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Whaling City Expeditions

228 Macarthur Dr, New Bedford, MA 02740-7303
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Even better than possibly imagined!!!

We had a marvelous tour of New Bedford Harbor on September 24, 2017 with Captain Kathy, and she... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2017
Sharon T
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Warwick, Rhode Island
Awesome!

I went out on the tour and it was so much fun. The captain that ran the tour was super... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
willowde
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228 Macarthur Dr, New Bedford, MA 02740-7303
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Reviewed September 26, 2017

We had a marvelous tour of New Bedford Harbor on September 24, 2017 with Captain Kathy, and she made it one of the most enjoyable and informative hours we have ever spent! Incredible details she was able to share made the history and current vitality...More

Thank Sharon T
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nefw, Manager at Whaling City Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

Wow! We are thrilled that you enjoyed the tour. We are so fortunate to have some wonderful captains that love what they do and Captain Kathy is terrific. Thanks for joining us and we look forward to next time.

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Reviewed September 21, 2017 via mobile

I went out on the tour and it was so much fun. The captain that ran the tour was super knowledgeable and very charismatic. She shared lots of cool stories about the bay. It was a great way to spend the afternoon.

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Diane P, Manager at Whaling City Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2017

Terrific! So happy you joined us and enjoyed yourself. It was our pleasure and hope you come again!

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Reviewed September 18, 2017

This cruise is awesome! so much information is given about New Bedford and its fishing industry - amazing to be able to learn all this, while viewing various types of fishing boats, up close and in person. It was fun and ver interactive. I highly...More

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nefw, Manager at Whaling City Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2017

Thank you for joining us! So very glad you enjoyed the tour. Perhaps we could hand out the life jackets to sit on.

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Reviewed September 12, 2017

Diane was our contact as we planned this visit. She was extremely responsive to all inquiries. Captain Ray shared insights into the large commercial fishing industry and history of the area. The boat is small and not fully enclosed so wear appropriate layers during the...More

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Diane P, Manager at Whaling City Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2017

So glad to hear that you enjoyed yourselves and are returning visitors! The more you visit, the more there is to discover....thank you.

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Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

A great way to enjoy and learn about New Bedford’s waterfront and surrounding area. The guide was kind and knowledgeable. I was anyone visiting should definitely put some time aside on a nice day to take this tour.

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Diane P, Manager at Whaling City Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2017

So very glad you enjoyed yourself and thank you for taking a few moments to send your comments!

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Reviewed September 2, 2017

This was a terrific tour and lasted about an hour and a half. Capt. Kathy was very knowledgeable and knew the area very well. She had alot of tidbits of information about different vessels, fishing in the area and historical info about the buildings and...More

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Diane P, Manager at Whaling City Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2017

Wonderful! Our Captains are really terrific!! Love to get the children behind the wheel. It's such a treat. Thank you for taking the time to send such a thoughtful review.

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Reviewed August 31, 2017

Captain Kathy is a great tour guide! Very informative and interacts well with the passengers. It was a great excursion! I am glad I went on the tour!! Kathy is an asset to Whaling City Expeditions!!

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Diane P, Manager at Whaling City Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2017

You know it!

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Reviewed August 30, 2017

Wonderful tour of New Bedford Harbor - a working port. Captain Kathy is very knowledgable for the port, the ships, the characters, the history of the the port and gives a great guided tour aboard the Acushnet. Pleasure crafts, trawlers, tugs, lighthouse, seals, hurricane barrier...More

Thank Michael W
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Diane P, Manager at Whaling City Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2017

So glad you enjoyed the tour. Captain Kathy knows her stuff!

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Reviewed August 29, 2017

My son and I decided to go on the tour to see the Harbor from a different angle! What we got was so much more! We had walked the dock and wondered about the boats and what kind of catch. I thought the boats were...More

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Diane P, Manager at Whaling City Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2017

A different perspective on our Waterfront for sure. Thank you so much for joining us. Come again!

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Reviewed August 28, 2017

The boat ride was fun and interesting. Captain Cathy was friendly, personable and very knowledgeable. With only a one day stay in New Bedford this was the perfect way to learn about the history and livelihood of this quaint area of MA.

Thank Faye A
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Diane P, Manager at Whaling City Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2017

We're so happy that you chose to take our harbor tour and that you took the time to let us know ⚓

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Cynthia M
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Open Saturdays and Sundays until September 30th. Please go to our website for real-time availability and reservations.
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