your coming into Baltimore's Inner Harbor for an afternoon there is no
need to pay the high fees marinas might charge for a few hours dockage,
the city has plenty of space to tie up along the waterfront and at the
Harbor Dockmaster's phone number is 410-396-3174
VHF Channel 68
2010 City Docking Fees*
for up to 5 hours
/ foot overnight
have finger piers and bulkhead docking, no slips.
city docks, across from the new Visitor's Center, and the waterfront area
through Pier 5 offer limited slips and amenities and are offered on a first
come first served basis. All slips are clearly marked, never tie
up to a red cleat. Limited electric and water service is available.
There is a Pump
Out Boat to service your sanitation needs. Due to the large amount
of large touring vessels we always recommend to call ahead.
around the Inner Harbor's waterfront is simply beautiful, especially at
night. The views are amazing, there is plenty to see, and your right
in the middle of all the tourist attractions. If you choose to dock
in front of the Light Street Pavilion you'll be in the busiest area of
the Inner Harbor. Prepare to get gawked at by the thousands of Griswalds
(tourists) that will be walking right by your boat.
the day the steady flow of water taxi's and other boat traffic can make
things a little rough when docked, an extra fender or two and spring lines
can keep the banging to a minimum. On weekends the traffic
increases, as does the bumpy ride so be prepared.
the night along the Inner Harbor waterfront is as safe as any marina in
the Harbor. Even though you're in the middle of Baltimore City and
there are no security gates the area is a huge tourist attraction and heavily
patrolled by the Police.
forget to bring your dinghy, or bike, there is a lot to see and do and
the attractions are spread all over the place. If you don't have
the means to get around yourself the water taxi has stops right near most
information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Please call the
Dockmaster's office for the latest information.