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Address: 66 Harbor Loop, Gloucester, MA 01930
Phone Number: +1 978-283-1979
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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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Cape Ann Lighthouse Tour, Gloucester fabulous day

I've seen some of Gloucesters lighthouses on other boats including the Thomas Lannon. Cape Ann Harbor Tours goes over & beyond during 2.5 hr trip Besides 10 pd Island & Eastern... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 11, 2015
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CambridgeMA
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Albany, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

My daughter and I were very excited to go on the Gloucester Lobster Boat Tour. We had never been on one in MA, but go frequently in ME, which we love. We made our reservations over the phone the night before. The woman who took our reservations was very nice and even more so when we met her in the... More 

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CapeAnnHarborTours, Owner at Harbor Tours, responded to this review

Hello Abbe513, As the owner of the business, I want to thank you for your review. I encourage all feedback; this is what makes a business progress and it is much appreciated. As a small business, it is my goal to make each trip memorable for our passengers, but like anything, situations do present themselves last minute. This being the... More 

CambridgeMA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

I've seen some of Gloucesters lighthouses on other boats including the Thomas Lannon. Cape Ann Harbor Tours goes over & beyond during 2.5 hr trip Besides 10 pd Island & Eastern Point, it does a circle around the entire Cape, bringing you to Straight Is light, numerous beaches, Gloucester & Rockport coasts incl the Granite Quarry park, numerous mansions. What... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

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

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015 via mobile

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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