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Cap'n Fish's Whale Watch

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Address: 42 Commercial Street, Piers 1 and 7, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
Phone Number: 800-636-3244
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Description: 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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Saw a fin whale

When they tell you to bring a jacket, listen! It gets really cold on the water. We were there in the middle of July. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable without boring us with... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Clinton, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

When they tell you to bring a jacket, listen! It gets really cold on the water. We were there in the middle of July. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable without boring us with endless details. We saw only one whale, but that made the whole trip worth it. The crew has the single goal of trying to make sure... More 

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Vero Beach, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

While vacationing in Maine for the first time going whale watching was one of the things I knew I had to do! I wanted my eight year old daughter to see a whale and other ocean wildlife in the Ocean not at Sea world or some aquarium. I read the reviews for a number of different Whale watching companies and... More 

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Middleburg, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We saw Whales and got lot of info from Dominique. She did a great job explaining the islands, light house and sea life.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

My husband and I were visiting the area and decided to try this venture on an am tour. The fin whales were magnificent. It was also pleasant to hear the marine biologist share information concerning the region as well as to see porpoises play and sunfish "sunning themselves". Of course we would have liked to have seen more types of... More 

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Aurora, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This was what our trip to Boothbay Harbor was all about. We chose Cap'n Fish's Whale Watch because of their sighting record and we were not disappointed. We saw at least 4 Fin Whales (second largest in the world) and 2 Minkis. The captain knew what he was doing regarding finding the whales and he was cautious about them and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Pleasant cruise to see the whales feeding. We saw maybe a dozen squirting water up from blowholes, also seals and sunfish. The narrator was excellent with information on whales and their habitat.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

The Captain and the Audobon Guide were very in formative and pointed out lots of wildlife for us along the way. I saw more than I anticipated and I am sure I will take this trip again!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Sorry for the cheesy head line. This was a very good trip. We went on the afternoon whale tour. We saw lots of sea lions. When we hot out to the whales we saw many over the time we were there. We had one Macco whale that showed off the side of the boat.

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Hagerstown, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

The marine biologist and the Captain did a fantastic job on the boat. We saw a Minke whale, several fin whales, one in particular gave us quite a show. We were really happy with our trip and would do this again in a heartbeat. It was well worth the admission ticket price.

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Sherman, Texas
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

My husband and I went on the 3 hour whale watching cruise while on our honeymoon. This was a first for both of us. It was a beautiful day and we saw some fin whales, harbor seals, sunfish, and porpoises while we were out. The marine biologist on the boat was very informative. The temperature dropped significantly once we got... More 

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Additional Information about Cap'n Fish's Whale Watch

Address: 42 Commercial Street, Piers 1 and 7, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
Phone Number: 800-636-3244
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Boothbay Harbor
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

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