Great white shark on the 2016 EXPEDITION

EXPEDITION: White Sharks and Whales!

WDC and the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy host this exciting trip, and raise both money and awareness towards our mutual goal of ocean conservation.

Tickets are now on sale -

Buy tickets for the September 8th or the September 15th EXPEDITION.

This all day trip is your opportunity to see some of the most exciting wildlife Cape Cod has to offer - Humpback whales, Great white sharks and seabirds galore.

We will be departing from Plymouth, MA on board the Tails of the Sea owned by Capt John Whale Watch (hotels and restaurants all within walking distance of the dock). 

There are two trip dates to choose from:
Saturday, September 8th, 2018
Saturday, September 15th, 2018

Cost $165.00 (ticket price is inclusive of breakfast, lunch, snacks and an incredibly cool t-shirt!)

If you have questions, feel free to send an email to

We will spend a full day on the water, departing at 8:00am and traveling with experts in the field of whales, sharks and pelagic birds. This trip has sold out every year - we hope you can join us this year. The image below shows you just how close we get to the great whites!

Aerial view of whale watch boat Son IV with great white shark off the bow

Check out pictures from the past year's trips:

Sept 12 & 19, 2015

Sept 10, 2016

Sept 17, 2016

Please Note: We will make every effort to search for whales, dolphins, porpoises, pelagic birds, sharks and other marine wildlife, but understand that weather may impact our destination and we cannot guarantee sightings of animals.

Buy tickets for September 8th

Buy tickets for September 15th

Click here for photos from the 2017 trip 

Accommodations: Out-of-town guests who choose to spend the night have several options for accommodations.

The Pilgrim Sands on Long Beach is a beachfront hotel. It is a short drive to the dock and downtown Plymouth.

The Best Western is about a mile walk to the dock and downtown Plymouth.

Hotel 1620 is less than a half a mile walk from the dock, and a stone's throw to several fine dining options.

Please check out the Destination Plymouth website for more hotel information as well as information about dining, shopping, and other attractions in the area. If you need more, please call WDC at 888.699.4253.


Refunds (minus a $25.00/ticket service fee) may be made up until 30 days prior to the event:

    For Sept. 8, last day for refunds is August 9th

    For Sept 15, last day for refunds is August 16th

All refund requests must be made directly to

Passengers may switch the date of their trip up until 15 days prior to the date of the trip they wish to attend as long as tickets for the alternate trip are still available. ( i.e. if someone had originally purchased a ticket for the trip on Sept 15th and wanted to switch to Sept. 8th, the last day to make that change would be August 24).