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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always an interesting place to visit, even in the off season. March 9, 2019 ... my first time seeing snow there. :)

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank forgotmypword
Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

A Provincetown staple that you must see. Winter spring summer or fall. This place makes Provincetown what it's name is for.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jimkler
Reviewed 17 November 2018

Off season it’s nice to stroll along the pier with the huts closed and the pigeons perching on the roofs. The Whale Watching Fleet and all the other ships are waiting for the season to come.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Burkhard042
Reviewed 10 November 2018

MacMillan Wharf is located near the center of Provincetown Harbor near downtown Provincetown. It is just steps off of Commercial Street and is a great place to stroll and check out all the boats and the entire waterfront. There are lots of small retail “shacks”...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rockyjoe
Reviewed 7 November 2018

The wharf has everything you want if you like the sea. Plenty of trips, lots of really interesting booths, great views of Provincetown and a busy Marina, what is there not to like.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank devonroamer
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

We parked at the main parking lot in Provincetown. The wharf was just a few hundred feet away. One side had the commercial fishing boats, the other side had the tourist charters. We took some nice photos of Provincetown from the wharf. A great place...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jayharper2016
Reviewed 10 October 2018

This is a nice area to see some of the local artists. We also took a whale watching cruise that was the bomb. BUT, parking in that lot is 3.50/hr and there are lots a couple of blocks away that are only $6.00 flat rate...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dennis S
Reviewed 6 October 2018

I remember when this was a wood pier with kids diving for coins, deep sea fishing party boats and charter boats, open air kiosks, fishing at the end of the pier. Times have changed! Now it's a concrete pier with whale-watching, "cottage kiosks", and crafts....More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Sharon D
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Quite a busy place especially if you come on a ferry. They have a lot of things to sell and boats for whale watching and a small pirate museum right on the dock. There are also restrooms at the end of the pier. In the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank lsmith1338
Reviewed 1 October 2018

This pier never gets old. While we miss the old fishing charters and tuna boats from the 60's and 70's there is still a touch of the fishing history here. The heavy ferry traffic is a bit of a bummer but the car show held...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Ame A
6 May 2018|
Response from Nicholas S | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe that there is swimming next to the wharf. You may have to go to the other side of the Cape for that. There are small beaches close by that you can sit and sun bath at.
17 July 2017|
Response from juannac2013 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, located right beside the ferry going to Boston (very end of the pier, farthest away from the land). It was inexpensive, about $4-5 and they allow you to go in and out of your luggage.
15 July 2017|
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Response from wrenworks | Reviewed this property |
No lockers.