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by the end of the 40-minute ride — don't say we didn't warn you. $29 / adults • $27 / seniors • $25 / children 617.227.4321 • www.bostonharborcruises.com/codzilla New England Aquarium Whale Watch Get up close and personal with humpback, minke, and finback whales — and maybe even a few dolphins — aboard the Boston Harbor Cruise's Whale Watch tour, a partnership with the New England Aquarium. Among the largest and fastest custom whale watch vessels in the US, BHC's catamarans get passengers out to the Stellwagen Bank Marine Sanctuary quickly to allow for optimal time to view the massive mammals. The site is a rich feeding ground for whales and other sea creatures, so your chances of spotting one are good — so good, in fact, that if you don't see a whale on your trip, you'll get a free voucher for a later ride. The cruises last three hours and are accompa- nied by an informative talk from NEAQ-trained naturalists about the whales and their habitats. $45 / adults • $40 / seniors • $35 / children 3-11 • $15 / children 2 and under 617.973.5206 • www.bostonharborcruises.com/whale-watch Boston Duck Tours Perhaps the most unique member of Boston's fleet, the Boston Duck Tours take passengers on an amphibious journey around the city and its waterways. It's impossible to miss the company's colorful World War II-era bus/boat hybrids as they navigate the streets, passing land- 182 W e l l e s l e y W e s t o n M a g a z i n e | s u m m e r 2 0 1 4 New England Aquarium Whale Watch excursions "incomparable view" Boston Duck Tours Odyssey Cruises Spirit of Boston C O U R T E S Y O F B O S T O N H A R B O R C R U I S E S ( T O P & B O T T O M L E F T ) ; C O U R T E S Y O F S P I R I T O F B O S T O N ( T O P R I G H T ) ; O D Y S S E Y C R U I S E S ( B O T T O M R I G H T ) C O U R T E S Y O F B O S T O N D U C K T O U R S 180-186_WWMb14_excursions_boating_v3_WellesleyWeston Magazine 4/25/14 12:36 PM Page 182