Travel on the steam ferry Patience.
Sunrise, or 11:00am, or 2:00pm, or Sunset
The open upper deck or the heated lounge is perfect for enjoying the sights of the historic Belfast waterfront. Bring a picnic. Fun for the whole family! Listen to the sound of the original steam whistle, and let a cruise in Belfast Bay take you back in time. The Steam Ferry Patience will offer scenic harbor cruises Tuesday through Thursday, departing from Thompson’s Wharf on the waterfront near historic downtown Belfast.
1 1/2 Hour Harbor Cruise and 1-1/2 Hour Sunset Cruise
Private Charters Available. Fun for the Whole Family!
About The Patience
A 72′ replica of a classic late 19th century steam ferry, The Patience was built in Stonington, Maine in 1982. The large open air upper deck lets you enjoy the passing sights, or enjoy your trip in the enclosed heated area below with modern facilities. Enjoy a historic cruise.
Some narration of Belfast Bay’s rich history will highlight most trips. Shipbuilding was once a large business in Belfast after its incorporation as a city in 1853. Hundreds of three, four and five masted schooners were produced with materials shipped down the Penobscot River from Bangor, the lumber capital of North America during the later 19th century.Perfect for charters and special trips
For a memorable trip or special occasion, the Patience is ideal for weddings, banquets, family reunions, group charters, school field trips and company outings.