Rum Runner II

24 Bannister's Wharf
Newport, RI 02840- Map It
(401) 847-0299

AAA Editor Notes

Rum Runner II departs from 24 Bannister's Wharf off America's Cup Ave. The Rum Runner II, built in 1929, was used to smuggle liquor during the height of Prohibition. Cruises aboard the restored high-speed motor yacht pass by mansions and former speakeasies while guides narrate the history of the boat, Prohibition and Newport. Time: Allow 1 hour, 30 minutes minimum.
Fare $25-$33; $22-$29 (ages 66+); $20-$28 (ages 0-11). Cocktail cruise fare $26.
Hours: Cruises depart daily at 11, 1:30, 3:30, 5:30 and 7, mid-June through Labor Day; daily 11:45, 1:45, 3:45 and 5:30, May 1 to mid-June and day after Labor Day-Columbus Day. The cruises departing at 5:30 and 7 are cocktail cruises.