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Blue Claw Boat Tours

235 Main St, Nauset Marina, Orleans, MA 02653-3423
+1 508-240-5783
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Seal Cruise

My husband, 6 year-old son and I enjoyed a *great* afternoon on Chatham Harbor on one of the Blue... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
Douglas, Massachusetts
Seal watchers paradise

A really fun couple of hours with Cap'n Ross in his small boat. We had a lovely cruise out to the... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2016
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Sightseeing Boat Tours on Cape Cod. We offer Seal Watch Adventure Cruises, Combination Beachcombing and Seal Watching Trips, Relaxing Evening/Sunset Cruises,and Private Custom Cruises.
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  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
235 Main St, Nauset Marina, Orleans, MA 02653-3423
+1 508-240-5783
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

My husband, 6 year-old son and I enjoyed a *great* afternoon on Chatham Harbor on one of the Blue Claw Boat Tour seal cruises. We originally wanted to do the seal cruise and beach combing combination, but we were the only people who booked it,...More

2  Thank stephberry2002
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

A really fun couple of hours with Cap'n Ross in his small boat. We had a lovely cruise out to the seals; saw hundreds of them - quite a sight - very close up. Lovely trip back via the fish dock (more interesting than it...More

Thank LondonBeagle
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We did this seal expedition in early July with Russ, who was a great guide filled with good information & very personable to boot. Highly recommend this small boat excursion as a way to learn about the seals...who look too cute for anything as they...More

Thank 7continentsdone
Reviewed 20 August 2016

We did a private tour with Captain Rob. He explained some of the history of the islands that we passed on our way out to see the seals. He threw in some nice stories about private treasure that the kids loved too.

Thank Marc S
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We took a terrific tour with Blue Claw Boat Tours. We saw hundreds of seals and some remarkable views. I would definitely recommend this to others. Our teenagers and tweens really enjoyed it.

1  Thank Happado
Reviewed 11 August 2016

2nd summer in a row that we have gone on the seal cruise and we had even more fun! Captain Rob is fun and informative, a true gentleman. Please request him, you will not regret this tour, kids were mesmerized!

Thank JTNeals
Reviewed 10 August 2016

We had a great boat ride today with Captain Jeff! He was friendly and made our trip very relaxing and informative. It was very exciting to see all the seals and views from the boat. Would highly recommend taking this tour if you come down...More

Thank brightbrady
Reviewed 10 August 2016

This was our second time doing the Seal Tour with Blue Claw, we first used them in 2014. When you call to book the woman answering the phone is cheerful and polite, informing you of Blue Claw's policies - credit card to hold your reservation,...More

1  Thank KKidsMom
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Great trip for young kids- not too long. The ride to see the seals was smooth and it was easy to get on and off the boat to collect shells.

Thank emac11975
Reviewed 5 August 2016

I would recommend this seal cruise to anyone visiting Cape Cod who wants to get out on the water for a pleasant tour. Everything about our experience was wonderful - starting with my call to make the reservation and ending with chatting with Captain Rob...More

1  Thank mew521
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Hi! We are planning a 1st time visit to Cape Cod in early May. We are considering booking a Whale Watch activity. We will have our own car. We plan to see all of the Cape and at least spend a few days on Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket of the 10 days we plan to visit. My question- are there any whales in the vicinity of the Cape that early in the summer to see on a Whale Watch? Or, are we more likely to see a lot of birds and seals? Thanks for your advice.
13 April 2015|
Response from Capt Rob W | Property representative |
HI: We will be opening on Memorial Day weekend offering seal cruises and more. We do not offer whale watching on our tours.. I would suggest looking into the whale watching trips that depart from Provincetown. Good luck and... More