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7 Seas Whale Watch, Gloucester

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Dolphin / Whale Watching · Wildlife Area
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For more than 30 years, 7 Seas Whale Watch has had the privilege of introducing thousands of passengers to the many species of whales and marine wildlife that inhabit the waters off our coast in and around the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary.

Named Best Boston Area Whale Watch, we are a 45-minute drive north from downtown Boston in the historic New England seaport of Gloucester, MA

Our whale watch trips run from mid-April to mid-October and are designed to educate, inspire and provide a deeper understanding and appreciation of our fragile marine environment.

We are a family business – Three generations of career captains have worked from this very dock for more than 7 decades. We have a love and respect for the marine environment and a passion for providing the best possible customer experience for you and your family.

Browse our website, reserve tickets on-line, call our sales office or use our contact form to ask a question or send a comment.

We look forward to seeing you on the water.
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  • really nice trip on the privateer. saw whales! and were guide educated too. it was a beautiful trip and worth the time spent on the water. it was a bit hard to hear the captain over the speaker when.....  more
    really nice trip on the privateer. saw whales! and were guide educated too. it was a beautiful trip and worth the time spent on the water. it was a bit hard to hear the captain over the speaker when.....  more »
  • Crew was super informative and very "whale aware". We saw lots of whales and dolphins, totally worth it! 
    Crew was super informative and very "whale aware". We saw lots of whales and dolphins, totally worth it!  more »
  • We had the best time ever and there was no better way to spend a day! The staff was great - friendly, helpful and very informative. We enjoyed viewing 7 whales and 7 Seas did a wonderful job in... 
    We had the best time ever and there was no better way to spend a day! The staff was great - friendly, helpful and very informative. We enjoyed viewing 7 whales and 7 Seas did a wonderful job in...  more »
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  • It was the most enjoyable & exhilarating Whale watching experience on 25 Jul 2022. Kudos to the 7 Seas staff who were very courteous & carried out their functions with a smile. Lady giving minute by minute commentary was just outstanding. She was well informed and had answers to all the questions. We could encounters whales in large numbers from close quarters… once there were three whales side by side… awesome unforgettable experience. We have returned with utmost satisfaction & all praise for 7 Seas Whale Watching adventures. Keep it up !!!
  • Definitely a five star experience. This was our first time whale watching and it was terrific. We ended up with ideal weather for going out and saw fin whales and humpback whales. We went with three small children and had some concerns about how they would handle the trip, but the boat was safe, easy to move around for the little ones, and the whale sightings entertained children and adults a like. Parents who take children should consult some parent blogs though on how to prepare for a whale watching trip. The naturalist who acted as a guide on the boat appeared knowledgeable and was engaging throughout the trip. The rest of the crew was courteous as well. We went today and have already recommended the trip to friends.
  • The best whale watch company out of Gloucester! Clean boat, helpful and informative crew, very knowledgeable naturalists. Also to note! Very conscientious captain! Two jet skis got too close to the whales. Captain called them out and caused them to move away from the whales. Whale safety comes first! If you are going to give whale watching a try, start with the best! I guarantee you will not be disappointed!
  • Excellent experience. When choosing a whale watch we wanted one out of Gloucester because they have the best access to the various different places you can see whales. They do not over fill the boat and are all about whale conservation! The woman leading the tour was extremely knowledgeable and clearly has a passion for whales and their well being! We learned so much and saw a few great whales!!! A wonderful family day!
  • Booked us for a last minute whale watch and saw a lot of humpbacks.

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