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Get your bearings on a tour of Nantucket, and the short time spent (1.5 hours) will help you better organize the precious time you'll have on the island.



Walking Tours

The Nantucket Historical Association organizes guided walking tours of Nantucket Town, including a historical-architectural tour, and a family tour with special features for young children.

Tours operate from late May through October, depart from the Whaling Museum, and operate rain or shine. Tickets must be bought at the museum in person, first-come, first-served. No reservations. More...

Bus & Van Tours

Tour buses meet most ferryboats at Steamboat Wharf and Straight Wharf, ready to take you on a 1.5-hour tour of the island.

Gail's Tours (tel 508-257-6557), operated by Gail Nickerson Johnson, a 6th-generation native of Nantucket, offers a 1-3/4-hour in-depth tour three times daily for small groups. More...

Ara's Tours (tel 508-228-1951), 6 Fair Street, offers two tours daily in summer in an air-conditioned van. More...

Nantucket Island Tours (tel 508-228-0334), 33 Straight Wharf.

Barrett's Tours Inc. (tel 508-228-0174), 20 Federal Street.

"Going on the Whale," wood-carved relief tableau on the Whaling Museum, Nantucket MA
Wood-carved relief tableau on the Whaling Museum...

—by Tom Brosnahan

Nantucket Beaches

What to See & Do

Nantucket History

Nantucket Hotels

Finding Your Way on Nantucket

Island Transportation

Getting to Nantucket

About Nantucket



Nantucket Island Tour Bus

Above, a tour bus waits at Nantucket's
Straight Wharf for arriving travelers.

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