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Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises

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269 Millway, Barnstable, MA 02630-1102
+1 800-287-0374
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Absolutely amazing

One of the best trips we had during our vacation. Not only did we see various whales but the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
kurkofka
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Goslar
via mobile
If you want to see whales and don't want to drive to Provinceown

We saw two humpback whales and a bunch of dolphins. They said there was a Minke whale however I... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
L B
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Tinton Falls, New Jersey
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269 Millway, Barnstable, MA 02630-1102
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+1 800-287-0374
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

One of the best trips we had during our vacation. Not only did we see various whales but the competent staff informs you about every whale. They know each individual name hence they have been studying these precious animals over decades. They were even able...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We saw two humpback whales and a bunch of dolphins. They said there was a Minke whale however I never got a clear view of it. Never did see the whales and dolphins heads. If you have binoculars I would suggest bringing them. We enjoyed...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Family of 2 adults and three kids (10, 11, 14). Great things for tweens. We saw quite a lot of whales and got some good shots. 2 recommendations 1. Bring lots of water and snacks... it is a 3-4 hours trip 2. Be in good...More

Thank Andreas T
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Wow! We saw 9-10 humpback whales including 2 amazing breaches, a mother and calf, a roll, and the legendary Grand Dame “Salt”. We also saw a large pod of dolphins. What a thrill! The staff is extremely knowledgeable and helpful. Highly recommend!

Thank WCDeb
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have done many a whale watching trip in the New England area, this was by far the best! The ship is large and holds a lot of people but don't worry the captain moves the boat around so everyone on board can see the...More

1  Thank Eataroundwoburn
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve been waiting 50 years to see some whales and yesterday my dream came true! So amazing! We saw humpbacks and Minke whales. A couple of mother and calves, one pair was actually nursing - very cool. The staff was very informative and the marine...More

Thank Kim E
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We saw lots of whales, finback and 3 humpbacks, 1 with a baby calf! Very exciting! They were very close to the boat. The staff was excellent as well!!

Thank tammyver
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First time on a whale watch and had a great day! It was one of those really hot days we had and the speed and wind of the boat was just right! Saw 3 different types of whales on our excursion. Great family adventure!

Thank Randy O
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In total we must have spotted at least 15 whales and dolphins. This was a great experience and the announcer was offering great tips about whales and oceanography. A great selection of snacks were available for purchase. It was very comfortable and a great day...More

Thank Mac M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great day! We saw a huge school of dolphins, and humpback and finback whales (1 each). The marine biologist was exceptional - her deep knowledge of and affection for the animals made the trip extra special. Highly recommended.

Thank susancW580IX
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karen19722014
10 July 2018|
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Response from Jonathan B | Property representative |
Hi Karen, We have seen whales every trip this year and it's been getting better every day! The rest of July should be rockin', just make sure you book early and bear in mind that during our busy summer season, weekends are... More
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Helen C
5 July 2018|
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Response from JacqChris | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have food and drink. Note : a part of the trip is a lecture about the trip and expectations including checking bags for alcohol and other things. However, it's cool. 😉 #discreet
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Helen C
5 July 2018|
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Response from SKoumourdas222 | Reviewed this property |
Yes! We were able to purchase hotdogs and hummus snack cups.
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