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Dolphin Fleet Whale Watch

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Address: 307 Commercial Street #1, MacMillan Pier, Provincetown, MA 02657
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Whale-watching off the coast of Cape Cod led by expert naturalists.

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Cape Cod at its best

We live on the Cape but do this Whale watch every couple of years. It is fun and informative. Highly recommend.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We live on the Cape but do this Whale watch every couple of years. It is fun and informative. Highly recommend.

Thank 245dee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The trip was absolutely amazing! It is a long ride and gets cold when the sun goes down, so be prepared, food and drinks can be a bit pricey on the ship. We did the cruise/fireworks on the 4th of July, most beautiful sunset over Provincetown. Highly recommend afternoon tour for that reason. The whales were plenty and spectacular, bring... More 

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Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic trip! They know just where to go to see the whales. Incredible animals. Make sure to spend time in P town afterwards.

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Schererville, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We loved our whale watching adventure. They guarantee that you will see whales, and we certainly did. If you don't see whales, you get a free trip. There's lots of scheduled trips throughout the day, so you won't have any trouble fitting a trip into your schedule. There's lots of photo opportunities, but there is also a photographer on board... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

I loved the whale watching experience! We went in June and the day was sunny but it can get chilly out on the deck. We saw loads of whales and the most exciting was when a huge basking shark - second largest fish in the world - swam up very close to the boat and stayed there for quite a... More 

1 Thank Mati E
Northern Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

I didn't expect this whale watch to be so much fun! I would recommend this to anyone, you don't need to have small children along to love this. Everyone turned into a 5 year old when we started to see whales, people were so excited. We went on a beautiful Saturday at 10 am and there were a lot of... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

We saw ten different whales, with 23 sighting between them. The whales got very close to the boat. Two approached the rear of the boat, split apart, swam along each side of the boat, and reunited in front of the boat. We got an excellent look at these majestic creatures. They seems as interested in us as we were in... More 

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Palm City, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

We recently spent a month in Cape Cod and the Dolphin Fleet Whale Watch out of Provincetown, MA was the highlight of our stay! The time went so quickly as we watched whale after whale feeding and some breaching. We mostly observed humpback whales but also saw a minke whale or two. Overall we saw around two dozen whales, sometimes... More 

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Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

No visit to the Cape should omit a whale watch, and this one is the best. We live on the Cape and make sure all our visitors go to P'town and take the Dolphin Fleet. Always interesting and worth the price. We even go out at least once a year because every trip is unique.

Thank beachboy02653
DePere, WI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We weren't sure what to expect at the end of season and last trip of season. this was fantastic!!! The crew was great! The biologist was so informative!! We saw way more than expected, while they were so very respectful of the whales and their needs. Will definitely recommend and do again. this time of year is awesome because we... More 

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