2006-11-16 / About Town

Seal watch tours begin Nov. 24

Come and see the area's cutest furry visitors in their winter playground aboard the M/V Alletta Morris for an up-close look at the seals of Narragansett Bay.

Each cruise includes a lecture by an expert guide and binoculars will be provided.

Cruises depart from Bowen's Wharf on Friday, Nov. 24, at 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 25, and Sunday, Nov. 26, at 2 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday cruises are two-hour trips that include a stop at the Rose Island Lighthouse. Tours run weekends and school vacation days through April 29. The full season schedule is available at www.savebay.org.

Regular ticket cost is $20 per person. Members of Save The Bay and Rose Island Lighthouse Foundation, as well as seniors and children ages 6-12, receive a $5 discount. Reservations are recommended. Call 324-6020 or e-mail sealtours@savebay.org.

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