Going on a whale watch in Gloucester during your Cape Ann vacation is one of the #1 things to do guests love when staying at the Atlantis Oceanfront Inn. See which ones we recommend below.


7 Seas Whale Watch

7 Seas Whale Watch in Gloucester has been featured on the Discovery Channel and in National Geographic Magazine. All Whale Watch trips are led by a professional marine biologist.

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Cape Ann Whale Watch in Gloucester MA

Cape Ann Whale Watch

The area’s first and most experienced whale watch since 1979! Sail aboard the Hurricane 2, the largest and fastest vessel out of Gloucester!

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Essex River Cruises

Visit historic mansions, shipyards, islands, beaches, wildlife, and birds with an Essex River Cruise during your time at Atlantis Oceanfront Inn. “Enjoy a river excursion that captures the essence of New England,“ says the Boston Globe.

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Schooner Ardelle Gloucester

Schooner Ardelle

Designed and built by master shipbuilder, Captain Harold Burnham is the 28th Burnham to operate an Essex Shipyard since 1819. The pinky Schooner Ardelle sails out of Maritime Gloucester offering great views of Gloucester’s working waterfront and outer harbor, Hammond Castle Museum, and Gloucester lighthouses Ten Pound Island and Eastern Point Lighthouses, the Dog Bar breakwater, Norman’s Woe and Massachusetts Bay.

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Schooner-Lannon In Gloucester

Schooner Thomas E. Lannon

A visit to Gloucester would not be complete without a sail on the Schooner Thomas E. Lannon. Help the crew raise the sails or just sit back and enjoy Gloucester’s scenic coastline. Perfect for private parties and functions.

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Cape Pond Ice

The coolest guys around featured in the movie “The Perfect Storm.” Tours daily through the ice house.

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Cape Ann Harbor Tours

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