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7 Seas Whale Watch

Address: 63 Rogers Street, Gloucester House Restaurant, Gloucester, MA 01930
Phone Number: 978-283-1776
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Ranked #2 of 23 Activities in Gloucester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: Whale Watching Tours Departing Daily for Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary.7 Seas Whale Watch has been leading Gloucester Ma whale watching tours for over 30 years. We're just a forty-five minute drive north of Boston, in the heart of historic downtown Gloucester, MA. Family owned and operated.Call for trip schedule and reservations,

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AMHERST
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Loved the staff- great commentary when we were watching the whales. Helped to understand their behavior and interesting facts.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
15 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We did the afternoon trip. Had to wait about 45 minutes for the boat to return from the morning excursion. There is a restaurant and public restrooms right there next to where you wait and a few little touristy shops. Such a cute area. The boat has restrooms in the back and also a small snack area (chips, soda, water).... More

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Pueblo West, Colorado, United States
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We boarded and were viewing whales in the wild within 45 minutes. The staff was very knowledgeable and spotted the whales and gave their locations. Very nice trip.

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rochdale
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43 reviews 43 reviews
8 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

A professional company. We booked on the day, it being a quieter time of year, so had the advantage of picking a nice day. We went with the view the only guarantee was a boat ride, as these are wild animals. Took a tip of taking a book in case it was a long trip with nothing to see. But... More

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Houston, Texas, United States
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20 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Great whale watching experience. The crew was very professional. Explained what we were seeing and what the whales were doing. Saw 6 whales and they did deep dives and breeching. Wonderful "show" by the whales!

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Poughkeepsie
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Five Humpbacks frollicing (literally), a couple Minkes and one large Fin whale earned the price of admission. First class treatment by crew and narrator during trip. My son (8) and I thoroughly enjoyed the excursion. 130pm Saturday sail. I had done this trip three years before and this time was even better. Small snack bar with soft and adult drinks.... More

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west sussex uk
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36 reviews 36 reviews
4 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Excellent whale watching experience. Highly informative commentary on a well equipped and modern boat. We seen ten Hump Back whales, several Minkys, a blue shark and several seals. The crew do everything to ensure that you get good close up sightings and keep you well informed. A really memorable experience -with some great images to take home and show the... More

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massachusetts
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We had a beautiful day on the water..sunny and smooth! Enjoyed hearing the history of the area and the introduction to whales by the naturalist. I did not expect to see any whales so I was very excited= we got to see 4!! One of the 2 humpbacks came right up to the boat!!We saw two minske whales and two... More

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St. Catharines, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I was recently on the Privateer 4. How lovely it was to be out on the ocean visiting the other world that we just don't ever see. To be in the world of our ocean cousins was fantastic. I have had the experience of seeing these creatures in captivity but once you see them in their own habitat (and not... More

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Cincinnati
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

My wife and I signed up for this excursion hoping to see some whales but realizing that this wasn’t the zoo so we might not see any. We made up our minds that we were going to enjoy the trip no matter what. We were not disappointed. It was smooth sailing on a beautiful sunny day. The crew was friendly... More

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7seaswhalewatch, Manager at 7 Seas Whale Watch, responded to this review

Thank you, Gene, you "get it." That is just the right attitude to have when it come to whale (or any nature) watching. Please come sail with us again... we'd love to have you out anytime. More

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