Welcome to Whaling City Expeditions

City by the Sea

Discover Historic New Bedford Harbor!

Come experience the hidden jewel of the South Coast, where whaling history comes alive! Sail the same waters as Herman Melville and Joshua Slocum. See a real working waterfront.

Who better to guide you through our dynamic and beautiful harbor than our experienced sea captains!

Our services include:


Book Online, or call 508-984-4979 to check last-minute availability.

SPECIAL EVENT ~ Friday, July 31st @ 6:30pm 
Once in a BLUE MOON Cruise!  

2 hours

Join us aboard the vessel Acushnet as we enjoy a special FULL MOON CRUISE - a 2nd Full Moon in a month makes it a BLUE Moon-come and see-bring your camera!

Leaves from City Pier 3, 228 MacArthur Drive, New Bedford @ 6:30 pm

Reservations required. Reserve Online. BYOB!!!

Working Waterfront Festival 2015

Sept. 26 & 27

Check the Working Waterfront page for special times and pricing!