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Whaling City Expeditions

228 Macarthur Dr, New Bedford, MA 02740-7303
+1 508-984-4979
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Fantastic Cruise of Harbor

This cruise is awesome! so much information is given about New Bedford and its fishing industry... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jove45
New Bedford a hidden gem

Diane was our contact as we planned this visit. She was extremely responsive to all inquiries... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
marconics999
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Brockton, Massachusetts
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“harbor tour” (6 reviews)
“great tour” (5 reviews)
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228 Macarthur Dr, New Bedford, MA 02740-7303
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+1 508-984-4979
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This cruise is awesome! so much information is given about New Bedford and its fishing industry - amazing to be able to learn all this, while viewing various types of fishing boats, up close and in person. It was fun and ver interactive. I highly...More

Thank Jove45
Reviewed 1 week ago

Diane was our contact as we planned this visit. She was extremely responsive to all inquiries. Captain Ray shared insights into the large commercial fishing industry and history of the area. The boat is small and not fully enclosed so wear appropriate layers during the...More

Thank marconics999
Diane P, Manager at Whaling City Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So glad to hear that you enjoyed yourselves and are returning visitors! The more you visit, the more there is to discover....thank you.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great way to enjoy and learn about New Bedford’s waterfront and surrounding area. The guide was kind and knowledgeable. I was anyone visiting should definitely put some time aside on a nice day to take this tour.

Thank MacKinley T
Diane P, Manager at Whaling City Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So very glad you enjoyed yourself and thank you for taking a few moments to send your comments!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a terrific tour and lasted about an hour and a half. Capt. Kathy was very knowledgeable and knew the area very well. She had alot of tidbits of information about different vessels, fishing in the area and historical info about the buildings and...More

Thank Orion919
Diane P, Manager at Whaling City Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wonderful! Our Captains are really terrific!! Love to get the children behind the wheel. It's such a treat. Thank you for taking the time to send such a thoughtful review.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Captain Kathy is a great tour guide! Very informative and interacts well with the passengers. It was a great excursion! I am glad I went on the tour!! Kathy is an asset to Whaling City Expeditions!!

Thank sar1039
Diane P, Manager at Whaling City Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

You know it!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful tour of New Bedford Harbor - a working port. Captain Kathy is very knowledgable for the port, the ships, the characters, the history of the the port and gives a great guided tour aboard the Acushnet. Pleasure crafts, trawlers, tugs, lighthouse, seals, hurricane barrier...More

Thank Michael W
Diane P, Manager at Whaling City Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So glad you enjoyed the tour. Captain Kathy knows her stuff!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son and I decided to go on the tour to see the Harbor from a different angle! What we got was so much more! We had walked the dock and wondered about the boats and what kind of catch. I thought the boats were...More

Thank JohnArtdotcom
Diane P, Manager at Whaling City Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

A different perspective on our Waterfront for sure. Thank you so much for joining us. Come again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The boat ride was fun and interesting. Captain Cathy was friendly, personable and very knowledgeable. With only a one day stay in New Bedford this was the perfect way to learn about the history and livelihood of this quaint area of MA.

Thank falford
Diane P, Manager at Whaling City Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're so happy that you chose to take our harbor tour and that you took the time to let us know ⚓

Reviewed 3 August 2017

This is a great tour! Captain Kathy was very explanatory and made the tour an awesome experience for the family. We saw a seal! I definitely recommend this tour.

1  Thank Sindy C
Diane P, Manager at Whaling City Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2017

Glad to have you join us! What a special treat to see a seal. Thank you for taking the time to review our tour and wonderful Captain ⚓

Reviewed 29 July 2017

The retired man is nice, kind, and knowledgeable. He knows his job and done it right. The tour was very enjoying. I took this tour on 7/26/2017 at 4:30 pm. It could be chilling when you're in the middle of the tour, so bring some...More

1  Thank StevenThaiITM
Diane P, Manager at Whaling City Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2017

We are so happy that you enjoyed the tour! Yes, Captain Ray is very knowledgeable and always interesting. Thank you for taking time to review.

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Cynthia M
10 September 2017|
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Open Saturdays and Sundays until September 30th. Please go to our website for real-time availability and reservations.
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