Duration: 2 hours; $95; If you don't sign up for this once-in-a-lifetime journey it will be the sealiest thing you ever do! Join Shearwater Excursions for a chance to see gray seals in their natural habitat. On this two-hour trip you'll learn about the life and ecology of these wonderful animals from an experienced naturalist on board, all while enjoying the beauty of Great Point. Don't forget to bring your camera -- this is the perfect chance to snap some memorable photos and make your social media followers green with envy! It's up to you of course, but this adventure certainly has OUR seal of approval!
See Gray Seals in their natural habitat
Learn about the life cycle of these amazing animals from a knowledgeable naturalist
Experience the serene beauty of Great Point
Take advantage of a great photography opportunity
Whaling History Tour
Duration: 1 hour; $45; Feeling a little landlocked in Nantucket? Head out to sea and enjoy a few whale "tails" during this historical adventure with Shearwater Excursions! Over the course of an hour-long tour, you'll enjoy the comforts of an intimate, 23-passenger vessel helmed by a professionally-trained crew that know how to have a good time. As you enjoy the ocean breeze in your hair, you'll learn about the local history, including stories from Nantucket's whaling era, plus check out historic landmarks left over from that time. Included in the stories you'll hear are those about the famed whaleship Essex, sunk in 1820 by a massive sperm whale, and the inspiration for Herman Melville's Moby Dick. It should be a whopper!
Head out sea for an hour-long tour and learn about Nantucket's whaling history
Learn about the island's past through stories told by a professionally-trained crew
Check out landmarks along the coast left over from the whaling era
Enjoy the thrills of riding aboard a small ocean vessel as you plunge over rolling waves
Note : The tours depart from Straight Wharf, Slip #1011.
Cancellation Policy: There are no refunds; all sales are final.