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Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises

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Address: 269 Millway, Barnstable, MA 02630-1102
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So exciting!!!

One of the most exciting experience in my life. The boat was fast, and very comfortable. The guide was really really interesting, explaining various facts about these majestic... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 January 2017
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

One of the most exciting experience in my life. The boat was fast, and very comfortable. The guide was really really interesting, explaining various facts about these majestic animals. You always feel safe with them... But so close to the whales too. The bar is good as well. Hope to repeat the experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

My wife had always wanted to go Whale watching so our trip to Cape Cod threw up the ideal opportunity in the shape of Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises. The website states that they are so confident you will see whales they will take you out again for free if you dont and they claim a 95% success rate at spotting... More 

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We had a fantastic whale watching experience - group feeding, breaches, mothers with calves - it was brilliant. The crew gave us lots of interesting information about the whales and their behaviour, and they kept us in the middle of all the action - everywhere we looked there were whales. Definitely worth doing, we're so glad we went.

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Chicago, IL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We hadn't planned to go whale watching, but some locals at a restaurant told us that the whales were still around and so we should consider it. We're very glad that we took their advice and invested the time and money to do it. The staff in charge of our cruise were knowledgeable and friendly. When the first whale was... More 

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Bucks County, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We have been on a few whale tours before but nothing like this. The staff was great and very informative and the whales were overly abundant. Everywhere you looked there were whales and the staff was very good with pointing them out and keeping us in the middle of it all. The season is over until spring now though, sorry.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This was something we will never forget. We were worried we may not see any whales - but we need'nt have been concerned. They were everywhere!

Thank Cranners
Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

The whale watch cruise was on a perfect day and we enjoyed the trip immensely. The crew was excellent including the Naturalist who was very knowledgeable and had a great personality. We saw several whales, blue sharks and other notable Cape Cod Bay wildlife. A definite highly recommended trip from Barnstable Harbor.

Thank jrlynchjr
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Let me say first that you may NOT see any (or many) whales. The trip may not be as exciting for those who don't see any, but we were lucky enough to time it right when the whales were very, very hungry and boy did they put on a show! There were so many that we could look in any... More 

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Falls Church, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

I have taken this trip several times and it never fails to amaze me. If whale watching is your thing and you're in Cape Cod when the whales are there, you must take this tour. I have gone with this company in August and in September, when the whales are bubble feeding and the crew is great at finding the... More 

Thank Clare G
Kent, England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We have been fortunate to go on several whale watching tours around the world and we saw more whales on this tour than all the previous ones put together. It is a good fast (jet) boat which means you spend less time getting to the whale grounds and more time in and amongst them and the propulsion method means you... More 

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