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

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Disappointed that we did not see any whales, or any sea life at all. I know that they cannot guarantee that we will see whales. Not the best of days, as it was pretty cool and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 25, 2015
Shirley A
Pacific, Missouri

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Pittsburgh, PA
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36 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were told to dress warm, and use Dramamine to prevent chills and "sea sickness", but we didn't need extra jackets or meds. The ride takes you waaayyyyy beyond the confines of shelter and into the open sea. Lighthouses dot all along both sides of the water heading out and even in the middle where small "islands" emerge from the... More 

Thank Love_Florida_Sun
Pacific, Missouri
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

Disappointed that we did not see any whales, or any sea life at all. I know that they cannot guarantee that we will see whales. Not the best of days, as it was pretty cool and misting most of the trip. Captain did explain some of the sights we saw. I got some good photos of lighthouses and other scenery.... More 

Thank Shirley A
Charles Town, West Virginia
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114 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

This turned out to be a beautiful day and a great boat ride. That wouldn't have changed even if we didn't see whales and giant floating sunfish (one of which breached for us). This trip is a surprisingly wonderful tour of the harbor and an even different view of Portland Head Lighthouse. The crew was great and persistent in finding... More 

4 Thank PJWallyrock
Canterbury, New Hampshire
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

We had a perfect day, early September, with clear skies and calm seas, but what made the outing so wonderful was the enthusiasm and knowledge of the crew. We saw porpoises, seals, Minke whales, seabirds, a tuna, a finback whale and, to finish off the day, a pod of dolphins who played in our wake on our return trip. The... More 

3 Thank Lea P
Roosendaal, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
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5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

The boat trip out to sea alone was worth it! We passed lighthouses and the beautiful Maine coast. The captain told us about the sights we saw, which was very nice. Once at sea we saw a lot of seals and a few dolphins. At one point there was a sunfish swimming around. We got real close to the fish,... More 

2 Thank Elinneke
Columbus, United States
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133 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

We went whale watching with Odyssey, and I think we'll all remember the experience for a long time. First of all, the scenery is lovely, even before you see the whales. Our guide (I forget her name) was passionate, interesting and very informative about a variety of marine subjects. Then there was the whale, which was enormous. We saw a... More 

1 Thank Daniel D
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47 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

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 

1 Thank lauragatz
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

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 

1 Thank Peperomia
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2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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.

2 Thank Rachel G
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24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 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 

2 Thank grover01

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