Experience the history, culture, and ecology of the Provincetown Dunes in the National Seashore Park
Online Reservations open May 1, 2024
End your day watching the magnificent light and colors over the water and see why artists from all over the world have been drawn to the light
on the outer Cape.
Included in this tour:
• A 1 hr dune tour through the dunes , then a ride down to the beach where you’ll view one of the most magnificent sunsets on the East Coast
• Learn about the history, ecology and evolution of this special landscape that’s uniquely Cape Cod
• Beach chairs for your comfort while watching the sunset
• Private group tours welcome. Call 508-487-1950
• Sunset Tour only (2 – 2+ hrs)
• Tour with Dinner (2 – 2+ hrs)
• Tour with Dinner & Bonfire (3 – 3.5 hrs)
NEW NATIONAL PARK FEE – EFFECTIVE JULY 2019
The National Park Service is charging all visitors a 3 percent usage and maintenance fee for all activities enjoyed in our National Parks. The fee collected will be used
for infrastructure within the Cape Cod National Seashore. The fee will be collected by Art’s Dune Tours from each visitor’s ticket sales and paid by Art’s
Dune Tours to the National Park Service.
When you check out and pay for your tour, it will include a new 3% Fee that the National Park Service is charging all visitors.
Art’s Dune Tours has now relaxed some rules that were in place for the last couple years due to the pandemic. We are now mixing people together in
trucks so you have the opportunity to meet new people! We are keeping a mask optional policy for both you are customers and our staff. For those who
still wish to be private, you will be able to book the entire truck’s capacity which is 6 seats.
During the shore bird nesting season, the only beach open for viewing on our tours is from Herring Cove Beach, which is a gorgeous beach over looking Cape Cod Bay.
You can not reserve BONFIRES online, please contact our office to check availability.
2+ hours (all ages) $57 + $1.71 (3% fee) = $58.71 per person
$35 + $1.05 (3% fee) = $36.05 Children Ages 5-8 w/car/booster seat
$25 + $0.75 (3% fee) = $25.75 Children Ages 4 & under w/carseat
$4.95 service fee per person.
Call for check in procedures.
*At certain times of the season, beach access may be restricted due to nesting shorebirds or erosion.
Combine the beauty of our sunset dune tour with dinners prepared by local Provincetown restaurants to make this a truly memorable adventure..
Only a bonfire could improve on the sunset tour with dinner. Add an extra hour and a beach fire that we set up and break down.
Call our office for pricing and availability.
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When do the dunes tours run?
We run our tours from Mid May to November 15th. You can contact us year-round if you have any questions.
What times do your Daily Tours depart?
Our daily tours start at 9:45 am, 11:00 am, 1:00 pm, 2:30 pm & 4:00 pm (departure times may vary later in the season).
What times do the other tours, such as the Sunset Tour and Dune and Water Tour depart?
The Sunset Tours run several times a week, while the other tours are scheduled at the time you make your reservation.
That’s why we ask that you call to make these tours.
Dune & Water Tours
Do you offer any discounts on the tour?
We have temporarily suspended all discounts for the 2021 season. Thank you for your understanding.
Do we need to make a reservation in advance?
We recommend making reservations in advance, so that you will have a greatest selection of tours and times available.
How many people does your truck hold?
Each suburban has a 6 seat passenger capacity.
Can I reserve a private tour?
Yes, a private daily or sunset tour can be arranged. The price would be determined on a car of 6. So if you reserve 2 spots, you would also be responsible for the remaining 4 too.
Can I cancel my trip?
Yes, you can cancel the trip however we will need a 24 hour notice. You must call our office to be sure we have acknowledged your cancellation.
If you do not give a 24 hour cancellation notice we reserve the right to withhold all funds paid.
Will the tours still run if its raining?
Our daily 1-hour tour goes out rain or shine. Our vehicles are covered, so the weather does not affect the tour. In fact, it’s a great way to spend and hour in the rain.
The meal portion of our sunset tour will not be served in inclement weather.
What should we bring/wear?
We travel in a covered vehicle, so anything you’re comfortable wearing is fine. You should make sure your bring a camera, we stop at a wonderful picture taking spot.
Are there restrooms on the tour?
We have one very small restroom in our office for your use. But it can get very busy. We HIGHLY RECOMMEND using the public restrooms by the main parking
lot located around the corner from our office. There are no restrooms out in the dunes..
Is it customary to tip our driver? And if so, how much?
The usual gratuity is between 10%-20% or whatever you feel comfortable with giving.
IF YOU BOOK A TOUR WITH A CAR SEAT OR BOOSTER, YOU MUST BRING YOUR OWN, WE DO NOT SUPPLY
Families traveling with children under the age of 8 years old must supply a car seat in compliance with state and federal regulations.
Is there an age minimum for children on your tour?
No, all ages are welcomed for our Daily and Sunset Tours.
Are pets allowed on the tour?
Unfortunately pets are not allowed on our tour, due to the small space in the vehicle and other customers’ allergies.
We can make an exception for service animals.
How far are Hyannis, Orleans Rotary, Plymouth, Providence and Boston from Provincetown?
• Hyannis is 47 miles from Provincetown, which takes a little over an hour without traffic.
• The Orleans Rotary is 26 miles for Provincetown and takes about 35 minutes without traffic.
• Plymouth is 77 miles and will take 1 .5 without traffic.
• Providence is 121 miles and takes 2 hours without traffic.
• Boston is 115 miles and takes 2.5 hours without traffic.
Please allot enough time for traffic, Parking and restrooms. During the months of July & August traffic can really be congested on RT. 6,
so please include some extra time for traffic. If you arrive early, there’s plenty to do in Provincetown until your tour!
Where is parking in Provincetown?
See our Parking Page for a list of parking lots.
Can we be picked up at our hotel?
Local hotels pickups are only done with a private charter.
Our online reservation system closes 24 hours prior to departures.
Please call our office: 508-487-1950, for additional same day availability tour times.
IF YOU BOOK A TOUR WITH A CAR SEAT OR BOOSTER, YOU MUST BRING YOUR OWN, WE DO NOT SUPPLY.
Early Dune Rider Discount - save $4.00 per adult on 9:45 tour only.
4 Standish St Provincetown, MA 02657
Tours operate 7 days a week from April 15 – November 15
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