Hampton Beach Travel Guide
Fishing and Whale-Watching
Several companies conduct whale-watching excursions as well as half-day, full-day, and nighttime cruises. Most leave from the Hampton State Pier on Route 1A.
Al Gauron Deep Sea Fishing. This company maintains a fleet of three boats for whale-watching cruises and fishing charters. State Pier, 1 Ocean Blvd., Hampton Beach, NH, 03842. 603/926–2469 or 800/905–7820. www.algauron.com.
Eastman's Docks. This company offers whale-watching and fishing cruises. River St., Seabrook, NH, 03874. 603/474–3461. www.eastmansdocks.com.
Smith & Gilmore. Enjoy half-day and full-day deep-sea fishing expeditions with Smith & Gilmore. State Pier, Ocean Blvd., Hampton Beach, NH, 03843. 603/926–3503 or 877/272–4005. www.smithandgilmore.com.