Our new vessel will take you and your family on a 90 minute
tour along the entire west side of the Monomoy Islands. Giving
us the opportunity to show your family more of the Monomoy National
Wildlife Refuge, including the Monomoy Lighthouse never seen
on our cruises before.
South Monomoy Island
The new vessel will also be used for our new day trips to
the Monomoy Lighthouse. This new walking tour will be led by
a naturalist and give you the opportunity to set foot on South
Monomoy Island and walk out to the Monomoy Lighthouse. While
on the island you will be lead by our naturalist on a wildlife
sighting tour looking for white-tail deer, owls, seals hauled
out on the beach and countless numbers of shore and song birds.
Boat to the Seals!
Come introduce yourself to Chatham's
best known residents...
...the gray and harbor seals!
Seeing these adorable mammals in their
natural habitat will make your family vacation one to remember.
Since the Monomoy
Island Ferry departs from Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge Headquarters,
we offer you the closest launching point and fastest trip to
Make your reservations today for a
first class Monomoy seal cruise with Capt. Keith Lincoln and
the Rip Ryder.
Adults - $40.00
Kids 10 and under - $30
90 minute cruises
Departing 9:30am, 11:30am, 1:30pm,
for Seal Cruise reservations.
for special charters.
Seal Tour Departures
Click map for directions
(Mobil GPS address: 30 Wikis Way Chatham, MA)
Once on Cape Cod, drive east on Rt.
6 to Exit 11 (Rt. 137). At the end of the off ramp, turn left
onto 137 south. Follow 137 south till it terminates at Rt. 28.
Turn left onto Rt. 28 south and follow all the way to Chatham
Center. At the rotary, continue straight on Main St. through
the business district. Go past the Chatham Lighthouse and Coast
Guard Station (on the right). Bear left at the fork in the road.
Take your first right (Morris Island Rd.). Look for directional
sign - Rip Ryder Monomoy Island Ferry. Follow this
road until you see the brown sign for the USFWS Headquarters
(Tisquantum Rd.). Take your first left (Wikis Way). The ferry
is located at the bottom of the stairs.
Upon arrival, look for the silver
shuttle van for parking instructions.
PLEASE NOTE that
we do not depart from
For more information and reservations
Ferry - Rip Ryder