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Long Island Whale Watching

If you has a passion for the nature and wildlife on Long Island, then you won’t want to miss the experience of going on a Whale Watching Tour on the Long Island Sound, or along the South Shore. Whales, seals, and porpoises are native to the waters surrounding Long Island, and there boats offering Whale Watching Tours at ports in both Nassau and Suffolk Counties, including tours all the way out on the East End. Whale Watching excursions are typically a summer activity, often running from the end of June through Labor Day, when you’re most likely to catch a glimpse of these majestic sea creatures. A unique and exciting way to get a glimpse of some of Long Island’s greatest marine life, a Whale Watching trip is sure to be a day of fun for the whole family.

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