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$29 -- Whale-Watching Cruise This Spring & Summer, Reg. $50

Sold out - This deal was published March 19, 2013 and sold out March 28, 2013.
$29 -- Whale-Watching Cruise This Spring & Summer, Reg. $50
By Travelzoo Staff
"Spring and summer are the best times for whale watching in Massachusetts," according to USA Today. With this Local Deal, set out into the Atlantic for a four-hour whale-watching cruise with Newburyport Whale Watch during prime season. For $29 per person, regularly $50, Travelzoo subscribers can get up-close views of whales and other marine life. This tour departs from Newburyport, less than one hour north of downtown Boston.

Why we love it

  • USA Today says whale spotting is high during the spring and summer in Massachusetts
  • For $29 per person, embark on a 4-hour whale-watching cruise
  • Or for $112, save more and go with a group of 4
  • Look out for minke whales, finback whales and marine birds
  • Tours depart from the Newburyport boardwalk, less than an hour from Boston
  • Massachusetts is one of the top 10 whale-watching destinations in the world (The World Wildlife Fund)

When

March 18, 2013 - July 31, 2013

Where

Newburyport Whale Watch
54 Merrimac St.
Newburyport, MA 01950
(See Map)
Tel: 978-499-0832

What's included

  • During the cruise, explore Jeffreys Ledge off the coast of Rockport and look out for humpback whales, minke whales, finback whales and marine birds while a naturalist guide narrates the tour and talks about the sea life in the area. Cruisers can also take in the scenic views of the Massachusetts coastline.
  • Tours depart once daily starting May 19; from June 26 - July 31, trips depart once daily Monday-Friday and twice daily Saturdays and Sundays from the Newburyport boardwalk. Schedule is subject to change; check website for exact departure dates and times.
  • Bring the family and save more: For $112, regularly $200, receive four tickets for this exciting excursion. Vouchers are valid for child, senior and adult tickets.

The fine print

Vouchers can be redeemed starting Sunday, May 19, through July 31, 2013. Reservations are required and subject to availability. Vouchers can be used for both children and adults. Children 3 years old and under are free with paid adult. Cruises depart daily at 10 a.m.; and twice a day at 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays starting June 26 through July 31. Schedule subject to change; check website for details. 24-hour cancellation policy applies. Not valid on major holidays. Subject to weather conditions. See below for full terms and conditions.

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$29   $50
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Newburyport Whale Watch
93% Enjoyed Newburyport Whale Watch
93% (109 ratings)
Sold out at
10:59 p.m. CT on March 28
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93% Enjoyed Newburyport Whale Watch
(109 ratings)
4.8
Quality of Service
4.6
Value for the Money
Overall Enjoyed Most Other Comments

Tour was well guided and knowledgable crew memebrs helped us learn about the whales, helped us spot them, etc.

Oct 10, 2013 Amy Massachusetts, United States

Not only was it a beautiful day but we saw three humpbacks (Trowel, Echo and Cacophony?). We also got to see a sunfish up close and a gray seal! We had a great time and I got my ocean "fix" .

The boat was extremely clean and the staff amazing. They had lots of info for us and were pleasant and seemed like hey really enjoy their jobs.

Sep 29, 2013 JoAnn Vermont, United States

Most amazing adventure me and my girls ever had! We saw ocean sunfish, harbor seals, harbor porpoises, minke whales and 3 humpback whales that came up for us to visit with!

All of the staff were so friendly and informative. They also have food, drinks and snacks on board at very reasonable prices. We are DEFINITELY coming again!!!!

Sep 29, 2013 Massachusetts, United States

Clean boat, great crew and super naturalist.

Sep 29, 2013 Judith Maine, United States

I gave these tickets to an associate and her husband. (Steven and Georgette Kent). They went out yesterday and had a great time! Although it rained heavily in the morning, it cleared and the visibility was wonderful. They saw a few varieties of whales and other water life and were impressed by the staff/crew. They were very informative, outlining the types of sea life and where they would be be located. A thoroughly enjoyable trip. I received kudos for the gift!

Sep 23, 2013 Mary Lou New Hampshire, United States

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54 Merrimac St.
Newburyport, MA 01950
Tel: 978-499-0832

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