Whale-Watching Excursion for One or Two from Capt. Bill and Sons Whale Watch (Up to 49% Off)

Gloucester

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While whales spend much of their time underwater, they still must occasionally breach to breathe and test whether their wings have reached maturity yet. Watch them take the leap with this Groupon.

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  • $28 for a whale-watching excursion for one ($48 value)
  • $49 for a whale-watching excursion for two ($96 value)
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Capt. Bill and Sons Whale Watch

Capt. Bill and Sons Whale Watch started more than 50 years ago, but the late Captain Bill Cunningham can't take full credit for his business' creation. In many ways, the whales themselves founded the company, though they still made Bill do all of the paperwork. Capt. Bill and Sons originally chartered deep sea fishing trips, but the anglers would often get distracted when a humpback or minke whale breached the surface. Seeing how the majestic mammals awed his passengers, the company decided to stow its fishing rods and set out on whale-watching tours instead.

Today, the Capt. Bill and Sons team—which includes son Marc—welcome whale-watchers aboard their two-tiered ship, the Miss Cape Ann. Once they head out into the water, the experts share tips on spotting whales and insights into the animals' behavior, biology, and social structure. Passengers should look sharp for other species as well, as the waters around Stellwagen Bank and Jeffreys Ledge are also home to Atlantic white-sided dolphins and harbor seals.


Tips from Groupon Customers

  • “Just enjoy the peace of the ocean and hopefully you will get to see some fantastic whales!!!”

  • “Clean boat and helpful crew. enjoyed the experience tremendously! ”

  • “Good time well done”


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    Gloucester

    24 Harbor Loop

    Gloucester, Massachusetts 01930

    800-339-4253

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In a Nutshell

A family of experts shares tips on spotting humpback and minke whales—as well as dolphins and seals—during three- to four-hour outings

The Fine Print

Expires Oct 1st, 2014. Limit 4 per person, may buy 4 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Limit 1 per customer, per visit. Reservation required; subject to availability. 24hr cancellation notice required. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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