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Cap'n Fish's Whale Watch

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42 Commercial St, Piers 1 and 7, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1822
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Captain was very knowledgeable and pointed out bald eagles, seals, osprey, and gulls! Lovely... read more

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Pearjamer
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We have been on Cap'n Fish's Whale Watch for many many years, always enjoying the adventure. The... read more

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  • Average4%
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“minke whales”(38 reviews)
“great trip”(63 reviews)
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Cap'n Fish's offers daily cruises to whale feeding grounds.expert narration,full galley, temp controlled and fast modern ships. In addition to Whale Watching, we offer many other sightseeing cruises, including our PUFFIN WATCH cruises (narrated by...more
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42 Commercial St, Piers 1 and 7, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1822
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Captain was very knowledgeable and pointed out bald eagles, seals, osprey, and gulls! Lovely weather and company.

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Reviewed today

We have been on Cap'n Fish's Whale Watch for many many years, always enjoying the adventure. The captain and crew were dedicated to to ensuring that we all had a great experience. We had the opportunity to follow 2 humpback whales who played with the...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

First ever tour and we lived it. Affordable for our whole family and a great experience. Even my teens were thrilled by seeing seals up close and wild.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic. Seas were a bit rough, but you can't control that. Saw a whale twenty feet off the stern. Crew was amazing, and extremely knowledgeable. Can't give this company enough credit. Will be coming back again, absolutely. Highly recommended.

Thank Dan M
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

We were unlucky as we happened to book for a very rainy day. They should have cancelled, but we went ahead. The conditions meant it was freezing cold, and very wet, and we barely saw any whales at all. Such a shame because wee were...More

2  Thank Clearwell
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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

What an awesome day out on the water to see these beautiful little birds. You won’t be disappointed with Cap’n Fish’s. I called because hubby and I decided to go on a last minute mini vacation and wanted to make sure they had availability. A...More

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Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

We did the habour tour with lobster talk. Great and knowledgeable crew. Saw seals which was a bonus.

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

A quick 1 1/2 hour cruise around the harbor and surrounding areas. We enjoyed the look around! We especially enjoyed the information about lobster fishing and the local economy.

Thank Martha M
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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

This was the highlight of our vacation! Boothbay was beautiful and with lots of good food and shopping right on the water. We went on this whale watching trip thinking we might not see any whales. The reviews of other boats were poor because they...More

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Reviewed 25 October 2017

The captain and crew was great and took the extra effort to provide a great experience. Would highly recommend.

Thank Roseann K
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Rebecca S
15 January 2018|
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Response from Joyce S | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see any dogs on our trip. They show you how they catch lobster so don't know how a dog would react when they pull them up out of the water.
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redjad
18 October 2017|
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Response from cobbrica | Reviewed this property |
I believe that this time of year, only a 1:00 afternoon slot is available. Trips generally last from 3 to 3.5 hours. The peak whale watching season may be behind us. You may want to contact them directly, to see if it is... More
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ltpetruzzi
19 July 2017|
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Response from TroyDyer | Reviewed this property |
i know you can bring water, not sure about food
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