We may even see a Turtle or Sunfish! There will be a Naturalist on board who will discuss the behavior and biology of the Marine Life Encountered!
Our vessel, The Atlantic Pearl is specifically designed for whale watching and comfort. We have a maximum capacity of 149 passengers on board with plenty of seating on both levels as well as inside the cabin. The interior cabin cabin is centrally heated and air-cooled. There is a walk out platform for viewing on the bow.
The Captain Lou Fleet has been the top name in the fishing party charter boat business since 1948. We are conveniently located in Central Nassau County and are just a half-hour or less from New York City and Eastern Long Island on the Famous Nautical Mile.
What to bring
Youll be out on the open ocean so you should bring sun block, sunglasses, and perhaps some warmer clothes. Wear sneakers or shoes with good traction. We suggest a camera and binoculars for that close up of whales, Dolphins, birds and the beautiful Long Island Scenery. Outside food is permitted. One sealed water bottle per customer is also permitted. Also baby bottles and formula are permitted as well.
On Board Food & Beverage
Our On board Galley serves a luncheon style menu such as; hot dogs, cakes, chips, candy, cookies, and other snacks. Beer, Wine, will be for sale on board. Please note we only accept cash on board. You must be 21 years and over to purchase Alcohol with ID. * sometimes the galley may not be available, please make sure to check with the office the day prior *
Educational Whale Sense Program
Our trained NOAA whale sense naturalist and crew accompanies every cruise. Our Naturalist serves as an interpretive guide to the ecology and natural history of Long Island with the emphasis on whales and other marine life we may encounter on our adventure. He will also educate you on the safe viewing of whale guidelines we must abide by, which must be a minimum of 500 yards from any whale.
Our trips offer 3-4 hour trips guided by our experienced naturalists. A presentation is given on each trip that is geared for both young and old and that is just the start to your adventure.
$50 Adult $38 Child ( age 4 - 12 ) $45 Senior ( age 65+ )