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Boston Harbor Cruises

1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110-3600
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Boston Harbor Cruises, (BHC) is the nation's oldest and largest private operator of passenger vessels. BHC's current service offerings include Whale Watches in partnership with the New England Aquarium, the Cape Cod Fast Ferry, a variety of sightseeing tours including lunch and brunch cruises, the Salem Ferry, private charters, Codzilla - a high speed thrill ride, two pier side patio bars -The Landing at Long Wharf and The Landing at the Salem Ferry, offshore support services for underwater survey, research, LNG work, commuter ferry service for the MBTA and more
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  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110-3600
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Cold and cloudy day we went, only 20 people on board. Staff very knowledgeable of area, recommended areas to sit given weather. Glad to have more info of area. Would recommend, don’t believe kids on boat really enjoyed.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been to Boston several times but took the Harbor cruise for the first time as part of our City Pass. Deacon did a great job narrating. We learned so much and loved seeing the islands that surround the city. We would reccomend doing and we...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great day was today! A beautiful clear sky that made the boat ride perfect! This is a great and fast way to learn about Boston’s architecture and surrounding islands.

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My family was SO excited to go on this tour and see a whale. I’ve wanted to see a whale for as long as I can remember! We made reservations early in the year, not knowing how busy it would be in the opening of...More

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Hi Katie F and thanks for your review. Sorry to hear that your whale watch did not live up to your hopes. Although the overwhelming majority of trips do have positive results, every whale watch has different sightings – since we’re dealing with nature we...More

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Octodad
13 April 2018|
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Response from Mike Y | Reviewed this property |
Pretty good. The crew are good at finding them, and we were told money is refunded if you don't see a whale. We saw 3, all quite close and active. A wonderful experience.
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Daniel P
25 March 2018|
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Response from Siddyob | Reviewed this property |
I would say yes it would be fine (as a mother of three). I know last year our trip was cancelled as rough seas were expected but was delighted it went ahead this time round. It was a calm ride out on the boat with very... More
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Response from shelley s | Reviewed this property |
Very cold! If you take thermals will be fine - well worth the wonderful wonderful experience! But.... you’ve been warned 😂
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