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Barnstable Harbor Ecotours

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Barnstable Harbor Ecotours
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“great marsh”(12 reviews)
“sandy neck”(35 reviews)
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243 Millway, Barnstable, MA 02630-1102
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

Beautiful scenery and the guide pointed out both natural and historical sites along the way. Very pleasant boat perfect for the harbor.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Thank you! This was my 5th trip I believe, and learn something amazing every time. So very beautiful, interesting and educational.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 22 September 2018

Our group of 12 greatly enjoyed this ecotour on a canopied pontoon boat named “The Horseshoe Crab.” Captain Joe took us around the many beautiful bays, coves and coastal salt marches in this area. Our guide Phil Kyle is a former teacher and naturalist who...More

Date of experience: September 2018
4  Thank Bob and Carole H
Reviewed 31 August 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Bethany C
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sean M
Reviewed 12 July 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

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.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank AMVTX92
Reviewed 24 June 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank FootPrince
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Pick a sunny day...and enjoy the informative and laidback adventure...guides were knowledgeable...waters were calm..even the locals take this “tour”

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Capecodrabbit
Reviewed 4 March 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2017
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cass C
13 August 2018|
Response from Sean M | Reviewed this property |
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
14 June 2018|
Response from Loverlie | Reviewed this property |
I'd take them on the guided nature tour, not the sunset tour. Unless they're real jerks, I'm sure they'd enjoy it.