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Captain John Boats

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10 Town Wharf, Plymouth, MA 02360-3848
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Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

We found a groupon for a ferry trip to provincetown for the day . It was a convenient way to visit p-town for the day. I would use it again.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 941austinb
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

Informative speech at the start. The boat was in good condition. The trip was about 4 hours. We saw whales but we actually saw a whale that had died and there was a great white eating it! It sounds horrible but it was actually an...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 9, 2018

We went out on Sunday 10/7/18 with Captain Russ and Diane. The whole crew was extremely nice and Diane, tour guide, was wonderful and very knowledgeable. This trip was soo awesome. There were soo many whale and dolphins. At one point we had 4 whales...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DorisB800
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

We had a Groupon and took the boat from Plymouth to PTown. Boat was safe and had a small snack bar. Drops you in PTown long enough to enjoy the area!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank capecodtraveler88
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic time on this whale watching cruise. It was a beautiful tour and we saw plenty of whales. It was nice to have the snack and drink bar on the lower deck of the boat. Also, the staff was very knowledgeable about...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Stephanie H
Reviewed September 30, 2018

If this is not on your list of things to do, please put it on the list. This was absolutely awesome. The Marine Biologist that was on board was very informative and told was exactly what to expect, what we were seeing as it took...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank H7322TZmarks
Reviewed September 25, 2018

If you are anywhere near Plymouth MA take this tour. Magical. Boat is large and powerful and is an adrenaline ride from start to finish. We saw humpbacks, a pilot whale, seals and Dolphins. So special. Will do this again. Make sure you contact the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank steve_westcroft
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

After being canceled out our first booking because of weather. We rescheduled. And I am so glad we did !! It was worth the return trip to Plymouth. Very informative and yes we saw whales !!! Thanks for a GREAT trip.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank judypowell71
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

Visiting family and we needed an afternoon activity. We took a stab at this one. Once on board, one of the other passengers said this was the BEST company ... Often runs Groupon deals ... And every time she has out of town guests, she...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Marcy S
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

She told on a Whale watching tour with Captain John’s tour. The crew were great and answered any questions. The captain would wait until the whales were far enough away from the boat, and were not coming up near the boat before moving g on....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Debbie H
July 25, 2018|
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Response from Yodaman100 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry so late- they go...no matter
June 11, 2018|
Response from Don C |
There is none for whale watching. Go to their website.Enjoy
February 25, 2018|
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Response from davisjd2017 | Reviewed this property |
We booked ahead and used a Groupon Coupon for a substantial discount... They may/may not still offer the Groupon discount, but well worth checking for it.