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Granite State Whale Watch

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1870 Ocean Blvd, Rye Harbor, Rye, NH 03870-2718
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All reviews fin whales whale watch harbor seal great trip white sided dolphins great whale success rate sea birds amazing experience hour trip different kinds an hour and a half long ride within minutes weather was great pod of dolphins snacks and drinks
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went out on an early Saturday morning . We had company from Arizona, there first time whale watching. The sail out was slightly rough, they captain did warn us. Once we reach the destination to view the whales it was spectacular. Unfortunate for some...More

Thank Bev S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We wanted to catch a few whale sightings and this tour/trip seemed to be a good fit for us. We chose Granite State Whale Watching Tours and we were not disappointed. We have been on other trips that featured chasing whales, but this tour seemed...More

Thank DannyWasserman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went after a storm so there was a great number of whales on the surface. It seemed no matter where you were on the boat you could see at least three different groups of humpback at different distances! It was awesome.

Thank lindajerry2015
Reviewed August 31, 2018

went on the afternoon whale watch great crew very informative saw some amazing animals porposis minke whales humpback whales and some finn whales the weather was great would definnetly go again

1  Thank AL S
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic experience seeing humpback minke and fin whales. Our neighbors also enjoyed hundreds of dolphins. Very knowledgeable guides.

1  Thank peggymom1
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We lucked out day we went. The naturalist -and I quote- said that our excursion was "very rare" and" insanely incredible". We had 3 humpbacks constantly breaching and slamming their flippers. A-M-A-Z-I-N-G!!!

1  Thank remcham
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Our 4 hour cruise more than met our expectations. We hung out for a long time with a pod of 70 dolphins who were swimming all around and under the boat. It was so great seeing how playful they are. We saw 8 whales! The...More

Thank avram22
Reviewed August 24, 2018

We enjoyed this experience so much! The crew were friendly, helpful and very educated about the whales. We saw 3 different types of whales (10 total whales), 210 some dolphin and a harbor seal. This is a must see for marine animal lovers.

Thank toddandtraci
Reviewed August 19, 2018

This was the greatest experience of my life! the staff was great and knew right where to find the whales and dolphins and many other creatures we were lucky enough to see! they were friendly and very knowledgeable! i still cant believe we saw so...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

We boarded boat in Rye Harbor at around 8:30am. Roughly a 4 hour tour, depending on where(if) they find Whales. This tour has a high success rate and we as whalewatch tourists have had a zero success rate( having been on several in Mexico). Who...More

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July 30, 2018|
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Response from squirrel4569 | Reviewed this property |
About 4 hours and I don't think they can not let them on.
July 4, 2018|
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Response from squirrel4569 | Reviewed this property |
I do believe the boat said max capacity 48, but I'm not sure if it was just for the bottom level.
May 26, 2018|
Response from GSWW | Property representative |
Our whale watches are $38/adult, $30/senior 60+, $25/child 4-15, and free for kids 3 and under.