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Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises

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Address: 269 Millway, Barnstable, MA 02630-1102
Phone Number: 800-287-0374
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So Many Whales!

We had a terrific time on the Whale Watcher Cruise - we saw at least a dozed humpback whales, quite a few Minky whales, and a pod of dolphins. Our tour guide was a marine... read more

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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a terrific time on the Whale Watcher Cruise - we saw at least a dozed humpback whales, quite a few Minky whales, and a pod of dolphins. Our tour guide was a marine biologist who knew all of the humpbacks by name, as she had been studying them for 20 years. We had a great time and learned... More 

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Southington, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was the highlight of my recent trip to Cape Cod - So many whales feeding and socializing. The women that narrated the tour was so knowledgeable and explained the whales behavior and knew many if not all the whales by name. We were lucky enough to have dolphins swimming right beside our boat, the narrator said they were 'common'... More 

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Roosendaal, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went on a whale watching tour on a Sunday afternoon at the end of July and lost count on the number of whales we saw. According to the staff it must have been 30 or 40, most of them humpback whales. We saw one or two kicking out of the water, which happens very rarely, and sometimes 3 or... More 

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Saranac Lake, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

First a disclaimer in that we had absolutely perfect weather and the seas were very calm but with that being said it was a truly amazing trip. We saw numerous whales of different species up close and personal. Honestly even if we had not seen whales it was a beautiful tour of the cape. There are snacks, drinks and even... More 

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Thank Dobson050
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I booked this whale watch the morning of the cruise (Thursday, in August) and hopped on the 2:30 out of Barnstable Harbor. My kids, ages 11 and 13, and I absolutely loved this cruise. The cruise in and out of Barnstable Harbor, past Sandy Neck and across Cape Cod Bay was itself a delight. We saw finback, minke and humback... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is how people should see whales... Not at Seaworld! Make sure you book the day before because they get booked fast! And prepare yourself for a 4 hour trip, take windbreakers, snacks for kids and cash as they do have food, chips, drinks on board. We took the 2:30 pm cruise on August 23 and we loved it. The... More 

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Thank Chadia E
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This was my second trip and it was spectacular! My daughter and adult grandson were with me and it was a wonderful family outing. We saw whales and dolphins while enjoying a perfect day. The marine biologist is very knowledgeable and the information that she provided made this a true fun learning experience! I prefer the early (9 am) trip... More 

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Weymouth, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Bought tickets through groupon.com which was a great savings. Saw lots of whales and some shark. Awesome cruise and great crew.

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Ashburn, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

That's simply all I can say. Nearly 10 humpback whales surfaced surrounding our boat. The boat boasts an experienced crew, cleanliness, and a fully-stocked snack bar. Fantastic family outing. We had several small children with us.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Last weekend 3 adults paid $50 each to go on the whale watch and it didn't disappoint. We saw several whales breach the water and flip their tales. The highlight was about 200 white fined dolphins following and swimming along the sides of the ship for 20 minutes. The narrator over the loudspeakers did an excellent job educating everyone on... More 

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