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Captain John Boats

#1 of 26 Tours in Plymouth Features Animals
10 Town Wharf, Plymouth, MA 02630
+1 508-746-2643
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Amazing whale watching boat tour

There are really no words to describe this - you have to experience seeing the whales, hearing them... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
via mobile
Wonderful Day!

Took the round trip fast ferry to Provincetown. The staff is so courteous and friendly. We were... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Providence, Rhode Island
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Hours Today: 12:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
10 Town Wharf, Plymouth, MA 02630
+1 508-746-2643
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

There are really no words to describe this - you have to experience seeing the whales, hearing them breathe, and if you are lucky, see them breach. The boat was great, guides pleasant, even the food in cafeteria was ok. We went two days in...More

Thank T B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Took the round trip fast ferry to Provincetown. The staff is so courteous and friendly. We were surprised that, in addition to the transportation, we got a narrated harbor tour and our return trip turned into an exciting whale watch as we saw 2 humpback...More

Thank panama2000
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Done this several times. Always a good experience. The crew is very professional and the boat is always tidy (no pun intended). It's a 90 minute trip across Plymouth Bay to downtown Provincetown, right into the heart of shops, restaurants, and galleries. I recommend either...More

Thank Reese S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Three generations went out on the boat leaving Plymouth at 2pm. The day was slightly cloudy but it was perfect for an afternoon at sea. The commentary and education was excellent . Lindsay was clear, educational and entertaining. The experience was awesome! humpbacks were everywhere!...More

Thank Diane B
Reviewed 5 days ago

We lucked out with a PERFECT sunny, summer day! If you plan to sit outside, you must use your sunscreen. The staff was attentive and paying attention to the riders. Our guide was Karen and she was fantastic - informative, funny and pleasant. Recommended this...More

Thank Dino098
Reviewed 5 days ago

One reviewer said wow and I agree. We to have been on other whale watch trips but never saw so many whales at one time. Our naturalist on board said there had been about 30 different whales in our area. Many great chances for some...More

Thank Lee G
Reviewed 5 days ago

The tour is well very organized. Better to arrive early if you want to have a good place on the top of the boat because I am not sure that the people bellow will give the same feedback. The trip is hours long from Plymouth...More

Thank TheDomss
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Friendly crew, good music and fair seas made for an enjoyable excursion. They took really good care of our bikes for our day in Provincetown. They earned their tip.

Thank L847HSjonathanh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect day for whale watching. Weather, water and bunches of whales! The crew were friendly, informative and helpful. Boat was clean and comfortable. Snacks reasonably priced. Memorable trip for sure.

Thank Heather W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been on a few other whale watching trips in other parts of the world, but have never seen so many whales in one place (humpbacks), or so much action from the whales, we were lucky enough to witness lots of breaching and fluke...More

Thank Anna O
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Joan G
13 January 2017|
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Response from Ian g | Reviewed this property |
We went in one of the last trips last year and really enjoyed it. On ours we had a money back guarantee if no whales turned up (we counted two dozen!) Overall it was about 3.5 - 4 hours including about an hour to and from... More
Khan A
5 September 2016|
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Response from Jennifer B | Reviewed this property |
check Groupon for better deals! They usually have something up this time of year.