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Captain John Boats

10 Town Wharf, Plymouth, MA 02360
508-746-2643
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Ranked #4 of 19 activities in Plymouth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
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41 reviews 41 reviews
15 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Very well run great price with groupon .decent town parking, $ 1 @hour 4hour tour saw plenty of whales real close to the boat humpback and finback natural ist on board.

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Ramtown, New Jersey, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Very friendly crew on board the whale watching ship. There was an intern doing research and a biologist on board telling you all about the whales you were seeing, We saw four whales and a few seals.

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Duxbury, Massachusetts
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

WOW! I have been on other whale watches and seen whales but never as many as my trip from Plymouth with Captain John. the trip was was narrated by a a marine biologist who not only alerted us on the location of the whales (there were so many that often we were looking in the wrong direction) but also the... More

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Halifax, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Went with my family with a 12 and 19 year old. Everyone loved the experience, it was definitely the highlight of our trip to cape cod! We saw several different whales, all of them where humpback whales. Everyone was extremely friendly, it didn't take long to board, and there was seating for those who wanted to sit inside. We sat... More

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Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

What a fantastic morning on the whale watching tour. There we so many whales we didn't know where to look. All the employees were so pleasant and eager to give information.

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Danbury, Connecticut
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

My family and I were very excited to go on our first whale watch this past Sunday but it was not meant to be. All 300 or so passengers were boarded on the boat and ready to go when we could start to tell something wasn't right after we began running behind schedule. Turns out there was a problem with... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We took the 2 PM whale watch excursion and had a wonderful time watching 2 whales "play" near our boat. We had never gone on a whale-watch before and would love to do it again. The Naturalist-guide (Leah) was very informative, and made the trip interesting and fun. We returned to Plymouth Harbor at 6 PM. What a great way... More

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vernon
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3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Although I have been on several whale watches we ventured out again. This trip was amazing. I've seen 3 things I've never seen on a watch before. One was a whale breaching over and over again - what a sight! Second was this whale that seemed to be happy to see us it swam on one side of the boat... More

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New York
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Had a great time. The ladies who spoke about the whales were very informative and made the experience worthwhile.

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Columbia, Pennsylvania
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6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Went on the whale watch tour and had a wonderful time. My youngest daughter and I sat downstairs inside while my mother and my oldest daughter sat up top. The ride was very enjoyable. Staff was friendly. We got some very close up interaction with the whale that they named Hancock. He put on quite a show for us today.... More

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