Published on September 23, 2021

Enjoy a Marine Discovery Tour this Fall

Gull flying over shoreline with lighthouse in background © Kristen Bene
© Kristen Bene
Tuesdays • August 31–September 28

Recommended for ages 4 & up

Cruise from Oak Bluffs Harbor with a Felix Neck naturalist to explore the waters of Vineyard Sound aboard The Skipper!

Along the way we'll check lobster and fish traps for the diversity of crabs, fish, and shellfish that live in the waters around the island. Participants will have a chance to look at the catch up-close and, time permitting, try their hand at scup fishing.

This cruise is a great way to experience the tranquility of the ocean while discovering underwater wildlife!

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Underwater closeup of a pink fish on the seabed © Alex Shure
© Alex Shure

Additional Information

Please plan to arrive at the dock 10-15 minutes early to allow time to find parking.

The Skipper is located in Oak Bluffs, on the dock at Slip #74.

Bring a jacket or sweater with you, and wear shoes with sticky soles like sneakers. You may also want to bring a snack and water aboard (no alcohol allowed).

Lifejackets are available on the boat upon request.