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“Good trip to Monhegan Island”
Review of Balmy Days Cruises

Balmy Days Cruises
Ranked #6 of 15 Tours in Boothbay Harbor
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed August 3, 2013

Five of us took the cruise to Monhegan Island. The ocean was dead calm this day so the ride was great. The boat has an enclosed cabin as well as an open upper deck. Crew was friendly and helpful. We took the optional $4 trip around Monhegan Island which had an interesting commentary - well worth it if you decide to spend 45 minutes less on the island. Cruises do fill up so book early.

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Reviewed July 30, 2013

I love the Balmy Days because this boat goes from Boothbay Harbor to one of the most wonderful islands off the Maine Coast - Monhegan. The ride can be smooth or a bit "bouncy" depending on the weather. Monhegan Island is well-worth a couple day stay.

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Reviewed July 29, 2013 via mobile

We dis both the mackerel fishing trip on the Miss Boothbay and an afternoon sail. Both trips were fantastic! Despite poor weather on the fishing trip we all had fun and were able to catch so many mackerel we lost count. The sail on the Bay Lady was on a perfect weather day. This is a beautiful and relaxing way to see the harbor. Both trips are do not miss parts of a trip to Boothbay.

Thank Ls8479
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Reviewed July 22, 2013

This past weekend the kids and I set out on the 2-hour mackerel fishing trip on the Miss Boothbay. Not only were we pleasantly surprised with the amount of fish we caught, the captain and crew made the experience unforgettable. They helped the kids get their lines ready and even took off the fish if needed, all while truly being interested in the customers they had aboard that day. The captain wasted no time readjusting the boat if the fish weren't biting. I left thoroughly impressed with the trip overall and 2-hours was the perfect amount of time to be on the water with the family. Definitely a trip we will be taking again next summer!

Thank Bob B
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Reviewed July 8, 2013

Our first visit to Maine - with two kids, 2yrs and under. We were a bit leary of a long boat ride, but definitely wanted to see the harbor and let our older son ride a boat. THIS WAS PERFECT. Balmy day Tours - from the moment i contacted them via phone - were excellent. Great customer service, very friendly and personal. We rode the Novelty, which is also a ferry to Squirrel Island. It was the perfect mix of a "local" experience and a tourist attraction. The ladies who drove the boat were kind, and talked to us, as well as gave just enough information about where we were and interesting facts. The boat was comfortable too. Great afternoon for our family, easy to find and easy to do.

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