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Whaling City Expeditions

228 Macarthur Dr, New Bedford, MA 02740-7303
+1 508-984-4979
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This is a great tour! Captain Kathy was very explanatory and made the tour an awesome experience... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sindy C
Excellent tour, dedicated staff

The retired man is nice, kind, and knowledgeable. He knows his job and done it right. The tour was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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“harbor tour” (6 reviews)
“great tour” (5 reviews)
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228 Macarthur Dr, New Bedford, MA 02740-7303
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+1 508-984-4979
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great tour! Captain Kathy was very explanatory and made the tour an awesome experience for the family. We saw a seal! I definitely recommend this tour.

1  Thank Sindy C
Diane P, Manager at Whaling City Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad to have you join us! What a special treat to see a seal. Thank you for taking the time to review our tour and wonderful Captain ⚓

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The retired man is nice, kind, and knowledgeable. He knows his job and done it right. The tour was very enjoying. I took this tour on 7/26/2017 at 4:30 pm. It could be chilling when you're in the middle of the tour, so bring some...More

1  Thank StevenThaiITM
Diane P, Manager at Whaling City Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so happy that you enjoyed the tour! Yes, Captain Ray is very knowledgeable and always interesting. Thank you for taking time to review.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great way to see the cities of Fairhaven, Mattapoisett and New Bedford. The captain of the boat was very informative and gave a great historical narrative of the port of New Bedford. Definitely worth the visit!

1  Thank Tereza M
Diane P, Manager at Whaling City Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Always exciting to see a seal! So glad so enjoyed yourselves and thank you for joining us. Come again ⚓

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I always take boat trips when on vacation. This was one of the best we've taken. We learned so much from Capt. Kathy about the New Bedford fishing industry and enjoyed a relaxing, leisurely hour on the water. Perfect!

1  Thank gwelav
Diane P, Manager at Whaling City Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

It was certainly our pleasure to have you ride with us and thank you for taking the time to send a review. Our captains are the best!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This trip was Awsome!! My family and I had a wonderful time with this little harbor tour. The captain was extremely nice and knowledgeable of the harbor and it's history. We are locals and we learned tons of new things we had no idea about....More

1  Thank Jessica S
Diane P, Manager at Whaling City Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Terrific! So glad you enjoy yourselves and a seal sighting too. This is our 19th season and we are still being discovered by locals! Hope you can join us again.

Reviewed 10 July 2017

Great tour of New Bedford harbor with the knowledgeable Captain Kathy. We learned a lot both about fishing and the surrounding area around the harbor. Brought 2 of my grand kids and they loved it also! Great family fun.

1  Thank Ed H
Diane P, Manager at Whaling City Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

So glad you enjoyed yourselves! New Bedford sure has a great story to tell. Captain Kathy is terrific and each of our captains has something new to share. Come again.

Reviewed 1 July 2017

One of the best things I've done in a while and ONLY an hour. In that time you get to see and understand what's going on in the New Bedford seaport. I've been visiting for 40 years and tried to get into the port area....More

1  Thank Paul L
Diane P, Manager at Whaling City Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

We are so happy you enjoyed yourself! Our Captains just love giving these tours. Thank you for taking the time to review us. Hope you come again.

Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Awesome tour! The tour guide was knowledgeable of all the fishing boats. She also told us lots of historical facts about the area. This was tons of fun....wish we had known about it sooner. We would have taken lots of out of town guests!

1  Thank Diane J
Diane P, Manager at Whaling City Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

So glad you enjoyed the tour! Captain Kathy is terrific - our Captains just love sharing their knowledge! Come again and spread the word. Thank you ⚓

Reviewed 28 August 2016

The day called for thunderstorms and the tour guide made every attempt to call and make sure to notify of possible cancellation and checked to see if we were interested and able to attend an earlier tour. Although the water was a little choppy it...More

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nefw, Manager at Whaling City Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2016

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are so glad you enjoyed yourselves! Our Captains really enjoy their job and love sharing whatever is happening on the waterfront. ⚓

Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

This is the second time I've done this tour and I will probably do it again. The tour is very interesting and covers a wide range of topics for all interests.The boat is the perfect size and our tour guide was very knowledgable, friendly, and...More

Thank Mikaela Z
nefw, General Manager at Whaling City Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2016

Thank you so much for coming aboard and taking the time to write a review. Even after 18 seasons, I learn something new every time. Our captains sure love what they do and you make their day better!

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