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Balmy Days Cruises

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42 Commercial St, Pier 8, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1822
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Reviewed October 13, 2018

We took the one hour boat ride to Squirrel Island. We enjoyed our cruise. The captain did a nice narrative on the area. We saw a lighthouse and many other islands. We picked up a large group of passengers on Squirrel Islsnd, with their bags...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

We took the harbour cruise which was an hour long and gave a great taste of what was within Boothbay Harbour, although there were longer trips available this trip was long enough in the cooler weather. There was interesting commentary which was very informative. We...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 1, 2018

We were fortunate to go to Monhegan on a gorgeous day at the end of September: bright blue sky, perfect temperature. The boat left Boothbay Harbor on time and the captain shared interesting information on the way to the island about what we were seeing...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 24, 2018

Comfortable boat trip to Island. Coffee, drinks, snacks on board. Lots of engine noise and trip is long. Outdoor and indoor seating on non padded seats. Bathroom facilities clean.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Thomas C
Reviewed September 19, 2018

Took the 9:30 a.m. Balmy Days II over to Monhegan from Boothbay Harbor to spend a couple of days hiking around the island and simply getting away from it all. We chose Boothbay over Port Clyde because the distance is a little less from Boston...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

This was an amazing trip! The staff was so very friendly and helpful! The boat was clean, the bathrooms were very clean! You can choose to sit inside, on the upper deck or the bow of the boat. The staff was very knowledgeable about the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 12, 2018

The ship had two decks, a snack bar, and bathrooms. The crew was friendly and the captain provided commentary on the different islands, lighthouses, and general history of the area as we traveled to Monhegan Island. It was a comfortable trip to and from the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 9, 2018

Although the weather wasn't what we'd hoped for on a sunrise photography cruise, the captain did a fantastic job getting us in the right position every time for the best photographic opportunities. Even to the point of stopping and backing up the boat for better...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 31, 2018

The tour started with a beautiful cruise across Boothbay Harbor to Burnt Island. The tour guides were amazing. They were in costume and told great stories of the Lighthouse as if they were the light keeper and his family during the 50's. It was educational...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

The boat ride there and back is fantastic. You are liable to see whales, porpoises, tuna, seals, etc. The weather and sea seas were amazing when we went so it was super smooth and a comfy boat. You can choose your seat, we sat at...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Barbara G
September 19, 2018|
Response from Susan D | Reviewed this property |
I believe we saw 4 or 5 lighthouses. On the cruise out to a Monhegan, a few were at a distance, but there was one beautiful one that we were close enough to get some great photos. Of course, there is the one at Monhegan... More
Barbara G
September 19, 2018|
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Response from S9359QFmichellet | Reviewed this property |
There is inside seating. The bathroom another traveler mentioned is attached to the ice cream shop but is not public it is privately owned with a suggested donation to keep it available. The locals dont follow the leash law... More