Like celebrities, whales frequently bask in the flash of onlookers' cameras but will retreat to their underwater caves when overwhelmed. Spy sociable whales with this Groupon.
$29 for an Adult Ticket for a Whale-Watching Cruise (Up to $48 Value)
Each customer receives one adult ticket to any 2013 season whale-watching cruise, including the fuel charge. Although opening dates depend on the weather, the whale-watching season typically runs from mid-April or early May through October. Children younger than 3 are admitted free of charge except for trips during weekend afternoons July 1–October 1. There is limited availability for tours on Saturdays and Sundays at 1:30 p.m. from July 1 through October 1.
Though Cape Ann Whale Watch sometimes features a discounted price online, this Groupon still offers the best deal available.
Cape Ann Whale Watch
Since 1979, the whale-watching pioneers of Cape Ann Whale Watch have escorted more than half a million spectators fascinated by the sea's magnificent leviathans on three- to four-hour treks 15 miles off the Gloucester coast, earning it a spot on the Top 5 American Whale-Watching Tours by Joshua Horwitz, author of War of the Whales. Aboard the lightning-fast 115-foot Hurricane II, passengers can witness the natural grace of humpback whales, finback whales, dolphins, and pirates disguised as mermaids feeding and frolicking just feet from the boat. In the course of the approximately 30-mile circuit, a naturalist from Whale Cetacean Alliance narrates excursions, illumining the sight of each water dweller by discussing why whales breach, how to recognize individual humpbacks, and various feeding styles.
What some people are buzzing about:
97% of 4,262 customers recommend
“I loved it! The crew were helpful, courteous, and professional, the whales were amazing, and the boat ride wonderful I highly recommend it!”
“THE TRIP WAS SOOOOOOOOOOO WONDERFUL. IT WAS A BEAUTIFUL DAY WE SAW A LOT OF WHALES AND THE CAPTAIN MADE SURE YOU GOT A GOOD LOOK AS HE WOULD TURN THE BOAT SO YOU WERE...”
“THE TRIP WAS SOOOOOOOOOOO WONDERFUL. IT WAS A BEAUTIFUL DAY WE SAW A LOT OF WHALES AND THE CAPTAIN MADE SURE YOU GOT A GOOD LOOK AS HE WOULD TURN THE BOAT SO YOU WERE ALWAYS WHERE THE WHALES WERE READY TO COME UP.LOVED EVERY MINUTE OF IT.I WOULD DO IT AGAIN IN A HEART BEAT.”
“Great Captain and crew; they were very helpful and knowledgeable! The trip was rewarding and alot of fun for all! I would recommend them to everyone!”