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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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Great Cruise with a great team on board !!!!! Pricing was great and the caption did a great job... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Michael D
Cap’n Fish’s Whale Watch

Went on 3 hr. Whale watch in June. I called ahead concerned about weather. Rain/waves to be... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
michellesmith256
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Huntsville, Alabama
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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 the National Audubon), our Kennebec River Cruises,lobster trap hauling cruises, lighthouses, seals, harbor cruises. A FEW REASONS TO CHOOSE US FOR THE FINEST WHALE WATCHING EXPERIENCE: Cap'n Fish's in the ORIGINAL Whale Watch in the Mid Coast Maine region, and have the most knowledge of whale feeding grounds, whale movement during different times of the season, and where to go for the BEST Whale Watch Experience In Maine. Founded over 80 Years Ago, we have been whale watching far longer than anyone on the midcoast. VESSEL SPEED: Cap'n Fish's has the fastest vessels in the region which provides more time to visit the whales at the feeding grounds. PASSENGER COMFORT: We have the largest and most comfortable Main Salon in the region with individual padded seats. You can relax with food and a drink in our temperature controlled main salon, which also features a 360 degree view of the outside. Our upper deck which features individual cushioned seats, and the best, and largest, top deck in the region for whale watching. CAPTAINS & CREW: Cap'n Fish's onboard marine biologists and naturalists have a vast knowledge of the marine life found on the gulf of Maine, and provide expert narration. If no whales are seen the day you go, you will be issued a standby pass good for not only another whale watch, but it may also be used on any of our other sightseeing cruises such as 3 hour Kennebec River Cruise, National Audubon Puffin Nature Cruise, Capt'n Combo and many more. So, if no whales are seen your options are many here not just to on another whale watch, it's your choice!
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42 Commercial St, Piers 1 and 7, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1822
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Great Cruise with a great team on board !!!!! Pricing was great and the caption did a great job talking.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on 3 hr. Whale watch in June. I called ahead concerned about weather. Rain/waves to be specific. Man I spoke with said slight chance of rain and no waves to be worried about. Needless to say it rained much of the trip and I...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family enjoyed this boat trip around Boothbay harbor. We brought our 23 month old and she enjoyed the sights. On our trip we drove by many boats, islands, lighthouses, and saw seals, osprey nests, and other birds. We traveled this past week (6/11/18) and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are interested in getting a very nice overview of Maine’s coastal islands, along with various wildlife (eagles, ospreys and seals) viewing, and interesting bits of history, then you will not be disappointed. The Captain was extremely knowledgeable and informative, as well as an...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Saw “tons” of whales. Crew was great. Onboard biologist explained lobsters, whales, seals and birds.

Thank Andy S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Captain gave an interesting talk during the ride. We saw seals and Eagles. The ride was smooth even with the wind.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a long (3 1/2 hours) boat tour. When there were signs of a whale, the captain ensured we got quite close so everyone on the boat could see.

Thank Jen Dan M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Boat was nice, clean and comfortable. The captain was very informative, friendly and always on the look out for wildlife. We saw seals, lighthouses and islands up close. Highly recommend the trip.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter and I took the whale watching and puffin cruise and had a great time. Biologist was very knowledgeable and we did see one fin whale and a couple of puffins. The guillemots really stole the show though! Good cruise!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful sunset I highly recommend this place and I would definitely come back I had a great time My wife and I Love the bikes riding And took out the boat

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Rebecca S
14 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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