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Camden Harbor Cruises

Closed Now: 8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
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Super Sunday Morning Activity

We spent an awesome "picture postcard" Sunday morning viewing lighthouses, dolphin, seals, birds... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Marietta, Georgia

Beautiful day for a boat ride. The captain and Colleen were awesome. Colleen is ver knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“lively lady”(32 reviews)
“eco tour”(16 reviews)
“lobster trap”(28 reviews)
Enjoy a cruise in Penobscot Bay aboard the lobster boat Lively Lady, a traditional wooden lobster boat. Cruise by surrounding lighthouses, yachts, windjammers and islands while watching for seals and other wildlife. Help the Captain haul a lobster...more
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Public Landing, Camden, ME 04843
+1 207-236-6672
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We spent an awesome "picture postcard" Sunday morning viewing lighthouses, dolphin, seals, birds, incredible estates,and overall Maine beauty with Colleen--who was outstanding. It was an extremely informative and entertaining three hours. We saw/learned a lot about what makes the Camden area of Maine so special....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful day for a boat ride. The captain and Colleen were awesome. Colleen is ver knowledgeable about the area and all the history. Wasn’t expecting to Get all that info as an added treat. Nice even leveled boat ride. Also had wool blankets available to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great tour. Handled lobsters,learned about lobstering and helped bait trap .Also saw seals and learned some interesting facts about lighthouse and huge homes along shoreline.Thanks for a great tour

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I went recently with my 70-something father-in-law and my 6-year-old daughter, and we all had a great time. The staff is knowledgeable and very friendly. We went for the 1.5 hour "eco tour" and got to see a variety of birds and...More

Thank dogloverdc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I went out on The Lively Lady for a 3 Hour Tour, (tell me you just didn’t think of Gilligan’s Island) We were the only ones that booked this tour so it was like our on private boat. Surprisingly, they still set...More

Thank Jeff T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great experience! We are from Maine but had my daughter's boyfriend from the UK with us and well all learned great things about the lobster industry and the wildlife in Penobscot Bay! Pleasant, helpful and fun crew! Well worth the time and money! Great value...More

Thank Lisa E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great cruise. Captain Cisto and Blade were very knowledgeable and friendly. A must do while in Camden.

Thank Amanda D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Three generations of my family from Brooklyn, NY had a great trip with Lively Lady and its great crew. Our group ran the gamut froj 76 years old to 13 months old. Our grandson, age 6, got to snap a herring (already deceased) to bait...More

Thank richandfamily2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a delightful cruise with a sweet crew. Learned a lot about lobsters and saw many seals on an outlying island. Well done!

Thank David-0n-the-road
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interestin, educational and fun tour of the bay. Picked up lobster traps, learned about how to determine which lobsters are kept and which are thrown back. Learned a lot about the culture and industry .

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April 7, 2018|
Response from Richard M | Reviewed this property |
Best to check their web site. I think the lighthouse cruise is only Sunday. We saw many lighthouses and it was a nice trip. We went in late Sept. and dressed in layers. Probably the same in early June.
May 17, 2017|
Response from CamdenHarborCruises | Property representative |
Hello! Please give our ticket booth a call for availability, we are running some tours today and tomorrow and then officially open Saturday May 20 for full days of tours! 207-236-6672
May 10, 2016|
Response from CamdenHarborCruises | Property representative |
Hello! The best way to discuss a charter would be to give us a call at 207-236-6672. Thanks and hope to work with you!