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Whale Watching Cruises from Nantucket Island, Massachusetts: A Guide

The town of Nantucket is an island (or technically three islands because Tuckernuck and Muskeget are separate land masses) off the coast of Massachusetts, and off the coast of Massachusetts are some of the best whale watching waters in the world, so it should come as no surprise that there are whale watching cruises from Nantucket. These whale watching cruises take place primarily in the summer, when the population of Nantucket increases fivefold. Only one company operates whale watching cruises from Nantucket, Shearwater Excursions, so below we detail their offerings, as well as explain what to expect when whale watching out of Nantucket, which differs from whale watching in other parts of Massachusetts. Read more [...]