Search for Seals Around Woods Hole

Heated boat tours with Buzzards Bay Coalition

FALMOUTH, Mass. – Look for seals and wintering seabirds during a series of boat tours around Woods Hole this winter! Join the Buzzards Bay Coalition at Patriot Boats (110 Scranton Ave., Falmouth) for the first of this winter cruise series on Saturday, Jan. 26 from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Cape Cod and Buzzards Bay are important stopover locations for overwintering marine wildlife. Participants will be able to photograph and observe unusual northern birds alongside gray, harbor, and harp seals that have ventured south from cold northern latitudes, with the option of viewing from out in the fresh air or in a comfortable heated indoor space.


Tickets are $20 for Buzzards Bay Coalition members, $30 for nonmembers and $15 for children ages 12 and under. Free for children ages 3 and under. Advance registration is required.


To buy tickets online, visit or contact the Buzzards Bay Coalition at (508) 999-6363 ext. 219 or [email protected].


The next Woods Hole seal and seabird cruise will be from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. on February 2. Please visit the Coalition’s events website for more details and additional dates in February and March.

This event is part of Discover Buzzards Bay, an initiative to help people across the Buzzards Bay region find unique and exciting ways to explore the outdoors, get some exercise and connect with nature. Local residents can use Discover Buzzards Bay to get outside and discover woods, wetlands and waterways from Fall River to Falmouth. To learn more, visit Discover Buzzards Bay is sponsored by Southcoast Health. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on