Chatham Whale Watching, Fishing Charters, Ferries & Monomoy Island
Chatham Inn at 359 Main

… By Sea


Martha’s Vineyard by Ferry

The Steamship Authority provides passenger and auto ferry service year-round. It is located in Woods Hole and runs almost all day long. This is also the only ferry service that takes automobiles.

If you’re planning on taking you car on the journey you’ll need to make a reservation in advance. This is especially the case during high traffic months (June through August). However, passengers don’t ever need reservations.

The distance between Woods Hole and Martha’s Vineyard is about 7 miles and takes about 40 minutes to make the journey.

Thanks to recent upgrades the ferry is equipped with WIFI, refreshments and indoor & outdoor seating. This way you can enjoy the beautiful scenery however you like.

The Ferries dock in Vineyard Haven all year and in Oak Bluffs during mid-May through mid-October. Visit the website  for schedules, directions, parking, and fares.

Nantucket By Ferry

HyLine Ferries (Hyannisport)

  • Traditional Ferry to Nantucket
  • High-Speed Ferry to Nantucket

Freedom Ferry to Nantucket (Harwichport)

Monomoy Island

Rip Rider

Chatham Fish Pier Charters

Chatham also offers lots of options for Sport Fishing Charters for Striped Bass, Bluefish, and more! Below are some popular fishing charters.

Cape Cod Whale Watching Tours

While staying in Cape Cod you should definitely take an opportunity to do some whale watching. Viewing these enormous and peaceful creatures in their natural habitat is a truly unique experience. Take a look at some options below so you can see some whales for yourself while visiting Cape Cod.

Whale Watch Dolphin Fleet of Provincetown
Address: 307 Commercial Street in Provincetown, Ma
Phone: (508) 240-3636

Monomoy Island

Monomoy Island is home to Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge which was founded in 1944 as a means to provide a habitat for migratory birds. The sand beaches extend for eight miles off the elbow of Cape Cod (Near Chatham MA). This forms a barrier islands of North and South Monomoy.

Beside the two islands of Monomoy there is a forty acre Morris Island that is part of the refuge as well. Here, is where you will find the visitor center and headquarters of the Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge. In total, the refuge is 7,604 acres with very diverse habitats including oceans, marshes, dunes, and freshwater ponds. The refuge is important for migratory birds as a location for resting, nesting, and feeding. And home to several endangered species.

You may want to take a trip to view the lovely scenery of Monomoy Island and Monomoy Island Excursions may be just the thing for your trip.

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