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Dolphin Fleet Whale Watch

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Address: MacMillan Pier, Provincetown, MA 02657
Phone Number: +1 800-826-9300
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Whale-watching off the coast of Cape Cod led by expert naturalists.

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This was my second time on a Dolphin Fleet whale watch cruise, and I am again very impressed by the very professional and helpful staff. They add that little extra to the cruise... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 July 2015
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Gothenburg, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015

This was my second time on a Dolphin Fleet whale watch cruise, and I am again very impressed by the very professional and helpful staff. They add that little extra to the cruise. Weather was fantastic and we saw so many whales that the guide stopped talking at one point, because everywhere you looked you saw either a water plume,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2015

They have so many fleets offering so many different time per day. We see at least 8 humpbacks on 3 hours trip. It's great experience. Just mention you have coupon but don't bring it and you will get $2 discount. Watch the weather report for a smooth ride.

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Davie, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

Took the cruise on July 13 what a day. Best day weather super numerous whales feeding and playing always good the captains and the naturalist are very informative. Good time and super day.

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Saratoga Springs, New York, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015

I have been to the Cape many times, but never went on one of the whale watching boat trips. What a great experience! Pick up some of the tourist booklets that you will find in just about every town (Wellfleet has a tourist center near the General Store in the little shopping plaza) and you will find a coupon ($2.00... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2015

I have been whale watching before, but never in Cape Cod. I had a great time with Dolphin fleet...saw tons of whales! Probably saw 5-6 humpbacks very close up and they were quite active that day. WAY worth the money. Also, they let me bring my two dogs on board free of charge...all three of us had a great time!

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Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2015

This was absolutely fabulous. We saw many whales in pairs and groups. It was great seeing the whales and birds in their natural habitat.

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Victor, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2015

The boat, huge and clean! No need to fear...Captain John onboard to teach you what to look for. Very knowledgeable about whales and extremely well handled boat. It was a little rough weather, but we were told in advance what to expect. A short time after depature, we saw fin whales. Captain John maneuvered the boat so we had excellent... More 

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Metro Portland ME
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

Dolphin Fleet is the best choice--they have several boats which scout for each other, saving time getting to the best viewing spots. The naturalist that was on board was excellent and kept a running commentary informing us about whales, about what we were seeing, including the birds (shearwaters), the geographic formations, and the preserve. He knew the identity of each... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015

The only two negatives from my perspective were the tiring commentary from the tour guide and the nausea which overtook me half way through despite a double dose of Bonine. But the whales were SENSATIONAL. We saw at least 30, showing their flippers and tails, feeding, scooping up fish with their balenes, and in one case jumping clear out of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

We did see whales as promised. A few tail shots, but nothing outstanding. But then a very active adult started doing backflips next to the boat.

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