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Neil M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
April 2016

We had a fantastic trip and were very entertained by the whales at close quarters for about 2 hours. The staff were very informed and caring, however, if you are hard of hearing you may not be able to hear the commentary when the boat is moving, which is a shame as the information was excellent.
We also had a double ticket for the aquarium and this was also a really good experience. A whole day of whale watching and the aquarium was fantastic and great value for money

Georgette F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
November 2015

Fantastic Tour - lovely Boat - really comfortable. We saw about 50 - 80 hump back and a few others.... It was amazing activity. The guides were amazed themselves!!!

Helen W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
November 2015

Great trip, really lovely comfortable boat and obviously the whales were the star of the show!

Alexander J

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
November 2015

LOts of humbacks, also minkes. acquarium is a gem

Ulrich S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2015

This was an amazing tour. I booked this tour for mid of October which is near the end of the season and surely not optimal. Nevertheless, we saw many hunchbacks with calfs very close to our boat. The guide knew the animals by their appearance and told us really interesting facts on our way back to Boston. I really enjoyed the trip. However, be sure to have very warm clothes. It's getting unbelievable cold once you leave the harbor area.

Jay A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
September 2015

This has been one of the best tours my wife and I have taken in a long time. We arrived at 9:15 am a bit early and the tour company, Boston Harbor Cruise had a representative at the wharf to talk with us. At 9:30 am we loaded the fabulous ship with two hulls and waited for our departure. The captain and staff continually announced that the seas were rather choppy with sea's of 6 - 10 ft and if you felt uncomfortable to please stay outside of you may want to come back another day. We of course stayed and stood on the bow the entire time. Dun was strong and sea's choppy with wind in your face. Trip to the whales took 1 1/2 hours and we encountered over 100 whales during our journey. The biologist explaining to us all said this was the largest whale watch she had ever seen. Pods of 25 - 30 St a time. The whales were breaching causing huge spashes of water, the cries of the whales were heard, and the bow holes making sounds throughout. I can't promise you will see this many whales again, but I can promise there is no better tour then this. Since the whales were so plentiful, the captain and staff made our journey in 4 1/2 hours. We have been to Alaska and never saw this many whales. You might want to come in September since the whales are feeding and getting ready for their journey south.
After the whale watch we toured the New England Aquarium and just loved the aquarium as well. Very well laid out and do interesting. Had a lot of giant turtles. The penguin exhibit was the best we have seen any where. Please don't miss this tour. Viator pricing is fabulous. Just the normal cost for an adult to enter the aquarium is 29.95. Buy the combo ad we did and you won't be disappointed.
Thank you Viator for bringing this tour to the public.

Lacey A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
September 2015

We had such a fun time watching the whales. We saw 4 Humpbacks whales 3 adults and a calf. I could have watched them for hours. The crew was very knowledgeable about the whales and were able to identify them by their flukes.

Suzyblue United Kingdom

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
September 2015

Great trip, saw lots of whales.

Would recommend!

David T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
September 2015

The whale-watching is fabulous - I have now done this twice and had the privilege of seeing humpback whales and their calfs close up to the boat. Also lucky enough to see a fin whale, second largest of all whales. And really enjoyed the aquarium - interesting, well laid-out and informative.

Dave United Kingdom

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
September 2015

This has to be done, the whales come close to the boat, it was a wonderful experience as i had never done this before.

ricoblesed

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
September 2015

We got cancel due to weather, went out on the first tour the following day, the swells where 2 to 3 feet it made it a bumpy ride lots of people got sick but its an amazing trip, wish we had encounter more than one whale but even the one we encounter was amazing to see, The crew is amazing helpful and cooperative specially with those who get sick

Donna R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2015

If you're in Boston don't miss this!! The whales were very active the day that we went out.... diving, a few breaches... just amazing. The New England Aquarium staff was very knowledgeable and interesting. I would go again. Thanks for a wonderful experience!!

DBEZ

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2015

This was the highlight of our trip. Seeing the humpbacks up close was amazing and the Aquarium is a must see. Definitely a value for the price. However, I highly recommend if anyone has issues with sea sickness to take something before. Our youngest son didn't have as much fun as the rest of the family. Simply wonderful!

Mr R D T W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2015

Brilliant! - both the whale watching trip and the aquarium.

Arturo G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2015

The whale tour was fabulous!

karenstrayer

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2015

This was a wonderful experience. The crew was very familiar with the animals that we saw and they took extra care to make sure that we had sightings!

Joyce M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
November 2014

There was a lot of whale activity the day we went. The person commentating did an awesome job. Her love and interest about the whales was very obvious !! Great time !!

robinm127

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2014

Whale watching cruise was awesome! Saw about 12 whales up close and several more in the distance. Our nauralist guide was very knowledgable about the whales that we saw - their names, markings, what calf belonged to what mother, etc. I would highly recommend this cruise to anyone traveling to Boston!

Sharon H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2014

Excellent. Fantastic.

Bruce F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2014

Whale watching was unbelievable. I have never seen so many whales so close. Boat crew and naturalist were great. Very enjoyable. Aquarium was good also.

Paul H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2014

This tour was amazing!

Jonathan M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
September 2014

This tour was amazing!

Darlene C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2014

The trip was great and we saw so many whales we lost count. I would definately recommend a Viator Cruise to everyone. It was the highlight of our visit to Boston..

Joseph P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2014

this was the highlight of our two week Salem to Cape Cop vacation! More than 1.5 hours constant contact (50 yards) with a Humpback cow and her calf!

john h

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2014

whale watching was brilliant we saw a humpback whale called measles . trip lasted 3hours 45 mins very good value , staff very experienced and helpful .Aquarium was out of this world best i have ever seen we really enjoyed our visit

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