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

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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

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Promotional value expires Oct 31, 2014. Amount paid never expires. 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.

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.

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.


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97% of 786 customers recommend

  • “Fantastic trip, fantastic staff, very helpful and accomodating. 10 Out of 10. Would definately recommend.”

  • “Just be aware it is a long ride out and back. I was happy staring at the ocean on the ride out...but after 3+ hours of being on the water, was happy to have a book...”

    “Just be aware it is a long ride out and back. I was happy staring at the ocean on the ride out...but after 3+ hours of being on the water, was happy to have a book on the ride back.”

  • “This was such an AWESOME experience! We were watching a mama and baby and that was amazing to watch and then we moved on and we came to the most curious whale who...”

    “This was such an AWESOME experience! We were watching a mama and baby and that was amazing to watch and then we moved on and we came to the most curious whale who kept going back and forth under the boat and put on a show for us! Lots of fun!!!”

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    Gloucester

    24 Harbor Loop

    Gloucester, MA 01930

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97% of the people were positive about the Crew, most described it as Friendly.
90% of the people were positive about the Rides, most described it as Great.
80% of the people were positive about the Guide, most described it as Enthusiastic.
97% of the people were positive about the Experience, most described it as Great.
97% of the people were positive about the Staff, most described it as Friendly.
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