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Nantucket, Massachusetts

Bay Cruise near the Nantucket Island with On-deck Dining

What could be better than cruising the Nantucket Bay on a warm sunny day or balmy evening. Head to TOPPER'S restaurant aboard The Wauwinet Lady, enjoy friends and take in the island's most breathtaking scenery. This is the place to be.

Thank you for a great season on the Wauwinet Lady! We will resume service June 20th, 2022.

Cruise Information

  • Complimentary one-hour service to and from TOPPER'S offered seven days a week.
  • Reservations on Wauwinet Lady are required via phone: 508-228-8768
  • The launch seats 20 passengers total and is open aired so dress accordingly. Captain Rob McMullen is licensed by the U.S. Coast Guard.
  • Lunch: Casual resort wear. No bathing suits.
  • Weather: In inclement weather the boat transportation will be canceled, although your reservation at TOPPER'S does not change. Please call two hours prior to departure to guarantee the boat will be running.
  • Dress Suggestions: We recommend wearing footwear or bringing a change of footwear suitable for boating.
  • Dinner: Resort wear. Jackets are not required.
  • Passengers must be able to navigate embarking and disembarking the boat.

Directions to The Wauwinet Lady

The Wauwinet Lady is docked behind the White Elephant hotel at 50 Easton Street. Please gather at the White Elephant sculpture to board the boat. Plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to boarding. We also offer private charters, as well as special hors d'oeuvres and customized drink selections. 

Lunch Cruise

  • 11:00 am Departure from White Elephant
  • Noon Arrival at TOPPER'S for lunch
  • 1:30 pm Departure cruise back to the White Elephant

Dinner Cruise

  • 5:00 pm Departure from White Elephant
  • 6:00 pm Arrival at TOPPER'S for dinner
  • 8:00 pm Departure back to the White Elephant by van, by boat or by taxi*
Cruises are designed for those who dine at TOPPER'S. Due to their popularity, a credit card guarantee is required at the time you make your reservation. Cancellation penalties will apply. If weather conditions are questionable, please call two hours prior to cruise time for updated information. Evening cruises are limited to those over 21.
Van service is available from the inn back to town and to the White Elephant. Seating is first come, first served and reservations for this can unfortunately not be made. In case The Wauwinet van is full, TOPPER'S staff is happy to call a taxi for you. Taxis fares are approximately $25 each way.
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