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Odyssey Whale Watching

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“minke whales”(19 reviews)
“harbor seals”(19 reviews)
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Boat offering whale-watching trips.
170 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4615
+1 207-775-0727
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

We basically spent 4 hours sitting in the same area because someone had informed them of a siting an hour before we ever got out there. instead of going to other areas to see if there were any whales around, we circled and circled the...More

Thank Deborah Z
Reviewed September 5, 2018

We planned our trip around my desire to finally go whale watching which has been a item on my bucket list for quite a few years. They had a captain and a marine expert onboard who were both very informative and interesting. We did see...More

Thank mdcollie2006
Reviewed September 4, 2018

Yes, we actually saw whales but it was at the end of our outing.....the day was beautiful but the water was very very choppy with a large part of the group sleeping below deck! The layout of the boat is not very good-should be stadium...More

Thank christmas152
Reviewed August 28, 2018

This tour is really quite awful. It is on a tiny boat rammed with people. There is no space to move, many people didn't have a seat. People were falling over, standing on feet etc. The ride was so choppy that about 30% of the...More

1  Thank SwinginYoyo
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

We had a perfect day for whale watching. The boat is very nice, clean and safe. The crew is polite and a marine bio expert was onboard to explain what were seeing. Get there early so you can sit upstairs, much better views and less...More

Thank Ramesh V
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Sadly we did not see any animals other than birds. I would highly recommend taking dramamine before boarding regardless if you get motion sick. The water was rough the day we went. Almost everyone was super sick and spent most of the ride on the...More

Thank Liz E
Reviewed August 13, 2018

We took this whale watching tour based on reviews from tripadvisor. The boat was very comfortable, and the crew was helpful and knowledgeable. Unfortunately, the whales did not make an appearance, so we were given rain checks for another tour. Still, it was a pretty...More

Thank Bean N
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

A full boat of 97 ventured out to sea on a hot summer day. It was cool and calm at sea. Unfortunately, the whales didn't make an appearance, but dolphins entertained us. The boat is in excellent shape and the crew of four made the...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed July 20, 2018

The boat was clean and the trip was really nice. The captain was very friendly. They had a great naturalist on board who answered all our questions. We saw 4 whales and learned a ton! We also saw a really cool jellyfish and a shark.

1  Thank Jessika43
Reviewed July 7, 2018

Odyssey captain and crew were wonderful! They worked hard to find us a whale to watch. We were lucky enough to see a whale with her calf and lots of dolphins! It was truly amazing.

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Marcella A
June 20, 2018|
Response from Swiftdb1 | Reviewed this property |
Right now, I think that there is only the noon boat that runs 7 days a week. Not sure about when to avoid the kiddies.
Simone J
May 4, 2018|
Response from Elle M | Reviewed this property |
Valerie T
May 3, 2017|
Response from Kylerosen96 |
They say there is a very good chance because the water is warmer. Unfortunately they are wild animals and you really never know what you will get. You either get everything or nothing.