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Boothbay Harbor, ME 04544
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Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

We had read about this trip and fantastic reviews. Not sure what to expect we arrived as requested and there was a large boat packed with people. I must admit my heart sank...... it should not have. It was a beautiful boat trip out and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank gingybum
Reviewed September 14, 2018

Our family of four did a Monday afternoon trip. We were told to arrive at 11:45 am for the 12:30 trip. Parking is available at Pier 6 where the boat docks, but it is $20. We parked for $5 up the at the fire station...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank scottcaps
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

Great boat trip to island and great meal and the friendliest people made a very enjoyable time. This is definitely a trip no one should miss if near this area!! This rates a 10 star and more!!

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Dreamer137954
Reviewed September 1, 2018

Enjoyable boat tour to the island. Great food. Very well organized. Owners walked around & talked to everyone. Definitely want to go again.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Deb8816
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

What a cool experience during our stay in Maine. Enjoyable boat ride out to the island, incredibly friendly staff who took the time to talk to all of us during this excursion and truly make you feel welcome and the best clam bake we've had!...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

My 3 friends and I finally booked this trip after many years if visiting Maine together. My only regret is that we didn't do it sooner. Everyone was very friendly and the food was amazing! The Moore brothers, Bob and Wayne, are so funny, and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Gigijessie
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Well worth the money. Great food and family hosting on Cabbage Island. It’s takes about an hour to get there but you learn about Boothbay on your way. Book early because it took us two tries to get tickets. I’ll go back next summer.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank michele b
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

It was a wonderful day! The steamers, lobster, blueberry cake were all amazing! We really enjoyed ourselves. We had some troubles with the bugs which is outside anyone’s control. I would almost recommend wearing light pants and closed shoes to avoid bites. Additionally, boarding the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TravelingOYEster
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

We had an awesome time on our Cabbage Island Clambake. The narrated boat tour of Boothbay Harbor was informative and interesting. Once on Cabbage Island we were impressed with the outstanding customer service and the food was incredible! We could barely walk after the meal....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank derekfitz1969
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

I can’t recommend this tour enough! Wonderful from start to finish! Best parts: The ride! The boat ride over to the island was wonderful. The captain gave info over the speaker about the history of the different islands we passed on the way and other...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Cindy H
July 28, 2018|
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Response from Merena M | Reviewed this property |
That I do not know. I didn't see anyone sharing that day either. Sorry
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Terry C
July 1, 2018|
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69.50/person and the ride is included.
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Veronica G
New York
Coastal Maine in May (4 Replies)
So planning a trip out to Boothbay Harbor Memorial Day weekend. Any suggestions on things to do on the coast? We would love to do the Cabbage Island Clambakes, but I'm afraid its not open yet. Anything similar? Does anyone know if the Lobster places will be open yet? Any advice or suggestions would be helpful!
April 04, 2017|
Response fromCB48|
Looking on the sites for various lobster pounds/restaurants in Boothbay Harbor, they are opening Memorial Day weekend. It also looks like Cap'n Fish's boat tours will also be starting up that weekend.
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Cabbage Island Clambakes (2 Replies)
Hi, looking at going on the cabbage island clambake, our daughter is 3 would this be suitable for us? Thank you.
July 09, 2012|
Response fromwendy b|
Hi, I went on this 2 years ago with my best friend and my son (who was 8). It was a great experience, and we enjoyed it. BUT, it is definitely geared toward adults, and attracts adults and the grey haired set! My son was able to order a hot dog instead of lobster. The ferry ride is 45 minutes each way, and the trip is 4 hours. It is usually packed with people, I think 150-200 each trip, and the meal is served by ringing a bell, then everyone lines up and carries their tray back to a picnic...More