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Great Point Light
Nantucket, Massachusetts
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Coskata-Coatue Wildlife Refuge
Nantucket, Massachusetts
You can purchase an overland permit from the Nantucket Conservation Foundation gatehouse off Wauwinet Rd.
From May to October, Trustees of Reservations offers a natural history tour at Coskata-Coatue Wildlife Refuge. A naturalist guide leads participants on an over-sand vehicle tour through the salt marsh to learn about the geology, ecology and history of this place and climb the Great Point Lighthouse.
Ara's Tours
(508) 228-1951
Personalized guided commentary in an air-conditioned van.
Cap'n Tobey's Native Water Taxi
(508) 221-1059
Ride from Nantucket Harbor to Great Point in 20 minutes.

The Endeavor
Slip #15, Straight Wharf
P.O. Box 64
Nantucket Island, MA 02554
(508) 228-5585
Captain James A. Genthner
Daily sails on a Friendship sloop; charters available. May not regularly go near Great Point Light.

Freedom Cruise Line
(508) 432-8999
Harwichport-Nantucket ferry.

Gail's Tours
(508) 257-6557
Personal scenic Island tours.

Hy-Line Cruises
Ocean Street Dock
Hyannis, Massachusetts 02601
Information: (508) 778-2600
Fax: (508) 775-2662
Advance Sales: (508) 778-2602
Hyannis-Nantucket ferry. Also runs an inter-island fery between Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard.

Island Airlines
(508) 228-7575
(508) 775-6606
or (800) 248-7779
Flights from Hyannis to Nantucket.

Nantucket Adventures, Inc.
Capt. Mark H. Scharwenka
103 Orange Street
Nantucket, MA 02554
(508) 228-6365
Offers cruises past all three of Nantucket's lighthouses.

The Steamship Authority
Woods Hole Wharf, Woods Hole
(508) 477-8600
Ferry from Hyannis to Nantucket.

Jeremy D'Entremont. Do not reproduce any part of this website without permission of the author.

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