Why Whale Watch in Gloucester MA?

why whale watch in gloucester?

  • Closest port to two major feeding grounds off the Coast of Massachusetts. Stellwagen Bank and Jeffreys Ledge are each located 12 miles off the coast of Gloucester. Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary was listed as one of the world's top 10 whale watching sites by USA TODAY (5/24/07).
  • Our commitment to whales and education is second to none! On your trip, we want you to experience being in the presence of whales as well as learn about them. On our trips, you can expect one on one interaction with our educators, as they circulate the boat with interactive teaching tools, found only at Cape Ann Whale Watch.
  • Our idea about whale watching in Gloucester is not just about ferrying you out to see whales and ferrying you home in just four hours. The Hurricane II is used solely for whale watching and that is all we do. We don’t run commuter ferries, and we don’t go fishing. We watch whales and educate you about them.
  • Gloucester is America’s oldest seaport. There are so many other things to do while in Gloucester. It’s the home of Perfect Storm and Wicked Tuna, as well as miles of beautiful beaches and many delicious seafood restaurants. It’s only 10 minutes from beautiful Rockport, MA—home of the iconic Motif #1.
  • MBTA Commuter Rail from North Station in downtown Boston will bring you to Gloucester in just over an hour. Cost estimate $20 round trip.

  • Taxi fares from downtown Boston usually run between $50-70 each way.