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Blue Claw Boat Tours

235 Main St, Nauset Marina, Orleans, MA 02653-3423
+1 508-240-5783
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A nice surprise

We've been going to Orleans for many years but just found this hidden opportunity last fall. It's... read more

Reviewed February 1, 2017
Fay R
Norwalk, Connecticut
Seals!!! Such fun!

My 92-year old Dad, my husband and I did the 4:15 afternoon boat ride with Capt Robb and had a... read more

Reviewed November 29, 2016
Cindy H
New Salem, Massachusetts
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Sightseeing Boat Tours on Cape Cod. We offer Seal Watch Adventure Cruises, Combination Beachcombing and Seal Watching Trips, Relaxing Evening/Sunset Cruises,and Private Custom Cruises.
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
235 Main St, Nauset Marina, Orleans, MA 02653-3423
+1 508-240-5783
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Reviewed February 1, 2017

We've been going to Orleans for many years but just found this hidden opportunity last fall. It's a great way for non-boaters to get a boaters view of an area hidden from the roads. Add to that a sandbar full of seals and you have...More

Thank Fay R
Reviewed November 29, 2016

My 92-year old Dad, my husband and I did the 4:15 afternoon boat ride with Capt Robb and had a blast! Capt Robb is a really pleasant person who provided a lot of interesting info while we were on the ride. He took us to...More

1  Thank Cindy H
Reviewed September 28, 2016

We participated in the Beachcomber Expedition and Seal Tour and had a great time. The boats aren't too large but very safe. It's a much more intimate feel. I think there were about 15 people going on the tour the day we were there and...More

2  Thank Mick837
Reviewed September 21, 2016

We booked the full moon cruise in August and it was spectacular! The boat holds max 12 adults so it seems more intimate and personalized then those packing on 100+. Rob, the captain was friendly, knowledgeable and entertaining throughout our tour. The boat is spacious...More

2  Thank Jodi B
Reviewed September 17, 2016

We had a thoroughly wonderful time on our Blue Claw Tour. Better than we expected. Professionally run, great scenery, interesting local information & history. All-around delightful time. Captain Rob is a great ambassador for Cape Cod.

Thank Dj M
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Reviewed September 11, 2016

Captain Rob hosted an amazing day. Who knew seals howled! They were so close and so beautiful. The island was like a treasure hunt. The tour was so exciting, relaxing and informative. It is a must do !

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Reviewed August 31, 2016

This was a nice way to have a bit of fun for 90 minutes and see the views from the water. I liked how Captain Bob showed us a map before heading out and gave information about the areas we viewed as well as the...More

3  Thank 736cathy
Reviewed August 31, 2016

Lovely trip for a different vantage point of the shore. Lots of seals and birds. I don't normally like boats, but I felt very safe and relaxed.

1  Thank LJSEastHaddam
Reviewed August 25, 2016

My 6 yr.old grandson and I went out on Capt. Rob's Blue Claw Beachcombing and seal tour today and we had a great time. Captain Rob was a wonderful host making sure we were all seated properly so that the boat was evenly balanced. He...More

2  Thank rblock49
Reviewed August 23, 2016

My husband, 6 year-old son and I enjoyed a *great* afternoon on Chatham Harbor on one of the Blue Claw Boat Tour seal cruises. We originally wanted to do the seal cruise and beach combing combination, but we were the only people who booked it,...More

2  Thank stephberry2002
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Hi! We are planning a 1st time visit to Cape Cod in early May. We are considering booking a Whale Watch activity. We will have our own car. We plan to see all of the Cape and at least spend a few days on Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket of the 10 days we plan to visit. My question- are there any whales in the vicinity of the Cape that early in the summer to see on a Whale Watch? Or, are we more likely to see a lot of birds and seals? Thanks for your advice.
April 12, 2015|
Response from Capt Rob W | Property representative |
HI: We will be opening on Memorial Day weekend offering seal cruises and more. We do not offer whale watching on our tours.. I would suggest looking into the whale watching trips that depart from Provincetown. Good luck and... More