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Miss Samantha Lobster Fishing & Seal Watching - Bar Harbor Whale Watch Co.

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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609
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Not great, but meal deal saved the day!

After a small and very personal lobster boat tour in Portland last year this trip was... read more

Reviewed August 26, 2016
Meredith O
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London, England, United Kingdom
via mobile
Too many people on the boat

We went on the Lobster and seal watching trip; the boat was full to capacity, which made it... read more

Reviewed May 28, 2016
JohnandJana
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Come aboard the Miss Samantha to learn about lobster fishing, see it AND participate first hand, and watch seals and other wildlife along the way! You may even find yourself kissing a lobster for the #MissSamKissCam by the end of the tour!
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good16%
  • Average33%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Aug 25, 2016
“Not great, but meal deal saved the day!”
May 27, 2016
“Too many people on the boat”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609
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Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

After a small and very personal lobster boat tour in Portland last year this trip was disappointing. The boat had 60 people on it and was pretty impersonal. Also views weren't great with plastic window shields, but we booked the lobster dinner upgrade at Stewman's...More

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Reviewed May 28, 2016

We went on the Lobster and seal watching trip; the boat was full to capacity, which made it difficult to see what they were doing up front. Amanda (the naturalist), Andrew the Captain and Mike (Captain in training) all did a great job. They just...More

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Reviewed July 19, 2015

Very pleasant cruise in Frenchmen's Bay. We took the 2-hour nature cruise. We saw several bald eagles as well as other birds, but the highlight was the harbor seals at Egg Rock lighthouse. Also learned about and saw some of the islands in the bay.

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Reviewed July 4, 2015

We took the lobster tour as we had two small grandchildren wit us and we were not sure how they would do on a longer tour. Our captain and the naturalist were great and we saw seals, eagles and watched the process of trapping lobster....More

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Reviewed July 3, 2015

The crew has a lot to do with this review of the "Lobster Fishing and Seal Watching" as we enjoyed every minute of their involvement with us and the passengers. That being said, we didn't feel like passengers. The young lady guide was patient and...More

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Reviewed June 22, 2015

During our most recent trip to Bar Harbor we took our daughter on the lobster fishing/seal watching tour as well as the whale watch/puffin cruise. Both excursions were great. The staff is very friendly and Barbara was very knowledgeable of all the animals we saw....More

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