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First Chance Whale Watch

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4 Western Ave, Kennebunkport, ME 04043-7751
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Whale Watch

We went on the 4 1/2 hour whale watch on Nick’s Chance. It was a very breezy and cool trip out... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Eileen C
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Vernon, Vermont
Water Tour for groups or families

David and Duffy did a great job taking our group of 25 adults and kids out on the water from... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tanya S
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Fort Myers, Florida
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  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
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“lobster cruise” (12 reviews)
“lobster trap” (11 reviews)
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4 Western Ave, Kennebunkport, ME 04043-7751
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"nice trip"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on the 4 1/2 hour whale watch on Nick’s Chance. It was a very breezy and cool trip out. We saw several whales, 2 were playing around the boat while we were out there. Very Cool!! I got a really bad sun burn...More

Thank Eileen C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

David and Duffy did a great job taking our group of 25 adults and kids out on the water from Kennebunkport to see the shore and Bush Compound at Walker’s Point. We circled around sea lions at play in the waves, and pulled up some...More

Thank Tanya S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Read the reviews and wasn’t totally sure of what to expect but this turned out to be a great trip to watch the whales. The boat provides plenty of room for the number of passengers and the boat captain (Dan) was great as was his...More

Thank Ed W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the 1.5 hr Kylie's Chance Scenic Lobster Tour - which took us out of Kennebunkport and northeast to Bumpkin Island and back. They did the lobster catch and info talk (which was great), took us past the Bush compound, and then up to...More

Thank Richard B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our 1.5 hour tour on Kylie’s Chance Scenic Tour. It was perfect for our three daughters (8,6,5) and our dog! The employees say friendly dogs are welcome. We got to check out some of the captain’s lobster trap, and one of them had...More

Thank Kristyn R
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

Kylie’s Chance Lobster Tour. The 1-1.5 hour tour takes you up the Kennebunk River, to see Walker’s Point and the mansions on Ocean Avenue before bringing whatever was caught in the traps aboard Kylie's Chance Scenic Lobster Tour up the river and out to the...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Dan and David were awesome. The interaction they had with all of us was fantastic. David told us the story of how his grandmother got to make the draperies that still hang in the home of George and Barbara Bush. Any questions we had they...More

Thank Boo S
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Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were on a family vacation/honeymoon with our six year old daughter. We were looking for something to do near oob where we were staying for the week. In October there are not many things open in the area so we looked...More

Thank spw66713
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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Totally recommend this boat ride! Professional staff, beautiful ride! See Bush residents, seals, lobster traps and take a leisurely sail! Our shipmate DAVID was great! Perfect personality for this job! Especially great with kids on the cruise!

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Reviewed 17 September 2017

We had done the 7 seas whale watch earlier and wanted to hit one more before going into New Hampshire. We called and they were headed out at 10 am. But the old man (it seemed I woke him up) was gruff and said yeah...More

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Winnifred G
13 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
25 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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