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Balmy Days Cruises

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Address: Pier 8, 42 Commercial Street, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
Phone Number: +1 207-633-2284
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Monhegan. Island

Had a great time cruising to Monhegan Island. Perfect weather enjoyed ride to and from island. The crew was helpful and pleasant. The captain pointed out numerous sea animals and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 October 2016
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Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania
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Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Had a great time cruising to Monhegan Island. Perfect weather enjoyed ride to and from island. The crew was helpful and pleasant. The captain pointed out numerous sea animals and islands. Overall fun day.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful time traveling on the Balmy Days II to Monhegan Island. The trip is an hour and a half journey out of the harbor and to the remote island. The ship itself is comfortable with both an open upper deck and a large indoor section on the lower level. We enjoyed the trip to the island with... More 

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Langhorne, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We did the one hour harbor cruise. I had a bad experience in Hawaii getting seasick on a 2 hour boat ride so I was a little concerned but this one doesn't go out in open ocean just goes around the harbor area. It was very enjoyable and a calm ride. We really had a nice time.

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Thank Susan L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Our family took the 2 hour mackerel fishing trip from Pier 8 and we easily caught 40 fish each. It's a short ride to the fishing spot, and you will catch a lot! The crew was very helpful and friendly. These fish are very easy to catch, even with small children. Don't expect to catch anything other than mackerel and... More 

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Lowell, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We really loved our ferry ride to Monhegan Island on Balmy Days II. The views are spectacular as you pass islands and light houses on your way to this far away island.

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Thank gauthie55
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52 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

On our trip to Monhegan Island last summer it was a beautiful scenic boat ride (2 hours roughly). The captain and crew are friendly and cordial, and give you a guided tour as you put along the coast.

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Easily arranged boat trip, simple check in , easy loading with luggage and uneventful though scenic trip to Monhegan Island.

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Sparta, New Jersey
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Sorry to say but we were very disappointed with this trip! I originally wanted to book the Harbor Cruise & the woman at the ticket counter raved about the Monhegan trip; so we booked it. First off, the seas were very rough, not any ones fault, guests were getting sick left & right. Arrived at the island & I was... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

We had a lovely sail on the Bay Lady. Great skipper and wonderful stories about the area. I had inadvertently ordered an extra ticket online and they were kind enough to refund it. The next day we went mackerel fishing with them and again they were wonderful. Highly recommend this company.

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Luray, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

This trip was wonderful. The captain was so pleasant and knowledgeable. We had a perfect weather day and the Gulf of Maine was so calm. I would do this again!

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