Block Island Chamber

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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!

You must have a Saltwater fishing license if you are fishing on Block Island which 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

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 & Supplies/Wind Farm Tours

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

Hatch Charters

New harbor
(512) 632-1200

Hula Charters  (Registered with SAM – system awards management)

Old Harbor
(401) 263-3474
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.

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.