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Address: 55 West St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1825
Phone Number: 207-963-2341
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A wonderful introduction to lobster fishing. Feel I now know "everything" about lobsters. Conservation methods used in Maine are impressive, so lobster is not overfished.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Roswell, Georgia
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

On a harbour shrouded in fog we took off on Lu Lu Lobster,to experience the ways of a lobster fisherman, see some seals & learn more about lobster than I thought was possible. Lu Lu Lobsters captain & our guide pulled up some lobster traps, explained the life,anatomy & ways por the lobster & history of lobster fishermen in Maine.... More 

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Roswell, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A wonderful introduction to lobster fishing. Feel I now know "everything" about lobsters. Conservation methods used in Maine are impressive, so lobster is not overfished.

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Freehold, NJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Captain John Nicolai gave a superb presentation. I can see why he is in high demand as a speaker at schools, groups, etc. High School science class was never this interesting! We saw seals and sea birds, Egg Rock lighthouse, and watched him pull in his lobster traps. All while learning more about lobsters than I ever imagined, and loving... More 

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Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I'd heard good things about this tour but figured, "how good can a lobster boat tour be?" I'm here to tell you it was one of our highlights while staying in Bar Harbor. Tickets go quick especially when the cruise ships are in port which is almost every day. We lucked out. Stopped by their ticket office on West Street... More 

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Colorado Springs
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

"Captain John" is superb!! Fluent in English and French, he is THE EXPERT on the lobster fishing industry and the life habits of lobsters. This was a great tour on a working lobster boat!!!

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Larkspur, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Five couples were on board for a 2 hour boat ride to see harbor and gray seals and learn about lobsters and lobster fishing. Captain John provided a narration nearly the two hours of the trip. Very knowledgeable about the area and lobster fishing.

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Larkspur, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently spent 5 days in Bar Harbor. One of our activities was the Lulu Lobster Boat tour. It was one of the highlights of our trip. Captain John has been giving this tour for 19 years. His presentation was informative about lobsters, the life of lobster fisherman and the industry. This is a must do and should be high... More 

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orlando
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were so glad we read the reviews for the Lulu Lobster Boat experience and booked in advance. Weekends in mid-September are still busy with cruiseship passengers looking for excursions. Captain John is so knowledgeable and speaks with clarity and humor. The trip was comfortable and offered great photos and videos of playful seals, a lovely lighthouse, and freshly caught... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Initially we were concerned that the group and boat were larger than we would have preferred, but Captain John relieved our worry right away. He clearly knows what he is talking about and cares about it passionately. We learned about lobsters, the industry, lobster conservation, and Mount Desert Island in general. The trip was very informative and entertaining. Captain John... More 

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Gowanda, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Outstanding experience. Captain John is clearly an expert and his presentation is insightful and humorous. Highly recommended!

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