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First Chance Whale Watch

#3 of 7 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Kennebunkport Features Animals
4 Western Ave, Kennebunkport, ME 04043-7751
+1 207-967-5507
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Every Boy's Dream

We took our two boys (aged 3 and 6) on the Scenic Lobster Boat tour this weekend and it was a HUGE... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2016
bonclapp
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Melrose, Massachusetts
Vacation site seeing

My wife wanted to see some whales while on vacation in Maine so we booked a trip on the Whale site... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2016
Ben H
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Dade City, Florida
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good20%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible11%
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“lobster tour” (18 reviews)
“harbor seals” (4 reviews)
“lobster trap” (6 reviews)
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4 Western Ave, Kennebunkport, ME 04043-7751
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

We took our two boys (aged 3 and 6) on the Scenic Lobster Boat tour this weekend and it was a HUGE highlight for everyone in our family! The boys loved learning about everything from how the lobster traps were baited and how they were...More

Thank bonclapp
Reviewed 15 September 2016

My wife wanted to see some whales while on vacation in Maine so we booked a trip on the Whale site seeing trip and had such a good time we went on the lobster trip as well. The captain of the vessel was really cool...More

Thank Ben H
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We were greeted by a crew member and led to the boat. Ha was very friendly. The captain's skills in maneuvering the boat were immediately noticed. His narration of the trip was very interesting and casual, welcoming questions, and pointing out seals, a dolphin, and...More

1  Thank susan7456
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We had a great time on our lobster boat tour. The captain (Drew) and crew (Chris) were a terrific team of young men who were friendly, courteous and always helpful. The tour included stunning views of the Kennebunkport harbor. We learned about the local 'celebrities'...More

1  Thank LSfanily
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

We went on the Lobster Tour on 9/1. Our tour was greatly enhanced by Captain Drew and First Mate Chris. They were fun, professional and knowledgeable about the area and sea. Our kid got to drive the boat and hold lobster, fun for her. Perfect...More

1  Thank Lindsay C
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Very nice way to spend four hours on the beautiful Atlantic. The captain was very knowledgeable about where to go to see the whales. It was relaxing and exciting at the same time. Very clean boat with a good food service. Make sure you bring...More

Thank calamity55
Reviewed 30 August 2016

My Daughter and I went in this whale watch. Great day. Weather was great and we saw quite a few whales. They turned the boat completely around to make sure all groups on the boat could see the whales. They mingled with the passengers and...More

Thank Lisa P
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We had a great time. Captain explained a lot of history of the area & had a good sense of humor. He also got us very close to the Bush Compound and showed us the lobsters caught in lobster traps. First Mate, Chris, was wonderful....letting...More

1  Thank JorieA
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

This cruise was a waste of 4.5 hrs of our precious vacation time. I can understand that perhaps not seeing any whales is out of their control, as it is mother nature after all. But if they're NOT seeing whales more than they ARE seeing...More

1  Thank I478IAkellyk
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We took the lobster trip and it was excellent! The crew was friendly and funny! They gave great info on the sights. We saw seals, the Bush's summer houses. They pulled up lobster traps and there was a five pound one which we got to...More

1  Thank dascott55
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rieIllinois
What is the best months of the year for whale watching in Kennebunkport
8 June 2016|
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Response from RLU818 | Reviewed this property |
May through October, but that is just my opinion. Perhaps go on the whale watch website and ask them.
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KROUCH12
Can I make a reservation for 5 on Sunday, May 10th at 6:30 or so?
2 September 2015|
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Response from willowtreetravels | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure how many tours they have, but when I made reservations 10:00 am was the only time offered.
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RVARAKSM
How long is the boat trip ? How much does it cost ? If it is a long trip is there food or drinks to purchase on the boat ? Or do you need to bring snacks and drinks ? I have heard it can be a 5 hour or longer boat ride.
5 July 2015|
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Response from hdultra | Reviewed this property |
You should direct your questions to the company
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