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Lucky Catch Cruises

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“captain tom”(51 reviews)
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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
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on a rainy day - and we were worried that would ruin the adventure. Not to worry - we still had a blast! This is the right balance of education and fun - and you get to see Casco Bay from a completely...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

Loved the crew, they were informative and involved everyone! Great for families with children because they teach you about the lobsters with hands on experience. Even if you don’t want to touch the lobsters the views are great and nothing is better than getting out...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank 843kims
Reviewed 30 November 2018

This was the best 75 minutes of fun on my trip!! This company offers cruises the latest in the season compared to others that closed up mid-October (Lucky Catch had cruises a week or two later). Only 12 - 14 people are on the boat,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Eppi1954
Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

When I found out about this cruise prior to my trip to Maine I knew this was a must do. You can’t go wrong learning about lobstering with this company. The 90 minute tour was fun, relaxed and educational. Plus the price was right. The...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MSWMom50
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

We had so much fun on this Cruise. They let us be hands on with the experience of Lobster trapping plus point out the light houses and other important land marks. They let you purchase lobster from them and inform you where to get them...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Z4988WInancys
Reviewed 26 October 2018

This experience was the highlight of our trip to Maine. Since we are from Wisconsin, we wanted to be a part of something we don't normally do. It was a rainy day and a bit chilly, but it did not put a damper on our...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank garlyn1628
Reviewed 26 October 2018

We arrived Portland by cruise ship. We had made reservations previously with Lucky Catch, which is located about 4 blocks from the cruise port. Eight of us went out with Captain Dave and Owen. It was the first cold snap and it was rainy, but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank readeasy
Reviewed 25 October 2018

We had a private charter of 4. Even though it was a little misty out. The lobster bibs kept us warm. Captain Dave and Owen were tremendous. We caught 3 lobsters and bought a 4th to take next door for lunch. They taught us so...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank samncam
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

We had so much fun! Everyone on the boat had a chance to participate. I highly recommend this trip! The couple are super nice and knowledgeable.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bmbcochran
Reviewed 17 October 2018

Excellent value for the money. 1 1/2 hours with an excellent captain and first mate who explained detailed information about lobsters and lobster fishing. Everyone got to participate in catching, banding and baiting the traps. We purchased our lobsters and had them cooked at the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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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 georgebily | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant will just give you the tail. They are great people!
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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