What to Expect on a Cape Cod Canal Cruise

Welcome aboard Cape Cod Canal Cruises, where adventure and relaxation meet in perfect harmony.  Set sail through the picturesque Cape Cod Canal, a man-made marvel that provides the connection to Cape Cod. Whether you’re a local seeking a new perspective on a familiar waterway or a visitor looking to discover the wonders of this historic Cape Cod landmark, this cruise offers an experience that will leave you with lasting memories.

Aerial Shot of the Cape Cod CanalHistory of the Canal

The Cape Cod Canal holds a rich history dating back to its construction in 1914. Originally built for maritime trade and transportation, it has become a beloved recreational destination for boaters, anglers, and nature enthusiasts. The canal is a haven for fishing enthusiasts, offering abundant opportunities to reel in striped bass, bluefish, and other local species.

One of the most remarkable features of the Cape Cod Canal is its unique tidal currents, which change direction twice a day. These powerful currents have shaped the canal’s ecosystem, creating a thriving habitat for marine life.

A Unique Sightseeing Tour

We are the only company running a sightseeing tour of this waterway, and continuous narration of your tour ensures you won’t miss a thing! There is so much to see as you cruise down the length of the canal, from Massachusetts Maritime Academy, Vertical Lift Railroad Bridge, Bourne Bridge, Gray Gables, Herring Run, Aptucxet Trading Post, Sagamore Bridge to the Scusset Beach Fish Pier, Sandwich Boat Basin, and Cape Cod Bay. History abounds in this man-made wonder.

Monhegan Sightseeing Cruise VesselAs the Monhegan, our canal cruise vessel, departs from the Onset Town Pier, you’ll get a perspective only available to you by boat. The Cape Cod Canal, a remarkable feat of engineering, stretches for 17.5 miles, connecting Cape Cod Bay to Buzzards Bay. This scenic waterway offers a unique perspective of the surrounding landscapes, with its tranquil waters framed by picturesque bridges, lush vegetation, and walkways trailing along both sides. There is plenty to see, and marvel at as you cruise its length.

Embarking on our Cape Cod Canal Cruise is an experience that combines natural beauty, historical significance, and unparalleled hospitality. As you sail through the iconic canal, you’ll be immersed in the scenic wonders of Cape Cod, surrounded by captivating landscapes and a rich maritime heritage.

So, if you’re seeking a memorable adventure or simply a moment of relaxation, look no further than the Cape Cod Canal Cruise. Be sure to also check out our Live Music Cruises to enjoy local musicians, good company, and dance the night away!

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