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An Exhilarating Whale Watching Experience on Cape Cod

Have the experience of a lifetime when you go whale watching on Cape Cod! There are numerous ways to spend your vacation on the Cape. Whether it be indulging in fresh, local seafood, learning about the rich history of our area, or are here on a science trip to learn more about our marine life in the Atlantic Ocean, there’s one thing that you need to add to the top of your vacation bucket list. That’s whale watching on Cape Cod! Below, we deep dive (and breach, and jump into) everything you need to know about whale watch excursions on Cape Cod. But, before you pack your binoculars and head to the nearest boat ride, make sure you access our free Vacation Guide. We’ve created this useful tool to help you find all of the best restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor recreation in Falmouth. Get started on planning!

The Ultimate Cape Cod Whale Watching Guide 

Imagine being on a whale-watching cruise, salty breeze in your hair, and having a good time when suddenly, the most massive creature you’ve ever seen emerges from the surface of the water to greet the boat, “hello.” 

The whales aren’t discreet, making a splash as the giants of the deep launch their entire bodies into the air. Whale watching is a truly spectacular experience that everyone needs to experience, and Cape Cod is the best place to see the magic happen!

When Is Whale Watching Season on Cape Cod?

Whale watching season on Cape Cod is between mid-May and October, so it’s best to plan your vacation to Falmouth between spring and fall.

What Kinds of Whales Can I See On Cape Cod?

You’re very likely to see humpback whales in the warmer months. Some other whale sightings to look out for are finback whales, pilot whales, minke whales, and right whales. 

If you’re extra lucky, keep your eyes peeled for some playful dolphins and seals as well!

Where Can I Find Discounts on Whale Watching Tours?

Since we believe spotting whales is one of the most phenomenal sights to experience, we want to offer you a chance to see it for yourself! Add our Thar She Blows package to your reservation at Treehouse Lodge, and get 30% off your tickets to Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises in Barnstable, Massachusetts. 

Bring the whole family and take a boat ride for 3-4 hours around the pristine waters of the Atlantic. This is an unforgettable experience you can’t miss!

Return to the Comfort of Your Woods Hole Accommodation

After what might be one of the coolest days of your life, relax at Treehouse Lodge near Falmouth, MA. Our charming hotel is the best place to relax and recharge after a day of adventures. Rest in one of our newly renovated rooms, and energize yourself for another day of exploring Falmouth with your family.

Make Treehouse Lodge your home away from home, and experience the magic on your next vacation. If you’re ready for an unforgettable adventure, check our availability and book your magical escape today!