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Cap'n Fish's Whale Watch

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Whale Watch

Although we didn't get to see any whales, it was a great day. It was a little windy, but expected... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sheryl M
Harbor cruise

We took the harbor cruise and were not disappointed. We saw several beautiful lighthouses and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Atlanta, Georgia
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Cap'n Fish's offers daily cruises to whale feeding grounds.expert narration,full galley, temp controlled and fast modern ships. In addition to Whale Watching, we offer many other sightseeing cruises, including our PUFFIN WATCH cruises (narrated by...more
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42 Commercial St, Piers 1 and 7, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1822
+1 800-636-3244
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Although we didn't get to see any whales, it was a great day. It was a little windy, but expected at this time of year.

Thank Sheryl M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We took the harbor cruise and were not disappointed. We saw several beautiful lighthouses and seals. The best part was the lobsterman pulling up the trap. It was full of lobster and he gave an informative talk about lobster. This is a 1 1/4 hour...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We were really excited to go whale watching however we really didn’t see anything the day we went out so they gav us a stand by ticket for another day. We went again 2 days later & we did get to a couple Minke whales...More

Thank mlom66
Reviewed 6 days ago

We took the whale watching cruise in mid September -- a bit late in the season and the Puffin watching was over by then. We knew that this was not peak season as the whale migration had likely started, but it was our only chance...More

Thank Kurt K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were blessed with a perfect weather day!! Highly recommend 3-hour Kennebec River cruise 🚢. Found Bath Iron Works fascinating from the water view. Meandering in a 44-mile loop thru rivers, bays, and islands with superlative narration.

Thank pelli444
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect day and great service! Great way to see lighthouses only seen from the water. Would recommend this as a great way to spend a beautiful afternoon!!

Thank Llevesque116
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent naratiion provided from start to finish. The boat is well appointed, clean, and it functions smoothly on the water. We will book with this company again.

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 1 week ago

The narrator on this tour was extremely knowledgeable about all the marine life and about the whales. We actually saw a humpback whale and watched him for almost an hour. The captain was great at keeping the boat close to the whale so we could...More

Thank Betsy T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our Captain was excellent. He pointed out quite a bit of wild life along with historical information. The boat was comfortable. The trip really exposed you to the real Maine.

Thank tigertoe
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was our first trip to Boothbay harbor maine. We picked this motel do to price and location. Just a nice walk away from the attractions. Friendly employees willing to help you find the locally attractions that most don't get to see. Our room was clean...More

Thank Cindy G
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21 September 2018|
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Response from Tina M | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure about the tours but our whale watching lasted about 30 minutes longer than they said because we were watching 3 whales and they where nice enough to gove us extra time.
21 September 2018|
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Response from michellegagnenh | Reviewed this property |
The little bit o Maine tour is about a 2 hour boat ride. Then the drive from BBH to Bristol, if taking the River Road (instead of RT 1) takes 35 minutes. You should be ok picking up your husband at 4:30pm
Kaye S
8 September 2018|
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Response from Ralph M | Reviewed this property |
YES! It can get chilly and windy out there, but you can be comfortable dressing for the land climate and carrying a sweater or jacket ready to put on if and when the temperature lowers. Happy trip!