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Atlantic Whale Watch

#5 of 11 things to do in Rye Features Animals
Rye Harbor State Marina, Rye, NH 03870
+1 603-964-5220
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Awesome experience

This was our first time whale watching and it couldn't have been better. The boat was clean and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
576marcyp
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Altona, New York
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Awesome whale watching!

We were on holidays in Maine and people recommended us this trip. It starts in a small harbour, the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jepoirrier
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Rockville, Maryland
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Join us for a fun, educational day on the water! We offer whale watches and fishing trips daily from mid-May through mid-October, departing from scenic Rye Harbor, NH. Our whale watches are guided by expert naturalists from Blue Ocean Society for Marine Conservation, and feature activities for kids and the chance of seeing several different species.
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Hours Today: 06:00 - 18:30
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Rye Harbor State Marina, Rye, NH 03870
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first time whale watching and it couldn't have been better. The boat was clean and just the right size. It wasn't too crowded and the price was very reasonable. We saw seals, a porpoise, whales and the highlight was a pod of...More

Thank 576marcyp
blueoceansocietyjen, Naturalist/Marketing at Atlantic Whale Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks so much for joining us and writing such a great review. We're glad you enjoyed the trip! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were on holidays in Maine and people recommended us this trip. It starts in a small harbour, the boat is spacious, we were maybe 50-70 people in total. The weather was good, sunny but a bit windy. The captain really knows how to maneuver...More

Thank jepoirrier
blueoceansocietyjen, Naturalist/Marketing at Atlantic Whale Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for joining us, and for your great review! Hope to see you again sometime.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this company & crew! They loaded my daughter w/ mobility issues on 1st to make sure she could get around just fine. Good sized boat they don't overcrowd. Website had awesome video I used to hype up my 3 & 5 yr olds ahead...More

Thank KP_scenic
blueoceansocietyjen, Naturalist and Marketing at Atlantic Whale Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

KP_scenic, thanks so much for your great review, and for joining us! We're glad you enjoyed the trip, and that the video on the web site was helpful. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in town (from Pittsburgh, PA) visiting family and top on my agenda for things to do was go on a whale watch-- I'd been twice years ago as a teenager and really wanted to have my daughters and mom share the experience. I...More

Thank Amanda L
blueoceansocietyjen, Naturalist and Marketing at Atlantic Whale Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your review! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is my second trip out with this group-- once again, the captain used his Whale communication skills and called them out to entertain us! Six fins kept playing hide n seek with us for a couple hours and then there was the lone mink...More

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blueoceansocietyjen, Jen Kennedy, Naturalist and Marketing at Atlantic Whale Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your review, kind words and repeat business! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 14 June 2017

Fun times - great boat - 13 whales seen - informative - less expensive than others - great crew - wonderful views of Isle of Shoals - just plain fun.

Thank Sensei-01913
blueoceansocietyjen, Naturalist and Marketing at Atlantic Whale Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2017

Thanks so much for joining us! Glad you had a Whale of a Day and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 23 May 2017

This was my second whale watching trip, first with Atlantic Fleet. It was a truly awesome trip. Beautiful calm day, cool but pretty. First day of the season for them. All staff were outstanding and pleasant. Information given was good by onboard staff. Capt. worked...More

Thank revrick33
blueoceansocietyjen, Naturalist and Marketing at Atlantic Whale Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2017

Thanks for joining us for a whale watch! We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Wow, staff was amazing! They were so friendly and knowledgable. Talked with guests, answered questions, etc. We hit it right, saw so many whales and dolphins and got close enough for viewing and photo ops. Great way to spend the afternoon!

Thank destinawoof
Reviewed 28 July 2016

What a pleasure to be taken to where the whales dance on a lovely Summer day! The Atlantic Queen II, her crew AND interns were outstanding...they knew exactly where to take us to see several whales and tuna, doing what they do - who needs...More

Thank Mariellen-Exeter
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Looking for a whale watching tour? Here's the place to go. We saw about 5 whales that played around us for a couple of hours. The staff was very nice and very open to all questions. This was well worth the price.

Thank Mike L
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You have to climb a small flight of stairs to board the boat and then be able to step up over a step to get anywhere in and around the boat. My daughter uses a posterior walker which could clear the width of the side of the... More
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