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Cap'n Fish's Whale Watch

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Address: 42 Commercial St, Piers 1 and 7, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1822
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Cap'n Fish's offers daily cruises to whale feeding grounds.expert...

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 the National Audubon), our Kennebec River Cruises,lobster trap hauling cruises, lighthouses, seals, harbor cruises. A FEW REASONS TO CHOOSE US FOR THE FINEST WHALE WATCHING EXPERIENCE: Cap'n Fish's in the ORIGINAL Whale Watch in the Mid Coast Maine region, and have the most knowledge of whale feeding grounds, whale movement during different times of the season, and where to go for the BEST Whale Watch Experience In Maine. Founded over 80 Years Ago, we have been whale watching far longer than anyone on the midcoast. VESSEL SPEED: Cap'n Fish's has the fastest vessels in the region which provides more time to visit the whales at the feeding grounds. PASSENGER COMFORT: We have the largest and most comfortable Main Salon in the region with individual padded seats. You can relax with food and a drink in our temperature controlled main salon, which also features a 360 degree view of the outside. Our upper deck which features individual cushioned seats, and the best, and largest, top deck in the region for whale watching. CAPTAINS & CREW: Cap'n Fish's onboard marine biologists and naturalists have a vast knowledge of the marine life found on the gulf of Maine, and provide expert narration. If no whales are seen the day you go, you will be issued a standby pass good for not only another whale watch, but it may also be used on any of our other sightseeing cruises such as 3 hour Kennebec River Cruise, National Audubon Puffin Nature Cruise, Capt'n Combo and many more. So, if no whales are seen your options are many here not just to on another whale watch, it's your choice!

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A fine day on the water!

Capt. Fish and the crew of the Pink Lady provided fun and informative narration for our harbor cruise. I enjoyed hearing about the wildlife of the area, including eagles, seals, a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 October 2016
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Daytona Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Capt. Fish and the crew of the Pink Lady provided fun and informative narration for our harbor cruise. I enjoyed hearing about the wildlife of the area, including eagles, seals, a commorants, and of course, lobsters. Fellow passengers were friendly and we all seemed to have a lovely afternoon.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

This was a four hour trip - a lovely trip in calm waters on a sunny day with interesting commentary about the lighthouses and islands in Boothbay harbour. However we did not see any whales although the guide told us about every type of whale in great detail to fill the time. Most of them so rare we would never... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Captain did a great job! Very much liked the pink lady 2. Even though it was windy the boat was very steady and stable, really enjoyed seeing seals, bald eagles and lighthouses. 1.25 hrs just the right amount of time for a 3 year old.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

The best thing we did in Booth Bay Harbour. Very beautiful day, wonderful narration and details given. Great overview of the area, islands, and culture.

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Stillwater, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Because of beeing later in the season we did not get to see any whales up close, but it was still a great time out on the ocean.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Nice trip - not too long. Captain did a good job on commenting during the trip. Good value. Would recommend.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Saw the same pair resurfacing 5 to 6 times. Great pix. Note that the viewing site was about 90 minutes out, so if you have a queasy stomach be advised. We thought it was well worth the time spent. The crew was very helpful with my wife's wheelchair.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Wonderful Harbor Cruise - Ability to Handle Elderly with Mobility Issues. Informative to Local History and Fishing Industry - Especially Lobsterman. Highly Recommend for Family - Lobster Haul at the End a Nice Touch !!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We booked the seal and lighthouse tour on a beautiful fall day. 1 hr 15 minutes for $38. It was money well spent. The captain was informative and shared a great overview of the area and sea life. We saw several birds, porpoises and seals. It was a bit chilly on top, despite being very balmy in the harbor. We... More 

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Frederiksberg, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

This was the perfect harbor round trip. Beautiful weather, seals and a guide giving us lots of useful information. Ended with lobster fishing. Also interesting. Ok price.

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