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Address: Pier 8, 42 Commercial Street, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
Phone Number: 207-633-2284
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Monhegan Island Trip

I really liked Monhegan Island, it takes an hour and one half to get there, you are there 3 or 3 and one half hours and the same time to get back. I did not know what we would do... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I really liked Monhegan Island, it takes an hour and one half to get there, you are there 3 or 3 and one half hours and the same time to get back. I did not know what we would do for 3 and one half hours but it turned out not to be enough time. There are shops, places to... More 

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Needham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Took the 9:30 ferry to Monhegan. Great trip, clean boat, and wonderful crew. There are nice bathrooms on board, there are beverages and some snacks. The top of the boat was very comfortable b.c the winds were warm but coming back we sat below due to the temperature. Easy over the phone reservations. Great trip, would use this company again.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

From the daily trip to Monhegan on the Balmy Days, to the Burnt Island visit on the Novelty, to sailing on the Bay Lady, this boat/tour operator offers something for everyone! Every trip has been fun and worthwhile - just try to choose the right weather for the activity you want. Balmy Days Cruises has a knowledgeable, friendly staff and... More 

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Woodstock, CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Went on a Mackerel fishing trip. They took us on a short but beautiful ride in the harbor and on the third stop we hit the mother load. We easily caught over 200 fish between the 10 of us on board. The crew even cleaned and packed your fish if you wanted to take some home. Great fun.

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Northbridge, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Super fun cruise and tour of the harbor. If you want to spend an hour sight seeing then this is the cruise to take.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We did the hour tour around the Harbor and it was delightful! We were able to see the coast line, small islands off the coast, a living lighthouse, seals, Ospreys' nest and more. This is a great cruise if you want to get out on the water and see the sights! The crew were great! You can sit up top... More 

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Windham, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We took the Balmy Days II for our trip to Monhegan Island. The captain was great. She pointed out all of the landmarks as we made our way to our destination.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Was a crowded overbooked ride to Monhegan. We did like the narrative given about the different sights. But for 1.5 hours the ride was not comfortable and we felt like sardines. We enjoyed the Island of Monhegan but the ride not so much.

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East Stroudsburg, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We took the Balmy Days Cruise to Monhegan Island and had a great time. The 1-1/2 hour boat ride was expertly run, with an excellent narrative by the captain. She gave you the history of the many islands we passed including Monhegan. Monhegan was an oasis where a short hike takes you to the lighthouse and beautiful views of the... More 

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New Windsor, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Captain knew his stuff. Took us past several lighthouses and found a island with hundreds of seals. Stopped the boat so we could get a good look. Took us all around the area including a spot with dozensof Osprey nests. Well worth the $35.

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Additional Information about Balmy Days Cruises

Address: Pier 8, 42 Commercial Street, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
Phone Number: 207-633-2284
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Boothbay Harbor
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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