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Diver Ed's Dive-In Theater

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Address: 105 Eden St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1136
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A great time. Worth the money.

Based on recommendations from locals, plus the Trip Advisor reviews we decided to take a trip yesterday and all of us loved it. We were three adults and two young kids (5 and 7... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2015
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New Hampshire
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35 reviews
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Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

This was our third time out with Diver Ed and crew and it continues to entertain AND educate. Make reservations early if you want the popular 9:30 time slot. We called on Monday and the first morning our (albeit large) group could get tix was on Friday. One note for families with very small kids (under three): consider postponing until... More 

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Ottawa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

Based on recommendations from locals, plus the Trip Advisor reviews we decided to take a trip yesterday and all of us loved it. We were three adults and two young kids (5 and 7 year olds) and we all were laughing, engaged, entertained and learned a lot. All the kids interacted with Diver Ed and gently handled sea creatures. Captain... More 

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Northern NJ
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2015

There's not much more I can add to the reviews already here. We all enjoyed it - from adults to kids. The kids loved being able to touch and hold the sea creatures. Diver Ed was very entertaining. We did a 5:30PM trip and were able to watch the sun setting while heading back in. Definitely worth the money! Go... More 

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Tampa
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

This was an extremely fun trip, especially for children of all ages! Ed is extremely entertaining and informative at the same time. The ocean floor views with his awesome, color camera transmitted to a big screen on the boat were tremendous. He then brings many creatures onto the boat and teaches everyone about them. Then everyone gets an opportunity to... More 

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Thank GatorManTampa
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 28 July 2015

Booked this for our last day in Bar Harbor and Diver Ed & crew did not disappoint. Entertaining throughout the 2 hour trip. Great up-close look at marine life as Diver Ed brought back a net full of creatures after 15 minutes or so in the water. Extremely knowledgeable and it's probably the only time I'll see someone put a... More 

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Woking, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2015

We went for this because of all the 5* reviews and they are fully justified. The trip was great fun, especially for my two girls aged 8 and 10, but my wife and I both enjoyed it enormously as well.

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Lake Mary, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2015

This is a great place for kids and adults! Its funny and diver ed makes the trip fun. the trip to his dive spot is very windy so bring a jacket/wear pants. This is a hands on experience too but you don't have to if you don't want to.

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Casselberry, Florida
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44 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2015

From the moment my family stepped foot on this boat until the moment we stepped off, we were entertained! First, the boat. Doesn't hold a huge crowd. Everyone could see and hear. The boat is very stable, and the cruise is in protected waters, so risk of seasickness is slight. Bench seating with backs. One or two steps for the... More 

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north Andover
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 25 July 2015

My daughters loved this trip. (ages 6 & 11) Diver Ed and his wife kept their attention throughout the trip and they loved holding the sea creatures that Diver Ed caught. We had a blast. The museum where you meet to board the ship is full of cool animals. (taxidermy) The boat did not go out too far so seasickness... More 

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Milford, PA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2015

I chose Diver Ed's based on the overwhelming "excellent" reviews I read right here, and wasn't disappointed - the presentation and interaction with the sea animals was great, and Diver Ed is both entertaining and knowledgeable. He's also quite wacky, but it makes for a great show. He brought up lobsters, sea urchins, sea cucumbers, crabs, sea stars (don't call... More 

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