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Lobster Boat Tour w/ Captain Clive Farrin

Boothbay Harbor, ME
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If you want the low down and first hand look of the day of a lobsterman this is it. So much... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
Dick T
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Beaver Meadow NY
Highlight of Trip to Boothbay!!!

Wonderful trip with Captain and his first mate. Was extremely entertaining and educational. Great... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
brkjeffery
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Belmar, New Jersey
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

If you want the low down and first hand look of the day of a lobsterman this is it. So much information along with a little comedy. Highly recommended.

Thank Dick T
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Wonderful trip with Captain and his first mate. Was extremely entertaining and educational. Great time out on water in one of most beautiful places on earth!!! Highly recommended!!

Thank brkjeffery
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

We were looking for an authentic working lobster boat tour and this is the real thing. The Captain provides interesting information about lobsters and the industry. It's evident from the start he enjoys being a lobster fisherman as well as teaching about his profession. He...More

Thank luannezb
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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely afternoon ride with an abundance of knowledge about lobsters and lobstering!!! The Captains are great, we are so glad we did this especially for our elementary aged children! Saw Seals, and abundance of birds! Super fun!!!

Thank Jen_Mike04
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

We took a tour with Captain Clive and Sherman today......a nice warm September day. He met us at the dock near our rental and we hopped right on board and headed out to start collecting pots. Definitely a REAL working lobster boat experience, we had...More

Thank WV_Sanddollar
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Captain Clive welcomed us by driving up to the dock at the lobster pound fast, securing the lines, telling us to hop aboard and taking off minutes later, all business as he and his helper threw off the lines, motioned us to the port side...More

Thank Peter B
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

While in Maine we wanted to take the least touristy, most authentic lobster boat trip we could find, and I believe we succeeded by joining Captain Clive for 90 minutes or so in Booth Bay Harbor. We observed the lobstering process first hand while getting...More

Thank Tom P
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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We went lobstering and it was BY FAR the best thing we did on our vacation. Cap't Clive was a former shop teacher and was accommodating of our 5mo old, 5yo and 8yo. His stern man Sherman was kind and hard working. He provides life...More

Thank Laura R
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

We have been in Booth Bay Harbor for almost three weeks, and this was our favorite part of the visit! Captain Clive and Sherman gave the best tour, including more information than we learned at the State Aquarium. There is nothing they didn't know about...More

Thank guest049
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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Thanks to Captain Clive for a great experience. It was our first trip to Maine and despite rain, Captain Clive picked us up at our hotel dock and provided us with a fun and informative tour. Highly recommended!

Thank angela_daguanno
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bknighter68
12 November 2017|
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4 adults...kids 8,6 and 2 in mom's arms,,,,
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Response from Susan W | Reviewed this property |
Clive’s licensed capacity is 6 adults—male or female.
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Jenna H
6 August 2017|
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Response from jlbmousie | Reviewed this property |
Hi! The number I reached Capt Clive at is: 207-380-7677. I called midday and he returned my call the same afternoon.
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