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Balmy Days Cruises

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Address: Pier 8, 42 Commercial Street, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
Phone Number: 207-633-2284
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Fantastic Experience, Boat Trip to Monhegan Island

We had a wonderful time traveling on the Balmy Days II to Monhegan Island. The trip is an hour and a half journey out of the harbor and to the remote island. The ship itself is... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had a wonderful time traveling on the Balmy Days II to Monhegan Island. The trip is an hour and a half journey out of the harbor and to the remote island. The ship itself is comfortable with both an open upper deck and a large indoor section on the lower level. We enjoyed the trip to the island with... More 

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Langhorne, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did the one hour harbor cruise. I had a bad experience in Hawaii getting seasick on a 2 hour boat ride so I was a little concerned but this one doesn't go out in open ocean just goes around the harbor area. It was very enjoyable and a calm ride. We really had a nice time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family took the 2 hour mackerel fishing trip from Pier 8 and we easily caught 40 fish each. It's a short ride to the fishing spot, and you will catch a lot! The crew was very helpful and friendly. These fish are very easy to catch, even with small children. Don't expect to catch anything other than mackerel and... More 

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Lowell, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

We really loved our ferry ride to Monhegan Island on Balmy Days II. The views are spectacular as you pass islands and light houses on your way to this far away island.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

On our trip to Monhegan Island last summer it was a beautiful scenic boat ride (2 hours roughly). The captain and crew are friendly and cordial, and give you a guided tour as you put along the coast.

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

Easily arranged boat trip, simple check in , easy loading with luggage and uneventful though scenic trip to Monhegan Island.

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Thank Paul S
Sparta, New Jersey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

Sorry to say but we were very disappointed with this trip! I originally wanted to book the Harbor Cruise & the woman at the ticket counter raved about the Monhegan trip; so we booked it. First off, the seas were very rough, not any ones fault, guests were getting sick left & right. Arrived at the island & I was... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

We had a lovely sail on the Bay Lady. Great skipper and wonderful stories about the area. I had inadvertently ordered an extra ticket online and they were kind enough to refund it. The next day we went mackerel fishing with them and again they were wonderful. Highly recommend this company.

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Luray, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016

This trip was wonderful. The captain was so pleasant and knowledgeable. We had a perfect weather day and the Gulf of Maine was so calm. I would do this again!

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

My sons and husband took a fishing trip booked through Balmy Day on the Miss Boothbay ship. They fished for Makerel and all caught their limit! My husband is not a fisherman and really does not like to fish, but he came back excited and said it was awesome! The captain was Mike and he definitely took care of them.... More 

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