30pm to 9:30pm. You will be notified in advance if it becomes necessary, due to weather or sea conditions, to reschedule from the Tuesday date to the Thursday date.

Cruise route:

  • Depart from 7 Seas Whale Watch, Gloucester Harbor
  • Ten Pound Island Light
  • Eastern Point Lighthouse
  • Thacher Island Twin Lights
  • Straitsmouth Island Lighthouse
  • Annisquam Lighthouse
  • Return to 7 Seas Whale Watch

Tickets are $50 each. Cancellations made 7 days or more in advance of the Tuesday cruise date will receive a full refund of the ticket price.

Based on popular demand, we have added two NEW cruises on Thursday, July 7th and Thursday, August 4th. Cancellation and and refund terms are a bit different from the original Tuesday cruises, so please read the details carefully. SOLD OUT!

Tickets for the Thursday cruises are now available to purchase on Eventbrite using the links below.

TIA Sunset Lighthouse Cruise – Thursday July 7, 2022

TIA Sunset Lighthouse Cruise – Thursday August 4, 2022