John Paul Cuttyhunk Water Taxi Seahorse, Division of Triton Sea Enterprises, Inc call 508 789 3250  

About the Captain
John Paul Hunter is at home on the water, having grown up on Cuttyhunk Island. An ambitious entrepreneur, he obtained his license, purchased Seahorse and began transporting passengers for Cuttyhunk Water Taxi in May of 2001. He looks forward to another successful year in business!


Rates are based on the number of passengers travelling on that particular trip. Rates shown are for ONE-WAY travel between New Bedford and Cuttyhunk.
* Please understand that spiking fuel cost may cause rates to increase.

Number of Passengers On That Trip Rate Per Person
5 or more $40.00
4 $50.00
3 $70.00
2 $100.00
1 - Solo $200.00
  • With five or more passengers, the rate for children under 12 is $20.00/per child.
  • All fares include two carry-on items.
  • Additional freight - $2.00 per item up to 40lbs. Items over 40lbs charged at the discretion of the Captain.
  • Special Rates
       Kayak - $25
       Bike/Adult $10 - Bike/Child $5
       Strollers - $5
  • Any trip after 2 in one day will be priced separately from this rate chart at the discretion of the Captain.

Travel with comfort and convenience aboard Cuttyhunk Water Taxi's 18-passenger vessel Seahorse. Owned and operated by licensed Captain John Paul Hunter, Seahorse is a Coast Guard-certified, custom-built BHM. Now offering trips to and from Menemsha, Martha's Vineyard and Cuttyhunk.
Our New Bedford facility is now in the lovely and historic downtown area:
52 Fisherman’s Wharf
New Bedford, MA 02740

Adjacent to the New Bedford Office of Tourism

Trip time: approximately 1 hour.
Although her regular route runs between New Bedford and Cuttyhunk Island, Seahorse is available for private charter to your local destination of choice. All trips are scheduled by appointment. For information or to book a trip, please call (508) 789-3250.


Captain John Paul Hunter
USCG Masters License


Seahorse Specifications
Make: Custom BHM
Cruising Speed: 17-20 knots
Capacity: 18 passengers
Length: 31 feet
Built: 1990; Refit: 2000
Engine: Cummins Diesel BTA.59
M3 355 HP


  • New Furono 1731MK3 Radar
  • New Furono Chart Plotter
  • New VHF Radios

Alternate Connection:
The Cuttyhunk Ferry Company, Inc. is a passenger and freight service to Cuttyhunk Island owned and operated by Captain Jono Billings and his wife, Sue.

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Cuttyhunk Water Taxi • Seahorse • PO Box 151 • Cuttyhunk MA  02713 • (508) 789-3250