Block Island Chamber


Things to Do

What to do on Block Island? 

Sports & Recreation

Things to do on shore, things to do on the water – there are many ways to spend your time (and energy) while on the island! Saltwater fishing license can be obtained prior to your arrival at

And if you choose to do nothing but sunbathe – we have miles of the most gorgeous beaches to relax on …

Fitness & Health

Block Island Yoga

Box 514
(401) 465-8525

Elevation Studio

Yoga & Pilates. Visit our web site for further information and location

Island Fitness

West Side Rd (860) 883-8762
Located in BIMI (formally Smugglers)

Tennis / Horseback / Helicopter Tours

The Atlantic Inn – Tennis

High Street
(800) 224-7422, (401) 466-5883

Ball O’Brien Park

West Side Road
Basketball, Skateboard and Tennis available

Block Island Club

Corn Neck Road
(401) 466-5939

Champlin’s Resort & Marina – Tennis

West Side Road – New Harbor
(800) 762-4541, (401) 466-2641

Heliblock    (helicopter tours)

Block Island Airport
(401) 859-1001
Tour over scenic Block Island and the Wind Farm


Rustic Rides Farm

West Side Road
(401) 466-5060
Guided trail rides on the beach. We will pick you at the ferry landing.


Empire Theatre

Water Street
(401) 466-2555

Oceanwest Theater

West Side Road (Champlin’s)
(401) 466-2971

Fishing Charters/Wind Farm Tours & Supplies

Block Island Fish Works

New Harbor
(401) 466-5392

Charterboat Sakarak

New Harbor
(401) 486-3476

Fish the World

New Harbor
(401) 466-5254
Come tour the Block Island Wind Farm. Tours start at 8am and take just over 1 hour

Frances Fleet

Narragansett, RI
(401) 783-4988

Hatch Charters

New harbor
(512) 632-1200

Hula Charters  (Registered with SAM – system awards management)

Old Harbor
(401) 439-5386
Over 10 years of fishing & fun aboard the F/V Hula Dog. 24Ft center console shamrock. We also make trips out to see the Block Island Wind Farm. Call to schedule.

Rooster (Fishing)

Old Harbor Dock
(401) 439-5386
Family friendly fishing charters can take up to 6 people departs daily. Call to schedule a tour out to the Wind Farm.

Sea Dog Cruising

Block Island

Twin Maples Bait & Tackle

Beach Avenue
(401) 466-5547
Live bait, tackle, fishing poles, and the famous “Eat Fish T-Shirts” sold here. Are you just looking
where to catch a fish then stop in and we can assit you.

Fishing Academy

Block Island
(802) 688-3654

Marinas / Services

Ballard’s Marina

Old Harbor
(401) 466-2029

Block Island Boat Basin

West Side Road
(401) 466-2631
Come visit the new grocery store in the New Harbor

Block Island Marine

High Street
(401) 466-2028

Champlin’s Resort & Marina

West Side Road at New Harbor
(800) 762-4541, (401) 466-7777
Self-contained resort overlooks Great Salt Pond. Air-conditioned rooms/suites w/water views, private baths, refrigerators & microwaves. Rooms: 45.

Oldport Marine Services

New Harbor
(401) 847-9109

Sailing Charters

Block Island Club

Corn Neck Road
(401) 466-5939

Passion for Sailing Charters

New Harbor
(401) 741-1926, (401) 741-1290
Sunset tours serving wine & cheese, daily trips & private charters up to 25 people. Family run on island for 19 years.

Water Activities

Block Island Parasail

Old Harbor Dock
(401) 864-2474
Parasailing is a great activity for the whole family. Reservations made in person on Old Harbor Dock.

Champlins Watersports

New Harbor – at Champlins
(401) 864-1460
24ft Pontoon Boat ~ Paddle Boards ~ Bumper Boats ~ Kayaks and Boat Rentals

Diamondblue Surf Shop

Corner of Corn Neck Road & Dodge Street
(401) 466-3145
Learn to paddleboard or surf. Lessons for all levels. Paddle & Surfboard rentals. Call or email about Surf Camp!

Fort Island Kayaks & Paddle Boards

Ocean Ave
(401) 466-5392
Adult and kids paddle boards, kayaks in single, tandem and new triple format.

Fred Benson Town Beach

Corn Neck Road
(401) 466-7717
Umbrellas, and chairs, available for rent. Food concession open for lunch, ice cream, candy and other  snacks.  Lifeguards on duty.

Ocean Adventures

New Harbor
(401) 368-2611
Paddleboard Tours for beginner & experience, and board rentals

Pond & Beyond Kayak

New Harbor (behind BIMI)
(401) 578-2773 seasonal
Rentals, tours and instruction suitable for all ages and abilities.