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Boston Whale Watching Cruise

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You'll visit Stellwagen Bank, the East Coast's most famous whale watching destination. Stellwagen's heavy concentration of humpback, finback, and minke whales guarantees an adventure filled with opportunities to view and learn about whales as they frolic in their natural habitat.

Each Boston Whale Watching Cruise is narrated and guided by a naturalist from the noted Whale Center of New England (WCNE). The WCNE has been studying the whales of New England for more than 20 years and its members are recognized worldwide as authorities on whales.

One of the whales you're likely to spot during a Boston Whale Watching Cruise is the humpback. These Northern hemisphere humpbacks reach an average length of 50 feet, and a weight of about 37 tons! Sadly, they're also among the most endangered, and its estimated that only 8 percent of their original population remains.

With the data collected on each cruise, WCNE is able to further the understanding of whales and their world. And, their presence on board ensures that your whale watch will be an exciting and educational trip.

Whale sightings on every whale watch. If you do not see a whale on your trip, you will receive a free ticket for a future Boston Whale Watching Cruise.

The catamarans feature 3 outside decks for optimum viewing capability. Inside you will find climate controlled cabin space with cushioned seating, tables, state-of-the-art audio-visual, and a galley offering snacks and beverages for purchase.

  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
Customer Reviews
    September 2018

    Self, wife and daughter had taken the afternoon tour. A highspeed catamaran took us around 70 km inside the ocean to Whale Sanctuary and stayed there for about 45 minutes. We viewed score of whales up close, four whales just floated around the boatcatamaran, one of them dived just below the railings we were standing. Experience of a lifetime! Highhly recommended.

  • Sharon S
    September 2018

    Amazing whale watching cruise. we saw a lot of whales, including a mother and baby! very enthusiastic guides. this is on a big catamaran so gets out fast. refreshments on board.

    August 2018

    Right from the time of booking tool the end of the whale watching cruise. Everything was just perfect. Thanks, Viator :)

Product Details
  • Three-hour whale watching cruise
  • Taxes
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks (available to purchase on board)
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • The boat is wheelchair accessible, however the restrooms are not wheelchair accessible
  • Helpful Hints:
  • Don't forget the camera, film and binoculars
  • There is a galley serving food and beverages
  • Wear comfortable shoes or sneakers
  • Bring a light sweater or jacket
  • Remember sunscreen and sunglasses
Schedule and Pricing
Departure Point

Cruise departs from Long Wharf in Boston

Departure Time and Comments



3 hours

Return Details

Returns to original departure point

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