posted on March 08, 2017 09:53
Climb aboard our comfortable, air-conditioned, twelve passenger coach at 462 Main Street in Hyannis at 9:00. This narrated tour excursion begins with the beauty of Hyannis by sea. A one hour cruise around the harbor includes views of Great Island, Squaw Island, the Kennedy Memorial, Point Gammon Light and the historic Kennedy Compound. Then travel to Chatham, where an exciting day awaits on the elbow of Cape Cod. Visit the Chatham Lighthouse and the US Coast Guard Station. From there, enjoy the bustle of the Chatham Fish Pier and its playful seals. Keep a lookout for great white sharks in the water! Stroll down Main Street, with its unique shops. Our tour guides are knowledgeable and committed to outstanding customer service. Please inform us of any special needs. We provide bottled water throughout the day and a mid-morning snack.
8:45 - 9 Welcome aboard our comfortable coach, offering large windows for viewing the beautiful sights of Cape Cod. Small tour groups provide opportunities to meet other vacationers visiting from all over the world. Water and snacks are provided. Restrooms are available at all stops. We recommend comfortable walking shoes. (No flip-flops please!)
9 - 9:45 Our tour begins in downtown Hyannis. We will pass St. Francis Xavier, the church of the Kennedy family and the charming artist shacks along the harbor, as we travel to our first stop, the Kennedy Memorial.
9:45 - 11 Hyannis Harbor Cruise
11 - 12 Our fully narrated tour highlights interesting landmarks, entertaining folklore, and what to do once we arrive in Chatham!
12 - 12:30 No visit to Cape Cod would be complete without a lighthouse. View the beautiful Chatham Lighthouse and the United States Coast Guard Station. Enjoy the beauty of this area including its charming homes, historic monuments, and the beach where the rescue boat was launched to save the Pendleton. The movie The Finest Hours was filmed at this location chronicling this daring rescue.
12:30 - 1:00 Next experience the sights and sounds of the Chatham Fish Pier. See local fisherman and their daily catch as well as seals and the occasional white shark!
1 - 3 Explore on foot. There are many options available for lunch. Your guides will be happy to share advice on where to eat. View the Col. Benjamin Godfrey Windmill or walk the Chatham Labyrinth. Stroll down Main Street, with its unique and upscale shops, (Make sure to visit the auction display of Sharks in the Park!) or visit the Chatham Marconi Maritime Center ($7.50 additional fee) for a tour and a retelling of the historic distress call received there from the Titanic! Or perhaps, you would prefer seeing the Atwood House Museum ($10.00 additional fee) and discovering Cape Cod's captivating history, art, and culture. There is so much to see and do!
3 - 3:45 Return to Hyannis as you rest and reminisce about your amazing day!
PLEASE NOTE: Traffic conditions can impact return times. Please be aware of this when scheduling dinner reservations or other evening plans.
- Children must be accompanied by an adult.
- Not recommended for child aged 8 and under
- Dress code is casual.
- No flip-flops please
- Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
- A moderate amount of walking is involved.
- Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair.
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.
- Boating is subject to favorable weather conditions.
Pricing Type: Per person
Maximum travelers: 12
Age groups: ADULT (12-99)