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Atlantic Whale Watch

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Rye Harbor State Marina, Rye, NH 03870
+1 603-964-5220
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Excellent trip, definitely worth taking!

We took this trip on August 28, 2017 and it was a great experience! We started out by seeing a... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
Thomas P
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Pompano Beach
One of the best days of my life

The whale whatching trip exceeded all of our expectations. The crew was really professional and... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2017
Eszter K
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Join us for a fun, educational day on the water! We offer whale watches and fishing trips daily from mid-May through mid-October, departing from scenic Rye Harbor, NH. Our whale watches are guided by expert naturalists from Blue Ocean Society for Marine Conservation, and feature activities for kids and the chance of seeing several different species.
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Rye Harbor State Marina, Rye, NH 03870
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

We took this trip on August 28, 2017 and it was a great experience! We started out by seeing a giant sunfish, although it was somewhat small as far as sunfish go. We also saw porpoises and even a seal. But the g highlight was...More

Thank Thomas P
Reviewed 26 August 2017

The whale whatching trip exceeded all of our expectations. The crew was really professional and friendly too, they know and respect the animals. The trip was 4 hours long, and we get to know a lot of things about sealife. We were really lucky, we...More

Thank Eszter K
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Great last minute decision to go whale watching, leaving the dock at 1:30 pm. Called first to see what types of whales we'd be seeing. The response was "several" types, to include possible hump backs. 8-10 minke whales gave a pretty full boat some quick...More

Thank Alan R
blueoceansocietyjen, Naturalist and Marketing at Atlantic Whale Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Thanks so much for joining us! We appreciate your review and are glad you enjoyed the trip!

Reviewed 7 August 2017

On the plus side, they had tickets when all others were sold out. We did see the whales, which made it all worth it. Also, some harbor seals. And a really cool and weird looking sunfish! Staff was friendly and available for questions. Except when...More

Thank Alex S
blueoceansocietyjen, Jen, Naturalist and Marketing at Atlantic Whale Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Thank you for your honest feedback. We appreciate your suggestions and will take them into consideration for future trips! Every trip is different, and we hope you'll consider joining us again another time. Thanks again for coming aboard!

Reviewed 24 July 2017

Even though I live 10 minutes from the coast, I had never experienced a whale watch. I expected it to be a little boring at times, but I was definitely mistaken! We saw Minke whales and a Finback and a huge pod of Atlantic white-sided...More

Thank Evermomma
blueoceansocietyjen, Naturalist & Marketing at Atlantic Whale Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Thanks so much for your kind words and your review. I'm glad you enjoyed the trip! What a great idea for a birthday experience. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

This was our first time whale watching and it couldn't have been better. The boat was clean and just the right size. It wasn't too crowded and the price was very reasonable. We saw seals, a porpoise, whales and the highlight was a pod of...More

Thank 576marcyp
blueoceansocietyjen, Naturalist/Marketing at Atlantic Whale Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Thanks so much for joining us and writing such a great review. We're glad you enjoyed the trip! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We were on holidays in Maine and people recommended us this trip. It starts in a small harbour, the boat is spacious, we were maybe 50-70 people in total. The weather was good, sunny but a bit windy. The captain really knows how to maneuver...More

Thank jepoirrier
blueoceansocietyjen, Naturalist/Marketing at Atlantic Whale Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

Thanks so much for joining us, and for your great review! Hope to see you again sometime.

Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Loved this company & crew! They loaded my daughter w/ mobility issues on 1st to make sure she could get around just fine. Good sized boat they don't overcrowd. Website had awesome video I used to hype up my 3 & 5 yr olds ahead...More

Thank KP_scenic
blueoceansocietyjen, Naturalist and Marketing at Atlantic Whale Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

KP_scenic, thanks so much for your great review, and for joining us! We're glad you enjoyed the trip, and that the video on the web site was helpful. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 29 June 2017

We were in town (from Pittsburgh, PA) visiting family and top on my agenda for things to do was go on a whale watch-- I'd been twice years ago as a teenager and really wanted to have my daughters and mom share the experience. I...More

Thank AmandaandWard
blueoceansocietyjen, Naturalist and Marketing at Atlantic Whale Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2017

Thanks so much for your review! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 20 June 2017

This is my second trip out with this group-- once again, the captain used his Whale communication skills and called them out to entertain us! Six fins kept playing hide n seek with us for a couple hours and then there was the lone mink...More

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blueoceansocietyjen, Jen Kennedy, Naturalist and Marketing at Atlantic Whale Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Thanks so much for your review, kind words and repeat business! Hope to see you again soon!

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You have to climb a small flight of stairs to board the boat and then be able to step up over a step to get anywhere in and around the boat. My daughter uses a posterior walker which could clear the width of the side of the... More
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