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Monomoy Island Excursions

Opens in 28 min: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Monomoy Island Excursions
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“seal tour”(9 reviews)
“stage harbor”(8 reviews)
The seals of Monomoy are a rare treat seen close up from the shallow drafting seal watch vessel Perserverance. You will glide though narrow channels and into isolated lagoons where hundreds, sometimes thousands of Gray Seals swim and lay out along...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
702 Route 28, Harwich Port, Harwich, MA 02646-1931
+1 508-430-7772
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All reviews seal tour stage harbor comfortable boat seal watch captain pete boat ride across the street light house high tide surrounding area nice tour nantucket sound curious seals quick trip schools of fish local area plastic windows
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time on our boat ride with Monomoy Island Excursions. The captain and his mate were knowledgeable and friendly, making the tour truly enjoyable. We saw a large amount of seals up close and learned a great deal about the animals. The...More

1  Thank msheffield
Kara S, Owner at Monomoy Island Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks! 👋

Reviewed 3 October 2018

We took this boat tour so we could get an overview of the seals and ecosystem. It was more than I expected. The staff were great and the sights were phenomenal. The added tour of three harbours along with the history of each was a...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2018

Their website is not secure. I didn’t notice until after I had put in my credit card information and clicked submit. Sure enough, a few weeks later, my credit card had fraudulent charges. Luckily, the credit card company caught it and notified me. I had...More

Thank Susan D
Kara S, Manager at Monomoy Island Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Our web manager has assured us that booking online line is totally secure. Many other businesses in the area use the same online booking engine. Glad you liked the cruise!

Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Took my two grand daughters from Liberia West Africa out on an afternoon trip. They had fun seeing their beach from a boat, other boats on the water , light houses, and the number of seals in Chatham. Tour was explained well .

Thank Inspiration65623
Kara S, Front Office Manager at Monomoy Island Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Thank you!

Reviewed 28 August 2018

This is the second time I have taken the seal watch cruise over the last 2 summers and this trip was far more enjoyable than the previous trip. It is a short trip along the coast from Harwich Port to Chatham. Since it was very...More

2  Thank Jugghead
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Our family enjoyed this trip. We got to see a lot of seals, but none on land or sand bars. Our trip was at or near peak high tide, so perhaps a trip during low tide would offer more opportunities to see seals sunning themselves...More

3  Thank Sean M
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

If you are considering seal watching trip, be aware that it is a Harbor and Seal Watching cruise. Only 15 of the 90 minutes is spent watching seals. (To be generous, perhaps 45 minutes if you include the time it takes to ride out and...More

3  Thank Rockfish66
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Met one of the naturalists (Ed, a really nice guy) by chance waiting for a table for dinner one night. He had a brochure and a couple days later we were on the boat for the excursion. The trip included a ride in and out...More

4  Thank capecodtraveler01
Kara S, Owner at Monomoy Island Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

Remind me to give Ed a raise! Glad you enjoyed the trip!

Reviewed 23 July 2018

This was something that we decided to do last minute while we were at the Cape. I'm glad we did. It was myself, my husband, and 2 twelve year old girls. It was a great experience for all of us. The boat ride was relaxing...More

2  Thank thewoolleys2017
Kara S, Front Office Manager at Monomoy Island Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Thank you!

Reviewed 22 July 2018

Very comfortable boat, can sit in open on bow or in back covered area. Can move around more in the back... Very nice tour of harbor and Monomoy Island area, good commentary, lots of seal heads floating in water!!! Close too. Very nice staff/crew. Parking...More

Thank Likesagoodadventure
Kara S, Front Office Manager at Monomoy Island Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

So glad you enjoyed it!

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