1-Day Boston to Provincetown, Cape Cod and Atlantic Ocean Whale Watch Cruise Tour

Tour Code: GOL-BOS-275
Duration: 1 Day
Tour Guide: Chinese, English
Quality: Budget
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1-Day Boston to Provincetown, Cape Cod and Atlantic Ocean Whale Watch Cruise Tour
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Overview

Experience: UNESCO, Family

Extra (Excluded): Wifi, Meal etc...

Tour Guide:Chinese, English


Available Days :

Fri (2019-05-15 To 2019-09-20) | Fri (2020-05-29 To 2020-09-18)

Highlights :

Explore Pilgrim Tower, Quincy Market, Provincetown, Whydah Pirate Museum, Cape Cod, and Atlantic Ocean Whale Watch Cruise on our exciting bus tour starting from Boston with special discounts and buy two get one free ticket offers.

Itinerary

Today, all the guests are subjected to meet our travel hosts at Quincy Market in Boston. We will start the journey early in the morning by departing from Boston towards the Provincetown, located on the very northern tip of Cape Cod in US State of Massachusetts. Upon arrival in town, guests will enjoy exploring Pilgrim Tower, which is known to be the tallest granite structure in the world. It commemorates the 1620’s signing of the Mayflower Compact in Harbor for the landfalls of the very first pilgrims in the region. Continue the tour towards the famous Whydah Pirate Museum, showcasing myriads of recovered artifacts 18th-century vessel regarding the slave trade and the piracy – get excited! The fun will begin as soon as our guests board the Atlantic Ocean Whale Watch Cruise which highlights the largest Humpback Whales, dolphins, seabirds, and much more. Later, our tour group will return to Boston the conclude the tour.


Attractions

Atlantic Ocean Whale Watch, AO

The year-round whale-watching expedition attracts millions of visitors from all over the globe. The breathtaking sights of Whales in their natural habitat also serves for the scientific and educational purposes. Atlantic Ocean Whale Watch is the most well-known and fascinating whale watching tour in the country.

Cape Cod, MA

Cape Cod, situated in Massachusetts, is popular for tourism. Its history, beautiful beaches and maritime character makes it a must visit in Summers.

Pilgrim Monument, MA

The first landfall of pilgrims in 1620 was commemorated in the years between 1907 and 1910 at Provincetown. This place is known as Pilgrim Monument.

Provincetown, MA

Provincetown is located on the northern tip of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. This seaside town is on the Mayflower’s landing site in 1620, honored by the Pilgrim Monument and enveloping Provincetown Museum. Provincetown has many galleries, besides cabarets, nightclubs, restaurants and specialty shops.

West Yarmouth, MA

West Yarmouth is situated in the southwest quarter of the town of Yarmouth. There are many good places to eat. It’s not only a good place for couples but also for families and kids.it’s a blend of a nice atmosphere with good places to eat. Gerado’s café is a good place to eat.

Whydah Pirate Museum, MA

This museum names after the wrecked Whydah, commanded by captain Sam Bellamy features fascinating artifacts like firearms, cannons, and treasures of fifty plundered ships, dating back to seventeenth century!


  • The order of itinerary may change without any notice depending on weather situations or for some other unforeseen circumstances.
  • The order of activities held during the tour is planned by the tour guide. So, it may be different from what is mentioned on the tour page. On fewer occasions, Tour Guide has to skip an attraction or few during the tour depending on weather, traffic, group interest or some other reason.
  • Some attractions are seasonal. So, when they are closed they will be replaced with some other attraction.
  • You can skip some optional activities during the tour and plan something on your own. Make sure that you coordinate with Tour guide and stay with the group with next activity. Please note you cannot stay on the bus if you skip some optional activity.
  • Probable hotel names are mentioned in the itinerary. It can be similar or a different hotel of the similar rating. Exact Hotel details can only be provided one day before the departure.
  • Maximum 4 people of any age can stay in 1 Room in the hotel.
  • These tours are conducted in a group. A group can have people of several cultures. We expect each person to coordinate with Tour guide to make sure things are on track.
  • Though attractions are optional but you have to at least take 2 attractions.

Pricing


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What's Included

  Passengers will be picked up and dropped off at their chosen locations. (Please take notice of locations and times of pick up)

  All tours are carried out in air conditioned bus. We may also use a minivan depending on the number of people booking the tour.

  A professional tour escort will be with you throughout the tour.

  Tour package price includes all the taxes.


What's Excluded

  Fares for air travel and transport from home to and from the location chosen for pick-up.

  Expenditure for personal purposes.

  Fee for Optional Activities and entrance. Pay in cash to the tour guide. He will arrange tickets. Some attractions might be closed on public holidays. Optional activities price may change or can be different as displayed on the website.

  A minimum tip of $10 per passenger per day for Tour Guide and Driver is not included in the price of the tour package. Pay it in cash to Tour guide and bus driver. This service fees collected from passengers complement the incomes of the driver and the tour guide.

  Travel insurance.

  Though the meals are excluded,but the guides will arrange them for you.

  Room fees of personal nature, such as, laundry fees, telephone, service fees of valets, expenses on alcoholic drinks and what you buy from the mini bar. However, specified fees may be included.

Important Notice: Passengers are discouraged from purchasing admission packages from sources outside and trying to use them for this tour provided at a discounted price. In case they want to do so, they must arrange transport for the same day.


Attraction Prices

Attractions Adult Child(3-11 yrs) Senior (65+ yrs)
Atlantic Ocean Whale Watch, AO $52.00 $32.00 $50.00
Pilgrim Monument, MA $12.00 $7.00 $12.00
Whydah Pirate Museum, MA $10.00 $8.00 $10.00

  • All the prices are listed in USD.
  • Tour display price is based on double occupancy. It is the price each person will pay if a group of two is traveling.
  • Prices may change without any notice.
  • Prices include hotel accommodation, transportation and taxes.
  • Admission Tickets to different places and meals are NOT included in the tour price.
  • Mandatory Tip for tour guide and driver are NOT included.
  • Only the tour guide can purchase entrance tickets for you. Pre-purchased tickets are NOT acceptable.
  • A free (i.e. Buy 2 Get 1 Free) person, not showing up on a departure date will result in a penalty. The penalty is usually the fourth person price, but it varies. Free person has to pay for some admission tickets that is included in the tour package price of Paid Person.
  • There must be at least one passenger of 18 years for every booking made with GoldenBusTours. For Children between the age group of 2 to 14 years, a different price will be charged. Please refer to Child price on our pricing calendar. Child Age may vary between different bus operators. Maximum 4 people of any age can stay in 1 Room in the hotel. If the 5th person is infant you will be charged normally then with the second room as an expense.
  • Activities are optional though, but each customer has to participate in 2 activities at least. No city pass allowed. Some attractions are mandatory. Each customer has to take part in them and have to pay for them in cash.

Departure Location

Departure Location

  • 88 Beach St, (Hei La Moon Restaurant) Boston, MA 02111 at 7:10AM
  • 237 Quincy Ave, (China Pearl Restaurant) Quincy, MA 02169 at 8:40 AM

Return Location

  • Usually the same as departure location but different time. Some locations are only for pickup.

Important Notes

  • Arrive at departure location 10 to 15 minutes before the mentioned time to make sure you catch the bus on time. If in case you are late, the bus will not wait for you at the location and ultimately you will miss the entire tour (no refund in this case).
  • Return time on the website is just an estimation. Expect some variation always. Time may change depending on traffic and weather situations
  • There is a possibility that tour operator may use a shuttle to drop you off at the return location. It usually happens in the case of multiple return locations.
  • You can leave the tour at any place only after signing a Tour Departure Form for leaving the tour early.
  • Please note that price will stay the same even if you leave the tour early.
  • If you have booked a pre-tour hotel stay, then you will have to arrange your own transport from hotel to departure location.
  • If you have booked extra night hotel after the tour, then you will arrange transport from drop off point to hotel.
  • On West Coast tours some bus operators have a lot of departure locations. A slow start is expected on these tours.

Policies

Cancellation and Refund Policy

No matter the reason for the cancellation, we are forced to carry costly charges from our travel and hotel providers in the form of penalties and fees that re-incurred when there is a cancellation of confirmed or pending bookings. As such, there are cancellation penalties or fees incurred. Determination of the time of cancellation will be done when the notice is received and confirmed by our office. You must make any notice of cancellation directly to GoldenBusTours by email or webmail at the Contact Us section.

We reserve the right to cancel or re-schedule any tour departure with respect to operating requirement or circumstances beyond control. In case a cancellation is made at any given moment in time before departure, our only liability as GoldenBusTours will be to refund you, the passenger with the amount we received for the booking of the tour. We will try our best to re-book the same or similar tour. We are not responsible for any cancellation penalties that may have been incurred on any other travel arrangements inclusive of separate purchase of air tickets.

We are not liable for any other travel arrangements that have been affected as a result of the cancellations.


Cancellation Charges

⇒  8 days or more prior to departure - 10% of the tour fees will be charged as cancellation

⇒  4-7 days prior to departure - 75% of the tour fees will be charged as cancellation

⇒  3 days prior to departure – 100% tour fees will be charged as cancellation

An add-on fee of 6% for handling fees is charged in addition to the above penalties.


There is no refund for unused features. You forfeit the entire payment when you are a no show.

Cancellation or Reschedule charges are applicable even if you are NOT able to take the tour because of visa rejection. If you reschedule tour and later decides to cancel it then cancellation charges will be applicable to the original departure date and not to the rescheduled one.

In order for there not to be a cancellation, a minimum number of participants are required. We reserve the right to cancel a scheduled trip although every effort is made by us to ensure that normal operations are maintained.

Note: 

For any refund case, we do include the discount offered already. This is where GoldenBusTours is playing its role to make sure its customers get the best available deal at an affordable price.

No refund request or complaint will be entertained after 30 days of tour departure. You have to send a formal complaint through email.

Buy 2 Get 3rd Free: 

⇒  In the case of free passenger cancellation kindly update us 7 days before the departure. 

⇒  In the case of late cancellation request or free passenger does not show up on tour day then $128 will be charged.

Reservation, Booking & Redemption

Terms & Conditions

Any travel service purchases indicate your acceptance of the Terms & Conditions set out herein.

You are advised to carefully read through and understand these Terms & Conditions before making your booking.


Tour Confirmation

You will get an email immediately once you place an order. Tour Confirmation usually takes 2, 3 days except for urgent order. Urgent orders can be confirmed in a day or even few hours, but we can’t assure success in these cases. On fewer occasions, some of the others may require a longer period of time for confirmation. You are advised not to book airline tickets unless you have received the confirmation.


E-Ticket (Mandatory to be on bus)

Your e-ticket includes complete operator information such as local telephone numbers at your destination. You are required to print the e-tickets and bring them along with you on the trip. They will be needed as proof of purchase.


Changes in Booking

You may incur a fee for any revisions or alterations made to the reservation when the booking has already been confirmed. Cancellation fees may be applied to things such as name changes or corrections. They may also apply to tour date changes or tour itinerary changes. Please note that no departure changes are permitted 72 hours before departure.


Changes in Tour Itinerary

We are continuously striving to improve tour itineraries and features. In the event of unforeseen circumstances that are beyond the control, we do reserve the right to vary the itineraries and to substitute hotels. Duplicate departures may operate during certain peak periods, sometimes in reverse order. As such, hotels may vary from those included on the itinerary pages.

Reschedule

All reschedule or change in tour requests should be sent seven days before the departure date. Reschedule requests made 7 days more before departure is subject to reschedule Fee. There is $100/per day/per Room charges for rescheduling usually.

Cancellation or Reschedule charges are applicable even if you are NOT able to take the tour because of visa rejection.

Pricing

1. One room can accommodate maximum 4 people. Even if you are 5 people including 1 month old baby you still need 2 rooms.

2. If you can carry your child up to 3 years of age then you do not need to book seats for him. It may vary from one tour to another.

3. Service providers hold the right to change the itinerary and hotel arrangements without any notice.

4. Child (0-9 years) and Single traveler going on the tour have special rates. These prices vary from one tour to another.

5. Meals and Attractions are not included. You can ask your tour guide to try to arrange the meal for you as per your requirements. For attractions, admission fees pay it to the tour guide on the tour.

6. Prices may change without any notice because of prices fluctuation in the market.

7. All prices mentioned on the website are in US dollars.

8. In Case of Bank Wire Transfer customer have to bear Wire transfer fee.

9. Tour package price is inclusive of taxes.

10. Tour Prices are every individual and in view of room inhabitance.

11. Hotels and the city/country  of stay may change based on availablity.

Child Rate:

Child rates are applicable for children between (0-12 years) of age. Parents are advised to bring car seats for the safety of their child.

Buy 2 Get 3rd discounted: Get 3rd Ticket on special discounted rates on the purchase of 2 tickets.

Responsibility

1. We highly recommend you to provide your flight details while booking tour with us or at least send us flight details via email 3 days before your tour departure. In case of non-compliance, you will be asked to join your hotel on the first day of tour at your own expense
 
2. Please check our return timings before booking your return flights at the end of the tour. During high season (National and Summer Holidays) book your flights at least 1 hour later than the suggested time.

3. Before booking any tour make sure to go through every detail like tour itinerary, tour price, cancellation policy,  reschedule and refund policies.

4. You should either bring a printed copy of your E-Ticket or bring it in your smartphone on the day of tour departure. You should also bring a valid photo ID along with your E-Ticket. In the case of any issues for not carrying E-Ticket or Photo ID GoldenBusTour will not be responsible.

5. Make sure to provide a valid phone number so we can reach you in the case of any emergency.

6. Please read all important notes, inclusion, exclusion section, terms and conditions, policies and below notes.

    6a. Tour Operator holds the right to cancel the tour at any time depending on poor weather condition or some other unforeseen circumstances. However, GoldenBusTour will update its customers about the cancellation and shall not be held accountable for charges other than tour fees.

    6b. Change in tour price will not affect any confirmed booking.

    6c. Tour Operator can change the order of itinerary at any time without any notice.

7. You will be responsible for your travel documents during the tour.

8. Reach Departure location about 20 to 30 minutes before departure time. Unfortunately, no one will wait for you in case you get in late. The bus mostly has Bus Operator name and logo on it. Even if you are five minutes late and miss the bus then GoldenBusTours or Tour Operator will not be responsible. There will be no refund in this case. You will be charged 100% tour fee.

Reviews

Reviews

Dugu Qieluo
  • 87
  • 3

We were waiting for this bus tour to start from Boston for more than a week. However, towards it was the easiest job for us since we have to do nothing and just find out our destination we want to visit and choose the departure locations anywhere in the United States of America or Canada. Talking about the experience we had on the bus journey. We felt a little laziness doing nothing and just watching the target for more than an hour. The tour guide then took us to the pirate museum. According to our experience, it was the best museum and also the unique museum I haven't seen so far. One thing we found out about this tour was the whale watching tour we could easily See The whales jumping around the waters playing with each other although they are huge and we could just get killed since they are super huge. The whale watching tour was really fun and my kids dissing around the dolphins and whales which seem to be having such a great time like we were having on that Cruise. It was a nice tour and we would definitely ponder upon taking this first word again hopefully with the entire family. Thank you, guys, thanks a lot!

Diwu Qi
  • 81
  • 5

This brief tour of a one day was really the most amazing tour experience I have ever had so far in the United States. The reason for me to like this bus tour was this amazing towards which were held down in the New York city which included all the great sights and all the great places who wanted to explore in the Provincetown which really look like it was the closest thing to the cave code and we enjoy that you're not only because that it has amazing sites in Provincetown but also because we enjoyed the whale watching towards which were held on the Atlantic ocean it was great the way tour management assisted all he visitors equally. I also don’t think they are asking for more money than the standard rates. we had the best locations in Provincetown Cape COD and so many other locations we didn't go inside the Cape code in US state of Massachusetts whether we tried to visit the northern side of on where we can already witness the breathtaking views of cape cod. It’s a fun tour for all of us, thanks a lot!

Dong Fang Shuo
  • 50
  • 8

Cape Cod was really the only reason we took the tour. Although we didn't go there and the tour just stopped at the Provincetown and we first visited the Pilgrim Tower which looks like the largest granite thing I have ever seen in my life. I don't know it was pretty huge the tour guide told us about the reason of building the largest tower. The Other next thing we enjoyed most is that the humpback whales who was just playing around the ocean whenever boat Cruise reached there the food was thrown at them so they come up to the water and perform a little show to all the visitors. Now we were sitting tight on the boat seats filming all the Waves then suddenly I will come closer to the board and we felt a little danger for from them. Overall the tour was great I would definitely to take another bus tour in the upcoming month.

Navin
  • 46
  • 10

I have been waiting for this bus tour to start ever since we booked the towards seeds online on the website that old has to wait for about a week since they get to collect all the visitors who wanted to take the tour with us. My kids were already so excited about the journey the next thing I want to talk about is the pirate museum look like it has some of the most amazing exhibits since I'd rather than bragging about that museum we tried to enter that museum and explode all the Great which told us about the human trafficking and the pirates who stole the treasure from different places. The Pirate Museum is filled with so many exhibits regarding the cruise of the historical pirates. On each and every second on the bus tour, we try to learn and enjoy the tour to the fullest. Show the departure location should be in Provincetown and not in Boston because it is less distance and we already want to visit Provincetown and not Boston so why should we travel so far from there and waste our time for nothing. Good days, though!

Eklavya
  • 41
  • 12

At the very start of the tour believe that the tour was providing so many destinations in just one day. Only satisfy me by taking this bus tour from Boston the tour guide was waiting for us at the Quincy market in Boston. Tattoo a person was very nice to welcome does and is coded as to the buses where we have to put our stuff and get on the tour. Don't like much about this tour was waiting for other people who had to just come journey with us. Traveled right to Provincetown and when we reach there, we saw the pilgrim Tower the pirate museum and we learn so much about the history of the pilgrims.

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