Don't miss our Seal Watching dates! Check the calendar and book now.
Are you Looking for something to do on Long Island this winter/spring?
Come aboard The Captain Lou Fleet at 31 Woodcleft Avenue in Freeport, Long Island, New York, for an unforgettable experience. We offer two-hour trips to view winter harbor seal populations from our spacious vessels with a heated cabin. These trips stay in the bay, ensuring a calm and pleasant ride. Our full galley aboard the vessel offers a variety of refreshments, including hot dogs, snacks, sodas, hot chocolate, coffee, or tea, available for purchase using cash or credit. Use the promo code SEAL10 at checkout to receive a $10 discount on each ticket. Join us and immerse yourself in this unique adventure!
Learn about Long Island's Marine life
Join us on board and learn about the fascinating biology and behavior of seals and other marine life from our knowledgeable naturalists. Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to deepen your understanding of the ocean's inhabitants.
Stay warm even if it's cold out!
We do have a heated cabin where you can warm up. While we do ask that you Please dress warmly in the winter months. A coat, hat, gloves, scarf, etc., are suggested for when you are outside viewing the seals. You will be able to take off your winter accessories while in the heated cabin.
Have a snack!
You won't have to go hungry or thirsty on this journey! Come visit our snack bar on board and indulge in a variety of tasty treats and refreshing beverages. Whether you're in the mood for a hot cup of coffee or a comforting mug of hot chocolate, our snack bar has got you covered. Please keep in mind that cash is the only accepted form of payment. Come and enjoy the convenience and comfort of our snack bar today!
Upcoming Seal Watching Cruises
See below for the next 3 dates we will be running our Seal Watching Cruises. Check back often. We will occasionally add more dates based on weather and holidays!
Seal Watching Cruise 12-27-2023
We will have one Seal Watching Cruise running on the 27th
10 am to 12 pm
Seal Watching Cruise 12-29-2023
We will have one Seal Watching Cruise running on the 29th
10 am to 12 pm
Seal Watching Cruise 12-30-2023
We will have one Seal Watching Cruise running on the 30th
10 am to 12 pm
Have a question?
We understand that you may be curious about Whale and Seal Watching Cruises. You'll be pleased to know that we have a dedicated FAQ page that provides a wealth of helpful information on this subject. It's a great resource that can answer many of your questions.Click here
Seal & Whale Watching Reports
See below for our latest updates.
“We had an excellent time .., the boat was clean... the crew was friendly ... the naturalist on board was knowledgeable.. we saw 27 seals ... I highly recommend this 2 hr trip.”
Denise F – North Bellmore, New YorkTrip Adviser
“3rd year on the seal cruise. A delightful way to spend an afternoon, and very relaxing. Staff is very helpful and pleasant, will be back next year. ”
“Just great! Had a great time seeing the seals. Highly recommend. Be there early. The area is beautiful so plan to be there to walk around. They also have whale watching.”
“Wonderful!, the trip was great! Boat was cleaned, and the crew was very friendly and knowledgeable. Highly recommend this for a date or family fun day!”
patvolts wrote a review Sep 2020Trip Adviser
“Gorgeous vessel, incredibly friendly and knowledgeable crew, I highly recommend their whale watching experience and can’t wait to do it again next summer!! Got to see a pod of dolphin and 3 humpback whales!!!”
John S wrote a review Oct 2020Trip Adviser
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Our Naturalists: NY Marine Rescue Center
The New York Marine Rescue Center is a rescue and rehabilitation organization that promotes marine conservation. Their mission is to preserve and protect the marine environment through conservation efforts including rescue, rehabilitation, education, and research.Learn More »