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Address: 170 Commercial Street, Portland, ME 04101
Phone Number: (207)775-0727
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Activities: Whale watching
Description: Boat offering whale-watching trips.

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Good outfit - interesting boat trip

Our cruise was approximately 4 hours with interesting landmarks on our way out and back in from the whale feeding grounds. We were able to take in some great sights which added... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Our cruise was approximately 4 hours with interesting landmarks on our way out and back in from the whale feeding grounds. We were able to take in some great sights which added nicely to this trip. We saw a few whales, but they were being elusive and changing directions, making it hard to track them effectively. Good size boat, with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

The trip was fantastic. We saw a total of 6 minke whales, one of which came within feet of us and circled the boat several times. it was really special, it seemed so curious. We got a great up close view of a blue shark who was hanging out close to the surface. He was probably about three feet long.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

We took the sunset lighthouse cruise. Although it was very pretty and the narrative was informative, I was disappointed that we didn't actually go out near more lighthouses. The concentration was more of a harbor/island cruise around with notations of lighthouses (which we had already traveled to by car on our way in).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

The boat was a perfect size and we were able to walk around to see whales on all sides. The tour guide spoke very well and knew a lot about the different marine life. Plus We were able to see many types of whales.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Due to the weather we had to re-schedule our whale watching excursion. Well, i was so worth it! At first I was worried we would't see any whales. We had been out to sea for a good hour and a half. Then all of a sudden we saw whale after whale. The entire trip was wonderful. The crew was nice... More 

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Farmingville, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Had a great time with a very engaging and knowledgeable crew. They went out of there way to ensure that we got as close we could yet safely (for us and the whales). On this trip we saw a Sun fish, Minke and Humpback Whales as well some dolphins. Easily worth the price.

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Chandler, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

We took the 2-part trolley city tour and lighthouse boat tour. The trolley around town was a great way to take in the city and its history. The driver was a local and quite humorous. We had a perfect amount of time for some good lunch and shopping. The boat lighthouse tour was a perfect complement to the trolley tour.... More 

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Chicago Ridge
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We went out on the odyssey on July 22, 2015... We had a wonderful experience on the Odyssey. The weather was absolutely perfect as the skies were clear and it was 80 plus degrees!! We saw several Minke whales. One of these whales swam under our boat a couple times and seemed to be putting on a show. We saw... More 

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Bangor, Maine
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We were not as satisfied as we thought we would have been. We expected to see more whale activity than what we did. The crew on the boat was incredibly friendly, but sadly that was just not enough for us to make a return visit. We were able to see a few sea sun fish, a slight sighting of a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Terrible Bad Experience. No whales seen only boat not to see whales today. Crew was more busy selling alcohol drinks to some ladies on board rather than finding whales. They even invited them to come to he captain's cabin and wheel the boat. Refused refund they just offered another tour within one year knowing that most of the people were... More 

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