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AWESOME experience!!!

My friend and I did the lighthouse tour with Miles and Fisher. From the moment we boarded the boat... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Gloucester, Massachusetts
This is the best deal in Gloucester!

We love going on the water shuttle! You can spend as little as an hour, or all day if you like! You... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
EandR C
Gloucester, Massachusetts
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Come aboard and enjoy a fascinating tour of Cape Ann's scenic coastline. Our "Lighthouse Cruise" features up-close views of the six lighthouses on the Island; Or tour America's Oldest Seaport and see a "lobstering" demonstration on our "Harbor...more
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66 Harbor Loop, Gloucester, MA 01930-5004
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My friend and I did the lighthouse tour with Miles and Fisher. From the moment we boarded the boat, we felt safe and well looked after. The narration began immediately and Fisher was able to point out things in an informative and educational way that...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The cruise was relaxing and somewhat informative considering I grew up in Gloucester. I would rank it as enjoyable being on the water after nearly two weeks of bad weather. The two major problems are: Just about all the scenery could not easily be seen...More

Thank Sheila G
steven d, Manager at Harbor Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Shelia, You are the perfect example of "you cannot please everyone". First of all, there isn't another tour on Cape Ann like ours. We can only accommodate 34 passengers per trip. The Coast Guard, as a few years ago, changed the weight requirement and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love going on the water shuttle! You can spend as little as an hour, or all day if you like! You can even get on and off to get a bite to eat if you want to! It is an excellent alternative to the...More

Thank EandR C
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

We took the Harbor Shuttle from downtown Gloucester to Rocky Neck and back. Hard time finding the shuttle or getting information once we were there. Very poor signage. Had to wait in blazing hot sun for close to an hour. No place to sit or...More

2  Thank PaulZCapeAnn
Reviewed July 6, 2018

My husband and I were in Gloucester (pronounced Glosta to the locals) the first part of July and came across a sign for a Harbor Tour. We decided to give it a try, and we are so glad we did! Captain Steve and his wife...More

1  Thank amadala6
steven d, Owner at Harbor Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 7, 2018

Happy to know you enjoyed cruising with us. Glad we were able to get your contact info, and mail your souvenirs from Cape Ann!

Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

Just got off the boat! Steve and Virginia are so welcoming. This is a great tour for a great price. Steve narrates and you learn so many interesting facts about the area, lighthouses, drawbridges. Definitely recommend if you are in the area. Thank you!

1  Thank Tracie S
Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic boat trip. Guides were excellent. Very knowledgeable. Doesn't get better than this for 2 1/2 hrs. Recommend this company very highly. Tom & Shorty

1  Thank Cheryl P
Reviewed June 4, 2018

The cruise around Cape Ann Island is wonderful! The 2 1/2 hour tour offered a most interesting way to see all the coastal landmarks, lighthouses and learn about the area history. Our young tour guide was charming and informative. Highly recommend this tour!

1  Thank Jennifer F
Reviewed September 2, 2017

Awesome 2 1/2 hour narrated light house harbor tour - a really long tour!! It was fabulous and great price! The tour goes all around the tip of Cape Ann and along the Anisquam River & back to Gloucester. The captain and first mate were...More

Thank SueandDave1989
Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

You cannot beat this lighthouse ride. We saw six lighthouses, had a 2 1/2 hour narrated boat ride and circled Cape Ann, Gloucester. Met some great people and were able to comfortable move around the boat. Highly recommend!

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September 4, 2017|
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Response from steven d | Property representative |
Yes, there is a marine head on board.
Roy S
June 26, 2015|
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Response from steven d | Property representative |
Hi Roy! Our ticket booth is located at 66 Harbor Loop in Gloucester. We foresee having the Lighthouse Cruise at 2:30pmn July 14th, 2015. This is the website for that cruise. We suggest you check the weather a few days out... More