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Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises

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Address: 269 Millway, Barnstable, MA 02630-1102
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Lots of whales !

Went on the first trip,of the season and were not disappointed. Saw approx 50 right whales plus another one feeding. The tour guide certainly knew what to look for and where to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
manchester, england
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manchester, england
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went on the first trip,of the season and were not disappointed. Saw approx 50 right whales plus another one feeding. The tour guide certainly knew what to look for and where to go to see the most whales and we certainly did. It's was amazing to see and can highly recommend 👍

Thank nancyp023
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56 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was awesome for the whole family! It is a must for travelers and locals too! Nature on the Cape is special!

Thank Madeline S
jonathanbC9559XL, Guest Relations Manager at Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you Madeline! We're so glad you enjoyed your trip ad yes Cape Cod's nature is special for sure! More 

North Carolina
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Way overdue in writing this review, as we did this last summer (and the summer before), but June of 2016 was the most memorable. We went on one of the last "shoulder" season cruises, so there was only 1 trip per day, so no schedule, no rush, and boy, did that pay off!! We took the same route as the... More 

Thank Travelingzumbamom
jonathanbC9559XL, Guest Relations Manager at Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises, responded to this review

We are so pleased you enjoyed your trip and thank you for the kind words. I remember the trip you are referring to. We are continuously striving to balance the expectations of our passengers and the safety of the whales. Sometimes having to move away from congested boat traffic means we will miss some of the action but it appears... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the most amazing Whale Watching cruise! We have been twice and both times we saw so many humpback whales. They are very knowledgeable about the wildlife and whales. There is a nice sitting area inside as well if it rains. I have been whale watching in Alaska and Maine and this is my favorite as far as the... More 

Thank Rhee47
jonathanbC9559XL, Guest Relations Manager at Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! We're glad you enjoyed your whale watching adventures with us and we look forward to seeing you again this year! More 

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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

One of the most exciting experience in my life. The boat was fast, and very comfortable. The guide was really really interesting, explaining various facts about these majestic animals. You always feel safe with them... But so close to the whales too. The bar is good as well. Hope to repeat the experience.

1 Thank WaldemarSchwarz
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Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

My wife had always wanted to go Whale watching so our trip to Cape Cod threw up the ideal opportunity in the shape of Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises. The website states that they are so confident you will see whales they will take you out again for free if you dont and they claim a 95% success rate at spotting... More 

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed October 22, 2016

We had a fantastic whale watching experience - group feeding, breaches, mothers with calves - it was brilliant. The crew gave us lots of interesting information about the whales and their behaviour, and they kept us in the middle of all the action - everywhere we looked there were whales. Definitely worth doing, we're so glad we went.

1 Thank David V
Chicago, IL
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326 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 240 helpful votes
Reviewed October 19, 2016

We hadn't planned to go whale watching, but some locals at a restaurant told us that the whales were still around and so we should consider it. We're very glad that we took their advice and invested the time and money to do it. The staff in charge of our cruise were knowledgeable and friendly. When the first whale was... More 

1 Thank MomRocco
Bucks County, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed October 19, 2016

We have been on a few whale tours before but nothing like this. The staff was great and very informative and the whales were overly abundant. Everywhere you looked there were whales and the staff was very good with pointing them out and keeping us in the middle of it all. The season is over until spring now though, sorry.

1 Thank BluesSox
Colchester, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed October 18, 2016

This was something we will never forget. We were worried we may not see any whales - but we need'nt have been concerned. They were everywhere!

Thank Cranners

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