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Lucky Catch Cruises

#1 of 39 Outdoor Activities in Portland Features Animals
170 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4615
+1 207-761-0941
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Highlight of my Trip to Portland!

If you miss this outing you're missing out on what Maine is all about- great folks & Lobstah... read more

Reviewed yesterday
SFJAZZ
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Napa, California
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Next Stop Buy a Lobster Boat

Fascinating trip start to finish on the lobster industry. Great for four year olds on the trip... read more

Reviewed yesterday
PekingDuck
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Stow, Ma
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Lucky Catch Cruises offers 1 1/2 hour lobstering excursions in Casco Bay, Maine. The tours depart from Long Wharf in Portland and operate from the first weekend of May through the last weekend of October. A typical lobster excursion involves pulling eight traps near scenery such as the Portland Headlight Lighthouse, Civil War Fort Gorges and the Seal Rocks. Lobsters can be purchased after the tour for a discounted price and brought to the restaurant next door for cooking. We limit the number of passengers on each boat, so please call ahead for reservations. All the best from Maine!
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170 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4615
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+1 207-761-0941

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you miss this outing you're missing out on what Maine is all about- great folks & Lobstah!! Captain TOM and his Crew are simply the best: personable, helpful, professional and enthusiastic. This is a great outing for the whole family. Learn about the Commercial...More

Thank SFJAZZ
Reviewed yesterday

Fascinating trip start to finish on the lobster industry. Great for four year olds on the trip (Big Grins) and 70 year olds (Big grins). We had 12 on our trip. Baited and pulled up 8 traps catching 3 keepers and a bunch thrown back...More

Thank PekingDuck
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Captain Tom, Nicole, Rachel were friendly. This is a must for anyone who wants the lobster fishing experience. Our kids are aged 8, 4 and 2 years old. If you get a keeper lobster, you can purchase it for 5 to 8 dollars (depending on...More

Thank Adnan A
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had such a fun time on the Lucky Catch seal watching tour. Our two boys loved helping out with the traps and baiting. Also we were able to inspect other creatures caught in the traps such as crabs and starfish. They struck such a...More

Thank Trina M
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was my favorite adventure in Portland. Your on the water always nice. My husband got to fill the bate and put it in the traps. I got to watch. They took us through the whole process and let us buy lobsters at the end....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great experience, and well worth the money! The boat isn't huge so you get a nice personal experience and learn some very interesting things about the lobstering industry. You can tell the staff are really passionate about what they do. Will do...More

Thank ChestNutt90
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great little cruse/charter and fun for the family. It also shows you a little about Casco Bay.

Thank Swdumont
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner took my mother and I on a surprise adventure. What a wonderful trip. So much fun! Highly recommended.

Thank OneBeingReal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great trip! My son and I visited Portland. We had never been so wanted to get a taste of the local life. Captain Brian didn't disappoint. He will teach you about lobster fishing and you'll get hands on experience. Will do this again. One note,...More

Thank ajl161
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went on the Lucky Catch with my wife and two kids and had a great experience on the boat. The crew was very personable and knowledgeable. We only had one keeper from the cages that we pulled, but it was still a lot of...More

Thank Kyle W
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rkpta
31 July 2017|
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Response from nodarbyno | Reviewed this property |
Our particular boat appeared to be lobster only but I know they had several boats. They are incredibly nice. I would call and inquire.
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Lauren V
11 July 2017|
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Response from Kathy B | Reviewed this property |
We were there in September so it was a bit cool, pants and sweatshirt. Summer months, shorts and t-shirt. They give you a lobster apron to wear so your clothes don't get wet.
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Thomas B
9 April 2017|
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Response from Davel5 | Property representative |
Hi there, the cost per adult is $35, seniors $33, children (under 12) $20. Reservations can be made by calling our ticket booth at 207-761-0941. Thank you for your interest in our cruises. Best regards from Maine, Captain... More
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