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First Chance Whale Watch

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A Whale of a time

Very relaxing and enjoyable cruise. We didn't have much luck spotting whales, even though the crew... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Damien B
Lobster Tour

First Chance offers Whale Watching and a Lobster Tour. We only had time for the latter. Great... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jeff K
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4 Western Ave, Kennebunkport, ME 04043-7751
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very relaxing and enjoyable cruise. We didn't have much luck spotting whales, even though the crew did try their best. Would do it again.

Thank Damien B
Reviewed 2 days ago

First Chance offers Whale Watching and a Lobster Tour. We only had time for the latter. Great trip for families with kids. It's a short tour past the Bush compound, Seal Island and then hauling up a few lobster traps. The kids got to hold...More

Thank Jeff K
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

August 16, 2018 Dan and Dave were fun and knowledgeable...We had our 2 young grandkids and they thoroughly enjoyed it. Handling live lobsters and even a whale watch thrown in. Would definitely recommend this cruise.

Thank cmn17
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is, first and foremost, a scenic trip and not much of a lobster adventure. It is also not a quaint little boat ride. It is a large and open boat that holds 80+ people and not a traditional lobster boat modified for people looking...More

Thank dmdacy
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Highly recommend Dave and Dan for the lobster tour. We even did a little whale watching and saw a baby whale. The guys were great fun and knowledgable.

Thank joseph15642
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a fantastic time on this boat tour. It was beautiful scenery, and the tour guide was lots of fun. Both my teenage boys enjoyed the excursion very much! Saw a whale, seals, lobsters! Loved seeing the Bush estate!

Thank TBPage
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Picture perfect weather day would have made just a four hour boat ride worthwhile. Throw in the fact that we saw Humpback Whales at fairly close range, swimming back and forth as they fed in the same vicinity, and it was an awesome experience. We...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

First Chance Whale Watch - Beware . . . . Saw the crowded boat dock the day before our trip so next morning we arrived a bit early to get a good seat and told to wait down toward the dock on the left. But...More

1  Thank romerjt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can’t believe this was only $25! The highlight of our stay in Maine! Beautiful trip- saw seals and held a lobster we trapped... captains let some of the kids be the captain and steer ... recommend for couples (like us!) or families!!

Thank Kate M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been on this cruise before and have always had a good experience. This trip, as in the past, we were asked to be at the meeting area 1/2 hour before the cruise. We appeared as scheduled but the cruise did not start until...More

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Winnifred G
14 June 2018|
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Response from Richard B | Reviewed this property |
They have a real easy booking via their website, or even call them would be best bet if you're tied to a specific time/day. Note: we just happened to be in Kennebunkport and actually just walked up and bought tickets - not... More
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Dawn M
26 May 2018|
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Response from Richard B | Reviewed this property |
Regarding the Lobsters I don't think that matters. We were told on the cruise that to see the seals it's best at lower tide, as there's more of the island (Bumpkin Island) exposed. We were out at high tide, and just saw... More
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Dawn M
19 March 2018|
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Response from jenniferbE1357TB | Reviewed this property |
There is a public lot right in town (w/bathrooms), don’t remember how much but it wasn’t absorbent amount. The walk from lot in town to boat dock was about 4 min.
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