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“Find a better company for whale watching”
Review of Eastman's Docks

Eastman's Docks
Ranked #1 of 8 things to do in Seabrook
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Manchester, New Hampshire
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Find a better company for whale watching”
Reviewed 8 August 2013

We went to watch whales with Easman's Docks and although I saw some bad reviews for deep sea fishing I thought it would be different for whale watching. Most people were slipping the entire trip...yes it is boring and the boat is uncomfortable to sit there for that long... (bring a book or games with you). We were sitting on the top deck and 'enjoying' cigaret smoke all trip that was coming from captain cabin. Yes he was smoking the whole trip...one after another and I came back home smelling like the cigarets. but that was least of his problems. He did not talk much and did not look for whales ether...maybe 10-15 minutes and then he told us that we are going to look for dolphins. I know it is nature and you cannot expect things been happening when you want them to, but they promise that you are going to see whales and I could not help myself but notice that he kinda expected not to find them...it was like everyday routine.
When we came back and asked if we can get a credit for another trip because we did not see whiles, we've been told that dolphins are whales and we should not complain.
How can you argue with stuff of whale watching company who calls dolphins whales?
so we left home disappointed not only because we did not see whales but because company is misleading people and rude to their customers. Go with any other company if you can

Visited August 2013
1 Thank 738MarieM32
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“Waste of money”
Reviewed 28 July 2013

Went for a 1/2 day fishing trip, was under the impression that it was deep sea, we went out and dropped anchor with all the other weekend boaters and their families. No bait supplied, fished for mackerel for the whole tripped. I asked when we were going to go out for the real fish their reply was that's out further and we aren't going there and that was it. Very disappointed. Take my advise and go somewhere else. I should have known it wasn't going to adventurous when we were fishing with just hooks. My overall 2 rating is only cause the beer was reasonably priced

Visited July 2013
1 Thank mraimoj
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“All day fishing with Eastmans”
Reviewed 22 July 2013

Just got back from an all day, Seas were good fishing was fair, crew...surley. The most appealy aspect was that the crew member had the unique skill of cutting up your catch while poised at the back of a pitching boat all this while holding a cigarette in his mouth with a 3 inch ash on the end of it... That is talent

Visited July 2013
Thank ChrisSthudson
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The Villages, FL
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“Worst Deep Sea Fishing”
Reviewed 13 July 2013

They have absolutely no people skills and are extremely rude. Trip we went on was overcrowded and all that you could catch was each other unless you worked for Eastman's captain of the boat was concerned with only 1 group of 5 guys (that worked for Eastman's) rather than the other I say 30 or so people. The mates that were their to help you were useless. My advice is to skip this place save yourself a day of wasting your time

Visited July 2013
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Ipswich, Massachusetts
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“4th of July Fireworks Cruise!”
Reviewed 5 July 2013

Wow......this trip was awesome!

First, let me commend the staff here for providing a family boat as well as a party boat. Except for a straggler or two, the family boat was low key, relaxing and a great family night out.

The boat first took us out around the Isle of Shoals. We learned a bit about some of its history and enjoyed the beauty of he islands.

We then headed back where we anchored and waited for the fireworks to begin.

I cannot describe in words what a wonderful, special night this was. Up and down the seacoast you could see fireworks as well as Chinese Lanterns floating up in sky. It was a unique way to spend the 4th and will definitely consider making this a new tradition.

Visited July 2013
1 Thank CindyP17
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