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Tarquin Whale Watch

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67 Johnson St, Lubec, ME 04652-1034
+1 207-733-4400
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Great experience

As others have said, the size of the boat , knowledge and humour of Captain Milton and friendliness... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Hampton, Canada
Great experience

Saw lots of minke whales, tons of porpoise, and bald eagles. Great views of the lighthouses... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wolfeboro, New Hampshire
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67 Johnson St, Lubec, ME 04652-1034
+1 207-733-4400
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Reviewed 4 days ago

As others have said, the size of the boat , knowledge and humour of Captain Milton and friendliness of everyone involved with this operation makes this tour fun and very worthwhile for getting out on the water and seeing lots of wildlife. We were fortunate...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Saw lots of minke whales, tons of porpoise, and bald eagles. Great views of the lighthouses. Captain was very experienced and so funny. The boat is small and can only seat about 25 people so its a unique experience. Highly recommend when visiting the area....More

Thank allyg571
Reviewed 5 August 2017

We used this particular establishment after reading the wonderful reviews here on TripAdvisor- They were all true. I called ahead the evening before we wanted to go and made our reservation- when we got there it was just us (4) and another family of 5-...More

Thank susan m
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and best friend arranged to surprise me with going on this whale watching tour for my birthday and boy was it worth it! The captain was very aware of where the whales were and was sure to take us there. It was about...More

Thank Gallegosfamily
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We departed from The Inn on the Wharf; and since we were staying there, we received a discount for the Whale Watch. The boat is large with lots of room to walk around or be seated inside or outside the cabin. We were told that...More

1  Thank Ping54
Reviewed 22 August 2016

The captain knows the area in and out. And that is exactly what you need when you go whale watching. He knows the signs when whale is present and he is in continuous contact with other captains in the bay. Compared to Bar Harbor, there...More

1  Thank KarelDekyvere
Reviewed 2 October 2015

Captain Milton is excellent. We had an enjoyable boat trip with him and the time just flew by. Plus, we were able to see multiple whales! The Captain even stayed out longer than expected when a known minke whale named Slice appeared so that we...More

1  Thank NieSam
Reviewed 28 September 2015

This tour was arranged for us by the Inn at the Wharf. so we got a bit of a price break. Milton was the captain of the boat for our tour and he was very knowledgeable about the area. We saw many many eagles, a...More

Thank NWRob
Reviewed 11 August 2015

If you happen to be in the area of Lubec, Maine, don't miss out on this amazing experience. First of all, we were pleasantly surprised by the stability of the boat - I am prone to seasickness if there is too much wobble - but...More

1  Thank Yolananda
Reviewed 23 July 2014

I can't believe no one has reviewed this beautiful little lighthouse right near the Visitor's Center (actually the next left) will take you down to a nice parking lot where you can view the light as well as the bridge and Lubec Harbor. It was...More

4  Thank James H
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Robert W
25 September 2016|
Response from Gallegosfamily | Reviewed this property |
They tend to head south in October due to colder weather coming in. Mid to end of April would be a good time to go. We went in the beginning of September when they were still around.