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Cap'n Fish's Whale Watch

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Address: 42 Commercial St, Piers 1 and 7, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1822
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Cap'n Fish's offers daily cruises to whale feeding grounds.expert...

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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Lots of whales!

We had a beautiful day weather wise and saw a lot of whales, 3 seals and a harbor porpoise during the trip! The animal biologist was very knowledgeable and filled us in on not... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 July 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

We had a beautiful day weather wise and saw a lot of whales, 3 seals and a harbor porpoise during the trip! The animal biologist was very knowledgeable and filled us in on not only the animals but the local geography and history as well. The boat accommodations were very adequate with 2 bathrooms, a bar with snacks and drinks... More 

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State College, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

We had a great day for whale watching, smooth sailing and sunny. We saw several whales and some seals. Our guide was very knowledgeable, the boat was comfortable, and Boothbay Harbor is a cute little town :)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

The trip was superb! The in-boat biologist was knowledgable, personable, informative and enthusiastic with descriptions of the seal-life: ocean and air alike.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

Very informative, saw many fin whales and puffins. The experience was better than we expected. If you go, dress in layers sine it is significantly colder out to sea.

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Folsom, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

The trip was amazing. The boat was comfortable for all the passengers. Vantage points to view animals were available from all points of the ship. The biologist who gave the tour was very clear and did a great job. Crew was friendly and fun. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Hubby and I had an awesome time on our whale/puffin watch. And we were fortunate enough to see a couple whales! Once we realized there were whales in the area we were watching, the captain spent extra time waiting so that we had plenty of opportunity to see them. The young woman narrating our excursion was very clear and concise... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

What a fun experience! We saw at least 5 whales, a couple of seals and some porpoise. The guide was very knowledgeable, the boat was clean with snack bar and restroom. Highly recommend!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

We took this trip on a day so foggy and misty that we were afraid we'd see nothing. But the fog lifted to allow us to see the shoreline, lighthouses, and rocky islands. We spotted seals, a bald eagle nest, osprey chicks, cormorants, shearwaters, and other wildlife. It was fun to sip wine and beer while watching the cormorants dive... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

Love it.....we had a great time. The things you want to remember: 1) You are on the coast of Maine....it will be cold no matter how warm it is on shore. We were prepared, but lots of people were freezing. Dress in layers 2) You are on the coast of Maine, it will be lots of motion with the ocean...you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent trip! Captain was very knowledgable and informative. Got to see some marine and bird life as well as beautiful scenery! Highly recommend this trip!

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