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Monhegan Boat Line

880 Port Clyde Road, P.O. Box 238, Port Clyde, ME
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Ranked #2 of 5 Attractions in Port Clyde
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Owner description: Monhegan Boat Line has provided year round ferry service to Monhegan Island for nearly 100 years. The Laura B and Elizabeth Ann offer three trips daily during the summer. Coastal Discovery Cruises are also available. The Puffin/Nature cruise visits Eastern Egg Rock after the captain hauls a lobster trap in Port Clyde. The Lighthouse Cruise views four lighthouses, including two only visible from sea or air. Scenic sunset cruises can include a boiled lobster dinner.
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Brooklyn, New York
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

on time, nice boat, bathroom facilities. Got us there and back in an efficient and lovely way. We made reservations and bought a $5 ticket for parking. It was an effortless experience.

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Camden, Maine
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Yesterday we went on the Laura B. on the 2-1/2-hour lighthouse cruise at 11:30 a.m. Bob, the narrator, told us much history throughout the entire cruise. He was the best narrator on any sightseeing cruise I've taken anywhere. The crew were very helpful in helping people who needed it get onboard. We went past four lighthouses and when we paused... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We booked a trip for our family (children ages 6, 9 and 10) to go on a puffin watch. The trip would have been lovely (even though we didn't see any puffins which didn't bother any of us in the least) had the boat not been too crowded. We made reservations in advance and arrived in plenty of time to... More

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Fargo, North Dakota
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

A wonderful ferry ride on a foggy summer day ending up on beautiful and unique Monhegan Island. A magical place with all sorts of things to see - scenic landscape, enchanted forest, great little sandwich shop and artists galore. A fun day for our whole family!

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Pennington, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We took the Laura B to Monhegan, and the bigger ferry back. Both were fun in their own way, but I think I preferred the Laura B, which is tiny and feels more exciting on the water. When you book your tickets they tell you to arrive 30 minutes early. Due to a mixup, we arrived a few minutes LATE,... More

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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65 reviews 65 reviews
22 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Been traveling with this boat line from the first time I came to Maine. The crew is so efficient and are very quick at loading - and some days the boats are packed with luggage and cargo. They are always so careful with my paintings and I'm sure other art works and for this I really appreciate them !

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Atlanta, Georgia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
22 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Have taken the Laura B. to Monhegan Island many times. I enjoy the small boat experience in the early am. If the weather is nice you can sit outside on top of some of the crates and boxes headed over to the island or it also has covered seating. This time my husband and I were thrilled to find the... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
14 reviews 14 reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We just had our rehearsal dinner activity on the Laura B run by Monhegan Boat Line. We had an excellent two hour tour with an open bar and snacks. It was a most excellent adventure and the staff was amazing. This boat service is top notch with excellent staff and service. Thanks so much to the Laura B !

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Fort Worth, TX
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348 reviews 348 reviews
186 attraction reviews
309 helpful votes 309 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

My family loved this trip and it was one of the best things we did over our 2 week stay in Maine. For just $30 a person you get a 2.5 hour tour around all of the surrounding islands with a guide who knows every animal, island and nook and cranny of the area. There is indoor seating at the... More

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Montreal, Canada
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104 reviews 104 reviews
11 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

The other Puffin cruise from new harbor costs 28$ for 90 minutes while Monhegan Boat Line is 30$ for 2.5 hours. So I pick Monhegan because I get to see more small islands on the way to eastern egg rock. You can call ahead to reserve your spots but I don't think they will ask you to prepay. It is... More

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