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 2-3-2024


We will have one Seal Watching Cruise running on the 3rd
11 am to 1 pm

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Seal Watching Cruise 2-4-2024


We will have one Seal Watching Cruise running on the 4th
11 am to 1 pm

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Seal Watching Cruise 2-10-2024


We will have one Seal Watching Cruise running on the 10th
11 am to 1 pm

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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.

 

The Captain Lou VII

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 at our Galley

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!

 

Have a question?

We understand that you may have some questions about Whale and Seal Watching Cruises. We want to inform you that we have a dedicated FAQ page that provides a lot of helpful information on this subject. It's a great resource that can help answer many of your questions.

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Seal & Whale Watching Reports

See below for our latest updates.

Beach with Ocean View
  • 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 York
    Trip 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.
    Ellen S.
    Yelp
  • 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.
    Elaine V.
    Yelp
  • “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 2020
    Trip 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 2020
    Trip Adviser

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Are you looking for things to do on Long Island this winter/spring? Please keep your eyes open for our Seal Watching cruise; they will start after the upcoming holiday season. You can always see our sailing trips by visiting the link in our bio!
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Thank you to everyone who joined us for Whale Watching Cruises this season. They were unbelievable. Thank you also to our outstanding captains, crew, and photographer! Are you looking for things to do on Long Island this winter/spring? Please keep your eyes open for our Seal Watching cruise; they will start after the upcoming holiday season. You can always see our sailing trips by visiting the link in our bio!
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🐋LAST WHALE WATCHING CRUISE🐋
This Whale Watching season has been fantastic, but it's almost over. Take advantage of the last whale cruise! See the incredible #whales and wildlife of Long Island! Join us Tomorrow. Book your tickets now, check out the link in our bio!
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Everyone here at Long Island Whale and Seal Watching wishes you a safe and happy holiday! Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! ...

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This Whale Watching season has been fantastic, but it's almost over. Take advantage of the last whale cruises! See the incredible #whales and wildlife of Long Island! Join us this Saturday. Book your tickets now at by checking out the link in our bio!
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🐋WHALE WACTHING🐋
Come see the wonderful #whales and wildlife of Long Island! Join us tomorrow for an amazing whale watching adventure, book your tickets now, check out the link in our bio!
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🐋SATURDAY🐋
Join us this Saturday for an unforgettable #Whale Watching adventure. Take advantage of the fun; book your tickets by checking out the link in our bio! Before the season ends.
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🐋THIS SATURDAY🐋
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Thank you @danat104 for capturing this amazing lunge feeding from our #whalewatching trip this weekend! For more information visit the link in our bio!!

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From everyone here at Long Island Whale & Seal Watching, we would like to thank all who served our country. ...

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🐳SATURDAYS WHALE WATCHING🐳
There are more trips up due to excellent Whale Watching and popular demand. Whale, what are you waiting for? Join us on Saturdays from 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM for a sensational Whale Watching adventure; book your tickets now at by checking out the link in our bio!
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Thank you, @life_thru_danas_lens, for capturing this beautiful video from yesterday’s trip (11-4-2023). These past few trips have been absolutely amazing, with tons of whale sightings! Visit the link in our bio to book now; we only have a few trips left! We are located at 31 Woodcleft Ave, Freeport, NY 11520. For more information, you can call 516-544-6698 ...

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NY Marine Rescue Center

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.

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