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Ara's Tours

Nantucket, MA
+1 508-228-1951
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Charming and informative tour with a very accommodating guide.

Ara took us on a picturesque tour of Nanucket and shared interesting facts about the history of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chelsea D
Wonderful experience

My friend and I took a day trip to Nantucket, and the night before, decided to look into tours... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rose-Marie M
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Nantucket, MA
+1 508-228-1951
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ara took us on a picturesque tour of Nanucket and shared interesting facts about the history of the island. She made sure we were able to get the best photos and never rushed us to keep on the timeline. She made sure we could take...More

Thank Chelsea D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I took a day trip to Nantucket, and the night before, decided to look into tours. Despite the late hour, Ara responded promptly, and was very helpful in arranging our tour to begin when we arrived at the wharf. We we picked...More

Thank Rose-Marie M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ara provided an EXCELLENT tour of various areas in charming Nantucket. Two of the island's lighthouses, the windmill, a drive through many of the cobblestone streets viewing a variety of houses and other structures and learning about their history, seeing many beautiful cottages and houses...More

Thank Regina S
Reviewed 19 August 2017

I was planning a trip to Nantucket recently and researched various tour options as we typically arrange for a private tour for our family whenever exploring a new destination. The reviews for this one sounded quite good so I attempted to ask a few simple...More

Thank MLO1965
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Had a delightful time visiting Nantucket with Ara and Ara's tours.We were 4 adults - 2 generations rekindling memories of a visit to the island for our niece's wedding. Bread at Something Natural, panoramic views of the harbor at the First Congregational Church, Cranberry bogs,...More

1  Thank JeanneK1966
Management response:Responded 17 August 2017

What a wonderful trip revisiting previous points of interest while adding new ones that you could share with your friends. It was my pleasure to be part of this Nantucket Experience where memories are revisited and new memories made. Many happy returns! Ara

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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Since we were on a tight schedule, we scheduled a tour expecting to be picked up right after the boat docked for the 1 1/2 hour tour. She called while we were on the boat to ask if we could go 45 minutes later (which...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Management response:Responded 12 August 2017

How totally inaccurate! Part of your GROUP TOUR missed their ferry. Like you, they had a tight schedule. The only way they could have a tour with Ara was IF we delayed the tour. The other individuals on the tour had consideration for their fellow...More

Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

August 9 was a blue sky perfect weather day for our wonderful tour of Nantucket with Ara. We saw lighthouses, whaling captains houses, drove through the cobblestone streets and by the wide open fields with ocean views. Ara provided us with her knowledgeable commentary and...More

1  Thank peggymders
Management response:Responded 12 August 2017

Peggy, It was my pleasure to share Nantucket with you! May you have many happy returns. Ara

Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Ara herself does the tour. You must have reservations, either text or call at least the day before. Comfortable air conditioned van. Knowledgeable about the real estate market and well known residents, flowers in Nantucket, lighthouses, and anything else you can think to ask her....More

Thank Rhroncich
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Our second day on the island - we wanted to explore some beyond the downtown area. Ara picked us up at a location of our choosing(called her 15m before our appointment time with where we were and she came and got us - great service!)...More

Thank doug k
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Ara has lived here year round for 40 years and knows the old and new history. She picked us up at our B&B right on time. She drove all over the historic area and then headed out over the island. Anytime we wanted to stop...More

Thank Ron C
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Questions & Answers
8 August 2016|
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Response from SailSalty | Property representative |
Pravin Gupta, It is most convenient to take the STEAMSHIP AUTHORITY at 8:15 (for the 9:20 tour); or, 11am (for the 11:30 tour) as I can pick U up at the ferry. The cost for two seniors is $25 each this time of year. Ara
22 July 2016|
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Response from SailSalty | Property representative |
We pick up in various locations. Please inform me if you are traveling to Nantucket for the day; and, what Ferry/Flight you will be taking.
Susan M
19 May 2016|
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Response from SailSalty | Property representative |
The group tour is 1 1/2 - 2 hours in length; and, a private is a two hour minimum [at the request of the Client, some are seven hours.]