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Blue Claw Boat Tours

235 Main St, Nauset Marina, Orleans, MA 02653-3423
+1 508-240-5783
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Perfect Cape Cod Evening

We were a group of 7 adults and 3 young children boooked on a Blue Claw tour boat. Our mission: to... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
Clinton, NY
Great Tour

Great to be able to get very close to the seals!! Some swam within a few feet of the boat! Boat... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
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Sightseeing Boat Tours on Cape Cod. We offer Seal Watch Adventure Cruises, Combination Beachcombing and Seal Watching Trips, Relaxing Evening/Sunset Cruises,and Private Custom Cruises.
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good10%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“seal tour” (24 reviews)
“blue crab” (38 reviews)
“beach combing” (11 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
235 Main St, Nauset Marina, Orleans, MA 02653-3423
+1 508-240-5783
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

We were a group of 7 adults and 3 young children boooked on a Blue Claw tour boat. Our mission: to see the gray seals. Our captain was Russ, who also was a great narrator and very kind and patient with the kids. Our tour...More

Thank Dot13
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Great to be able to get very close to the seals!! Some swam within a few feet of the boat! Boat ride was very nice and relaxing. Tour was informative and interesting.

Thank luv2travelkw
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Not only do you get to see the playful, cute seals up close but it is a great boat excursion. At times you're ripping along in the boat that holds about 12 passengers or puttering along quietly. Pleasant Bay is exactly that, very pleasant. It...More

Thank reggieb
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Many things have changed in Orleans since I moved here year-round 60 years ago. But ...although the housing has evolved, the experience is still much the same. This is a tremendous experience for $40 per person. Untouchable. Captain Rob offers just the right amount of...More

Thank Capehomesurfer
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Such a great activity for everyone who enjoys being out on the water; beautiful scenery; ecology; pirate tales; war time history; and much more! Oh, yes, the (stinky) seals too...hundreds of them!!😊You'll learn all about their ways, too. It was all terrific, and our captain...More

Thank suegee10
Reviewed 7 August 2017

This was the highlight of our trip to the Cape this year. We are a family of five with three adults and seven year old twins. Every one of us was thrilled with the ride out to see the seals. Traveling through the harbors was...More

Thank Jafo8868
Reviewed 6 August 2017

I was a little reluctant to say "yes" when my wife suggested a seal watch tour. But this was something new to do on the Cape, so I bit. The tour was a lot of fun and Captain Phil was great. Our boat was literally...More

1  Thank PolyPal
Reviewed 3 August 2017

This was a spectacular experience. Captain Tom was excellent and extremely knowledgeable . We saw hundreds of seals, Chatham lighthouse, Chatham fish pier and so much more. We actually live on the Cape but decided to spend the day as tourists and we are so...More

1  Thank linda f
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Great family experience with a 3 year old! We decided to go on a seal watch after reading so many wonderful reviews and were not disappointed! This tour was the perfect amount of time. It was long enough to feel that we got our money's...More

Thank tamvitolins
Reviewed 31 July 2017

What a great tour with a knowledgeable captain and spectacular close up views of seals from Orleans to Chatham. I've seen seals in the water, but never close up in the 100's singing to each other. The sounds. they make are spectacular, like humming or...More

Thank the_mermaids_tale
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12 April 2015|
Response from Capt Rob W | Property representative |
HI: We will be opening on Memorial Day weekend offering seal cruises and more. We do not offer whale watching on our tours.. I would suggest looking into the whale watching trips that depart from Provincetown. Good luck and... More