Whale Watching in Provincetown, MacMIllian Pier

Whale watching in Provincetown is guaranteed to give you an up-close view of these marvelous mammals. Whales are plentiful off the shores of the Outer Cape, and excursions leave daily.

The whaling industry was once a vital part of Provincetown’s economy, but now the whales are protected. The Center for Coastal Studies based here in Provincetown has been a major force in the preservation and care of these marvelous mammals. The population off the coastal waters of Provincetown and the Outer Cape is now plentiful and flourishing.

Provincetown Whale Watching

Consider taking one of the several charter fleets that run from mid-April through mid-October. In fact some of the best times for sightings are in April and October! You can even often see them off the shores of Race Point and Hatches Harbor.

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Whale Watch Fleets

All whale watching boats leave from Macmillan Pier (Center of Town) | Map

Dolphin Fleet

Provincetown Whale Watching