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Scenic Wharf

We parked at the main parking lot in Provincetown. The wharf was just a few hundred feet away. One... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Yorktown, Virginia
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Good pier to see local artists and take a whale watching cruise

This is a nice area to see some of the local artists. We also took a whale watching cruise that... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dennis S
Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We parked at the main parking lot in Provincetown. The wharf was just a few hundred feet away. One side had the commercial fishing boats, the other side had the tourist charters. We took some nice photos of Provincetown from the wharf. A great place...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice area to see some of the local artists. We also took a whale watching cruise that was the bomb. BUT, parking in that lot is 3.50/hr and there are lots a couple of blocks away that are only $6.00 flat rate...More

Thank Dennis S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I remember when this was a wood pier with kids diving for coins, deep sea fishing party boats and charter boats, open air kiosks, fishing at the end of the pier. Times have changed! Now it's a concrete pier with whale-watching, "cottage kiosks", and crafts....More

Thank Sharon D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quite a busy place especially if you come on a ferry. They have a lot of things to sell and boats for whale watching and a small pirate museum right on the dock. There are also restrooms at the end of the pier. In the...More

1  Thank lsmith1338
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This pier never gets old. While we miss the old fishing charters and tuna boats from the 60's and 70's there is still a touch of the fishing history here. The heavy ferry traffic is a bit of a bummer but the car show held...More

Thank Hooked_on_travel77
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are sail boats to take trips on as well as Dolphin Fleet whale watching - the only whale watch trip to take at the Cape! Little kiosks selling hand carved wood, jewelry and paintings as well.

Thank Robyn F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Considering the historical significance of the Wharf, and the shows I have seen there during the Tennessee Williams Festival, I love the venue. I hear the parking is great, but we don't have a car when visiting, nor do we use it for P Town...More

1  Thank MarkCharney
Reviewed 5 September 2018

The best bargain in PTown. Park for $3.50/hour but come early. It's in the center of everything that you must see and do, and it's a great big old parking lot with amazing views!!

Thank XSki007
Reviewed 2 September 2018

If you arrive and leave by high speed ferry you will know his wharf! It is also home to commercial fishing boats reminding you that Provincetown is still a working fishing town! It's also the place where whale watching boats leave from an sail boats...More

Thank Robert T
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Busy pier where the fast ferries from the city and excursions dock. There’s also parking here. Artist shops line the pier on your way to the city center.

Thank Cara C
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Ame A
6 May 2018|
Response from Nicholas S | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe that there is swimming next to the wharf. You may have to go to the other side of the Cape for that. There are small beaches close by that you can sit and sun bath at.
17 July 2017|
Response from Juanna C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, located right beside the ferry going to Boston (very end of the pier, farthest away from the land). It was inexpensive, about $4-5 and they allow you to go in and out of your luggage.
15 July 2017|
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Response from wrenworks | Reviewed this property |
No lockers.