$56 for a Whale-Watching Tour for Two from Capt. John Boats (Up to $94 Value)

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In a Nutshell

A 3–4-hour boat tour takes visitors through Cape Cod Bay to see wildlife such as humpback whales, minke whales, dolphins, & razor bills

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Oct 15, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 10 per person, may buy 10 additional as gifts. Reservation required at least 48hrs in advance. Subject to weather. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Must sign waiver. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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The Deal

  • $56 for a whale-watching tour for two (up to a $94 value)

Boats depart from Plymouth Harbor for a 3.5–4-hour excursion, and pass local landmarks such as Gurnet Light, Clark's Island, and Plymouth Beach. On the open water, passengers can crowd the decks to catch glimpses of humpback whales, finback whales, minke whales and other marine and avian life. Throughout the tour, an on-board naturalist discusses the area's history and marine ecosystem. Tours depart at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. each day; click to view the tour schedule.

Though this merchant sometimes offers a discounted price online, this Groupon is still the best deal available.

Student, senior, and military discounted tickets are available but this Groupon still offers the best deal available. Children 3 and under are free.

Captain John Boats

Cape Cod Bay stretches out in all directions, its waters glittering under an azure sky. Here, razor bills, petrals, and shearwater circle over the cresting waves. Occasionally, a massive black flank breaks the surface, and a whale sprays a fountain of blow toward the sun. Such is the typical scene enjoyed by the passengers, U.S. Coast Guard–licensed captain, and crew aboard a Captain John Whale Watching & Fishing Tours excursion.

Following more than six decades of tradition, the company's boats embark on whale-watching tours of Cape Cod Bay and Stellwagen Bank, passing landmarks such as Gurnet Light and Clark's Island on their quest to find local sea birds and marine life. All the while, on-board naturalists educate passengers about the local ecosystem. But Captain John Whale Watching & Fishing Tours' excursions aren't limited to observation—the boats also depart for private and group fishing trips ranging from just a few hours to multiple days. By dropping anchor or drifting with the tide, the captain teaches groups to ply the waters of local fishing grounds for seasonal catches.

Customer Reviews

Bring a jacket, you'd be surprised how chilly it can get out on the bay! You can also bring a cooler. It is about a 4 hour round trip. The crew are great, there is a naturalist on board who will share info on the whales. Seeing the whales are amazing! I've been 5 times and have seen whales every time. This is a well run operation.
Mary B. · July 13, 2014
The staff were great, very knowledgeable and very informative. Can't wait to go on another whale watching adventure, this time bringing my 12 yr old. Thank you so much for the great experience!
Jillian L. · October 18, 2013
Had a great experience, and would recommend it to others. Only downside is no food choices for a vegan.
Melisse K. · October 18, 2013

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