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Address: 42 Commercial St, Piers 1 and 7, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1822
Phone Number: 800-636-3244
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Cap'n Fish's offers daily cruises to whale feeding grounds.expert...

Cap'n Fish's offers daily cruises to whale feeding grounds.expert narration,full galley, temp controlled and fast modern ships. In addition to Whale Watching, we offer many other sightseeing cruises, including our PUFFIN WATCH cruises (narrated by the National Audubon), our Kennebec River Cruises,lobster trap hauling cruises, lighthouses, seals, harbor cruises. A FEW REASONS TO CHOOSE US FOR THE FINEST WHALE WATCHING EXPERIENCE: Cap'n Fish's in the ORIGINAL Whale Watch in the Mid Coast Maine region, and have the most knowledge of whale feeding grounds, whale movement during different times of the season, and where to go for the BEST Whale Watch Experience In Maine. Founded over 80 Years Ago, we have been whale watching far longer than anyone on the midcoast. VESSEL SPEED: Cap'n Fish's has the fastest vessels in the region which provides more time to visit the whales at the feeding grounds. PASSENGER COMFORT: We have the largest and most comfortable Main Salon in the region with individual padded seats. You can relax with food and a drink in our temperature controlled main salon, which also features a 360 degree view of the outside. Our upper deck which features individual cushioned seats, and the best, and largest, top deck in the region for whale watching. CAPTAINS & CREW: Cap'n Fish's onboard marine biologists and naturalists have a vast knowledge of the marine life found on the gulf of Maine, and provide expert narration. If no whales are seen the day you go, you will be issued a standby pass good for not only another whale watch, but it may also be used on any of our other sightseeing cruises such as 3 hour Kennebec River Cruise, National Audubon Puffin Nature Cruise, Capt'n Combo and many more. So, if no whales are seen your options are many here not just to on another whale watch, it's your choice!

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Saw several fin whales, a few grey seals and a blue shark. Audio system was deficient so hearing the persons speaking wasn't always possible

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Saw several fin whales, a few grey seals and a blue shark. Audio system was deficient so hearing the persons speaking wasn't always possible

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Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Summer is a busy time for Boothbay Harbor, and parking is at a premium. We took two cruises on Captain Fish's Cruises this past week, and both were on the boat "Pink Lady" and the same crew. The captain (Taber), was terrific explaining all of what we were seeing on the cruises, and was very friendly and personable. He went... More 

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Lake Ariel, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had such a great time on Cap'n Fish's Whale Watch! The crew was great giving information on the landscape, lobster fishing, and local wildlife. We saw so many whales! The capt. was awesome to make sure both sides of the boat had good views!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Staff was very good at answering questions from both the adults and the children. The ability for the to find the whales was pretty good. I saw several fin whales but unfortunately we didn't get to see any humpback whales :(

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Nashville, TN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A 3 hour cruise out to find whales at their feeding ground was fun. It sounded like parking was included, but it is $20, so get there early and find a spot somewhere else. I found a free spot for 4 hours. Cruising out of port we did get to hear some history and the names of the lighthouses. A... More 

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Groves, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Trip was awesome. Lots of whales. Captain and crew worked hard to keep us on the whales and as close as possible. This is a must do.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We saved $16 off adult tickets because we stayed at Cap'n Fish's Waterfront Inn! We saw a lot of whales (2 different types). The captain was very good about turning the boat so we could see whales that he or the narrator spotted from the bow. Trip was a little shorter than expected, and prices on board are ridiculous, but... More 

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Middletown, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My daughter and I went on a Cap'n Fish's Whale Watch today and had an amazing time. Crew was great and we saw many whales. What a great day!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We saw a whole bunch of wales. We were told by the crew that we had one of the best tours of the season, they are lucky if they see 3 or 4 sightings. The crew was great, boat was good. The kids were really excited to see the wales. Also, saw several light houses and saw fishermen pulling the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As a life long Mainer, I had never been on a whale watch. My daughter who now lives out of State, was home on vacation, so she, my wife, and I decided to give this a go last minute. We went on a Wednesday - mid August. Called and spoke to some one at Cap'n Fish who told us that... More 

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