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Captain John Boats

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Address: 10 Town Wharf, Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone Number: 508-746-2643

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Awesome time!!!

My kids love to fish so we decided to try deep sea fishing. I was a little nervous after reading a review that they drove an hour for it to be canceled due to lack of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Misty G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My kids love to fish so we decided to try deep sea fishing. I was a little nervous after reading a review that they drove an hour for it to be canceled due to lack of participation. I tried calling but unable to get through so we decided to take a chance and I'm glad we did. The boat was... More 

Thank Misty G
Cambridge, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have been here a few times now and it is great. The staff is wonderful and VERY helpful. Every time we go out we have seen a lot of whales out there. Make this one of your stops in Plymouth.

Thank John L
Stoughton, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Saw a lot of whales it was like a movie, my family and I had a great day and a great experience The trip is well worth and the whales got so close to the boat. We sat on the top but I think the bottom is the best. Next time I will go to the bottom.

Thank dorisa582003
New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been to several "whales watching trip" and Captain John is by far the best. We have seen around 10 different whales, from very close. The comments provided by the Crew are interesting too. Really worth the time and money.

Thank Cedric P
Mattapoisett, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Our first whale watch, and we weren't disappointed! We bought our tickets online the night before and arrived one hour ahead of the 9am departure. We paid for the day in the public parking lot next door ($10) so we could enjoy lunch at a restaurant and walk around after. The boat ride out to the bank was enjoyable and... More 

Thank bryannie
central florida
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35 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We love being out on the water so we took the 4 hour whale watching trip with Capt John and we were not disappointed! The crew is very informative providing educational information on the whales we were seeing. Amazing creatures and we loved that Capt John tours are environmentally friendly and believe in protection for the whales. This is NOT... More 

Thank hogladyrider
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We took a 4 hour whale watching tour. Great experience. We sailed among humpback whales for more than 1 hour. Got very close. Good guide explanations og relevant information. They emphasize that they don't want to stress the whales or bother them - but it seems like they risked doing just that. We sailed very close to the magnificent creatures.... More 

Thank perkja
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a perfect day. the weather was great and the whales entertained our group of 9. Ages 1.5 to 67. The crew was informative and friendly. The boat clean. A must to do!

Thank Darlene D
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have done this trip often with out of town friends. I just took my niece last week and it was the best trip yet!!! We saw so many whales in pods, with babies, playing with their flippers. At least 3-4 different kids of whales as well! Loved it! Just be sure to wear your sun screen!!!!! You will get... More 

Thank KPDandCo
Exeter, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

With relatives visiting from out of state I wanted to find an activity they could not do at home. Captain John's website gave us plenty of useful information so we were prepared with jackets, sunscreen, etc. Prices were reasonable compared to the other whale watching fleets out of Provincetown & Boston. And the ordering process was convenient. If I have... More 

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