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    Whale watching trips in Massachusetts

    Have you ever been on a whale watching trip in Massachusetts? I remember going years ago and it was a really a fun time. A whale came real close to the bottom of our boat which kind of freaked us out, but it didn't flip us over so all was good. The guides on the boat were not at all concerned about it swimming close to the bottom of the boat so it must be something that whales do, but all of us passengers were a little worried!

    It was a lot of fun tho if you like to see the sea creatures. Sometimes you will see dolphins too. I am sure there are other places that offer whale watching trips too, but I have only gone in Massachusetts. I don't remember the boat company now because it was years ago, but there are different companies that do these tours.

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    I've heard a lot about whale watching in Massachusetts, my uncle lives in Boston and he's been there a couple of times. I guess it's one of the best spots in the world for whale watching. Your experience sounds like a lot of fun, scary too, but that adds to the adventure! Hope I get to see those water giants up close someday.

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    Re: Whale watching trips in Massachusetts

    I've not tried one in Massachusetts, but I grew up in Maine and took one out of Boothbay harbor. I got very seasick but we saw quite a few humpbacks and fin whales. It was amazing how close to the boat they got!

    I highly reccomended taking Dramamine or using sea bands just in case, because once those whales start showing up they cut the motors and the boat is like a buoy at that point

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    It sounds cool, but I try not bother animals. Besides which I always worry they'll forget their whales and start acting like dolphins/toothed whales. I really don't want to get played with to death.

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    Re: Whale watching trips in Massachusetts

    I went whale watching on the east cost of Canada, but didn't see any whales! I just remember getting a bit seasick. I'm sure it's a magical experience if you do see them! I love seeing footage of whales on shows like Blue Planet, but seeing them in person would convey their size much more fully.

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    Yes but no....not a significant way, I was maybe 6 months old? lol. I don't know why anyone thought that was a great idea, but I didn't really have the appreciation for it back then . I would love to go though, it sounds like it could be incredible!

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    Re: Whale watching trips in Massachusetts

    I've gone whale watching in Costa Rica and that was very nice, however, I'm not as sure about Whale Watching in Massachusetts, so I will have to check that out as a possibility the next time I go there.

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    Re: Whale watching trips in Massachusetts

    I have gone twice - once out of Gloucester, MA and the second time out of Boston. Both times about half of the people on the ship got sea sick. It was a long ride out and we only saw a hand full of whales.

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    Re: Whale watching trips in Massachusetts

    Quote Originally Posted by Esperahol View Post
    It sounds cool, but I try not bother animals. Besides which I always worry they'll forget their whales and start acting like dolphins/toothed whales. I really don't want to get played with to death.
    You are not bothering the animals. You are in a boat on the ocean and the boat takes you out to see any whales that may be out in the water. You don't leave the boat until you reach land so there is no playing with the whales in the water. It is really neat to see them!

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    Re: Whale watching trips in Massachusetts

    Quote Originally Posted by alycat32 View Post
    I've not tried one in Massachusetts, but I grew up in Maine and took one out of Boothbay harbor. I got very seasick but we saw quite a few humpbacks and fin whales. It was amazing how close to the boat they got!

    I highly reccomended taking Dramamine or using sea bands just in case, because once those whales start showing up they cut the motors and the boat is like a buoy at that point
    Great point! I didn't think about mentioning that I don't get sea sick myself, we used to go 80 miles out off the coast to go tuna fishing. But growing up a family member used to get sea sick as soon as the boat stopped.

    I think Dramamine is what she used to take right before going out for the day on the boat and she was ok. If she didn't take it she would get quite sick!

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    Re: Whale watching trips in Massachusetts

    I agree with you guys, it's a great point just we need to be careful about sea sickness. 80 miles are a huge distance.

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    Re: Whale watching trips in Massachusetts

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    Re: Whale watching trips in Massachusetts

    Massachusetts is such a nice place for having fun. It is a home of captivating and alluring attractions among the visitors. I have been there about few years ago with my friends. We stay there for few days and explored its numerous places. A lot of visitors go there each year and had great time there. I would love to go there again and again.

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    Re: Whale watching trips in Massachusetts

    Massachusetts is one of the most famous US state and I have been there visited much of the time and had great time there. Nowadays i have a plan to be there again with my college friends and so srue that this time we will go more fun like previous time.

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    I just Whale watching show and surely it will be a great time period for me and for all others too. i will love to have some fun there after my tour. Cause this is the ever best time for me and i will love to have some fun there for sure. So keep it more up and have a great time there. I will try this during my niagara falls bus tours from boston.

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