Whale Watching Tour in Gloucester

76 Reviews | Gloucester, USA

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4 hours (Approx.)
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Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas


You are guaranteed whale sightings on this whale watching tour out to Stellwagen Bank, a national marine preserve about 12 miles off the coast of Gloucester deemed one of the "Top 5 Whale Watching Destinations in the World" by the World Wildlife Fund due to the wide variety of whale species whom migrate to the coast of Gloucester, Massachusetts every year to feed on the abundant natural resources. This is one of the best whale watching in New England as it's an awe-inspiring experience which every human being should have the opportunity to appreciate.


  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Family friendly
  • See native wildlife in their natural environment
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water



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Average 4.75 out of 5 stars based on 76 verified reviews from Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor

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Very nice tour
Jim D, Oct 2021 Verified
Very safe and enlightening trip. We got right onto the right spot and had great viewing opportunities.
Whale Watching Tour in Gloucester
205terad, Oct 2021 Verified
Excellent tour, we had a great time. Highly recommend. Guides were friendly and informative. We were able to get several great pictures and videos.
Whale Watching Tour in Gloucester
Dawn_O, Oct 2021 Verified
We were able to see the whales very close and very active. Our captain was kind enough to stay bit longer and even stopped on the way back to see dolphins.
Whale Watching Tour in Gloucester
Jerilyn_K, Oct 2021 Verified
JUST THE ENTIRE EXPERIENCE OF BEING THERE AND WATCHING THE WHALES IN THAT SURROUNDING. I’ve always wanted to do that trip but was always traveling alone. This time I was able to enjoy with family.
Whale Watching Tour in Gloucester
Rachel W, Oct 2021 Verified
Absolutely hands down the best crew! Informative and spent a great amount of time explaining the whale behaviors.
Whale Watching Tour in Gloucester
Aleksandra L, Oct 2021 Verified
Loved it! Highly recommend! We saw whales :) the crew was great! Best experience ever, would go again!
Whale Watching Tour in Gloucester
Passport167614, Oct 2021 Verified
This was our first whale watching experience, but will not be our last. The entire experience was great from start to finish. From the moment we left the harbor until we returned, we learned some key information about the area and the whales. I appreciated that were we able to see four whales who the crew knew their names and had studied/watched them for a while. At the same time, the crew balanced giving us a great experience with not impeding on them and their natural behavior. We highly recommend this experience with Cape Ann Whale Watch. It was a beautiful, sunny day, but the breeze can be brisk in October so do prepare for that. The cup of hot chocolate from concessions helped as well. Do this experience...you will not regret it!
Whale Watching Tour in Gloucester
Toddtrips, Oct 2021 Verified
A beautiful day for an amazing trip. Saw four humpback whales, learned a lot about them. Crew was knowledgeable and great, highly recommended this trip! Once in a lifetime experience!
Whale Watching Tour in Gloucester
322martaelenam, Oct 2021 Verified
Excellent experience! Bote left on time, not too crowded. We were able to see a pod of whales. The captain manouver the boat in a way we got to have awesome views. Loved the tour guide, gave a ton of interesting information and you could tell she is very knowledgable on the topic. It was a great trip! A plus: no problmes with the Groupon voucher, worked like a charm!
Whale Watching Tour in Gloucester
G1390HStaraf, Oct 2021 Verified
Excellent. The staff were super friendly, knowledgeable and warm. They did everything they could to make our experience wonderful. I love that they had a relationship with the whales we saw and were familiar with them

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