Activites by Category

Island exploring
Martha’s Vineyard

Water sports
Parasailing – Dennis & South Yarmouth
Canoeing – Dennis Port
Kayaking – Dennis Port & West Dennis
Stand up paddle boarding – Dennis Port & West Dennis
Paddle boat – Dennis Port

Water tours
Barnstable Ecotour – Barnstable
Sailing – Hyannis & Nantucket
Hyannis Whale Watching Cruise – Barnstable
Hyannis Harbor Cruise – Hyannis
Bass River Cruise – West Dennis
Hyannis Duckmobile – Hyannis

Outer Cape Day Tour – car shuttle
Provincetown dune tour, National Seashore, Wellfleet Harbor

Cape Cod Rail Trail
Shining Sea Bikeway – Falmouth
Canal Bikeway – Sandwich
Bike paths – Nantucket
Bike paths – Martha’s Vineyard

Marsh & beach strolls
Long pasture – Barnstable
Great Island – Wellfleet

Miscellaneous activities
The Adventure Park – Sandwich
Mini-golf – Harwich & South Yarmouth
Chatham Fish pier – Chatham
Dancing – West Dennis
Night walking tour of Hyannis

Cape Codder Water Park (indoors) – Hyannis
Fresh water pond – Hathaway Pond – Barnstable

Falmouth Heights Beach – Falmouth
Silver Beach – Falmouth
Craigsville Beach – Hyannis
Veterans Park Beach – Hyannis
Kalmus Park Beach – Hyannis
Marconi Beach, Marconi Station Site – Wellfleet, National Seashore
Pamet Beach – Truro, National Seashore

John F Kennedy Museum– Hyannis
Cape Cod Maritime Museum – Hyannis
The Nantucket Whaling Museum – Nantucket
Chatham Marconi Maritime Center – Chatham
Wood’s Hole Science Aquarium – Woods Hole
Whydah Pirates Museum – West Yarmouth


Cape Water Sports

Kayaking, paddle boarding, canoeing & narrated river cruise
West Dennis & Dennis Port (20 minutes east of Hyannis)

Cape Cod Kayaking
Bass River rentals – Kayaks, stand up paddle boards & narrated river cruise
118 Main Street (Route 28) (paddle board shop)
109 Main Street, Windmill Plaza (Kayak/Cruise office)
West Dennis, MA

*Located along the Bass River near Nantucket Sound a few miles east of Yarmouth.

Stand up paddle board instructions available. Paddle on a paddle board or kayak around a large basin of the Bass River with sandbars and marshes or up the Bass River (depending on the tide).

Paddle board – $27 for 1 ½ hours; Kayak – $22 for 1 ½ hours

River cruise – Go on a 90-minute narrated tour of the river. Learn about the residents of the Bass River – past and present. $22

*Just behind this building is Sundancer’s Cape Cod, a casual waterfront dining and dancing establishment with live music and dancing Friday and Saturday evening

Cape Cod Waterways Boat Rentals

Swan Pond River rentals – kayaks, canoes, electric paddle boats, stand up paddle boards
16 Main St. (Route 28)
Dennis Port, MA

Located along the Swan Pond River near Nantucket Sound a few miles east of Yarmouth. Paddle to a pond with marsh and abundant wildlife or paddle to Nantucket Sound and enjoy the beach (depending on the tide).

Kayaks – $20 for 1 ½ hours. Paddle board – $28 for 1 ½ hours



Gold Coast Parasail and Jet Ski
“The longest operating parasail and jet ski company in New England”. &

Located at Cape Cod’s premier resort, the Red Jacket Beach, South Yarmouth, off Rte. 28
Address: One South Shore Drive, South Yarmouth, MA

Parasailing prices:
$100 for a single flight (1 person up solo)
$89 per person for a tandem or triple (2 or 3 people up together) Most popular way to fly!

Dennis Parasailing on Cape Cod (Dennis on North shore, 6a)
508-385-8359 – Shantia Phillips

Located next to the Lost Dog Pub in South Dennis
Address: 1372 MA-134 South Dennnis.

Parasailing prices:
$99 per person standard ride


Water park

Cape Codder Water Park, Hyannis

Indoor/outdoor water park located inside the Cape Codder Resort & Spa. Includes wave pool, stormy/lazy river, water slides, water umberella

1225 Iyannough Road, Hyannis
Day pass $40

Hyannis Activities


Cape Cod Maritime Museum
Location: 35 South St., Hyannis Harbor : 508-775-1723
Times: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, noon to 4 p.m. Sundays and by appointment. Admission: $6, $5 seniors and students. Discount when purchased in conjunction with Hy-Line Harbor Cruise.

Museum offers permanent and rotating exhibits. Seasonal sails available
Hy-Line Harbor Cruise – Across street from HI-Hyannis Hostel
One hour harbor Cruise $17

John F. Kennedy Museum
Location: 397 Main Street, Hyannis (508) 790-3077
Times: Open June – Oct. – Monday – Saturday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Price: $10, seniors $7
Displaying muti-media exhibits that focus on Kennedy’s time spent on Cape Cod ( 1934 – 1963)

Hyannis Harbor & Duckmobile tour of Hyannis –
Cape Cod’s only land and sea tour – 508-790-2111
Price: $19, Seniors $15, plus $1

Ride Cape Cod Duckmobiles’™ authentic military amphibious vehicles. Come ride the streets of downtown Hyannis and see where the Kennedy’s went to church, where J.F.K gave his acceptance speech. See the J.F.K memorial and the J.F.K museum. Learn about the early settlers and were they worked and played. See a Cape Cod light house, some of Cape Cod’s best beaches, and waterfront properties.

Cape Cod Duckmobiles™ are the only land and sea tours to use both the original amphibious DUKW from world war two and the amphibious Larc from the Vietnam War. Vehicles are completely restored and inspected and certified by the US COAST GUARD. Trips last about 45 minutes on land on sea.