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Captain John Boats

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10 Town Wharf, Plymouth, MA 02360-3848
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Whale Watch from Provincetown
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“whale watch” (93 reviews)
“humpback whales” (39 reviews)
“stellwagen bank” (20 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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10 Town Wharf, Plymouth, MA 02360-3848
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"whale watch"
in 93 reviews
"humpback whales"
in 39 reviews
"stellwagen bank"
in 20 reviews
"marine biologist"
in 13 reviews
"great trip"
in 20 reviews
"friendly crew"
in 8 reviews
"great whale"
in 9 reviews
"the galley"
in 8 reviews
"boat ride"
in 10 reviews
"bring a jacket"
in 6 reviews
"fast ferry"
in 6 reviews
"hour trip"
in 8 reviews
"nice boat"
in 5 reviews
"plymouth harbor"
in 19 reviews
"snack bar"
in 12 reviews
"an amazing experience"
in 8 reviews
"both sides"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I understand they have to make hay while the sun shines but there was 3 feet of rail for each person i must have got caught with other peoples lines a dozen times! its pretty hard to catch fish when all your doing is clearing...More

Thank kymac67
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

The daytime trip to Provincetown from Plymouth Harbor is really fun. The ferry has an outdoor upper deck and lots of inside tables and seating as well. It’s around a one and one half hour trip each way, with four to four and one half...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Definitely worth the trip to tyhe harbor to set sail on Captain Johns!! Knowledgeable and friendly crew!! Highly recommend

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Reviewed 18 November 2017

Bought a package on GroupOn and took a tour.. Very lucky to see a "Right Whale" and multiple pods of Humpbacks who apparently arrived from the Caribbean.... Super time and spectacular!!! A MUST DO!!!

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Captain Johns boat is a fabulous way to get to Ptown. The day we went was crowded and my husband and I were told to move from our spot to accommodate bikes. We were not to happy with the way we were spoken to. Other...More

Thank U8320WYcarolyns
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

Went on the whale tour fantastic The boat very nice clean friendly crew well organized both boarding and at sea the put us right on the whales we saw numerous full body breach's and tail breach's. We even had a couple surface next to the...More

Thank Gerald C
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Whale watch trip fun and informative. Captain Mike was very personable. Boat seemed very sturdy and well maintained. Look forward to going again.

Thank BOB796
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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We took our nieces on a whale watch with this crew and it was an amazing experience. Both kids (ages 12, 14) enjoyed the trip, ocean and of course, the whales! We saw at least 5 whales all exhibiting different types of behavior. This stunned...More

Thank jfarino182
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Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I took this boat tour yesterday, and it was such a great time! Our guide was very informative and made sure everyone on the boat had awesome views of the whales! Once we got to where the whales were, we spent about...More

Thank Twallace76
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

Didn't have high hopes with the day starting out rainy and went, plus had heard mixed stories from other people that had gone whale watching{not at this particular establishment, but just in general} . What we experienced was above and beyond what we expected! It...More

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75Julie
26 February 2018|
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Response from davisjd2017 | Reviewed this property |
We booked ahead and used a Groupon Coupon for a substantial discount... They may/may not still offer the Groupon discount, but well worth checking for it.
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msdebbie1124
9 September 2017|
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Response from Mickki64 | Reviewed this property |
It's an amazing hidden treasure..beautiful light house and ocean views..most is the WHOI..Woods Hole oceanographic institute...everything was free to tour and there is an aquarium..also free..the people were very nice and... More
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