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Barrett's Tours

20 Federal St, Nantucket, MA 02554-6112
+1 508-228-0174
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Sightseeing Tour of Nantucket

My Nantucket sightseeing tour was arranged through Steamship Lines. I was met at the ferry dock by... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
Toronto, Canada
via mobile
Not my cup of tea.

From reading other reviews lots of people enjoyed this tour, but it really didn't do it for me I'm... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2017
Janette W
Brisbane, Australia
via mobile
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Take a ride in one of the air-conditioned coaches of Barrett's Tours. Relax in comfort as you are guided through Nantucket's past. Barrett's guides will show you the island in full, and in comfort.
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  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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20 Federal St, Nantucket, MA 02554-6112
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Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

My Nantucket sightseeing tour was arranged through Steamship Lines. I was met at the ferry dock by Betsy (I think) with a large bus. There were only five passengers. Despite the small turnout, Betsy was cheerful and her tour description was interesting. She was a...More

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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

From reading other reviews lots of people enjoyed this tour, but it really didn't do it for me I'm afraid. I was visiting Nantucket for the history and this seemed to be more of a spot the rich persons summer home tour. The driver was...More

Thank Janette W
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Barrett's Tours was a very pleasant and interesting tour. I had many questions about the tour and called Barrett's. Chester, of Barrett's answered all my questions and did not give me the "Bum's Rush." The tour bus was located nearby the Steamship Authority dock and...More

Thank CenaH
Reviewed 10 September 2017

we booked this tour thru the ferry company. The driver was a local and very knowledgeable. We saw most of the islands attractions and learned a bit about the history and local culture. There was adequate stops and opportunities for pictures.

1  Thank 659josephc
Reviewed 31 August 2017

My husband and I wanted a tour of Nantucket we arrived in time for the early tour. The weather was windy and rainy. Nancy told us at least 4 people are needed for the tour,no one showed. Nancy offered a 12:30 tour,hopefully more would show....More

1  Thank Susan C
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Nantucket is an interesting place but far from exciting. The tour was very good though and funny at times with our host Betsy, who I would recommend. Tour takes around 1.5 hours and gives you a good view and information of and on the island.

Thank Greg P
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Spent a rain Saturday on the Island but it was highlighted by a tour with Betsy!! Enjoyed all the information that Betsy shared with us...it is definitely different from The vineyard but I liked it better....more quaint and homey ...less commercialized!! A great historical view...More

4  Thank Jobi-Windsor
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Got on as we got off the ferry $22 per person, tour took about 1 1/2 hours, guide very informativeand answered any questions we had took us around some of the sights of the island, gives a quick insight to the island if you wanted...More

1  Thank ebboboy
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We recently spent one day on Nantucket. Since it was our first time to the island, we booked a 1.5 hour tour with Barrett's Tours. Our tour guide was named Betsy. We weren't particularly impressed with her tour guide skills, or lack thereof. We could...More

3  Thank Maui2014NMR
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Really the tour guide makes this trip, Betsy is 11th generation Nantucketer so you get a great history of the island. I could do without the Cranberry bogs but the history makes the tour worthwhile. You can jump on the bus straight from the ferry...More

3  Thank Scott22-10
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