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Boston Harbor Cruises

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Boston Harbor Cruises, (BHC) is the nation's oldest and largest private operator of passenger vessels. BHC's current service offerings include Whale Watches in partnership with the New England Aquarium, the Cape Cod Fast Ferry, a variety of...more
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1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110-3600
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great cruise. We learned so many things that we didn't know about Boston! It was very informative and the guy who did the tour was funny and fun. I would recommend this to everyone. It also ended up being a wet day...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 1travelover
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a very good cruise. Its awesome to see the airport from the way and over the bay. The cruise went out farther then I thought and I was able to even see a light house!!!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank JoePree
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful October afternoon. The weather was nice. We saw several whales and dolphins. The comments were very informative.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Chiara S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gave us a full tour of Boston through the harbor. We used the city pass! Recommended tour for you to go on!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank hamptongourmet
Reviewed February 2, 2019

Great day, lot's of whales, I'll go back this year. Lot's of whales, I recommend to take video. Whales get pretty close. Got to see a large number of humpback whales. Also you get a nice view of the city near the harbor, be sure...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank sof_a185
Reviewed January 21, 2019

We had done the trolley tours and Duck tour but not this, so we gave it a go. The boat is heated and comfortable. Not difficult to access which I was relieved about, as this can be a bit of a concern for me recently....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 17, 2019

Saw several whales and appreciated the information that was provided about the whales. I had a little sea sickness at the start of the trip but they provided lozenges that helped and it got better. Wonderful overall experience.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank monkie7
Reviewed January 16, 2019

Went out and it was a beautiful day. We saw several whales, and the crew was very informative. Learned quite a bit. Worth the trip.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Elaine P
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Our family really enjoyed this cruise. We appreciated the time we spent out with the whales and managed to see several. It was a great experience!

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank murielcu
Reviewed January 14, 2019

This was a great afternoon out in the ocean. We saw several whales. Although just note that the bow gets very crowded and people don't tend to move so with little kids it is hard for them to see them from there. The captains typically...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Z3236NAsarahp
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Downtown
The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with
historical and iconic sites in Boston. Stroll through
one of Boston’s most famous green spaces, the Boston
Public Gardens, check out and make way for duckling
statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the
pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where,
during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting
children and eager tourists through the pond. Have
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angadgyani1
March 18, 2019|
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Response from stevelongwharf | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the Boston Water Taxi is a quick 10 minute shuttle across the harbor to Logan airport. Both the water taxi and the Provincetown ferry dock at the Long Wharf.
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Cecilia N
February 16, 2019|
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Response from MaRR1900 | Reviewed this property |
Outside the aquarium was a small booth office that helped answer my questions about the cruise. Hope this helped
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January 13, 2019|
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