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Address: 130 Thomaston Street, Rockland, ME 04841
Phone Number: 207-542-6852
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Great Fun - Authentic Lobstering Experience

We had a terrific outing with Captain Steve and learned an amazing amount about lobsters and lobstering in New England. It was incredible to see just how much hard work goes into... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
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Boston, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We had a terrific outing with Captain Steve and learned an amazing amount about lobsters and lobstering in New England. It was incredible to see just how much hard work goes into catching the lobsters that we all love to eat. Cpt. Steve was a wealth of information about lobsters, the whole industry and other activities going on around the... More 

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Saint George, Utah, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I felt like the price was right, the amount of time was right, and the experience was real. They are real fishermen and are doing their job, you just get to come along for the ride. We were looking for a real Maine experience and this was perfect. Thanks Captain.

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Alabama
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We enjoyed the time with Captain Jack. Interesting lifestyle and nice view of the coast from the water.

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Trappe
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This was a terrific experience. The captain is a lobsterman who was hurt some time ago and told he couldn't continue to work in that field. Well, he does, but he tends to something like 300 traps, and supplements the income by taking people along on his boat. He and his mate were very knowledgeable, told great stories and gave... More 

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Sterling
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The Maine coast is geared to tourists however I felt that going on the Captain Jack Lobster Boat gave me a taste of Maine life. I loved being on the boat (only 6 passengers allowed) and seeing what lobstermen do. The first mate kindly answered all my questions.We were able to purchase 2 of the lobsters and have it cooked... More 

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Jacksonville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Captain Jack's lobster boat trip is fantastic! We took the kids on a beautiful sunny morning in June and had a blast. The captain and first mate were funny, interactive and informative. The kids got to hold the lobsters, play with sea urchins, and touch the crabs. We didn't go that far out, but enough to see a bit of... More 

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Alexandria, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

They caught a lobster that was too big to keep! These guys did a great job answering questions and explaining what they do. They are very friendly. We had a great time! You can even buy some of the catch before you leave.

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Bellows Falls, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Captain Jack (Steve) is a terrific guy who has been lobstering most all his life. He and his helper were entertaining, informative and very pleasant to spend time with. This excursion gives you a real sense of what a lobster-man does.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We took our 4 and 6 year olds on the boat. I would highly recommend this trip for small kids. It's about an hour which is just the right amount of time to ask little kids to sit on a boat. The boat is fairly small and will only take 6 passengers at a time. You are not actually lobster... More 

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Blacksburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We visited in May 2014, and enjoyed our trip on Captain Jack's boat. We were surprised to find that most of the tour was conducted by his 1st mate, Robbie, but Robbie was very informative and able to answer our questions. The tour consisted of about 60-75 minutes of visiting about 20 traps around the bay and discovering what was... More 

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Address: 130 Thomaston Street, Rockland, ME 04841
Phone Number: 207-542-6852
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Rockland

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