This is a premium attraction. All 3, 5, and 7-day All-Inclusive passes include your choice of one premium experience.

Set sail and enjoy this Boston cruise tour with a New England Aquarium Whale Watch ticket, free for Go Boston pass holders.

Experience the New England Aquarium Whale Watch with a Go Boston pass

  • Pay nothing at the gate – simply scan your digital pass
  • Pass includes a four-hour whale and dolphin-spotting tour
  • Commentary from a naturalist and aquatic expert
  • See humpback whales, minke whales, and dolphins
  • Other attractions included with a Go Boston pass are the Boston Sunset Cruise, Freedom Trail Walking Tour and many more

Hours of Operation

January-June & September-December
Monday-Friday, 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Saturday and Sunday, 9:00 am-6:00 pm
New Year's Day: 12:00 noon-6:00 pm

July & August
Daily, 9:00 am-6:00 pm

*All hours are subject to change without notice.

Closings & Holidays

November 20th – mid-March. May be closed on June 17th due to Harbor shutdown. 

Holiday Hours

Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. All holiday hours are subject to change without notice.

Know before you go

Buy a city pass and enjoy this Boston whale-watching cruise, along with other Boston attractions, at a discounted price.

  • Go Boston All-Inclusive city pass gives you up to 55% savings
  • Go Boston Explorer pass gives you up to 35% savings
  • Go Boston Build Your Own pass gives you up to 20% savings

After you’ve made your purchase, you’ll be emailed your pass which you may either print off or download via our app.

Important entry information

Simply show your Go Boston pass at the New England Aquarium admission counter and you will get access – there's no need to purchase individual tickets at any of the Boston attractions included on your pass. 

Getting there

New England Aquarium Whale Watch

US, MA, Boston, 02110, 1 Long Wharf,


1 Long Wharf,
Boston, MA 02110
United States

Closest Subway Stop

Take the T: Blue Line to Aquarium stop. Proceed to the Boston Harbor Cruise's ticket booth at Long Wharf near the New England Aquarium.