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Cape Ann Whale Watch Cruise
See nature at its best on a whale-watching cruise! Cape Ann Whale Watch takes you on a unique sightseeing adventure on the water.
Cape Ann Whale Watch was named to the Top 5 American Whale Watching Tours by Joshua Horwitz of War of the Whales.
For more than 40 years, the captain and crew of Cape Ann Whale Watch have been dazzling nature enthusiasts with sightseeing tours. Step aboard The Hurricane II, the largest, fastest, and most elegant whale watching vessel in northern Massachusetts.
The ship features 115 ft. length with over 400 ft. of whale watching room from the railings of the upper and lower observation decks. There’s also a climate-controlled, furnished indoor cabin with a full-service galley. Hot meals, snacks, sodas, beer, wine, and mixed drinks are available for purchase. Or you can bring your own picnic lunch.
You’ll see whales on their migration route. They come into northern waters in the summer and fall to feed and to teach the young whales to hunt. The following are marine creatures normally seen off the Massachusetts coast.
- Humpback Whales
- Minke Whales
- Fin Whales
- Northern Right Whale
- Atlantic White-Sided Dolphin
- Harbor Porpoise
Marine creatures occasionally are seen off the coast.
- Sei Whales
- Blue Whales
- Sperm Whales
- Long Finned Pilot Whales
More About the Cruise
There’s a naturalist on every whale watch who can tell you what you’re seeing, They also tell you about the whale’s migration, why they breach and so much more. You’ll also learn about other marine life in the area and are there to answer all your questions.
Watching surface action by the whales is fun. Watching these enormous creatures jump out of the water is an incredible sight.
Gloucester was America’s first port. It is the closest port to the whale’s two major feeding grounds on the Massachusett coast, Jeffrey’s Ledge and Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary. USA Today lists Stellwagen Bank as one of the world’s top 10 whale-watching sites.
Since The Hurricane is the fastest ship, you’ll get there quicker, thus giving you more time to whale watch. Cape Ann Whale Watch goes where the whales go. If there are no whales at the feeding grounds, they’ll take you where the whales are. Their boats are in constant communication, so they’ll find whales. North Shore or South Shore, off the coast of Boston, Salem, Cape Cod, Swampscott – they’ll take you to the whales.
Cape Ann Whale Watch guarantees whale sighting. If you do not see a whale on your trip, you can come again FREE for life until you do see a whale.
They’re located on Main Street in Gloucester. It only takes you 45 minutes to get to them from downtown Boston. Danvers and Salem are 20 minutes away. It will take you just over an hour from hotels in Waltham, Marlboro, and Dedham.
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