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Whale Watching

Whale watching excursions are affordable, family-friendly nature cruises that search for the majestic, massive, marine mammals just off the New England coast. Whale watching fleets offer excursions guided by naturalists who teach passengers all about these peaceful, endangered creatures, and know where to find them. Meet the finback, humpback, and minke whales of the Atlantic Ocean, and take home rare souvenir photos of waving whale tails and breaching blowholes.

415 Main Street Gloucester, MA, 01930 Phone: 978-283-5110 Toll-Free: 800-877-5110

An adventure almost as old as the sea

In 37 years, Cape Ann Whale watch has carried more than half a million passengers to Stellwagen Bank 12 miles off the coast of Gloucester, one of the Top 5 whale watching destinations in the world. Sail aboard the “Hurricane II” Gloucester’s largest, fastest and most elegant whale watch vessel with a furnished and heated cabin, a full service galley, and a fully stocked bar. Multiple educators are on board and sightings of more than eight varieties of whales, plus other marine creatures are guaranteed. Enjoy comfort and service at affordable prices, with reduced rates for seniors, children and military families. You’ll go where the whales go, off the north and south shores of Massachusetts.

1 West Street Bar Harbor, ME, 04609 Phone: 207-288-9800 Toll-Free: 888-533-9253

Whale watching adventure of a lifetimein Bar Harbor, Maine

Join us for an adventurous whale watching trip in the gulf of Maine. We feature several distinct whale watching, sightseeing, lighthouse and nature trips which sail daily throughout the summer season. The Bar Harbor Whale Watch Company has spared no expense in order to offer you a spectacular opportunity to experience the awe inspiring beauty of the magnificent mammals of the sea. The Bar Harbor Whale Watch Company offers six distinct tours: Puffins & Whale Watching, Just Whale Watching, Nature Cruise, Lobster Fishing and Seal Watching, Baker Island and Acadia National Park Tour and the Historical Lighthouse Tour. Trips depart everyday throughout the season from the town pier at 1 West Street in Bar Harbor, Maine. Come and enjoy a fantastic experience that you will never forget.

123 Eden Street Bar Harbor, ME, 04609 Phone: 207-288-9723 Toll-Free: 800-234-6835

Come to the Bar Harbor, Maine, coast to see the whales!

At the Bar Harbor Regency you can enjoy countless activities and adventures, such as whale watching and trips on a real lobster boat. Take a trip in search for the great humpback whales or watch a beautiful sunset on a sailing cruise. The whole family will enjoy these exciting excursions. Be sure to take advantage of the Regency’s “Whale Watch Adventure Package” which includes one night accommodations and two complimentary tickets to the Bar Harbor Whale Watch Co.

10 Town Wharf Plymouth, MA, 02360 Phone: 508-746-2643

It’s just not a whale watch, it’s a marine wildlife cruise.

Imagine being within feet of some of the most graceful, rare mammals in the world! Our whale excursion, departing from Plymouth Harbor, gives you the opportunity to experience sights that you will never forget. Stellwagen Bank, our destination, is a marine sanctuary and one of the primary feeding grounds for Humpback Whales, Dolphins, Finback Whales, Minke Whales, and Harbor Porpoises.

As we head out join our naturalists inside the main cabin for a short introductory video, showing the most common whales, dolphins and porpoises that migrate to our New England waters to feed throughout the season. Then hear about all the other unique marine wildlife that you will have the opportunity to see when offshore, like northern gannets, shearwaters, basking sharks and ocean sunfish. Then see for yourself!

Fast Ferry to Provincetown available Thursdays-Sundays from June 25 thru September, 2016

55 West Street Bar Harbor, ME, 04605 Phone: 207-288-5033 Toll-Free: 800-328-5033

Whale Watch Adventure & Lodging Package

At the Harborside Hotel, Spa & Marina, you can enjoy countless activities and adventures, such as whale watching and trips on a real lobster boat. Take a trip in search for the great humpback whales or watch a beautiful sunset on a sailing cruise. The whole family will enjoy these exciting excursions. Be sure to take advantage of our “Whale Watch Adventure Package” which includes one night accommodations, a market place breakfast for two, and two complimentary tickets to the Bar Harbor Whale Watch Co.