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Barnstable Harbor Ecotours

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Address: 243 Millway, Barnstable, MA 02630-1102
Phone Number: +1 508-221-6126
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Very well organized in a warm way.

The Captain and his crew made us feel like we were in his living room. They were very good at getting our rowdy friendly crowd to pay attention when it was important. I wish I... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 September 2016
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Mill Valley, California
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Mill Valley, California
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

The Captain and his crew made us feel like we were in his living room. They were very good at getting our rowdy friendly crowd to pay attention when it was important. I wish I could go out every night on this boat!

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

One of the best Cape Cod experiences ever! More than worth the $25 - educational and fun! Captain Joe provided the smoothest journey and our guide Andrea was a wealth of knowledge on Cape Cod ecosystem and history! Loved every minute of it!!

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Brewster, MA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

This was not our first trip on these waters (my husband has a boat and we have been to Sandy Neck many times), but this was our first guided tour. Parking was not an issue - you park off-site and the captain will pick you up in a minivan to take you about a mile to the head off the... More 

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Chicopee, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

The tour was very informative with jokes mixed in. Their website has a lot of good information for parking and getting to the boat. Both the captain and the tour guide were very friendly. Their website also mentions not to wear blue or green as it attracts the biting green head flies. But on the tour, they said it's specifically... More 

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Enfield, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

My group had the pleasure of enjoying a Ecotour. We had a lovely boat ride through where we learned all about oysters, horseshoe crabs, clams, grasses, birds, local history and so much more. Andrea, our naturalist, was very knowledgeable, and at times quite funny. Her love and excitement of the area came through with every word. The entire experience was... More 

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Braintree, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I was very impressed with Barnstable Harbor Ecotours. I had tried calling the office because I had a couple of questions I wanted answered before making the 1 hour drive to Barnstable. Although I got the answering machine they were quick to return my call. Upon arriving at the parking lot, Capt. Joe was quick to meet us, check us... More 

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Sandwich, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

I'm an avid birder and took this trip with a couple of friends. It was great. The trip was lead by Phil Kyle - naturalist. Phil is a super guide. He is so knowledgeable. The boat is a pontoon. This is so convenient since it can get you right up to the shore to disembark without getting your feet wet.... More 

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Newburyport, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

We took this tour on a whim after just spotting the boat, and we loved it! It's hard to imagine a guide with more information and more personality! A fabulous two hours!

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MA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is a great 2 hour boat ride into Barnstable Harbor on Cape Cod. The two hours goes by amazingly fast as your learn about the crazy history and beautiful ecology of the Harbor. After all the town was settled around 1639 a lot has happened over the years. Phil, our presenter was excellent. He was funny and added many... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Captain Joe did a great job piloting the boat and driving the van. Andrea was very informative and entertaining. Two hours well spent. JRG

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