Cape Cod's dramatic geography places ocean currents and deep water close to the landmass making it a perfect launching pad for seeing whales first hand. Want to watch a whale breach with her tail dripping in salty water, or grab a peek of a fin skimming the surface? Nearby Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary is preserved for all ocean life from boat traffic and perfect for whale watching from Cape Cod!
The Woods Hole Inn has collaborated with the Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises in Barnstable, to offer a guests 30% discount. Barnstable is a short 45 minutes drive from Woods Hole and perfect for a family day-trip. This 3-4 hour tour is also a wonderful way to be out on the water to enjoy the coasts of the cape... That you are sure to spot whales along the way is a bonus!
Trips are offered daily from mid May to mid-October. Adults are $40, children between 6 and 12 are $28 (a 30% discount off regular rates). Trips can be confirmed by contacting the front desk. Please email us as soon as you have the date and number of tickets that you would like for your reservation. Cruises are occasionally canceled for bad weather, other than that tickets are non-refundable. Please note that your trip is not confirmed until you have contacted the desk.