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Barnstable Harbor Ecotours

243 Millway, Barnstable, MA 02630-1102
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Outdoor Ed with a Naturalist Guide

We spent 2 hours on-board a canopied boat, hosted by an Educator/ Naturalist who presented a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
FootPrince
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Chicago
Lazy Dazy

Pick a sunny day...and enjoy the informative and laidback adventure...guides were... read more

Reviewed April 2, 2018
Capecodrabbit
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Barnstable, Massachusetts
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“pontoon boat” (18 reviews)
“sandy neck” (33 reviews)
“captain joe” (33 reviews)
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243 Millway, Barnstable, MA 02630-1102
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"great marsh"
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"cape cod"
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"summer cottages"
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"fire station"
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"designated parking"
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Reviewed yesterday

We spent 2 hours on-board a canopied boat, hosted by an Educator/ Naturalist who presented a wonderful Ecotour of Barnstable Harbor, the Great Marsh, and Sandy Neck. We learned of the natural life,past and present and he presented an historical perspective of how the Natural...More

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Reviewed April 2, 2018

Pick a sunny day...and enjoy the informative and laidback adventure...guides were knowledgeable...waters were calm..even the locals take this “tour”

Thank Capecodrabbit
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

We took the Sunset Cruise and it was a very beautiful and relaxing experience. It's not a fully narrated tour of the harbor, but you are told enough about the harbor. An upside of the sunset cruise is that you can bring snacks and drinks....More

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Reviewed February 6, 2018 via mobile

Phil, our narrator, is a walking encyclopedia on the history of Barnstable Harbor. He is also an avid bird watcher and can identify any bird in the area. It can get chilly even on a warm, sunny day so bring a sweater or sweatshirt. Learned...More

Thank Grammie321
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Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

Visiting my in-laws on the Cape, we all went on the Eco tours. GREAT experience. Nice cool, crisp autumn day, sunny and blue skies. Learned quite a bit about the Cape, birds, history, and the natural evolution of the Cape. Would recommend this tour for...More

Thank Bruinsfan2016
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Reviewed September 6, 2017

There are a lot of "boat rides" and "cruises" on the Cape Cod waters. This one ranks among the very best in scenic content and ecological content including ecological history. This is a comfortable boat. The bench seat have back rests and all seats have...More

Thank Beachbilly
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Reviewed August 31, 2017

A terrific two hour charter with Captain Joe and Naturalist Phil. Ours was a casual cruise out to Sandy Neck and Little Neck and then an hour of meandering the rivers of the Great Marsh. We packed some lobster rolls and a nice chardonnay and...More

1  Thank Mark F
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Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

It was a midsummer magical evening. The setting was gorgeous and perfect for photos. Captain Joe was great and the naturalist, Andrea Higgins was a delight to engage in conversation. I will certainly repeat this journey.

1  Thank Meg B
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Reviewed August 3, 2017

My husband and I and a friend visiting from out of state, tonight had the most amazing experience on The Barnstable Harbor Eco tour Sunset tour. We all had a wonderful time. I highly recommend this tour for anyone who wants to truly see what...More

Thank 506happycamper
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Reviewed August 3, 2017

Tour Guide Phil is one of the most knowledgeable tour guides we have ever met. He made it interesting for everyone and had a great sense of humor. Highly recommend for school age children as well. Learned many new things. Captain Joe was great also.

Thank Maureen M
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Response from Loverlie | Reviewed this property |
I'd take them on the guided nature tour, not the sunset tour. Unless they're real jerks, I'm sure they'd enjoy it.
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