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Harbor Tours

66 Harbor Loop, Gloucester, MA 01930-5004
+1 978-283-1979
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Lighthouse Tour Excellent

Took the lighthouse tour today. The entire trip was very enjoyable and the crew was very... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Harbor Shuttle great value!

We absolutely loved our time on the shuttle yesterday! This is low cost, hop-on, hop-off shuttle... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Come aboard and enjoy a fascinating tour of Cape Ann's scenic coastline. Our "Lighthouse Cruise" features up-close views of the six lighthouses on the Island; Or tour America's Oldest Seaport and see a "lobstering" demonstration on our "Harbor Tour". Also, the Gloucester Harbor Water Shuttle and Tour. Hop-on/hop-off. Ticket valid all day. Try our catamaran for a delightful ride around the inner harbor. Discover Gloucester, let us take you there!
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  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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66 Harbor Loop, Gloucester, MA 01930-5004
+1 978-283-1979
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Took the lighthouse tour today. The entire trip was very enjoyable and the crew was very accommodating. The captain provided excellent ongoing commentary and they offered drinks and snacks for a nominal price. Bring your cameras there is a lot to see.

Thank Nuge57
Reviewed 1 week ago

We absolutely loved our time on the shuttle yesterday! This is low cost, hop-on, hop-off shuttle, stopping a 5 or 6 locations around the harbor. Low stress, easy access, pay on-board, no reservations. After a wonderful lunch on the deck of "Studio 51" restaurant at...More

2  Thank RichDe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I took the Lighthouse Tour. What a fantastic 2 1/2 tour around the coastline of Gloucester and Annisquam River. The Captain provided a wonderful narrated tour, giving us a nice historical background, along with stunning scenery. We will definately make reservations for...More

1  Thank 418spencerlee
Reviewed 5 September 2016

I know the seas were rough because of Hermine however we booked our trip a week out. We called to see if the trip was still going on and the boat went up the river instead and stayed in the Harbor. We saw 2 maybe...More

Thank changer3
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Exceeded our expectations No frills but informative and captains were very knowledgeable and informative. Sea conditions prevented full tour rounding St Ann but tour of river, harbor, and an added stop to pull up a lobster trap or two to learn a bit about that...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 29 August 2016

The lighthouse tour was awesome! Truly the best way to see Cape Ann -- gives you a whole new perspective! Our Captain (George) was extremely knowledgeable and, with his assistant sometimes at the helm, took time to chat and answer questions in addition to his...More

Thank healthspin
Reviewed 26 August 2016

My husband and I took this tour yesterday and enjoyed it very much! Although we are both lifelong residents of the Boston North Shore area and have been to most spots on Cape Ann by land, it gave a whole different perspective to circle around...More

Thank Cindy Z
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Recently spent a day off in Gloucester. Had a terrific time on the Lobstering and Harbor Tour. Our captain Evan was great and answered all of our questions. The first mate (think his name was Nick), was super as well. It was a fun and...More

1  Thank GermanyBean
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We went on the hour tour of Gloucester harbor. It was great- right length for us, just enough info-without too much! You can hop on & off at locations & walk around or go to restaurants too. Good way to see Gloucester from another view!

Thank Kate59679
Reviewed 22 August 2016

FIRST, let me say, the boat almost went under water. Second, the captain was horrible when it came to dealing with such a disaster with the passengers on board. He did not give us any reassurance that we were NOT going to die. When he...More

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Roy S
Two of us were scheduled to take a trip mid-week last year in July, but it was canceled due to high seas. I wanted to travel on the "Best Lighthouse Cruise" as recommended by Yankee Magazine on the CG approved ship "King Elder." Is this the website for that cruise? Do you depart from 66 Harbor Loop, off of Rogers St.? What is your departure time for July 16 this year? If not could you please help me? Roy
27 June 2015|
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Response from CapeAnnHarborTours | Property representative |
Hi Roy! Our ticket booth is located at 66 Harbor Loop in Gloucester. We foresee having the Lighthouse Cruise at 2:30pmn July 14th, 2015. This is the website for that cruise. We suggest you check the weather a few days out... More