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Cape Ann Whale Watch

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Cape Ann Whale Watch in Gloucester, Massachusetts provides guaranteed whale sightings for every whale watching tour out to Stellwagen Bank, a national marine preserve about 12 miles off the coast of Gloucester deemed one of the "Top 5 Whale Watching...more
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415 Main St, 01930, Gloucester, MA 01930-3006
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Overall, the day was perfect, saw a dozen humpback whales and several dozen seals. Water a little choppy, Captain did fine job of keeping us moving amongst the marine life. In addition, a variety of sea birds were present, adding to our pleasure. So, definitely...More

Thank Arthur S
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the time I made the reservations to the step back onto the dock, the entire experience was fantastic. Everyone we dealt with was friendly and approachable. Even the Captain!! Once out on the ocean, it wasn’t a half hour and we were already seeing...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent whale watch ! We saw Atlantic dolphins , yet no whales . Could it be that Hurricane Florence had disrupted the ocean ? Was it the dense fog ? It was educational & we recommend Cape Anne Whale Watch .

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Thank campers99
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was a great visit,the whales wasnt coming up much,the staff was wonderful..Would definitely do it again

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Thank ttashastephens
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on the morning trip and the afternoon trip was canceled for rough seas. It was awesome! The guide was really good. She was able to identify some of the whales we saw and told us more about them. I'm really glad we picked...More

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Thank hunter167
Reviewed 1 week ago

The whole trip was fun and we saw many many whales. They are amazing. The crew know their names and taught us many useful information. Love the trip. It is cold in the ocean, even though we brought some jackets. Remember to bring an extra...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been on more than 20 whale watches. They are about the same, same format, same length of time, and they all know where the whales are. Today I saw a crew member speak rather harshly to a boy who very obviously had special...More

Thank giovanna6
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The knowledge of the crew and the amount of whales and dolphins I was able to see was unbelievable! I’ve never done a whale watch, so being my first time and seeing that many was so awesome! I wouldn’t say plan on it being 4...More

Thank Cody5808
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cape Ann whale watch was the most amazing thing I have done in a very long time. The crew are all knowledgeable about whales and other sea life we saw. The animals cooperated and put on a nice “show”. I am planning on bringing everyone...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time on our whale watch trip with Cape Ann Whale Watch. The captain and the crew were very knowledgeable about the whales. We saw seven whales and a large group of porpoises. This company is highly recommended. They guarantee whales will...More

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pooja b
August 27, 2018|
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Response from 494pavankumarm | Reviewed this property |
It will be close to 4hours total, it started at 1:30pm and returned at 5:30pm, 1.5 hrs to go and 1.5 hrs to come back and 1hour to watch the whales.
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Cindy B
August 25, 2018|
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Response from debralynfarrell | Reviewed this property |
I know they stop cruising sometime in October. Not sure when they start in the spring, but I think it is sometime in May. Well worth the money! I got tickets discounted on Groupon.
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mdharben
July 21, 2018|
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Response from Don R | Reviewed this property |
Train from Boston to Gloucester, MA
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