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Balmy Days Cruises

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Address: Pier 8, 42 Commercial Street, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
Phone Number: 207-633-2284
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Squirrel island ferry doubles as harbor cruise.

We had a very pleasant one hour sail aboard "Novelty". There is some very pretty scenery including a good close up view of Burnt Island Lighthouse and a distant view of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Blackpool. Lancashire
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Blackpool. Lancashire
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222 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very pleasant one hour sail aboard "Novelty". There is some very pretty scenery including a good close up view of Burnt Island Lighthouse and a distant view of the Cuckolds and Ram Island Light. The boat also calls at Squirrel Island to act as a ferry and overall this is a very pleasant way to spend an... More 

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33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This cruise line took us for a day trip to Monhegan island which is 12 miles out to sea. It was a rocky ride going out there, due to weather, but calm when we came home. After arriving on the island, we took several walks to White Head to overlook the ocean from the cliffs. The other walk took us... More 

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Albany, Georgia
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20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

While it may have taken many phone calls, Captain Bill Campbell was always ready to help anytime day or night, on a cruise or on land with all the information necessary to provide a great evening cruise following a long day of sight seeing the beautiful state of Maine. If you are going to Boothbay Harbor make sure you find... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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81 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

We were booked with Balmy Day when the outfit we were originally scheduled with had to place us elsewhere (their boat was hit in an accident with a lobster boat). We had a delightful time on the 30-35' friendship sloop. It was a beautiful day in a gorgeous location, and our skipper, who is a native of the area was... More 

Thank Gregcarrera
York Beach, Maine
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191 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

We took a ride out to Mohegan island, The trip is reasonable priced for three hours roundtrip.We saw seals and dolphins.The boat is quite comfortable and the crew are quite friendly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

We spent a relaxing afternoon on The Bay Lady soaking up sun & beautiful views. Captain Mike is very informative & seems to know everything about the area! This was one of our favorite memories of our week in Maine! I highly recommend it!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Millinocket, Maine
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33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Very enjoyable trip on the water! Great time with captain and mate! My 8 year old fisherman grandson had a very enjoyable time! There were 15 passengers all but maybe 4 of us fished. Look out when they started to hit!!!! Great trip - one he is already looking forward to doing again next year!

Thank Karen H
Longmeadow, Massachusetts
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136 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

Our second trip to Monhegan Island from Boothbay Harbor; thus our second trip on the Balmy Days. As it was after Labor Day, there weren't many passengers but it was a fine trip nonetheless. Our trip to the island was pretty rough but everyone handled it fine. On our return trip a couple of days later, one of the passengers... More 

Thank Deb G
Cape Coral, Florida, United States
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

well worth the visit, hiking was fun and with awesome views, great place for photo's lunch was excellent ate at the inn, they stop serving early, also heard that lunch was great at the other little place next to the shore too.

Thank Mary S
Elmira, Canada
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

There were 4 of us travelling together and we had worked hard at preplanning the trip with something for everyone. We chose Balmy Days Cruises because it advertised an affordable mackerel fishing trip aboard the "Miss Boothbay" and a sailing trip with the "Bay Lady". We left Bar Harbor early and took a short cut to ensure that we arrived... More 

Thank Harold P

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