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Lucky Catch Cruises

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Opens in 6 min: 08:30 - 18:00
Open today: 08:30 - 18:00
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We learned so much!

I don't think there is an age limit to the education available on this short trip. We had a 5 yr... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Great Crew, Great Time

This is an amazing hands on tour.This is a great way to see the sights from the water. The crew is... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Lucky Catch Cruises offers 1 1/2 hour lobstering excursions in Casco Bay, Maine. The tours depart from Long Wharf in Portland and operate from the first weekend of May through the last weekend of October. A typical lobster excursion involves pulling...more
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170 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4615
+1 207-761-0941
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I don't think there is an age limit to the education available on this short trip. We had a 5 yr old and I bet there were 80 yr olds on the boat too. The crew was so knowledgeable and we had a hands on...More

Thank maize345
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is an amazing hands on tour.This is a great way to see the sights from the water. The crew is so friendly and nice. Not only do you get to pull up lobster traps, you get to purchase the lobsters and take them to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We managed to get on due to last minute cancellation and we had a blast! The boat is small and they only had 15 people. Everyone was able to pitch in and try everything involved in catching lobsters in Maine. From baiting the traps to...More

Thank evenprimes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this tour months before our cruise knowing in the past how quickly it fills up. We had a great day out on the Lucky Catch. We read all the great reviews and will now add this review to them. We had a beautiful...More

Thank itsallaboutthetrips
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just like entire Maine trip, this boat tour/lobster hunt, was incredible. My kids and I had a better then expected time, and the expectations were high. Exceeded them. My daughters did not want to leave and my one girl... Who was openly rooting for us...More

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We weren't quite sure what to expect but this activity was by far the best part of our vacation in Portland. We learned so much about lobsters and it was so much fun to participate in bringing the lobster traps into the boat, taking the...More

Thank Kathleen V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just finished up our cruise on the Lucky Catch. Had a blast! Fun cruise out in Casco Bay and we got to be lobsterman for an hour! Highly recommend if you are looking for an interactive, educational, intimate experience. Plan to participate to get the...More

Thank KPifer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I took a lobster cruise. We learned so much about the cruise and the staff treated us all well and had all of the people involved with the lobster. We purchased lobster and had it cooked at the neighboring restaurant. We had...More

Thank Jackie S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a spectacular way to see the Maine coast and understand what the lobstermen do on a daily basis. I brought my 4 year old granddaughter, and she learned how to bait a trap and put a band on a lobster claw. Priceless experience...More

Thank ebob52
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The highlight of my visit to Portland, Maine was absolutely this tour! How many opportunities do you have to ride out on a boat and learn to catch lobster? Lucky Catch Cruises was an awesome experience and I'd recommend them to anyone in a heartbeat....More

Thank Ashley B
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2 September 2018|
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Response from Ebbe5 | Reviewed this property |
We paid the Portland Lobster Co. a flat rate to cook the lobster ...$12 per lobster but it included corn, coleslaw, roll. Just delicious! Do it!
2 September 2018|
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Response from John R | Reviewed this property |
You get the whole thing. You can choose to only eat whatever part you want to.
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23 August 2018|
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Response from stillwrts | Reviewed this property |
We took the Seal Island cruise at approx noon EDT. Saw some harbor seals along our cruise. Timing was great for us because we ended up eating our lobsters for a late lunch when The Lobster Co restaurant (cooked em for us... More