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Address: 66 Harbor Loop, Gloucester, MA 01930
Phone Number: +1 978-283-1979
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Description: Come aboard and enjoy a fascinating tour of Cape Ann's scenic coastline...
Come aboard and enjoy a fascinating tour of Cape Ann's scenic coastline. Our "Lighthouse Cruise" features up-close views of the six lighthouses on the Island; Or tour America's Oldest Seaport and see a "lobstering" demonstration on our "Harbor Tour". Also, the Gloucester Harbor Water Shuttle and Tour. Hop-on/hop-off. Ticket valid all day. Try our catamaran for a delightful ride around the inner harbor. Discover Gloucester, let us take you there!
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Nice sunny day on the harbor

I have been on a lobster boat tour before... this one seems to struggle. I am sure whoever was narrating about the lobster and the harbor is in training. They didn't have much... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Stoneham, Massachusetts
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Stoneham, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

I have been on a lobster boat tour before... this one seems to struggle. I am sure whoever was narrating about the lobster and the harbor is in training. They didn't have much luck with the lobsters...it is a hit or miss, but we all learned one thing...how disappointing that the great old Gorton's fishing company import all their fish!... More 

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Bridgeville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Thank you for the prompt response by email through Trip Advisor after a few hours of asking my question. Your tour is the one I want to reschedule this year in July of 2015. Your suggestion about the purchase of the tickets online was most helpful along with the phone call during the day of the scheduled ship tour to... More 

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Toledo, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We were really excited to take a harbor tour around Cape Ann and see all the lighthouses and actually get out on the Atlantic Ocean. However, once we boarded the boat, we were informed that it was much too windy and choppy to really go out on the ocean and we would, therefore, take the inside passage instead. The tour... More 

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Boston
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We took a ride on their inner harbor shuttle tour and found it was the best tour money we've spent. Not only is their shuttle service a great way to get around Gloucester but it turns out it is a really pleasant thing to do just for the trip. Captain Peter, a retired third generation fisherman, gave us a grand... More 

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Toledo, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

A long tour, about 3 hours, but not the full tour, for us, because of too high winds and too choppy seas. We had to turn around and go backwards and ended up seeing three of the lighthouses from a very far distance and missed almost all of the southeastward facing part of Cape Ann. This would have been an... More 

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Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Arrived at the small shack at the road and very fortunate to have free parking. Walked about two blocks to the pier to the boat. The boat was a nice size boat and it was covered for shade or open in the back and front in the sun. Had excellent narration by Charlie. It was a very informative and enjoyable... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Well worth the money! Captain George was the best! I would recommend it to everyone! Great value and great way to get out on the beautiful ocean and see everything!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

My wife and I took the Lighthouse Cruise, a two-and-a-half-hour cruise that circumnavigates the island of Cape Ann. We enjoyed it enormously. Not only is the cruise itself beautiful, but our captain, who seemed to know everything about the island and its history, added greatly to the experience with his narration (delivered in the strongest possible local accent, which was... More 

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Quincy, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Excellent 2.5 hour (almost 3) tour around Cape Ann on the good ship King Eider. Capt. Steve was very knowledgeable of the local history, geography and wildlife. Take sun block and your camera, great views of the lighthouses.

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Binghamton, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

June 2014 took a lighthouse tour around Cape Ann from Gloucester Harbor It left at 2:30 and was a very enjoyable afternoon. Learned a lot of history about the lighthouses and each town as we went by. I love Rockport and was very happy to see it from the "other side". Also have wanted to see Thatcher Island and was... More 

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Address: Address: 66 Harbor Loop, Gloucester, MA 01930
Phone Number: +1 978-283-1979
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Gloucester

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