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Monomoy Island Excursions

117 reviews
Harwich Port, MA, USA
About Monomoy Island Excursions
The seals of Monomoy are a rare treat seen close up from the shallow drafting seal watch vessel Perserverance. You will glide though narrow channels and into isolated lagoons where hundreds, sometimes thousands of Gray Seals swim and lay out along the shore. And you will spy sea birds and once in a while, the shadow of a great white shark passes by. Some of the best ocean fun adventure for your family.
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We recently did a Monomoy Island Excursions seal watch. The two staff members on the boat were very knowledgeable. They talked about the area and environment, identified points of interest along the way and answered everyone's questions. As we got close to the seal site,...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Kara S, Manager at Monomoy Island Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much!

Reviewed October 24, 2018

We had a wonderful time on our boat ride with Monomoy Island Excursions. The captain and his mate were knowledgeable and friendly, making the tour truly enjoyable. We saw a large amount of seals up close and learned a great deal about the animals. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Kara S, Owner at Monomoy Island Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2018

Thanks! 👋

Reviewed October 2, 2018

We took this boat tour so we could get an overview of the seals and ecosystem. It was more than I expected. The staff were great and the sights were phenomenal. The added tour of three harbours along with the history of each was a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 7, 2018

Their website is not secure. I didn’t notice until after I had put in my credit card information and clicked submit. Sure enough, a few weeks later, my credit card had fraudulent charges. Luckily, the credit card company caught it and notified me. I had...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Kara S, Manager at Monomoy Island Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded November 1, 2018

Our web manager has assured us that booking online line is totally secure. Many other businesses in the area use the same online booking engine. Glad you liked the cruise!

Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

Took my two grand daughters from Liberia West Africa out on an afternoon trip. They had fun seeing their beach from a boat, other boats on the water , light houses, and the number of seals in Chatham. Tour was explained well .

Date of experience: August 2018
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Kara S, Front Office Manager at Monomoy Island Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2018

Thank you!

Reviewed August 27, 2018

This is the second time I have taken the seal watch cruise over the last 2 summers and this trip was far more enjoyable than the previous trip. It is a short trip along the coast from Harwich Port to Chatham. Since it was very...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Our family enjoyed this trip. We got to see a lot of seals, but none on land or sand bars. Our trip was at or near peak high tide, so perhaps a trip during low tide would offer more opportunities to see seals sunning themselves...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

If you are considering seal watching trip, be aware that it is a Harbor and Seal Watching cruise. Only 15 of the 90 minutes is spent watching seals. (To be generous, perhaps 45 minutes if you include the time it takes to ride out and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 24, 2018

Met one of the naturalists (Ed, a really nice guy) by chance waiting for a table for dinner one night. He had a brochure and a couple days later we were on the boat for the excursion. The trip included a ride in and out...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Kara S, Owner at Monomoy Island Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2018

Remind me to give Ed a raise! Glad you enjoyed the trip!

Reviewed July 23, 2018

This was something that we decided to do last minute while we were at the Cape. I'm glad we did. It was myself, my husband, and 2 twelve year old girls. It was a great experience for all of us. The boat ride was relaxing...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Kara S, Front Office Manager at Monomoy Island Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2018

Thank you!

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Lori H
February 18, 2019|
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Response from Kara S | Property representative |
The seal are out there year round. But the weather is still cold. We usually start running in May, but if you’re here in April give us a call!
May 28, 2015|
Response from SandCadi | Reviewed this property |
The law says yes.