Whales belong to the scientific order Cetacea, which is divided into two groups. There are about 40 different types of whales, either Baleen or Toothed, each exhibiting sufficient differences that sets them apart. Because the waters around Cape Cod are consistently ranked as one of the world’s top 10 whale watching destinations, you are sure to see several different types. When you come to stay with us at Chatham Gables, you will have numerous opportunities to see these magnificent creatures on one of many Cape Cod whale watching tours! Here are a few of our favorites!
Hyannis Whale Watching Cruises
Offering some of Cape Cod’s finest whale watching tours, Hyannis’ jet-powered, state of the art vessel, Whale Watcher, carries you to Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary for unforgettable encounters with the whales. The Sanctuary is home to Humpback, Finback, and Minke whales as well as several dolphin species. With thirty years of experience, you are in safe hands when touring with the staff at Hyannis Whale Watching Cruises!
Cape Cod Fishing Charters
Take a sight seeing tour with the friendly crew at Cape Cod Fishing Charters! Our experienced Cape Cod charter captains will guide you through a day of fun and excitement on the Cape Cod Whale Watching tour. The Cape Cod Fishing Charter trips and tours can be customized to fit your needs and create an unforgettable adventure on the Cape.
Cape Cod Scenic Tours
Specializing in sightseeing tours throughout the beautiful Massachusetts waters, Cape Cod Scenic Tours are fun filled and leave each visitor with fantastic memories of the peninsula. Cindy Ladd, founder of Cape Cod Scenic Tours, created the company with the vision of showing visitors the most picturesque and scenic areas of the Cape. Each sightseeing tour allows guests to learn about the interesting history of the area and the grand creatures of the sea!
Located in Provincetown, SeaSalt Charters offers private whale watching tours and fishing charters. SeaSalt provides a unique opportunity for passengers aboard to see the whales in their natural habitat. Aboard a private, comfortable boat with just you, your family, and friends, your ships Captain will sail you over the whales’ feeding and nursing grounds at Stellwagen Bank. Operated by some of the most experienced whale watch Captains in the world, you will have a memorable and meaningful experience. The seasoned Captains at SeaSalt know where to find the most active whales whether they are gliding just below the glass surface or lunging high above the rolling waves.
No matter which Cape Cod whale watching tours you choose, we know you’ll have a great trip! One way to make your getaway truly memorable is staying at Chatham Gables Inn. Our charming Cape Cod bed and breakfast is close to many of the above tours, so you’ll never be far from the sightseeing adventures. There is no better place to unwind after a day out at sea than in one of our elegant guest rooms, each with its own private bath and luxury amenities. Every morning, enjoy a scrumptious complimentary breakfast in the garden room to start your day off on the right note. We look forward to having you with us soon!
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