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Balmy Days Cruises

Pier 8, 42 Commercial Street, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
+1 207-633-2284
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Easy way to get to Monhegan (even for a motion sickness person)

Love the Balmy Days! Easy ride to Monhegan (1.5hrs) because they are always on time, the staff is... read more

Reviewed today
Portsmouth, NH
via mobile
great trip to burnt island lighthouse

fist time on the boat. our captain was great we were on Novelty.our trip took about 15 minutes to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
janet t
Natick, Massachusetts
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Pier 8, 42 Commercial Street, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
+1 207-633-2284
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Reviewed today via mobile

Love the Balmy Days! Easy ride to Monhegan (1.5hrs) because they are always on time, the staff is friendly (you even get a tour when leaving Boothbay Harbor), and the boat can handle the sea/waves once you really get out there. Parking at the pier...More

Thank work2travel_0323
Reviewed 3 days ago

fist time on the boat. our captain was great we were on Novelty.our trip took about 15 minutes to the island. our boat was fill up with lots of people. we came July 20,2017.hope to another cruise.

Thank janet t
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Balmy Days II is a wonderful, 65 foot, well-kept vessel made for sparkling Maine waters! The 1.5 hour trip from Boothbay Harbor was picturesque, full of marine life (seals, pilot whales, harbor porpoises, and a shark) and so many species of birds that it...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 5 days ago

We enjoyed the 2 hour boat ride and Mackerel fishing trip. Will and Kevin were fantastic and gave us lots of information about the area and helped us fish for the very first time. My family caught a total of about 120 fish and Will...More

Thank momof2girlstexas2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a Mackeral fishing trip and a 1 hr scenic bay tour with Balmy Day Cruises a few weeks ago. The staff is amazing. They have so much knowledge about the area and were genuinely nice people. We had a great time chatting with...More

1  Thank Queen-Traveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the Monhegan Island trip in 2015 and loved it. You get plenty of time to enjoy a lovely boat ride, and then you get plenty of time to get a taste of the island. This year, we took the Squirrel Island mail boat...More

Thank cmonkeydog
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very pleasant sail around the harbor, very like going out with friends but none of the work! Great way to see Boothbay Harbor.

1  Thank Judith K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took the trip to Monhegan Island for the day and really enjoyed it! The price was reasonable, the crew was friendly and accommodating, and the ride was smooth. I was hoping to see more sea life, but there wasn't much the day I went....More

1  Thank lucydog
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The trip to Monhegan can be a bit rough, so plan accordingly - but the crew are always helpful with getting your bags on/off, blankets, checking up on folks, and the often needed seasick bag for those who don't love it the way I do....More

1  Thank ckeegan2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We think the staff at Balmy Days are first rate. Unfortunately we had a really rough ride to Monhegan and got seasick -- it was awful. We loved the island and the trip back was uneventful. If you have any chance of being quesy, be...More

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31 July 2016|
Response from Matthew L | Reviewed this property |
They will assist you with golf cart id needed. However there is uneven trails, hills and a small staircase involved. Expect about 1 mile total in walking split between a few hours.