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Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises

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Address: 269 Millway, Barnstable, MA 02630-1102
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Exciting breath taking adventure

The most exciting whale watching trip I have ever imagined. It was our first time on a whale watching cruise and it did not disappoint !! The boat and staff were top notch , the... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

The most exciting whale watching trip I have ever imagined. It was our first time on a whale watching cruise and it did not disappoint !! The boat and staff were top notch , the sites and explanation of our surroundings as we cruised out to the Bay was so informative. The whales 7-14 at a time were feeding all... More 

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White Plains, New York
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17 reviews
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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

You will come out of this experience feeling happy. We took the cruise from Hyannis, it's almost an hour getting to where you spot the first whales. Expectations are low, but one you experience a sighting it's such an unique experience. The cruise itself could be much better, they closed off the deck seating that could have provided everyone an... More 

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Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

I've been on a few whale/dolphin tours, but none compare to this. We saw 6 humpbacks, a blue shark, and many finbacks. We had some amazing close-up views. The boat was clean and I liked how they had bathrooms on board. I also appreciated that we were able to bring our own lunch on the boat, and they had plenty... More 

Thank Wendy J
Rehoboth, Massachusetts
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38 reviews
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Reviewed 9 September 2016

I love Hyannis Whale Watchers. I have been on many trips with them. However, the 9.8.16 trip was the best one I had ever been on! I had never seen so many whales feeding at the surface! Usually, I am lucky to get dorsal fins, and maybe a tail. The 9.8.16 trip was amazing! We saw 40-50 whales all breaking... More 

Thank butterfly1016217
Southington, Connecticut
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108 reviews
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Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We saw countless amount of humpback whales. Some extremely up close to the boat. Guide was very knowledgeable. Price was reasonable.

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Ottawa, Canada
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34 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

I was thrilled to see a pod of Humpback whales about 30 minutes past the end of Cape Cod. Even before reaching the end of the cape we saw several Finback whales. The boat was large enough (3 decks) to not rock very much but capable of traveling quite fast between stops.

Thank BaseCanada
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Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Loved this whale watching trip. Great value and we were at sea for four hours. Very lucky to see a lot of whales and at very close proximity. The crew were very informative and I felt that their main aim was conservation and awareness - to encourage people to help preserve these amazing creatures

Thank Jane K
Grimsby, Canada
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

This was hands down one of the best afternoons we have ever spent. For the price you pay, you certainly get your money's worth and more. It was windy and a little choppy but the sun was shining and we saw so many whales it was incredible. The information provided while on this tour is outstanding and we thoroughly enjoyed... More 

Thank JanineZ10
Tucson, Arizona
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3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We would recommend this trip: interesting, fact-filled learning for all levels, clean boat and attentive staff. AND..... we saw a pod of 150-200 dolphins that led us to whales that flip flopped, flipper waved, breached beautifully over and over! What a way to spend an afternoon!

Thank kspreiser
Media, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 4 September 2016

My teenage son and I traveled to MA with the sole intention of going whale watching. We chose this company because the reviews were good, and they are experienced. We were amazed at how many whales we saw! It was quite an amazing experience. The captain knew exactly where to go and how to respectfully follow the whales so that... More 

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