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Captain John Boats

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10 Town Wharf, Plymouth, MA 02630
+1 508-746-2643
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My husband and I took this boat tour yesterday, and it was such a great time! Our guide was very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pottstown, Pennsylvania
via mobile

Didn't have high hopes with the day starting out rainy and went, plus had heard mixed stories from... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dallas, Pennsylvania
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“whale watch” (95 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
10 Town Wharf, Plymouth, MA 02630
+1 508-746-2643
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank ashleyhunter1121
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took our visiting family on the whale watch (Oct 1st, noon sailing). The ship and staff were first class!! Takes a little over an hour to motor out to the area where the whales frequent. Saw several whales that day which were feeding for their...More

Thank RayV555
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Captain John's provided an excellent ferry ride to Provincetown. We were able to make it to the island in 90 minutes and miss all of the heavy summer traffic on the highway. The ferry was prompt and arrived in a timely manner. The captain of...More

Thank Emily A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited in August 2017 for the Capt. John whale watching tour at 9 am. We are a family of 5 with 2 adults and 3 kids under 10. The tour visits the Stellwagen marine sanctuary which is off the coast of Massachusetts (about a...More

Thank Mereabr
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We were going out on 9/5/17 but was cancelled because of high seas (which was much appreciated) but ended up going on 9/8/17. Was a great trip. The captain asked if we wanted to go out farther because there was not too much activity at...More

Thank Cat9383
Reviewed 11 September 2017

What a great way to experience Plymouth harbor, see the points of interest along the way and soak up the sun on the outside deck! It's a smooth ride and you get to see a real paddle wheel boat in action. We really enjoyed the...More

Thank MaryEllen22
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Well done. D cruise with preteen grandson and granddaughter They enjoyed shooting water cannons at the pirate

Thank RogerfromPlymouth
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

It was a beautiful day on the water. Got to see a bunch of different whales. Captain was very informative. Crew was great

Thank Melanie C
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Fantastic experience. Must see activity! Need good sea legs but well worth the trip. Highlight of my holiday in New England

Thank mariannes421
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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
Joan G
13 January 2017|
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Response from Ian g | Reviewed this property |
We went in one of the last trips last year and really enjoyed it. On ours we had a money back guarantee if no whales turned up (we counted two dozen!) Overall it was about 3.5 - 4 hours including about an hour to and from... More