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Capt Bill & Sons Whale Watch

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24 Harbor Loop, Gloucester, MA 01930-5004
+1 978-283-6995
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Whale watching

Loved everything about this excursion! The crew was great and the staff in the office was great... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2016
Wilmington, North Carolina
via mobile

My wife did the research and found this tour to be highly rated, and we are so glad we took it... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2016
South Glens Falls, New York
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Capt. Bill & Sons Whale Watch is a small, family-owned and operated, whale watch company out of Gloucester MA. We take pride in giving the best whale watch tours North of Boston. Join us at Capt. Bills for a 4 hour whale watch trip you will never forget! Each trip is fully narrated by a marine biologist from the Blue Ocean Society, who will teach you all you need to know about these majestic marine mammals and other sea life. Sightings Guaranteed!
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  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
24 Harbor Loop, Gloucester, MA 01930-5004
+1 978-283-6995

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Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Loved everything about this excursion! The crew was great and the staff in the office was great. They do have some rain coats I. Their gift shop if needed

Thank KSoltis
Reviewed August 8, 2016

My wife did the research and found this tour to be highly rated, and we are so glad we took it! What an afternoon! It took about an hour to get approximately 12 miles out into the ocean. As soon as we hit the spot...More

Thank abk109
Reviewed August 7, 2016

We have only good things to say about our whale watching tour. The crew was amazing and they made good on their guarantee that we would see whales! It was a wonderful afternoon and we learned so much about these beautiful creatures, their habits and...More

Thank DonnaEllwood
Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

We had an excellent time!! The tour left promptly, had parking at the site, the boat was clean and spacious, and there was information about whales and the different types at the ticket location before you see the actual whales. Our tour guide was very...More

Thank Shalon777
Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Took a whale watch while in the area for a few days. Enjoyed the trip, although it was a two hour ride each way to find whales, almost all the way to Provincetown. Still had a good time.

Thank Greg P
Reviewed July 30, 2016

What a wonderful experience! Our family went on the whale watch earlier this week and we could not be more pleased with the experience. The staff were friendly and went out of their way to make us comfortable. The boat and facilities were super clean....More

Thank Kelli S
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Couldn't have been any better. Took the 2pm tour on Sun the 24th and it was perfect. Weather was hot and and not windy so boat was stable and calm. Saw multiple humpbacks, fin whales and minkes and they were putting on a real show...More

Thank Ray S
Reviewed July 16, 2016

Took my 12 year old grandson on this trip & we both had a fabulous time! The crew were wonderful & made sure we not only saw the whales but chased them too so we had more opportunities to watch them & photograph them. We...More

Thank rwillis72016
Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

This was our first time ever whale watch tour so we honestly didn't have anything to compare with. We really liked the fact that the boat was not as crowded as the aquarium one and from other companies. That was certainly a plus for us....More

Thank Lesly C
Reviewed July 14, 2016

What a wonderful day on the water. We saw two amazing whales up close and were fortunate enough to see one tail breach several times. I would highly recommend Captain Bill's. We have been on other watches, but this is the best. One benefit of...More

Thank dickster243
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October 14, 2017|
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Response from txblanc | Reviewed this property |
It seems that smokers were allowed at the back on the lower deck onlu...
July 26, 2017|
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Response from RParks2013 | Reviewed this property |
As I recall it was about 5 hours. It's quite a jaunt getting there and getting back.
February 19, 2017|
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Response from Milford_PaMooseman | Reviewed this property |
Normally whale watching tours end around Columbus Day and begin again in the spring.