Of all the many attractions of Cape Cod, whale watching is certainly at the top of the list. Why wouldn't it be? Whales are the largest creatures on the planet, and many visitors to the Cape & Islands have probably never seen these awesome marine mammals in the wild. Set off on an adventure that takes you around the tip of the Cape, along our scenic coastline, past Coast Guard stations and historic lighthouses, and out to Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, to see these legendary animals up close.
If it's your first chance to go whale watching, get ready for an amazing experience. Here are some suggestions to help you plan your excursion.