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Address: One Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110
Phone Number: +1 617-227-4321
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Description: Boston Harbor Cruises, (BHC) is the nation's oldest and largest private...
Boston Harbor Cruises, (BHC) is the nation's oldest and largest private operator of passenger vessels. BHC's current service offerings include Whale Watches in partnership with the New England Aquarium, the Cape Cod Fast Ferry, a variety of sightseeing tours including lunch and brunch cruises, the Salem Ferry, private charters, Codzilla - a high speed thrill ride, two pier side patio bars -The Landing at Long Wharf and The Landing at the Salem Ferry, offshore support services for underwater survey, research, LNG work, commuter ferry service for the MBTA and more
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Whale Watching

Yes, we saw Whales! The boat was very good for viewing and we were very satisfied that our guarantee was delivered. The only slight down side is it took 80mins to get out to the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Livingston, United Kingdom

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Worcester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Me and my wife took this sunset cruise by the first time after 3 years living close to Boston. We love Boston, and we have no words to say how much we enjoyed this ride. It was very romantic. Perfect timing(7:00 PM - 8:30 PM). You can enjoy drinks (please take some cash with you). If you get the tickets... More 

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Livingston, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Yes, we saw Whales! The boat was very good for viewing and we were very satisfied that our guarantee was delivered. The only slight down side is it took 80mins to get out to the Whale area. That's life.....but they could have warned you that it would take so long and that it was a pretty choppy ride.

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Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We paid for a combination Aquarium visit and whale watching cruise. We visited the Aquarium one day and took the cruise another day. The price was worth it. The company policy is that whale sightings are guaranteed or they will give a voucher for a future cruise "on them" (providing that the tourist has not left already). However, we were... More 

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Chicago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The water taxi was fun and so was the cruise to Salem. I wrote about it more on my blog at brunch conversations.com

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Yonkers, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

A 3 to 4 hour journey to see whales, that is nothing short of amazing Tickets: pre booking is best, discounts offered through combo packages with the aquarium. No discounts for AAA. Once you have your online reservations, you avoid the hassle of long lines, but most of all, you will get to go on this trip, since it sells... More 

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Maple Grove, Minnesota, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

We had a great time on the 11:00 am cruise with Grace as our tour guide. Grace was very knowledgeable and informative. She made the tour interesting and fun. The tour was just the right length and we got to see the harbor and some of the surrounding islands.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Boston Harbor cruises runs a variety of trips on the Harbor, which all get in my opinion deservedly good reviews. This applies specifically to the Water Taxi from Long Wharf to the Charlestown Navy Yard, where the Constitution is berthed. The water taxi is a bargain - $3.20 each way for adults. This gets you a nice little 20-minute ride... More 

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Maidenhead
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

This is an absolute must do in Boston. We sat at the top of the cruise ship and the sights are breathtaking. Would highly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

We were blessed with gorgeous weather and a fun, bubbly, knowledgeable guide, Grace. Loved that there were enough outside seats for all and Mai tais on board. Also nice to have the option to get off at the USS constitution and get on an hour later. We did it as part of a city view trolley tour, well worth it!

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Kyle, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

We took a 45 minute cruise around the harbor. Very interesting too see and learn about Long Wharf and some of the other sites along the way. Stopped at Charlestown where passengers had the chance to get off. It was Monday so the ships were not available for tours. The weather was nice and the crew very friendly.

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Address: One Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110
Phone Number: +1 617-227-4321
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm

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