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Tourist Info & Harbor Tours

See the Harbor, waterfront and City attractions

Harbor Tours

From Mid June through the end of September, you can explore New Bedford Harbor on a Whaling City Harbor Tour. You'll see our world-renowned commercial fishing fleet, the largest hurricane barrier on the East Coast, Fort Phoenix, and hear tales of  New Bedford's storied past.

The 60-minute tour takes you on a relaxing, narrated cruise around historic New Bedford harbor.  All tours depart from Fisherman's Wharf, Pier 3 @ the Waterfront Visitor's Center.

Schedule (In Season)
Mid- June  through August: Tours leave Daily from 12 Noon, 1:30pm, 3pm & 4:30pm. 
September: Saturday & Sunday, same times

Larger groups may call for reservations

Adults $15
Seniors $13
Children (12 & under) $8

Whaling City Expeditions
13 Hamilton Street
New Bedford, MA 02740

Tourist Info:

The City of New Bedford's visitors website will provide every thing you need to know: destinationnewbedford.org

Your Guide to New Bedford shows you what to do and how to get there

Here are some of the most visited attractions; several are within walking distance from the seaport. Download a city map to help you find your way.

Need more info? Find links below to everything you'll need to navigate and enjoy this happening city:

  • Getting Around - What to do in New Bedford and how to get there
  • City Map - giveyou a map and a legend that show where everything is located so you can find your way


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