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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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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
235 Main St, Nauset Marina, Orleans, MA 02653-3423
+1 508-240-5783
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

This year we went on the beachcomber and seal tour for the second time and enjoyed it just as much or more. Last year we went with my parents (mid 60s) and my son (then 3) in early September. It was absolutely the perfect water...More

Thank Rachael M
Reviewed September 4, 2018

Booked the sunset tour and had a perfect night out on the boat. Our Captain was incredibly knowledgeable and friendly. The tour definitely met, and even exceeded, my expectations.

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Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

We had a fun time on this very informative seal tour. We road all around the Chatham and Nauset harbors in a boat that allowed us to get close to the seals. Very refreshing and entertaining. Fun for all ages.

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Reviewed August 23, 2018

This was so great. We've been on a seal tour before but it was slow and basically stayed in one place the whole time. This tour was hilariously/unexpectedly fast and fun sometimes and we really hauled! We also saw a ton of locations and the...More

1  Thank CelticCail
Reviewed August 21, 2018

We had 3 kids and 4 adults in our group ranging in ages from 7-70 and everyone enjoyed the trip. It was fun to see the houses on our way out to the seals, and then we saw so many seals up close; it was...More

Thank gaynorb
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Capt. Rob was terrific! We were scheduled to go out on a private tour on a Monday afternoon, but when we showed up Capt. Rob was returning from a trip and informed us that the fog was rolling in. He still offered to take us...More

1  Thank CKMKFranklin
Reviewed August 18, 2018

We went on a seal watching cruise. Captain Tom Leach was amazing, and had so much experience with the local waterways, the history of the area and the people. He told us so many interesting stories about the local area and its people. We felt...More

Thank kms232018
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Our family loved this tour. The boat is just the right size. There were 12 people so not over crowded and plenty of space to get a good view. The captain is extremely knowledgeable and the seals were amazing. We saws hundreds of them. This...More

Thank ljmichaud
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

After a wonderful experience on the Seal cruise last year, I booked a private cruise for my Wife’s birthday. Cathy was great at organizing and worked with me to put together exactly what I was looking for. We met Captain Rob and right from the...More

1  Thank Marc M
Capt Rob W, Owner at Blue Claw Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2018

I don't know who enjoyed the cruise more, you guys or me. An enthusiastic group pumps energy into the time on the water and you and your family brought it! Time spent on the water is not subtracted but added to life, and a memorable...More

Reviewed August 8, 2018

Had a wonderful time. Boat was ready and waiting for us. I got the time wrong, but fortunately was 30 minutes ahead so made it for a great time. They called just as we were pulling in to the parking lot to see if we...More

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June 11, 2018|
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Response from Capt Rob W | Property representative |
We do not go into the ocean to view whales, our cruises are in protected waters behind the barrier beache where we visit the local seal colony. We do recommend that you purchase tickets so that it guarantees you a seat... More
May 15, 2018|
Response from Capt Rob W | Property representative |
We run cruises thru Columbus Day Weekend and post the Fall schedule after Labor Day. Prices usually remain the same. Thank you for your inquiry. Capt Rob
Tonya W
March 9, 2018|
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Response from Capt Rob W | Property representative |
Hi Tonya: We only allow service dogs on our scheduled cruises. Our boats hold 10-12 passengers and we would not want any guests to be uncomfortable with a dog that they do not know. However, if you book a private cruise for... More