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    Saturday Barbecue & Beers Cruise

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    there are two things we do in the summertime in Boston and that is boating and barbecues! Put them together on this 1.5-hour cruise through Boston harbor. We’ll pull out the corn hole and turn up the Beach Boys as we create a unique summer event for you. Bring a few friends and grab a few seasonal beers from the bar and do summer like a pirate! Featured menu: Texas Style Brisket – Smoked and Braised in Beer, Boneless Country Pork Ribs, North Carolina Style Fried Chicken with White BBQ Sauce, Seasonal Vegetable Roasted with Spices Sides: Seasonal Mixed Green Salad, Creamy Mac and Cheese, Cole Slaw, Honey Cornbread.
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    60 Rowes Wharf, Boston

    • Set out on a midday sail on the Boston Harbor
    • Experience the joy of barbecue and beer cruise and the historic scenery of the Boston Harbor
    • Expect to forget the distractions of life on land within minutes of leaving the dock
    • Keep an eye out for some of our harbor porpoises, harbor seals, cormorants, ospreys, egrets, blue herons, oystercatchers, and other wildlife
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    Guided Kayak Tour

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    Spend a day getting away from it all on a spectacular kayaking trip through the extensive estuaries and marshes of Upper Cape Cod! On this guided kayak tour, you'll experience unparalleled views of amazing wildlife as you paddle your way out to Historic Mill Creek. Your local guide will point out the stunning native Blue Herons and Osprey, as well as a wide variety of Tern and other fish feeding birdlife. Learn about the unique and complex system of plant life that exists in these creeks and marshes as you travel deeper into the estuaries and watch the grasses and flora change right before your eyes!
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    Guided Kayak Tour

    18 Jarves St, Sandwich

    • Enjoy the complex beauty of Cape Cod's wildlife as you kayak through its extensive estuaries
    • Cruise through the Historic Mill Creek in search of beautiful Osprey and Herons
    • Listen as your tour guide informs you about the changing grasses and fauna
    • Take in unparalleled views of Cape Cod and all its natural inhabitants on your journey
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    Whale Watching Tour

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    Spend a day full of breathtaking beauty out on the water, hanging out with the world's largest and most amazing mammals -- whales! As soon as you board the Privateer, the newest and the most comfortable high-speed whale watching vessel in Gloucester, you will be immersed in the sights and sounds of the working waterfront, including fishing boats that have just returned from sea unloading fish, lobstermen baiting and setting their traps, and perhaps even some indigenous wildlife such as Harbor seals, Gray seals, Double-crested cormorants, and of course the ubiquitous seagulls. Enjoy a short presentation from a naturalist to familiarize you with the whales and other wildlife species you are likely to encounter on the ocean. Then, embark on your tour and seek out these majestic sea creatures at Jeffreys Ledge or the Stellwagen Bank and National Marine Sanctuary. Along the way, your friendly guide will point out the historic buildings and landmarks of Gloucester and speak regarding the maritime lore surrounding this world famous seaport. At the feeding ground, your naturalist will explain the behaviors you observe the whales engaged in, all while you snap amazing photos and gain a deeper appreciation of the true beauty of these majestic creatures!
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    Whale Watching Tour

    63 Rogers St, Gloucester

    • Get the unique and special opportunity to observe endangered whale species in their natural habitat
    • Enjoy a ride on the Privateer while your guide shares some of Gloucester's maritime lore
    • Learn about the behaviors of whales from the perspective of a naturalist
    • Snap post-card worthy photos to remember your adventure for a lifetime
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    Marys & Mimosas Cruise

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    Our Mary's & Mimosa Cruise aboard Northern Lights features a unique spot to enjoy your favorite morning cocktail with unique views of the Boston Skyline. It is recommended you pack a picnic for you and your guests to enjoy on this journey through Boston Harbor! We'll have the beverages aboard including a well-stocked bloody mary bar and seasonal mimosas!
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    Marys & Mimosas Cruise

    60 Rowes Wharf, Boston

    • See historic sites along the harbor such as the harbor islands (Castle Island, Deer Island, Spectacle Island, Long Island, Lovells Island, Georges Island)
    • Keep an eye out for some of our harbor porpoises (early spring), harbor seals (early spring and fall), cormorants, oystercatchers, and other wildlife.
    • Expect to forget the distractions of life on land within minutes of leaving the dock
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    Whale Watching Cruise

    Looking for a whale watch that requires less travel time, offers the most comfortable ride available and gives you more time viewing some of the world's most magnificent creatures? Look no further! Here is Boston's ONLY 3-Hour Whale Watch on a high-speed catamaran. They will get you to and from the whales in half the time, which allows you more time to watch the whales. You'll visit Stellwagen Bank, the East Coast's most famous whale watching destination. Stellwagen's heavy concentration of humpback, finback, and minke whales guarantees an adventure filled with opportunities to view and learn about whales as they frolic in their natural habitat. Each Boston Whale Watching Cruise is narrated and guided by a naturalist from the noted Whale Center of New England (WCNE). The WCNE has been studying the whales of New England for more than 20 years and its members are recognized worldwide as authorities on whales. One of the whales you're likely to spot during a Boston Whale Watching Cruise is the humpback. These Northern hemisphere humpbacks reach an average length of 50 feet, and a weight of about 37 tons! Sadly, they're also among the most endangered, and its estimated that only 8 percent of their original population remains.

    With the data collected on each cruise, WCNE is able to further the understanding of whales and their world. And, their presence on board ensures that your whale watch will be an exciting and educational trip. Whale sightings on every whale watch. If you do not see a whale on your trip, you will receive a free ticket for a future Boston Whale Watching Cruise. The catamarans feature 3 outside decks for optimum viewing capability. Inside you will find climate controlled cabin space with cushioned seating, tables, state-of-the-art audio-visual, and a galley offering snacks and beverages for purchase.

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    Whale Watching Cruise

    296 State St, Boston

    • Sail out on a high speed catamaran for a three hour excursion of whale watching
    • Enjoy narration and guidance by a naturalist from a prominent authority on whales
    • See humpback, finback, and minke whales as part of your whale watching experience
    • Be on a vessel with cushioned seating and a galley offering snacks and beverages for purchase
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    Sunday Barbecue & Beers Cruise

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    Gather friends and family and set your sites for the best views and barbecue you can find in Boston aboard Northern Lights. There's a little something for every meat lover on this cruise. Grab a plate, select your favorite from the buffet, walk around the boat to find your favorite viewing location for our cruise around the harbor. We'll pull out the corn hole and turn on some beach tunes as we create a unique summer event for you. Bring a few friends and grab a few seasonal beers from the bar and do summer like a pirate! Featured menu: Texas Style Brisket – Smoked and Braised in Beer, Boneless Country Pork Ribs, Smoked Linguica Sausages, BBQ Spiced Shrimp, North Carolina Style Fried Chicken with White BBQ Sauce, Seasonal Vegetable Roasted with Spices Sides: Seasonal Mixed Green Salad, Bacon Baked Beans, Creamy Mac and Cheese, Cole Slaw, Honey Cornbread.
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    Sunday Barbecue & Beers Cruise

    60 Rowes Wharf, Boston

    • Set out on a midday sail on the Boston Harbor
    • Experience the joy of barbecue and beer cruise and the historic scenery of the Boston Harbor
    • Expect to forget the distractions of life on land within minutes of leaving the dock
    • Keep an eye out for some of our harbor porpoises, harbor seals, cormorants, ospreys, egrets, blue herons, oystercatchers, and other wildlife
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    Brunch Cruise

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    Wake up and embark on an exciting sea voyage with a satisfying drink in hand! Start your day on the open water as you sail around the Boston Harbor while observing the fascinating and historic scenery. See the USS Constitution,Bunker Hill Monument, USS Cassin Young, and many more sights, firsthand! This cruise features a freshly prepared gourmet buffet brunch included with each ticket. Drinks are available for purchase on-board by credit card only. You will be so refreshed, even the morning people will want to channel your energy!
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    Brunch Cruise

    60 Rowes Wharf, Boston

    • Set out on an early and invigorating sail on the Boston Harbor
    • Experience the joy of a leisurely sailing cruise and the historic scenery of the Boston Harbor
    • Expect to forget the distractions of life on land within minutes of leaving the dock
    • Keep an eye out for some of our harbor porpoises, harbor seals, cormorants, ospreys, egrets, blue herons, oystercatchers, and other wildlife
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    28 positive reviews

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