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Damariscotta River Cruises

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Teciani, The RiverTripper, is a comfortable, 50-foot passenger boat cruising the tidal waters of the Damariscotta River. Featuring a full bar and the world-famous oysters of midcoast Maine, Teciani offers aquaculture and historic tours, sunset and...more
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47 Main St, Schooner Landing Marina, By the Bridge, Damariscotta, ME 04543-4646
+1 207-315-5544
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Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

We had a great time on the river cruise learning about the oyster farms and getting to eat oysters from the farms.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank grandma06tate
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Went out on the Oyster Wine cruise. First really got interested when I say it mentioned on Maine Cabin Builders as well as the evening before at Robinson's in Eastport by waitress so we had inside info. It was extremely interesting and quite relaxing. Learned...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Went with another couple on this 2 hour cruise with owners Olga and Chip .It included a history of the Oyster Farms on the River and provided an interesting explanation of the ever growing aquaculture business . Could have used a little dose of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank David19731
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Knowledgeable and entertaining guides, great pairings, and fun for the price. Seats weren’t the best, maybe sell a few less tickets so no one is squished against the bathroom door. Lovely cheese and crackers didn’t last very long, either. Full moon, and picture worthy. Good...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank imsovexed
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

The commentator was hard to understand and hard to hear. Two hours of commentary on oyster farming was too long. The people who seemed to enjoy it were the people who ATE the oysters and had drinks from the bar. So, maybe that’s the key....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank retiredearly
Reviewed 26 August 2018

We have lived in the area a couple years and decided to take the tour to see and learn about oyster farming. It is very interesting to see how oysters are farmed and we were amazed at the amount of farms there were along the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Metenny
Reviewed 17 August 2018

You get a scenic tour of Damariscotta river, Damariscotta is an old Abenaki word for "river of many fishes." Today it is a river bay of many oyster farms, and you will get to enjoy up to 8 varieties of oyster on the cruise. There...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

As we cruised down the Damariscotta River past several oyster farms, we sampled the various oysters paired with either wine or sake. Really tasty.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Great ride with the River Cruise folks! Knowledgeable, entertaining, and very accommodating. Fun way to get out on the water!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank VTThree
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

The price and length (2 hours) is what attracted me rather than doing the lobster cruise 30 min north of Damariscotta that we had done last year. The weather was beautiful, so if you want to be on the water for two hours, then do...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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13 July 2017|
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Response from Olga O | Property representative |
Hi, No. For the comfort and health of other passengers (ex allergies), we cannot permit pets of any kind on board. Thank you.
Susan D
20 May 2017|
Response from Olga O | Property representative |
There are some hands on experiences like touching the oysters and the oyster trays. They will also get a bingo sheet of 30+ items that they will have to spot on the river and get a present or little treats when completed... More