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“Highlight of our vacation”

Guided Island Tours
Reviewed July 23, 2013

Nine years ago my husband took our then-young daughters on this tour. I stayed back for some quiet time -- big mistake! This was our first year back in Deer Isle since then and my husband and I went on the tour. We ended up spending five hours out with Capt. Walt! He is so knowledgeable and fun to be with! We saw seals, birds and lighthouses. We ended up with a short stop in the village of Isle au Haut. He has a million great stories about flora, fauna and people! This truly made our vacation! I think he had as much fun as we did! Do not miss this!

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Reviewed September 23, 2012

Our family (adult sisters and mother) chose Capt. Walt's tour from a website as a special expedition. He was very accommodating about the possibility of changing plans on a day with questionable weather. We couldn't have been more delighted that we decided to go! In addition to all the sights mentioned by Ann K, we also got an up-close view of the working granite quarry and the mussel farm. Walt was quick to point out a harbor porpoise and loons, and also very responsive to our questions. He's a great storyteller and very knowledgeable about local history and marine ecology. It was excellent to have personalized attention that included recommendations for other local attractions--Settlement Quarry, Harbor Cafe and the granite sculpture near the causeway.

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Reviewed August 4, 2012

Grandpa and I, our son and our two grandsons (both 5) had an absolutely fascinating, delightful time touring Penobscot Bay around Deer Isle in July. This is a custom boat tour that for us included wildlife observation (seals, birds), lighthouses, watching and learning about lobster fishing, photo-ops, many different boats, Stonington harbor, and just being out on the water with Capt. Walt was great fun. He is extremely knowledgable about all topics. It's no wonder he won BEST PERSONALIZED BOAT TOUR for 2011 in New England by Yankee Magazine. Reasonably priced for our two-hour, personalized excursion. Memorable and highly recommended!

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