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Today was my second trip out on the Barnstable Ecotour, and the second time was just as interesting and fun as the first. Of the five groups on the boat, only one was made up of visitors from off-Cape; all the rest of us were...More
This tour was a very good and informative trip exploring the confluence of natural, human, and historical events that shaped the Barnstable Harbor and surrounding areas as we see them today. Our naturalist guide, Phil was friendly, funny, and informative. It's clear his is passionate...More
I've been coming to the Cape most of my like and now fortunate to have a home here. Never before have I had such an enjoyable "tourist" experience then on the Eco-tour. Andrea and Cap't Joe were laid back but informative and we just happened...More
Tour the harbor with a naturalist! This was a great tour to learn about all the local wildlife. Two hour tour that is great for all ages with current and historic information about industry and wildlife. Well worth the money and time.
We spent 2 hours on-board a canopied boat, hosted by an Educator/ Naturalist who presented a wonderful Ecotour of Barnstable Harbor, the Great Marsh, and Sandy Neck. We learned of the natural life,past and present and he presented an historical perspective of how the Natural...More
We took the Sunset Cruise and it was a very beautiful and relaxing experience. It's not a fully narrated tour of the harbor, but you are told enough about the harbor. An upside of the sunset cruise is that you can bring snacks and drinks....More
Phil, our narrator, is a walking encyclopedia on the history of Barnstable Harbor. He is also an avid bird watcher and can identify any bird in the area. It can get chilly even on a warm, sunny day so bring a sweater or sweatshirt. Learned...More
Visiting my in-laws on the Cape, we all went on the Eco tours. GREAT experience. Nice cool, crisp autumn day, sunny and blue skies. Learned quite a bit about the Cape, birds, history, and the natural evolution of the Cape. Would recommend this tour for...More
There are a lot of "boat rides" and "cruises" on the Cape Cod waters. This one ranks among the very best in scenic content and ecological content including ecological history. This is a comfortable boat. The bench seat have back rests and all seats have...More
This operation does not offer transport over to Martha's Vineyard. They provide tours of Barnstable harbor. There are a few ferry options out of Hyannis, Falmouth, and Woods Hole. Round trip adult tickets range from $20... More
This operation does not offer transport over to Martha's Vineyard. They provide tours of Barnstable harbor. There are a few ferry options out of Hyannis, Falmouth, and Woods Hole. Round trip adult tickets range from $20 to $40. Plan to pay additional costs for parking at the ferry lot. Also bicycles and cars (out of Woods Hole) are additional costs if you are bringing them over on the ferry.