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First Chance Whale Watch

#2 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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Lobster Tour

This tour was a little over one and a half hours Captain Dan had loads of information about the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Andy T
Thurmont, Maryland
Lobster Boat Tour

We really enjoyed our Lobster Boat tour. Very reasonably priced, great guide, and a beautiful day... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jen H
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 Western Ave, Kennebunkport, ME 04043-7751
+1 207-967-5507
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This tour was a little over one and a half hours Captain Dan had loads of information about the area on the way out. Pulled a lobster trap, explained about the process , and answered every question Reasonably priced, Go on this tour if you...More

Thank Andy T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our Lobster Boat tour. Very reasonably priced, great guide, and a beautiful day didn't hurt either. The 11 year old enjoyed holding the lobsters and driving the boat. The 15 year old enjoyed taking pictures of the seals and pretty houses. Wine...More

Thank Jen H
Reviewed 3 days ago

Excellent trip at a great price. Captain Drew and his first mate Dave were excellent hosts- the info provided by the Captain as the boat made its way up the shoreline was excellent and infused with humor. He was very knowledgeable about Kennebunkport, lots of...More

Thank ThankstoGHouse
Reviewed 4 days ago

We went on Nick's Chance in the morning and had a nice cruise 25+ miles out. I was starting to get nervous that we weren't going to see any whales, but then all of a sudden we saw a few, which was really exciting. The...More

Thank nylanyc
Reviewed 4 days ago

We chose this tour because it was relatively short (1 1/2 hours) and inexpensive, but gave a good brief history of Kennebunkport, a shoreline tour with water views of Walker's Point & a lobstering demo -- lots of value for the time & money.

1  Thank lrobinson2g2
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This tour is excellent and a great value at $20 for the Lobster Tour. The boat is nice and the crew are great. When the boat leaves the harbor it turns left and heads north, so it is best to sit on the port side...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It was a foggy morning, not much action. I just finished a hot dog and the washroom. Came out the starboard side of the galley and a whale breeched right behind a kid!!! A little too d@mn close for my liking!

Thank 11pdc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I visited for a weekend to see other relatives and decided to go on this cruise, which turned out to be an amazing experience. Captain Drew and First mate David are very entertaining people, great personalities, very knowledgeable of the area, interact...More

Thank Mackenzie5300
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the reasons we picked this lobster boat tour over all of the others on the coast was price. What a fantastic job the crew did of educating us on the process of lobster harvesting and making it fun for travelers of all ages....More

Thank 533darlened
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just took the lobster trip. Fantastic crew (Drew & David) informative, amusing and friendly. Great for the kids who get to hold the lobsters and drive the boat too. So impressed I've booked for the whale watching trip tomorrow. If you are trying to choose...More

Thank Lisa R
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Susan T
15 July 2017|
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Response from jlbunker | Reviewed this property |
Smoking was allowed at the back of the boat on the first level during my visit.
8 June 2016|
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.
3 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.