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Lobster Boat Tour w/ Captain Clive Farrin

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Boothbay Harbor, ME
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highlight of our trip

We really enjoyed our trip lobstering with Capt. Clive. The Capt. tried to educate us about... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Janice C
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Longboat Key, Florida
Once In a Lifetime Authentic Lobstering Experience

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!! My husband and I had an excellent experience lobstering with Clive. We... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cory M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our trip lobstering with Capt. Clive. The Capt. tried to educate us about maintaining sustainability and the rules and roles of lobstering

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!! My husband and I had an excellent experience lobstering with Clive. We went on a two hour excursion and caught more lobsters than we could count! Our outing was very informarive and educational as Clive is a retired teacher. He even went out...More

Thank Cory M
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Reviewed April 8, 2018

If you want the low down and first hand look of the day of a lobsterman this is it. So much information along with a little comedy. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

Wonderful trip with Captain and his first mate. Was extremely entertaining and educational. Great time out on water in one of most beautiful places on earth!!! Highly recommended!!

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Reviewed September 15, 2017

We were looking for an authentic working lobster boat tour and this is the real thing. The Captain provides interesting information about lobsters and the industry. It's evident from the start he enjoys being a lobster fisherman as well as teaching about his profession. He...More

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Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely afternoon ride with an abundance of knowledge about lobsters and lobstering!!! The Captains are great, we are so glad we did this especially for our elementary aged children! Saw Seals, and abundance of birds! Super fun!!!

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Reviewed September 13, 2017

We took a tour with Captain Clive and Sherman today......a nice warm September day. He met us at the dock near our rental and we hopped right on board and headed out to start collecting pots. Definitely a REAL working lobster boat experience, we had...More

Thank WV_Sanddollar
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Reviewed September 6, 2017

Captain Clive welcomed us by driving up to the dock at the lobster pound fast, securing the lines, telling us to hop aboard and taking off minutes later, all business as he and his helper threw off the lines, motioned us to the port side...More

Thank Peter B
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Reviewed September 2, 2017

While in Maine we wanted to take the least touristy, most authentic lobster boat trip we could find, and I believe we succeeded by joining Captain Clive for 90 minutes or so in Booth Bay Harbor. We observed the lobstering process first hand while getting...More

Thank Tom P
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Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

We went lobstering and it was BY FAR the best thing we did on our vacation. Cap't Clive was a former shop teacher and was accommodating of our 5mo old, 5yo and 8yo. His stern man Sherman was kind and hard working. He provides life...More

Thank Laura R
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bknighter68
November 12, 2017|
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4 adults...kids 8,6 and 2 in mom's arms,,,,
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Response from Susan W | Reviewed this property |
Clive’s licensed capacity is 6 adults—male or female.
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Jenna H
August 6, 2017|
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Response from jlbmousie | Reviewed this property |
Hi! The number I reached Capt Clive at is: 207-380-7677. I called midday and he returned my call the same afternoon.
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