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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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Balmy Days II

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
gauthie55
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Lowell, Massachusetts
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Lowell, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 6 days ago NEW 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 1 week ago

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

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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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6 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

The Monhegan Island tour is a great way to spend a day (or longer) from Boothbay Harbor. Nice smooth boat trip out to the island, including interesting commentary on the landmarks we were passing. Monhegan is wonderful, very rustic and beautiful. I hiked a couple of the easiest trails over to the ocean side with beautiful scenery all the way... More 

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Houston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

It's about a 1 and 1/2 hour trip. The boat was stable. It had a bathroom. They served drinks and snacks. Some outside and some inside seating. The captan made comments along the way about the serounding aria that were interesting. The island visit was about 3 hours before the return trip. A good amount of time for a beautiful... More 

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Reading, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Excellent trip, very informative and pleasant staff. A longer boat ride than out of some of the other locations that go out to Monhegan but more convenient due to local hotels/shops, etc.

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