Water Activities

Cruises

Enjoy the colorful fall landscape and the breathtaking sunset as you cruise the Potomac River with Fish the Bay Charters.

Experience Maryland's delightful fall weather and join Captain Phil as he explores the Potomac River with two cruising options. Choose to cruise from Pier 450 and cruise “down county”, exploring the beautiful waters of the Potomac River and the St. Mary's Rive, or come aboard at Leonardtown Wharf to take a tour of Breton Bay, St. Clement's Island, and the scenic waterways of St. Mary's County,

Admire St. Mary’s County's exquisite fall colors from the water aboard the Lisa S., a 48-foot vintage Chesapeake Bay charter boat. Bring your favorite snacks, drinks, and adult beverages aboard and immerse yourself in the beautiful sights and sounds of nature as you cruise the Potomac River, culminating in a spectacular sunset, Mother Nature willing!

Sunset Cruise at Pier 450

Join Captain Phil as he cruises “down county”, exploring the Potomac River and the St. Mary's River. Experience St. Mary’s County from the water with memorable views of Historic St. Mary's City, the Dove, and our beautiful rural landscape aboard the Lisa S., a 48-foot vintage Chesapeake Bay charter boat. Bring your favorite snacks, drinks and adult beverages aboard.

This BYOB small group cruise departs from the pier at Pier 450. Arrive early to feast on Pier450's Sunday Brunch, served until 5 pm, or their light fare menu starting at 3 pm. Restaurant reservations are strongly encouraged if you plan to stay for a seated dinner after the cruise, or you are welcome to continue to enjoy their light fare menu and drinks at the bar or outside on the beach.

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You can also purchase bottled wine or beer from Pier 450 for the journey. And, as an added bonus, plan to stay the night at the Quarters at Pier 450 in one of their eight boutique rooms. Your ticket will include a discount code for the night of your cruise. Please make your room reservation separately, and soon, as space is limited.

Sunset Cruise at Leonardtown Wharf

Come along with Captain Phil for a spooky two-hour cruise from Leonardtown Wharf. This Halloween BYOB small group cruise will start with a toast to the spectacular sunset (mother nature willing!) and will give guests a chance to relax and unwind along the serene waterways of St. Mary’s County. Come dressed in your best Halloween gear and join us for a fun and festive costume contest, prizes and spooky treats included!

Depart from the Leonardtown Wharf Park and board the Lisa S, a 48-foot vintage Chesapeake Bay charter boat with Captain Phil. Gather your gang of ghouls and goblins, bring your favorite snacks, drinks, and adult beverages aboard and celebrate the Halloween season as you cruise down Breton Bay on your way to the Potomac River.

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Want more fun, on-the-water activities from Fish the Bay Charters and Captain Phil? Find opportunities for charter fishing, watermen heritage tours, and more sunset cruises here.

We look forward to seeing you on the boat!