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The Back and Forth

Opens in 9 min: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Jul 27, 2018
“Very nice and relaxing”
Jul 21, 2018
“30 minute tour”
The mission is to get everyone on the water at an affordable price; we want locals and visitors alike to be able to explore & discover more of Belfast, Maine. Our little lobster boat will spend all day, every day taking passengers 'BACK AND FORTH...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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City Harbor, Find us on the waterfront or give us a call., Belfast, ME 04915
+1 207-323-5952
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Reviewed July 27, 2018

The gentleman who took us on our ride was very nice and knowledgeable about the town. I have never been on a boat before and felt very comfortable . My grandson who is 4 loved it. If you are looking for a nice ride to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Steve R
Lisa G, Owner at The Back and Forth, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2018

So happy to hear that you and your grandson enjoyed your time out on The Back and Forth and thrilled to hear that we got you out on the water for the first time :-) We had originally hoped that the 30 minutes tour would...More

Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful experience. The boat is comfortable and the trip around the harbor is the perfect way to break up a busy day in town. Mark, our captain, was friendly, professional and answered all our three year olds questions.More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank wbebb86
Lisa G, Owner at The Back and Forth, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review and to enjoy some time on the water. So happy that Mark made your trip a memorable one for you and your three year old :-) We hope to see you again on...More

Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

This was excellent! The captain (Mark) was terrific and was great with our kids (3 under 5 y.o.). He was knowledgeable, pointed out wildlife, showed us around both the bay and the working waterfront. We took the 30 min tour and got more than our...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Liz L
Lisa G, Owner at The Back and Forth, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2018

Thank you so much for leaving us such a lovely review. We are so glad that Captain mark made your boat trip one to remember and hope to see you again on your next visit.

Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

Short on time on a beautiful day we needed food (on vaca so something special), and looked longingly at the boats on the water during a quick stop in Belfast (enroute to Bar Harbor). The Back and Forth took us across to the legendary Young's...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Pamela W
Lisa G, Owner at The Back and Forth, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2018

Thank you so much Pamela for such a fabulous review. We are so happy that you found the best lobster rolls in town AND the best way to get there to eat them :-) Happy to hear that Captain Joel helped make your crossing memorable...More

Reviewed May 25, 2018

This is a great little boat ride. Being on a lobster boat you get a taste for the "real" boating experience on the water in Maine. The crew was friendly. I love the directors chairs they have on the boat; they were very comfortable. It...More

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank ThisMaineLady
Lisa G, Owner at The Back and Forth, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2018

Thank you ThisMaineLady for such a great review so early on in our new little venture. We hope to see you out on the water again this summer and thanks for mentioning the captains chairs, we love them.

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