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Believe me, it's a great thrill when you see one of the monster denizens break the surface, spout, sport, and play.

 

 

You can sight whales from the Coast Guard Station on Race Point Beach, and even with the naked eye you can see them spouting and rolling.

But to see them up close is something else, and for that you need to sign up for a whale-watch cruise.

The whales—which seem to perform expressly for the appreciative crowds on the boats—seem to enjoy the trip as much as you do.

Several boats leave on morning and afternoon runs, and give you several hours in which to find and watch the whales. Boats leave from MacMillan Wharf.

Contact these whale-watch cruise companies:

Dolphin Fleet (tel 508-255-3857 or toll free 800-826-9300), which by the way has a 99.7% sighting record

Portuguese Princess Excursions (tel 508-487-2651 or toll free 800-442-3188)

Whale's Tales Tours (tel 508-497-2980 or toll free 800-942-5376); or the Ranger V (tel 508487-1582 or 487-3322, or toll free 800-992-9333) for times, prices, and reservations.



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MacMillan Wharf, Provincetown MA

MacMillan Wharf in Provincetown MA, from which whale watch cruises depart, as seen from the Pilgrim Monument.