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Arrived at Chatham pier around midday, and parked easily in the car park. After climbing the steps to the viewing platform two fully laden fishing boats arrived to unload their enormous catch of dogfish. Were able to watch the unloading and also to see several...More
We visited the Puerto watch the fishing boats unload their catch. It was interesting to see how the fish went from the boats to the trucks. You can’t have a weak stomach to watch and smell the fish. All the fish had been cleaned at...More
Parking can be tricky, but great deck overlooking the fishing vessels unloading their catch (definitely not for the squeamish but this is how it's done, folks). Kids were interested in the fishing vessels and had a blast seeing the seals close up. Worth stopping if...More
Chatham town is famously picturesque, but make sure to get to the seaside! Stay east on Main till you reach Shore Dr., head north a bit to the Fish Pier. Park [easier in off-season], go to the pier watch deck and enjoy the ocean delights........More
a picturesque setting - at a working pier - watch the fishing boats and the seals and then have some fish and chips - very nice fish and chips - just like UK version. On the day we went sadly a computer glitch meant no...More
During our annual visits to Cape Cod, we stop at many beaches known for seeing seals in September—and the Chatham fishing pier is the absolute best to see many seals at once! Go during early afternoon when the commercial fishing boats come in—it’s GREAT!
Seals are reclusive and distrustful- but at the pier you can be standing 5 feet away and they don't care. Keep your hands tucked away and DO NOT FEED THEM. The wildlife is in the water but the offal from the fishing is tossed in...More
The host at our inn recommended checked me the pier out because it was a hot spot for seals. We were not disappointed! Beautiful views of the waterfront. Able to see firsthand the hard work fishermen undergo at the docks. Would recommend this place to...More