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Lobster Boat Tour w/ Captain Clive Farrin
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Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

We had a very educational & enjoyable time lobstering with Capt. Clive & assistant Dave! And the views of Boothbay Harbor were beautiful. Highly recommend a trip with him!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank PCBGal
Reviewed October 17, 2018

Got picked up at Pier 8 right on time and had a fantastic time lobstering with Captain Clive and his stern man Dave. Got to see how he pulls traps, checks the lobsters he catches, how he baits the traps and how he sets traps....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tom C
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

In life one has days that come come together just right! The right friends, the right place( Boothbay), the right pick of a working lobster boat (Captain Clive and Dave) and perfect weather( a balmy 80). I marvel and revel at my age in how...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nancy K
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

After this 2 hour tour, we learned more about lobstering than I imagined possible. This is a real, WORKING lobster boat, so Clive and Sherman are busy guys! Thankfully, they both did a great job taking time to answer our questions and explain the ins,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed October 1, 2018

Took grands on lobster boat tour with Capt Clive. Very informative and "hands on". Learned a lot about the lobster industry and boys enjoyed watch crew catch, measure, band and store lobster. Even got a chance to band one themselves. About a 60 to 90...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bob V
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

What an experience! Clive was a great story teller and educator. We learned a lot, and really enjoyed being out on the water. I highly recommend this experience.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank crystal2c
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

My family thoroughly enjoyed our lobstering tour. We were able to see how the traps were baited and pulled and the lobsters measured and banded. Captain Clive is a wonderful educator.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Smillow
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

It was awesome watching Captain Clive and Sherman bring in their traps, measure the lobsters for keepers, and bait the traps. He picked us up right next to our hotel and spent almost 2 hours explaining the lobster fishing experience. Very educational and spends a...More

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

Clive picked us up at our hotel and took us out for about an hour and a half. We had so much fun watching him and Sherm bring in lobsters! Wear shoes you don’t mind getting wet. Highly recommend!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

Highlight of our main summer vacation!! Fabulous trip for teens to learn about the lobsters up close. Crew was fabulous, especially young grandson, Isaac!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Response from nelle5807 | Reviewed this property |
Cost is $30 per person. We met Captain at dock and then he went across the harbour to pick up another couple. He does several tours a day. Contact him directly for more exact info.
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Richard B
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Response from coreyw627 | Reviewed this property |
30 for adults and 20 for kids I think
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Julie M
July 17, 2018|
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Response from MaryAnneW136 | Reviewed this property |
Call Captain Clive at 207-380-7677. Call in the afternoon since he works and does tours in the mornings.
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