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This research vessel's educational cruises offer hands-on lessons in marine life. Spend an hour and a half on the water enjoying the beautiful views and learning about our most important resource. You are the scientists as we gather water samples...more
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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100 Water St, Waterfront Park, Woods Hole, Falmouth, MA 02543-1026
I rated it excellent as I understand it was but sadly, no more. I got a call back from "michael" listed as contact person from 2014. He reported there was nothing comparable to the Discovery Cruise currently being offered.
My oldest son loves marine biology, so we decided to do the boat ride on our trip. We called the morning of and were able to get on the afternoon ride before we headed home. We were short on time and had to park nearby....More
My 3 daughters ages nine to fifteen enjoyed this trip out on the water. Elise and Fox were great guides! They explained everything in their touch tank and we pulled up a lobster trap, took a water sample from the ocean floor, etc. Great views...More
We've gone on this cruise twice now - once with just our kids and again this year with our nephews. The trip is the perfect length for younger kids (1.5hrs) and the crew does a great job keeping the kids engaged. The trip out and...More
GREAT guides, lovely scenery, excellent value - highly recommended. Our group (which included couples as well as families with kids) was with a guide named Fox, who did an outstanding job ensuring that everyone learned something and had fun too. Samantha sold us our tickets,...More
I went on the family explorer cruise with my son, who is 4. I was a little worried that it might be a bit complex for him, and some of it was. But overall he enjoyed helping the naturalist pull the traps and look at...More
Took a cruise on July 4th from Woods Hole to offshore Falmouth. The ship stayed very close to the barges where the fireworks were. It was a bit cloudy, but it was still a great view of the fireworks show. The fee was about $65...More
We underestimated the time it would take us to get to Falmouth and called to say we would not be able to make it - the attendant was so nice and polite, it was no problem at all - just put us on the next...More
The entire OceanQuest experience was five-star. Our party consisted of four adults and four children, aged 6 through 12. The staff was very helpful and courteous. The guide was very knowledgeable and held the children's undivided attention as she was teaching them. We met and...More