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Dominican Higher Education Colloquium 2018


M/V Gansett

Optional Sunset Cruise in Newport, Rhode Island

Newport, Rhode Island is a quaint seaside city with unparalleled ocean views, world renowned accommodations and experiences unlike any other.  A visit to Newport, Rhode Island has always been at the top of everyone’s to do list when they visit Rhode Island.

For this special “optional” event, you would depart Providence College at 4:00 pm on Friday, June 22, 2018 for a 50 minute scenic bus ride.  Once you arrive in Newport, you have roughly an hour to walk around town enjoying the waterfront and all it as to offer before you board the M/V Gansett for a pleasant cruising experience and memories to last a lifetime.

At 6:15 pm you will meet at Bowens Wharf and board the M/V Gansett.  The boat will depart Bowens Wharf at precisely 6:30 pm.  Once onboard the M/V Gansett you will enjoy a one and half hour narrated harbor boat tour and sunset cruise on Narragansett Bay.  You will be cruising in comfort onboard a well-appointed private yacht with an open deck plan, comfortable cushioned seating and a broad sun canopy as you enjoy a scenic tour of Newport and Jamestown.  Complimentary Rhode Island specialty and cash bar with a selection of wine, beer, and signature cocktails will be available.

Please note “soft soled shoes only – or – no shoes.  Heals or hard soled footwear are “not” permitted and there is no smoking while onboard.

The fee for the Sunset Cruise is $32.00 plus a $25.00 bus transportation fee.

This event is limited to the first 46 guests who register.