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Whale Watch Parking

by Robert
(Jacksonville, Florida)

Question: We are staying in Mashpee in mid-June and would like to take a whale watch excursion.

How long will it take to drive our car from Mashpee to whale watch launch points, and what car parking is available at the launch points?

Dee's Reply: Hi Robert - If you'll be staying in Mashpee, then I assume you'll take the Whale Watcher cruise from Barnstable Harbor. That's the nearest one to Mashpee.

How long is the drive from Mashpee to the pier at Barnstable Harbor? I'd say roughly a half hour, give or take, depending on where in Mashpee you're staying, the route you take, and traffic conditions at the time you're on the road.

Parking is available at the Barnstable Harbor pier (paid) and also nearby (free).

Have you seen my Cape Cod Whale Watching page? It includes all the info you'll need about the various cruises, ports, parking, etc.

Have a great time on your whale watch. And if you have more questions about Cape Cod, please feel free to ask!

Best Regards,


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