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Chatham Pier and Fish Market

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Address: Barcliff Avenue, Chatham, MA
Phone Number: +1 508-945-3474
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Seagulls and seals

Even in off season, it was a fun place to visit to see very friendly seagulls and seals, and look out over the water and take a few photos.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Even in off season, it was a fun place to visit to see very friendly seagulls and seals, and look out over the water and take a few photos.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped by the fish pier and market to watch the sunrise, what we didn't expect was all the fish, seals and birds also enjoying the bay.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although it was during the closing season, it fun and interesting to see the fishermen at work and families of sea lions gathering at the pier.

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1 Thank wantto777travel
New London, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Great spot to appreciate Chatam. Fishermen were untangling their nets on the dock. We walked out on the docks, and saw 4-5 friendly seals swimming nearby. Almost better than whale watching. From the pier you can walk down the long beach toward Chatam Bars. A fun spot to visit.

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Spring Lake, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We stopped at the pier at sunset to see if we could see some seals. We did and so much more. Great observation deck.

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Tucson
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Lobster at a restaurant can be pricey and messy. So pre-order your lobsters here - the sizes you want, at the time you want. They will be steamed perfectly, shells cracked, packaged to stay hot on your ride home, and ready to eat. Be messy, take your time, and enjoy.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Seals were lounging in the water next to the fishing boats waiting for fish to fall into the water. There were a dozen or so snuffling and swimming within easy viewing.

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Arkansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

What an enjoyable treat to watch the fishing boats bring in their daily catch and unload it. The seals and gulls waiting for a handout were delightful to watch. We even saw one seal come up out of the water to try to snatch a dogfish from the boat! They really put on a show. My only criticism in the... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

A very interesting insight to the fishing boats watching them being unloaded at this busy fishing pier. The store delivered us the best fish and chips we have had in quite some time!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

We were recommended to trey the fish and chips but they were awful . Probably a good place to watch the sunset and its walkable from Chatham

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