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Cap'n Fish's Whale Watch

#1 of 15 Tours in Boothbay Harbor Features Animals
42 Commercial St, Piers 1 and 7, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1822
+1 800-636-3244
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Well worth the time and money!

A well informed staff, providing lots of information provided by the staff throughout the tour. Saw... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Angelica B
Great Whales to see , great Captain and Guide only one suggestion -issue with the boat.

The trip was great,the guide was great and we saw a lot of wild life, only issue I had was that... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Kimberli L
Prague, Czech Republic
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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
+1 800-636-3244
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A well informed staff, providing lots of information provided by the staff throughout the tour. Saw lots of sea life, but no whales. As a result we were given passes to ride again. Looking forward to another attempt to see the whales! Only wish we...More

Thank Angelica B
Reviewed 3 days ago

The trip was great,the guide was great and we saw a lot of wild life, only issue I had was that there are 2 bathrooms for 100 persons and one is only a urinal, we had a rough seas and 50% of the persons were...More

Thank Kimberli L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a nice day on the water. Not too crowded so you could get from one side of the boat to the other depending where the whales popped up. The captain did a good job spotting whales and trying to position the boat so...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 5 days ago

We take a whale watch every year, so we do have some comparison. This trip was one of the larger ones of which we've been part. It was fine. Packed, but fine. Apparently someone saw the side of a whale come out of the water....More

1  Thank eg0annie
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a wonderful experience!! We took 2 teenagers on this 3 hour whale watching tour and they had a blast! We got to see minke whales. The marine biologist was fantastic and very knowledgeable! The tour was not over crowded and we could board the...More

Thank Cortney S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Our family wanted to go on a Whake Watching Tour on my brithday. We picked this one because it was more reasonable on price with a 90% chance of seeing a whale we were not disappointed at all we saw two whales even the ride...More

Thank michael f
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Signed up for the morning whale watch tour, four hours long. It was a beautiful day, hot and sunny. Nice day to be out on the water. Didn't see any whales or, really, any wildlife. Not in their control obviously, but it was quite a...More

3  Thank Kara L
Reviewed 1 week ago

The captain always make's it an interesting trip with his timely comments on what is going on at the time.We almost always see bald eagles,seals,harbor porpoise and lots of other sea birds.We always love it!!!

Thank lcmc802
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent trip. Not our first but our favorite. Commentary interesting but not too much. We will be back.

Thank John W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great cruise! The Captain was knowledgeable and interesting. He pointed out many interesting land marks and other points of interest.

1  Thank Henry B
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Response from TroyDyer | Reviewed this property |
i know you can bring water, not sure about food
21 March 2017|
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Sorry I just saw this question and honestly do not know the answer.
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Response from amandabc2016 | Reviewed this property |
for the 3-hour whale watching tour, adults = $54. Kids 6-14 = $32. kids under 5yo = $19. Dogs = $22. We parked in the Parking lot of the Boothbay Harbor Town Clerk, at 11 Howard Street, about 1.5 blocks from the departure... More