Explore Annapolis’s fascinating maritime history and the Chesapeake Bay ecology on this guided two-hour cruise aboard the historic Skipjack Wilma Lee. Learn about the city’s fabled boat building industry, the dramatic history and future of the Chesapeake Bay Waterman and oyster harvesting plus facts about local points of interest like Carr’s and Elktonia Beach, Eastport and the Naval Academy. Tour guides will identify and share fun facts about native Chesapeake Bay wildlife along the route. Perfect for anyone interested in the Bay and those who work in and around it. Complimentary water is available onboard.


Children 12 and Under-$20

Adult + Museum Combo-$52

Child + Museum Combo-$21

Docking Location:
Annapolis Maritime Museum Dock, 723 Second Street, Annapolis MD 21403

Weather Cancellation Policy

We cruise rain or shine, but we will cancel two hours prior to departure for high winds or thunderstorms. We will contact you via text on the cell phone number provided. Cruises are subject to cancellation due to weather and unforeseen conditions and are fully refundable. No refunds for guest cancellations or no-shows.

Departure/Return Location

Refer to your ticket for departure point. Cruises are from the Annapolis Maritime Museum Campus or Annapolis Maritime Museum Park Campus, please check the schedule before booking. Boarding starts 15 minutes prior to departure time, please arrive 30 minutes prior to departure. We depart on time, please be prompt. No refunds for no-shows.

Other Important Info

  • Tickets are required for children, and all children must be accompanied by an adult. The U.S. Coast Guard considers all children, regardless of age and size, to be passengers, and as such, you need to purchase a ticket for each child.
  • Please allow extra time for parking. We are unable to hold the boat past our scheduled departure time. Parking at AMM Park campus includes a 10-minute walk from parking, down to the dock.
  • Flat shoes are recommended and heels will not be permitted.
  • Please bring sunscreen, water bottle, hat and wear comfortable clothing. There is very little shade on the boat. No outside food or drink permitted.
  • Not wheelchair accessible.
  • If you do not receive an email confirmation after purchasing your ticket, please email cmorrill@amaritime.org. Every passenger is required to have a ticket.