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Cape Ann Whale Watch

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Gloucester, MA, USA
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About Cape Ann Whale Watch
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 Destinations in the World" by the World Wildlife Fund due to the wide variety of whale species whom migrate to the coast of Gloucester, Massachusetts every year to feed on the abundant natural resources. We provide the best whale watching in New England as it's an awe-inspiring experience which every human being should have the opportunity to appreciate. We make it a very special event. For over 35 years, Cape Ann Whale Watch has been dazzling whale watching enthusiasts with sightseeing tours aboard the largest, fastest and most elegant whale watching vessel in Massachusetts, north of Boston, Massachusetts aptly named "The Hurricane II" due to its immense size and speed as it descends upon its destination. Cape Ann Whale Watch's patrons have the opportunity to spend a lot more time with the whales than with other whale watching companies in Gloucester MA since "The Hurricane II" gets to the whales' feeding grounds with much more expediency as well as traveling home faster, therefore more time is actually spent observing whales including but not limited to Humpback Whales, Minke Whales, Northern Right Whales, Pilot Whales, Northern Right Whales, Sperm Whales, Sei Whales, Blue Whales (The Largest Whales in the Seven Seas yet seldom seen around Gloucester MA), Fin Whales, Atlantic White Sided Dolphins, Harbor Porpoises and whole host of other fascinating marine creatures as we deliver the best whale watching excursion in Massachusetts. "The Hurricane II" boasts 115 ft length with over 400 ft of whale watching room from the railings of the upper and lower observation decks for optimum whale watching conditions. There is a heated, furnished indoor cabin with a full service galley serving hot meals, snacks and cold beverages as well as a fully stocked bar with local brews, popular beer, wine and mixed drinks. Cape Ann Whale Watch is truly the finest whale watching tour in the Boston MA area offering the highest level of quality, comfort and service at the cheapest, most affordable price suitable for any family entertainment budget whether on vacation or a day trip. We offer AAA discounts on the adult tickets. We also offer reduced rates for seniors, children and military families. We go where the whales go. Our vessels communicate with each other as to the location of whales so we will go anywhere to see them on the North Shore or South Shore of Massachusetts including off the coast of Boston, Massachusetts: Salem MA, Newburyport, Cape Cod, Hampton NH, Rowley, Rockport MA, Danvers, Peabody, Swampscott, Revere, Winthrop or wherever else the whales may roam.
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Optimize your chances of seeing whales in the wild on this catamaran cruise around the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary. Benefit from the insights of your professional guide as you sail between hotspots for humpbacks, dolphins, and more, and enjoy a choice of morning or afternoon departure to conveniently slot the family-friendly trip into your schedule.
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106jacquih wrote a review Yesterday
Cleveland, Ohio3 contributions1 helpful vote
My friends and I had a wonderful time on the whale watching trip. We felt comfortable on the boat, everything was frequently wiped down. The whales were beautiful, the crew did a great job getting us all the best views. Do not like the snack shop is cash only. Other than that,
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Date of experience: July 2020
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KathyD wrote a review Yesterday
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Staff was friendly and knowledgeable. I was impressed with their capacity limitation and COVID procedures. CAWW always provides top notch service and is respectful to all marine life.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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maureenrogers805 wrote a review Yesterday
Middletown, Connecticut1 contribution
I took this whale watch with my mother, son and daughter in law. We all have birthdays from 7/31 to 8/14 so decided to celebrate with the whale watch. It was spectacular!!! The weather was perfect, the staff was friendly and knowledgeable and the whales were very playful! It was
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Date of experience: August 2020
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egreenbl0tt wrote a review Yesterday
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The weather was perfect and the sea was calm. Our group of 5 basically stayed in one place on the upper deck. Masks and so ill distancing were the order of the day but they did not interfere with the experience. The narration was exceptional and the whales "played" for us. A
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daniellepN5148LS wrote a review Yesterday
150 Great Wolf Drive2 contributions
My family and I have been whale watching with Cape Ann Whale Watch for many years! Our children always have a blast and the staff is always friendly and knowledgeable. Particularly during COVID-19 they were very clear with their guidelines and very good about disinfecting
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