: Programs In Town
Take a Step Back in Time
Join us by land through August 11, 2017 and experience Nantucket's seafaring legacy and maritime tales like never before! Led by Orion Couling, professional actor, guide, and Egan Maritime’s Director of Special Maritime Programs, walking tour and sail participants will be entertained with fanciful tales of shipwrecks, privateers, and heroic sea rescues!
Walking tours are rain or shine and meet at the entrance of Straight Wharf.
On Deck Weekly
Walking the Plank (Walking Tour)
Tuesday and Wednesday, 2:30pm
What is the hidden history behind pirates and their lore? In this one hour walking tour you will see the sights and hear the tails of the pirates who used Nantucket to attack nearby ships. This tour is led by a professional guide, in pirate costume and character, through the streets of Nantucket’s historic harbor.
Shipwrecked! (Walking Tour)
Tuesday and Wednesday, 5:30pm
A walking tour exploring Nantucket’s legendary rescues by sea, hear tales of suspense and bravery as a professional guide, in Lifesaver costume and character, leads you through the misty currents of time. This tour is just over one hour long and covers a mile and a half distance on foot.