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Truro, Cape Cod, Massachusetts

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Welcome To Pamet Tours

Join us in exploring the classic landmarks, pristine beaches and sparkling harbors of Truro and Wellfleet! We offer guided driving, walking and boat tours that bring to life the true stories, myths and legends that define Cape Cod’s role in American history.

Walk the path of a Pilgrim, climb to the top of a lighthouse or revel in tales of pirates. Cruise the harbor, see where aquaculture flourishes or walk where whales swim just off shore. See the work of a Cape Cod artist or stroll among the vines at a local vineyard. On every trip you’ll experience the beauty and wonder of a changing landscape that has inspired people for generations!

Journey with us through history and
discover the secrets of the Outer Cape:
  • Lighthouses

  • Storms & Shipwrecks

  • Fishing & Saltworks

  • Whaling & Shipbuilding

  • The Railroad Era

  • Native Americans

  • Pilgrims

  • Local Wildlife & Sealife

  • U.S. Lifesaving Service

  • Geology of the Cape

Our Tours
Summer Tours are available daily beginning June 23 to the end of August.
In Spring & Fall, tours are available on Weekends.
IN JUNE & SEPTEMBER WEEKEND 2 - HOUR TOURS ARE AVAILABLE EARLY EVENINGS.

Truro Lighthouse

Truro Tours

Our tour brings you to some of Truro’s classic landmarks including Pamet Harbor, Highland Lighthouse, Pond Village and Corn Hill. Share in the history of the Pilgrims, the U.S. Life Saving Service and the Railroad Era. Learn about the saltworks, fisheries, and the shipbuilding industries while experiencing the natural wonders of the Cape.

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Wellfleet

Wellfleet Tours

Our Wellfleet tour includes terrific views of Wellfleet Harbor, Great Island and the Atlantic Ocean. Learn about 400 years of change to the harbor region and the 'lost' Billingsgate Community. Here the adventures of Pirate "Black Sam" Bellamy, radio pioneer Guglielmo Marconi or visit an oyster farm. It’s all part of an amazing adventure through nature and beyond.

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Truro Tours

We are pleased to offer Pick-Up Service to our guests. If you’d like us to pick you and drop you off for a tour, we serve most of the local area. This includes hotels, campgrounds, residences and central locations. Simply give us the details when you book your tour and we’ll take care of the rest!

2 - Hour Driving Tour ~ $40 Per Person
Truro is part of the building blocks of America and we invite you to join us for a visit to some of the most iconic and interesting locations on the Outer Cape. Your rewarding experience takes you where light keepers kept watch to where the Pilgrims once stood. Down the back roads to the beaches and beyond, every trip connects you with nature and the history of America.

  • Highland Lighthouse

  • High Head Scenic Overlook

  • Pond Village/Cold Storage Beach

  • Pamet Harbor

  • North Truro Air Force Base

  • Corn Hill Beach


Highland Lighthouse Tour: 3 Hours ~ $60 Per Person

This tour includes the full 2-hour Driving Tour plus a visit to iconic Highland Lighthouse, first constructed in 1797 and still operated on the grounds of the National Park Service.. On this tour you’ll go back to the days of Light Keepers and see breathtaking views of the Atlantic you won’t forget.

Situated in Highlands Historic District, the area was a hub of activity in the early 1900’s complete with a golf course (1892), the Highland House Hotel (1907) and a Dance Hall. See where a windmill churned and a telegraph station connected Cape Cod with the world. The tour concludes with a visit to the former site of the Pamet River Harbor Light House at Corn Hill Beach on the bay side of the Cape for a wonderful adventure!

  • Go inside Highland Lighthouse and visit the Gift Shop

  • Take photos from the deck high on the bluffs overlooking the Atlantic Ocean

  • See where Pamet Harbor Lighthouse once stood overlooking Cape Cod Bay

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Taste of Truro: 3 Hours ~ $60 Per Person
This adventure includes the full 2-hour Driving Tour plus a visit to Truro Vineyards. From a carefully restored 1830’s farmhouse they’ve pioneered the art of maritime grape growing on the Cape. Come experience the fruits of their labor and browse the wonderful gift shop!

  • A working farm for over 200 years.

  • See South Hollow Spirits where local rum and gin are produced.

  • Blackfish Restaurant’s Crush Pad Food Truck sells lunch and snacks.

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Gallery Tour: 3 Hours ~ $60 Per Person
This excursion includes the full 2-hour Driving Tour plus a visit with to see the work of very special local artists. When Charles W. Hawthorne opened the Cape Cod School of Art in 1898, he set the stage for Cape Cod to emerge as a haven for artists. Truro is rich in art history from the Castle Hill Center for the Arts to local crafts, you’ll witness the work of talented artists andlearn why the Cape continues to inspire.

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Wellfleet Tours

We are pleased to offer Pick-Up Service to our guests. If you’d like us to pick you and drop you off for a tour, we serve most of the local area. This includes hotels, campgrounds, residences and central locations. Simply give us the details when you book and we’ll take care of the rest!

2 - Hour Driving Tour ~ $40 Per Person
Located half-way between the “tip” and “elbow’ of Cape Cod, Wellfleet was originally settled in the 1650s by the Europeans as Billingsgate. It’s famous for oysters, Marconi’s first transatlantic radio transmission and in 1717 “Black Sam” Bellamy lost the pirate ship Whydah off her shores. it’s a great place to explore and we take you there!

  • Wellfleet Town Pier

  • Herring River/Great Island

  • Chequesset Neck Inn

  • Old Rail Road Depot

  • Marconi Station Site

  • Ocean View Drive


Shellfish & Aquaculture Tour: 3 hours ~ $60 Per Person
Farming Cape Cod style! You’ll visit a working shellfish farm and see how the future of seafood production benefits both man and nature. You’ll learn to identify the different species and might even get to sample some of the local fare!

Note that this tour is dependent on the tides. If you’d like to visit the shellfish farm, please send a note and we’ll get back to you.

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Truro & Wellfleet 3-hour Driving Tour ~ $ 60 Per Person
Enjoy the perfect combination of sites from both Truro & Wellfleet! We stop at select locations from both towns so you get the perfect taste of the best they have to offer.

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1 - Hour Extension to a Wellfleet or Combination Tour!
You can see the best of Wellfleet and add a trip to Highland Light, Truro Vineyards, a walk along Ballston Beach and more. Just let us know!

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Mix and Match Tours
Want to come up with your own combination? We’re happy to help! Send the details and we’ll contact you to work something out.

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Other Options

These tours are available individually or as an extension of the 2-Hour Driving Tour

Pamet Harbor Boat Tour: 1 - Hour ~ $40

The Pamet River’s natural inlet, Pamet Harbor was originally located at the base of Corn Hill where the Pilgrims once discovered maize stored by the local indian tribes. Now a quaint mooring site, we cruise with a local charter company for a safe, picturesque and entertaining boat ride. See shore birds, seals and maybe even a whale outside the harbor! This tour can be extended so be sure to ask your guide.

  • Meet at Pamet Harbor but pick up service is recommended. A modest transportation fee applies for this tour only.

  • Cruise in comfort with Schooney Charters

  • Trips within and outside of Pamet Harbor

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Ballston Beach Walking Tour: 1 - Hour ~ $5 Per Person
Situated on the Cape’s Atlantic-facing coastline, Ballston Beach is a dramatically changing landscape at particular mercy to the rough winter storms that pound the shore. Also a place of pristine beauty, we take you from 1889 when Sheldon W. Ball purchased a thousand acres of ocean-front property to the modern day when nature is the architect.

This tour is only offered on Wednesdays at 6pm. The comfortable distance takes into account the abilities of the group and usually runs a few minutes long. Tours start and end at Wrackline Gallery on Wednesday nights at 6pm, right at the beach entrance.

  • Shipwrecks & Storm History

  • U.S. Live Saving Station Operations

  • Ballston Beach Colony

  • Pamet River Valley Geology

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Mix & Match
Want to come up with your own combination? We’re happy to help! Want to add a romantic meal to the mix? No problem! No matter your suggestion, just send the details and we’ll contact you to work something out.

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Truro and Wellfleet

Driving Tours
We are proud to offer a variety of driving, walking and boat excursions in Truro & Wellfleet. Driving Tours are 2-hours each and can be supplemented with an hour long extension for more time at specific destinations. Each tour includes door-to-door service and is highlighted with pictures, maps and more to add context to the trip.

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Walking Tours
Our Ballston Beach Walking Tour is a 1-hour evening excursion along the sands of Truro’s Atlantic-facing shoreline. It starts and ends at our own Wrackline Gallery right at the beach entrance near the foothills that inspired Truro artist Edward Hopper.

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Pamet Harbor Boat Tour
Pamet Harbor is one of the most picturesque inlets anywhere. In cooperation with Schooney Charters, your 1-hour boat tour is the perfect compliment to a Driving or Walking tour. Meet us at the dock and we’ll have everything you need!

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Our Reviews

Making sure everyone enjoys their tour is very important to us! We appreciate your feedback as we continually strive to offer a more entertaining and informative experience. Please take a moment to Review your time with us so we can better serve you. Thanks!

Pegat Cape
March 18, 2018

"It's perfect for people who appreciate nature ..."

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Mary E Kearney
September 20, 2017

"Breathtaking Characteristic Views with a Narrated Back Story"

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Mike P.
March 18, 2015

"An up close and personal look at some amazing sites"

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