Cape Cod is known for its beautiful beaches and water, both freshwater and saltwater. Enjoy your time on the Cape to its fullest by partaking in the Cape Cod boat tours and water sports! Whether going on a fishing charter is more your speed, or taking a ride on a jet ski, there is something that would appeal to everyone. There are plenty of places to check out the whales or seals just off the coast of Cape Cod, or spend a couple hours paddle boarding around in calm waters. Here are just some of the places where you can participate in Cape Cod boat tours, fishing and water sports.
Dennis Parasail & Jet Ski
Address: 1372 Route 134; South Dennis Website: www.capecodparasail.com Phone: 508 385 UFLY (8359) Details: Come and check out Cape Cod’s only truly Coast Guard inspected parasail boat on Cape Cod, or enjoy the beautiful Cape Cod Bay on a jet ski. Memories will be made that will last a lifetime!
Aqua Sport Jet Ski Rentals
Address: 1 Lighthouse Road, Dennis Website: www.capecodjetski.com Phone: 508 398 5387 Details: Not only can you rent your jet skis at Aqua, but you could also rent kayaks, banana boats and water trampolines! The banana boat is one of a kind. Operated by a Coast Guard captain, the banana boat is fun for all ages! The water trampoline is located on site, by the swimming area. The jet skis can hold up to 3 passengers, and the kayaks come in a variety of sizes.
Bass River Kayak, Cruises & Paddle boards
Address: (Kayak & Cruise) 109 Main Street; Dennis / (Paddle Board) 118 Main Street; Dennis Website: www.capecodkayaking.com Phone: 508 362 5555 Details: Check out Cape Cod’s beaches, marshes, impressive waterfront estates by renting a kayak or paddle board through Bass River Kayak! While on the water, you will also find a variety of wildlife and even windmills.
Cape Cod Waterways
Address: 16 Main Street, Dennis Website: www.capecodwaterways.com Phone: 508 398 0080 Details: Enjoy a fun family adventure on Swan Pond by renting a kayak, paddle board, canoe or electric pedal boat with Cape Cod Waterways!
Address: 1150 Queen Anne Rd, Harwich (it’s located on the Chatham / Harwich line) Website: www.adventurechatham.com Phone: 800 809 1750 Details: Adventure Chatham offers paddle board, kayak and even bicycle rentals. In addition, the straps necessary for strapping the boards to your vehicle are also available, so you are able to transport the equipment safely. Private lessons are also available if you are interested in learning how to paddle board.
Beachcomber Chatham Seal Watches
Address: 174 Crowell Road; Chatham Website: www.sealwatch.com Phone: 508 945 5265 Details: Reservations are required for seal watches. There are both harbor cruises and sunset cruises available to cruise the water and check out the seals.
Ocean Runner Boat Tours
Address: 715 Main Street; Harwich Port Website: www.capecodboattrips.com Phone: 508 430 7437 Details: On average, tours last about 2 hours. Bring your picnic, and even BYOB while taking in Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge where you can see seals in addition to dozens of different bird species. Sunset cruises also available.
Blue Claw Boat Tours
Address: Orleans Website: www.blueclawboattours.com Phone: 508 240 5783 Details: Check out the Chatham harbor seals on the #1 Seal Cruise on Cape Cod, featured on Chronicle, NBC and NECN! Blue Claw Boat Tours also offers full moon, sunset, and custom cruises in addition to beachcombing trips. Call or book your trip online.
Cap’n Kids Fishing Adventures
Address: Saquatucket Harbor, Route 28 Harwich Port Website: www.capecodkidsfishing.com Phone: 508 430 0066 Details: This family and child friendly fishing charter is typically 2 hours in duration. A top rated Cape Cod favorite for families, with bait, equipment and experienced staff ready for your trip on the water.
Sea Charters from Pleasant Bay
Address: South Orleans Website: www.fishing-capecod.com Phone: 508 255 1370 / Cell: 508 237 5177 Details: Captain Charles Gallagher has over 15 years experience, which means he knows all the good fishing spots to have a successful fishing trip on the water! With equipment that is top of the line, and all the necessities for inshore and offshore fishing, you will have a great time on this charter.
Address: Saquatucket Harbor, Route 28 Harwich Port Website: n/a Phone: 508 432 2520 Details: The Yankee II is Nantucket Sound’s newest fishing vessel. Great for family fun, there is an upper deck for sight seeing and sun bathing. With current electronics and equipment, it’s a great boat for fishing enthusiasts. The Yankee II is a smoke free and hard liquor free vessel.
Whale Watch Dolphin Fleet of Provincetown
Address: MacMillan Wharf / The ticket office located at 305 Commercial Street, Provincetown Website: www.whalewatch.com Phone: 1 800 826 9300 Details: Kids age 4 and under are free! The Whale Watch Dolphin Fleet of Provincetown is one of the most popular whale watches with 10 trips daily, fun-filled activities aboard the ship and knowledgeable naturalists available every trip. Best of all, there are guaranteed sightings!
Captain John Boats
Address: MacMillan Wharf, Provincetown Website: www.captjohn.com Phone: 508 746 2643 Details: You’re guaranteed a whale sighting on this whale watch that goes out of MacMillan Wharf. There is an on-board naturalist, decks for viewing as well as food and beverage service.
Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises
Address: 269 Millway, Barnstable Harbor Website: www.whales.net Phone: 508 362 6088 or 800 287 0374 Details: In the months of July and August early whale watches are available at 9 am or earlier. Trips are generally 3.5 – 4 hours in duration. There are 3 viewing decks as well as food and beverage service during the cruise.
Whether you are 3 or 103, Cape Cod has something to offer anyone who wants to get out on the water and have some fun! Check out the different rentals available, so whether kayaking, paddle boarding or jet skiing is more your speed, there is a way to enjoy your day in the water. Family fishing trips or whale watches are always a fun and educational way to spend time with your loved ones. Most whale and seal cruises have guaranteed sightings, so you know the trip will be a hit! There are so many Cape Cod boat tours, fishing and water sports to choose from! Thinking about making Cape Cod your permanent home or second home? Call Leighton Realty and see what is available in the area for sale during your stay. Cape Cod is a beautiful place to live year round, and it is also a popular investment property location. Check out our testimonials to see what our clients have had to say about their experience with Leighton Realty.
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