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First stop for Whale Watching

There are sail boats to take trips on as well as Dolphin Fleet whale watching - the only whale... read more

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Robyn F
Great Performance Venue

Considering the historical significance of the Wharf, and the shows I have seen there during the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Reviewed yesterday

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 3 days 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

Thank MarkCharney
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 EngagedSeattle_WA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Parking is tight in P-Town and the wharf is the best place. It's about $4 per hour for the town lot and a flat rate lot for $20 for the day. Sometimes it's just the easiest place to go.

Thank JoyYagid
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

nice place to walk and take in the views of harbor and Provincetown; all types of boats, little shops nearby.

Thank chief6219
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoy the breathtaking scenery, shop for trinkets or fine art, go on a whale watch or learn about pirates. This is a cool place. Public restrooms, parking lot, bus service

Thank Ann M
Reviewed 13 August 2018

I really loved the little artist shops in the center of the wharf. The artisans and artists are truly very talented. It was a very unique experience.

Thank Bonnie B C
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Where else but MacMillan Wharf? It's where the boats go! Some shopping along the wharf as well, if you arrive early!

Thank theKingstonfolks
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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.