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about us

meet our crew & learn more about nantucket


celebrate with us this summer

Welcome to Nantucket By Water, formerly Shearwater Excursions.


Founded in 1999, we are a local family-run eco-tour company dedicated to providing unique tours to individuals and families of all age groups. From small kids to grandparents, we have trips that cater to your needs and taste for adventure.


Whether you take a short, leisurely tour around Nantucket Harbor, or a longer adventure exploring the wildlife sanctuary of Coutue or visiting the unique 5th Bend Oyster Farm, we promise you an exceptional experience.



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