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Address: 4 Western Ave, Kennebunkport, ME 04043
Phone Number: (207) 967-5507

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Lobster tour

We really enjoyed this. The price was great and we had an awesome experience. The staff was friendly and answered all our questions. We recommend this.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Cindy W
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Delightful short boat ride to learn about and experience catching lobsters. Captain & First Mate were great with the entire group giving attention equally to young children and the rest of us. Everyone got to hold one of the lobsters for pics and some of us even got to pilot the craft, Even saw young seals and President Bush's home... More 

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Windsor, Vt.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Highly recommend this lobster boat tour as we had a great time! The Captain & his mate were very friendly & knowledgeable & made sure the kids had a great time! It was low tide so we could see the seals in the sun on the rocks. The kids were even allowed to help the Captain steer the boat! So... More 

Thank mrab3
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed this. The price was great and we had an awesome experience. The staff was friendly and answered all our questions. We recommend this.

Thank Cindy W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a group of 5 family members traveling together for a short trip to Maine (3 first timers). The trip exceeded our expectations. The crew was great and did everything they could to make the day enjoyable. We saw several whales within the first hour. I would definitely recommend this trip.

Thank Kdmoose
Newton, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had planned on whale watching but got a call that morning that the seas were pretty rough & the whale watch was cancelled. That impressed me - safety & comfort of the customers ahead of "money in". Was able to easily rebook to the "Lobster Cruise". Great views of the coast with interesting commentary from the Captain. He pulled... More 

Thank Paul S
Elmira Heights, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did the lobster tour and it was a nice trip. The captain was very personable and informative, and so was the first mate. We learned about lobsters and saw the Bush compound. It was advertised that we'd see harbor seals as well, but since people brought their babies on board and the water was choppy the captain decided not... More 

Thank Jessica D
St. Maarten-St. Martin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked the forth of July fireworks display cruise, we have done this in the past, first they told us to line up in one place then loaded the boat from another, we left the dock made a bee line out and arrived at the end of the jetty just in time to see the fireworks. There were 2 pauses... More 

Thank Bem19622015
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From first moment of booking whale watching online, parking, until we boarded it was great experience. Boat is great with lower and upper observatory decks, inside seating and offers even some food and refreshments. Captain was great with guide, facts and areas known to whales feeding. Bottom line is that we would recommend this as great family trip.

Thank BrankoBekic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unfortunately, we were only able to catch a glimpse of a couple of whales, but nevertheless it was a beautiful day. Staff was very helpful. Would book again when in the area.

Thank Kathryn M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went on the two hour lobster boat tour, my husband and I and our 5 year old son. What a great surprise this activity was. We went out in the ocean and found a lobster trap, which had a lobster in it. They brought the lobster around for people to hold, my son thought this was cool. We learned... More 

Thank Jennifer R

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