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Blue Claw Boat Tours

#1 of 10 Tours in Orleans
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Address: 235 Main St, Nauset Marina, Orleans, MA 02653-3423
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+1 508-240-5783
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun 10:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Sightseeing Boat Tours on Cape Cod. We offer Seal Watch Adventure Cruises,...

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.

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Spectacular and Memorable Sunset Seal Tour

The Sunset Seal Tour is amazing. Four of us booked our tour and the lady on the phone was very helpful in getting our reservation and making sure we knew were to go and our 6:30... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 August 2016
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Framingham, Massachusetts
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Framingham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

The Sunset Seal Tour is amazing. Four of us booked our tour and the lady on the phone was very helpful in getting our reservation and making sure we knew were to go and our 6:30 PM tour guide was very knowledgeable and made sure safety was priority on the smallish boat. But the most amazing part was the great... More 

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Capt Rob W, Owner at Blue Claw Boat Tours, responded to this review

The Seals at Sunset tour is a new addition to our schedule this year. Early evening on the bay and in the harbor is a very special time, as the day quiets and the sunsets. So happy that you enjoyed the experience! Thank you for your great review! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Perfect way to get out on the water without killing an entire day. Capt. Rob was great and very informative and managed all passengers just great. We saw a ton of seals on our tour and just had a great time. Be sure to give them a try.

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Thank Ettng
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Long but good boat ride, he captain knew a lot about wildlife, you could talk to him and ask him anything. Saw over 100 seals in one spot, and a few by the fishing pier, fun little trip, but next time I'd like it to be longer, or to stop on a beach! Otherwise a great experience!

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

We loved our afternoon tour on Captain Rob's boat! Unlike many tours where there are 30+ passengers seated in rows on a big boat, we felt like we were out on a friend's motor boat. It was so friendly and casual. Captain Rob helped us understand where we were going on a map ahead of time, took time to really... More 

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Capt Rob W, Owner at Blue Claw Boat Tours, responded to this review

What a great point of view! We do think of our tours a very personal because the captain doesn't need a loud speaker and can interact with the passengers, conversing and answering questions throughout the cruise. I'm happy that you enjoyed your experinece. Thanks for a wonderful review! More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

We did an afternoon seal tour from Orleans to Chatham. It was a great trip, one of the best things we did on vacation!!! My mom and I took my two girls. We ALL loved it. The scenery was beautiful, the ride was fun and Capt. Rob was super nice and interesting. We all loved seeing the seals. There were... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We did the sunset with seals cruise with six adults and two children. We went out with Captain Rob who we found to be very informative and engaging. The whole experience was very enjoyable and we would highly recommend this company is woes this tour to anyone interested in a relaxing and entertaining experience for the whole family!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Enjoyed an afternoon tour with Capt. Rob around 2 hours down Orleans and Chatham harbors, with plenty of seals and large water birds. He is very personable and made everyone feel comfortable and safe in these open boats, from families with young kids to active seniors. Rob points out local history, interesting homes, and is expert on the local wildlife,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

I've gone on this charter several times with the most recent being this past weekend. Although we did not see as many seals as the previous trips we still saw hundreds. It's a great time for families or couples.

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Beverly, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

We have come here every year for the past four years with my young niece & family. Captain Rob is so knowledgeable on the local wildlife , real estate & history. Every year there are more seals soon there will be sharks! A great take for the whole family!

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Capt Rob W, Owner at Blue Claw Boat Tours, responded to this review

We love that we have so many repeat guests and that you continue to enjoy the cruises that we offer. Thanks for cruising with us again this year and look forward to seeing you again! More 

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

We went out on a bright sunny and windy afternoon, in the care of Capt. Russ. He knew his stuff, both in navigating the cross currents and getting us up close to the basking troops of seals, with just enough information to hold our interest and answer questions about what we were seeing. It was a terrific outing, perfect for... More 

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