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Address: Wauwinet Rd, Wauwinet, Nantucket, MA 02554
Phone Number: 508-228-5646
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Discover this ruggedly beautiful coastal environment where deer, raptors,...

Discover this ruggedly beautiful coastal environment where deer, raptors, and shorebirds play. Explore sand dunes and small coastal forests, salt marsh and tidal ponds, on 16 miles of trails and sand roads.

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An interesting guided tour where you learn a lot!

I booked that special visit as this is the only way to go to the very end of the island and to learn about its nature. My only disappointment was that, in my opinion, this is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 2, 2015
odette D
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Montreal, Canada
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Montreal, Canada
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64 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

I booked that special visit as this is the only way to go to the very end of the island and to learn about its nature. My only disappointment was that, in my opinion, this is where the beaches are the most beautiful and also where you can easily swim but, unfortunately, you cannot swim during the guided tour. However,... More 

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Thank odette D
North Dartmouth, Massachusetts
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17 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

2 1/2 hour over sand trip with ocean on both sides out to light house we could climb up to top. Pleasant informative driver. We live near the ocean so it wasn't as special for us as it would be for someone who rarely saw the ocean

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Thank Outdoorsys2080
Harwich, Massachusetts
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49 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

After reading reviews thought this was something that we should not miss. Our guide Barry picked us up in town and after airing down we were off. Barry was down to earth and passionate about his island home. We saw egrets, seals, and baby sea gulls but the best part was when we got to the lighthouse we were able... More 

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2 Thank luv2ski16
New York City, New York
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156 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

i love animals and nature, but boy was this boring. i have no problems donating money, but the tour was $60.00. our tour guide was Barry who was funny, informative, sweet and genuine. he knew his material and was truly passionate on the subject. im glad that i did this because otherwise i would always wonder......now i wont wonder anymore... More 

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Thank GiffnChul
Mamaroneck, New York
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Took a guided drive out through the refuge given by a conservation volunteer. Loved seeing all the birds and plants as we made our way over sand to the Lighthouse. So pristine and beautiful!

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Thank Nancy O
Orlando, Florida
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24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We took the tour and saw seals, birds, many thousands of fiddler crabs, and interesting shells and plants. Riding on the beach was scary in the beginning. We walked for a while along the shore and overall it was a very nice time. Lots to see and learn about nature

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Thank Stan C
Lindenhurst, New York
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194 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

This is truly a beautiful and serene pRt of this beautiful island. Seals, many birds to see, the odd deer...just a great place. The Great Point light is the culmination of the tour, offering a plethora of photo ops. Worth the time & small fee.

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Thank P Brian S
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015 via mobile

An exceptional introduction to the beautiful and fragile Coskata-Coatue. Our Trustees of Reservations guide, Bob, offered much information and context about this and other areas of the island and the sea around it. Well worth the fee and comfortable to boot in an air conditioned 4 x4 vehicle. The savannah of red cedar, fiddler crabs and the Great Gulls are... More 

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Thank JeanChesapeake18017
Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

My husband and I went on the CC Wildlife Refuge tour going out to the end of the point and the lighthouse. Saw herons, egrets, swans, seals, and other flora and fauna along the way. View from lighthouse amazing! Great tour guide. Well worth going!

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2 Thank NanC120
Waltham, Massachusetts
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36 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This place came highly recommended so we made sure to block off some time for it during our short trip to Nantucket -- what was not made all that clear was how difficult it is to get to without an oversand vehicle, and by difficult, I mean, almost not worth it at all. We were briefly told at the Ranger's... More 

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