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
  • Visit plenty of other Boston attractions with a Go Boston pass

With your Go Boston pass, cruise out onto the open waters on a high-speed catamaran and get close to some magnificent sea mammals.

    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

    Reservation Instructions: Reservations are not required but are suggested for weekends and holidays. Reservations are recommended by phone, (617) 227-4321 or (877) SEE-WHALE. Please identify yourself as a Go Boston pass holder. Your Go Boston pass must be valid on the day of the tour.

    Getting In: Present your pass at entrance.

    Please Note: Go Boston pass holders may enter this attraction until closing or 5:30 pm, whichever comes first. Dates and times are subject to change.

    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.