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Cape Cod Canal Cruises

184 Onset Ave at the Onset Town Pier, Onset, MA 02558
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Fun summer activity....

We have been on the canal cruise out of Onset Mass several times. It is a great narrated trip and a... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
Barbara M
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Marion ,Mass.
enjoyable

Sunset cruise is awesome, there is also cruises with music and food. Totaly enjoy the canal cruise... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
dotdotgriffin
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Wareham, Massachusetts
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184 Onset Ave at the Onset Town Pier, Onset, MA 02558
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

We have been on the canal cruise out of Onset Mass several times. It is a great narrated trip and a wonderful way to see the canal.... Perfect on a HOT day.... with wonderful breezes on board...

Thank Barbara M
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Sunset cruise is awesome, there is also cruises with music and food. Totaly enjoy the canal cruise. A must do when vacationing in Onset.

Thank dotdotgriffin
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

My husband and I took the 3 hour cruise with narrator Drew. He covered everything about the area and the various islands. He also made recommendations for other places to visit and eat in the area. Great cruise with lots of picture-taking chances. We loved...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

What could we do on a cloudy day? We took the two-hour canal tour and loved it. The crew was friendly and welcoming and the guide, Toby, was informative. Boat has inside and outside viewing areas as well as full bar and munchies. We found...More

Thank Ryeman127
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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Four of us went on the canal cruise we took the 3 hour trip which meant one & half hours each way. It was a great way to learn about the canal & how it came about plus a little history about Onset

Thank Andy L
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

Every year my wife and I along with her sister and brother in-law take the 'Viking' on an annual trip up the Cape Cod Canal to celebrate our wedding anniversary, it was a double wedding on "the day". The Viking leaves from the Town Pier...More

2  Thank df4727
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

I live on Cape Cod and find it hard to enjoy the Cape in season because of work, traffic, etc. I happened to win this cruise from a Cape Cod Baseball League game raffle, so now I had to make time to drive an hour...More

1  Thank 658Chris
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Our family went on the 2 hour cruise of the canal and really enjoyed it. For the first half of the trip, they gave the history of the area, houses, islands, and the canal. The second half, it was quiet and we were able to...More

1  Thank MdKal
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

We were looking for something to do to end the summer season and this was a great choice! The Great-grands (ages 5 and 3) loved this ride....it was a very informative, narrated ride which lasted two hours....comfortable for everyone because the kids sat down while...More

Thank lbene351
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Reviewed 19 August 2017

This was a great cruise on a sparkling early August day. We went on the morning 3-hour cruise down the length of the canal and thoroughly enjoyed it. The scenery was great - enjoyed seeing the Bourne and Sagimore Bridges from the perspective of being...More

Thank Ruth-Art
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Catherine M
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Response from Bob M | Reviewed this property |
The boat does have rest rooms and you can buy refreshments on the boat.....Highly recommend the cruise, especially down to the Sagamore Bridge. Great for young kids also.
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Response from Bob M | Reviewed this property |
I believe from May through November, as long as the weather is good.
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NETravels16
28 September 2016|
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Response from NBee6 | Reviewed this property |
I doubt it would go out in pouring rain. Here is the 800 number I found on their website. Please note that reservations cannot be accessed via email. Nor can they be made, changed or cancelled. Call our reservation office... More
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