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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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Lighthouse tour

I really enjoyed the lighthouse tour. Our Captain George and mate Virginia was very informative and friendly. On this tour I was able to see 5 lighthouses....a plus because only... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

I really enjoyed the lighthouse tour. Our Captain George and mate Virginia was very informative and friendly. On this tour I was able to see 5 lighthouses....a plus because only one Eastern Point Light you could drive to. This cruise was 2 1/2 hours just enough to see these amazing lighthouses and learn some history about Rockport and Gloucester.

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Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

We took this tour on 26 August, with Charlie and the captain, and had a wonderful time! There was lots of great information, a fun and informative crew and the view of the coast was stunning! I would recommend this to anyone looking for a relaxing time on the water.

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Endwell, New York
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We had a great time. The tour was much more than we expected for the price, and was beautiful and informative.

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81 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

I have been to Gloucester and this is the first year we have taken this tour. It was terrific. Capt Evan was a great captain and his first mate Charlie was the highlight of the tour. A very nice young man - very friendly with everyone and extremely knowledgable. It was a beautiful day, the water was calm and the... More 

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South Hamilton, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Our group of 28 people from the North Shore area chartered Captain Steve's ship for an afternoon cruise of the harbor and Annisquam River, and all of us thoroughly enjoyed it. Captain Steve's narration of all the sights along always found us amazed at all the things we didn't know about Gloucester after living in the area for decades. And... More 

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West Seneca, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

We came to Gloucester for our family vacation this past July and we were looking for something fun to do with our small children. We booked the Lobster Harbor Tour and it was awesome! The lady running the booth was super helpful. She gave us great recommendations for lunch & a good parking spot! Captain Kevin and his First Mate... More 

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Dennis, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

We decided to take the lighthouse tour around Gloucester. It was a beautiful day and we got to see six light houses. The captain and first mate were very professional and a lot of fun. It was a great 2 1/2 hours.

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Columbus, OH
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We used Lady Jillian for the hop-on/hop off which stays within the inner Harbor. We stayed on the whole time to get a little tour of the inner harbor and thoroughly enjoyed the history and stories that Capt Steve told. We liked it so much we decided to do the lighthouse tour. This tour circumnavigates Cape Ann beginning at Gloucester... More 

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

This trip should be taken by anyone visiting the Gloucester area! The breathtaking sights seen from the boat are ones that can't be seen by car. Captain Evan was extremely accommodating, approachable, knowledgeable, personable, and charismatic. Mate Charlie did a wonderful job connecting with guests on board and catering to their needs. The narration is very informative and we learned... More 

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

What a unique trip. We saw first-hand pulling in lobster traps. Every trap had at least three lobsters (and some crabs). Unfortunately, once the mate measured the lobsters, all but 4 were thrown back (passengers could do this - I did). Captain did a great job describing step-by-step what was happening. This is a don't miss experience!

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