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“BEST boat trip in the Kennebunks!”

New England EcoAdventures
Ranked #2 of 10 Tours in Kennebunk
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Lighthouse Tours, Whale Watching and Thrill Rides aboard our high-performance RIB boat. We provide unrivaled, exhilarating ocean-based adventures!
Useful Information: Activities for older children
Reviewed 6 July 2018

We have been visiting the Kennebunkport/Ogunquit area for many years and have done almost every available boat/sailing trip. The New England EcoAdventures tour to Nubble and Boon was hands down the best trip ever!!! The vessel is unique- So much fun to ride. For anyone concerned about seasickness, don't worry. This vessel is very smooth, even at fast speeds. You have phenomenal views of everything and can get so close to the seal colony at Boon - literally 100s of seals to see. This Boon trip is not to be missed if you are in the area and interested in seeing two different types of seals, as well as amazing views of two lighthouses. The experience is made even more special by Captain Gary and his extensive knowledge of the area. He tells great stories about the maritime history of the area which make the sights you visit even more memorable.
We are recommending this trip to everyone we meet in Kennebunkport and will definitely be taking more trips. These tours just started, but as word of mouth spreads they are going to be extremely popular. The online reservation process is very easy. I would highly recommend that for those of you who want an extremely memorable and exciting adventure in the Kennebunk area.
Thanks so much to Matthew Reid, Captain Gary, and everyone at New England EcoTours for the BEST day of our vacation this year!

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Matthew R, Owner at New England EcoAdventures, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

Thank you for joining us and I'm glad you had such a good time. I look forward to seeing you again.

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Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

A HUGE thank you to Matthew Reid for our 4th of July thrill-ride on Buzzworthy and to Captain Gary for a speedy cruise along the Maine beaches. For someone who is very uneasy on the water, I felt so safe and had THE best time! We can't wait to try the other tours they offer. If you are visiting the area this summer or you want to take a day trip, you absolutely have to try New England EcoAdventures.

Thank mainelymaria
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Matthew R, Owner at New England EcoAdventures, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

Thank you for joining us and I'm glad to had the best time. We look forward to having you on our other excursions.

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Reviewed 5 July 2018

We took the one-hour Thrill Ride with Captain Gary at the helm, and it was definitely an exciting ride. Once we got out of the harbor area, he opened it up and we were flying across the waves. My son had so much fun that he wanted to do it again with the next group. Had we not had prior plans, we would've signed up immediately for another trip that same day.

We saw Walker's Point from a different vantage point (the ocean side), and we saw gray seals and harbor seals playing in the surf. The water was crystal clear that day, and we could see fish and sea urchins below our boat.

The boat is named Buzzworthy, and I'd say this boat will certainly create a buzz in the Kennebunks this summer!

Thanks to Matt Reid and Captain Gary of New England EcoAdventures for bringing us a true Maine coast thrill ride located right in our backyard! We will definitely be back.

Word of warning: Don't forget to wear your sunscreen!

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Matthew R, Owner at New England EcoAdventures, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

I'm glad you and your family had a good time. Thank you for joining us and we'll see you next time.

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Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Our day was perfect. The weather was great, the boat was awesome, my kids had perma-grins the entire time and we hung out with a bunch of seals out there. This boat is perfectly set up with comfortable seats and grab handles at the ready. What a great day. I recommend this to anyone wanting to have a great time and experience the Maine coast from an original K'Port Captain!

Thank Mark G
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Matthew R, Owner at New England EcoAdventures, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2018

Hi Mark,

Thanks for joining us today and I'm glad you and the kids had a good time. Enjoy the rest of your summer.

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