Whale Watching 

Boston, MA

Item #: CRU-BOS-0003
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Experience the ride of a lifetime on a high speed catamaran during this Boston Whale Watching experience!

  • Family owned and operated tour with over 80 years experience
  • Get up-close and personal with Humpback whales, Fin whales or Minke whales
  • Enjoy a first-class experience aboard a high-speed catamaran with 3 outdoor viewing decks and a climate-controlled cabin
  • Great experience for locals or tourists alike!
Boston, MA
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April - October:
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Essential Information
  • Whale-sighting is guaranteed (otherwise, you will receive a ticket for a free future trip)
  • Catamaran has 3 outside decks as well as climate-controlled indoor, cushioned seating
  • Food and beverages are available for purchase: sandwiches, pretzels, popcorn, chips, nutritional bars, fruit juice, tea and more
  • Alcohol beverages for purchase include a full bar of beer, wine and top-shelf cocktails
  • Average trip duration is between 3.5 to 4 hours. The location of the whales may require more travel time, extending the trip beyond 3 hours. Please allow for additional time in your schedule.
Average trip is between 3.5 to 4 hours.
Experience Provider Info
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Maximum Participants
Up to 400 viewers per catamaran
Only booked participants on the boat will enjoy this whale watching experience!
Weather Dependent
This experience is weather dependent. Always contact the experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions.
What To Wear
Please dress appropriately for expected weather and bring extra layers in case it gets windy. Sunscreen is recommended.
What should I bring?
We recommend wearing comfortable shoes or sneakers and bringing along a light sweater or jacket. Sunscreen and sunglasses are a must, and don't forget your camera or binoculars.
When is the best time to go whale watching?
April through October is great for whale watching. The time of day makes no difference in whale sightings or activity; it is just a matter of convenience for you.
What happens if I go on a whale watch, but we don't see any whales?

If there are no whale sightings on your trip, you will receive a free ticket for a future whale watch.

Is there food on board?
A full line of appetizing food and drink is offered aboard the vessel, offering a terrific selection of breakfast and lunch sandwiches, tasty snacks such as hot pretzels, popcorn, chips, nutritional bars, fresh fruit, nuts and cereals. There's also a wide menu of fruit juices, teas, sports drinks and other beverages including a full bar serving beer, wine and top-shelf cocktails.

Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be returned hassle-free within 30 days. All refunds will be made to the original purchaser.
Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be exchanged for anything else in our marketplace at any time.  If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs more, you'll simply have to pay the difference. If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs less, you'll have a credit towards your next booking with Virgin Experience Gifts.

Cancellation Policy

Once you have received a booking confirmation, cancellations and reschedule are allowed up to 14 days prior to the experience. Failure to appear on your booked date or to cancel and reschedule at least 14 days prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your experience.

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