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Downeast Charter Boat Tours

31 Johnson St, Lubec, ME 04652-1034
+1 207-733-2009
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The.boat captain was very knowledgeable about the area,the wildlife, history of the area and local... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Suffolk, Virginia
via mobile
Great way to see the ocean

Captain Ralph took us on an excellent tour on the Lorna Doone. We saw eagles and seals (no whales... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2016
North Oxford, Massachusetts
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31 Johnson St, Lubec, ME 04652-1034
+1 207-733-2009

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The.boat captain was very knowledgeable about the area,the wildlife, history of the area and local folklore. Quaint gift shop with delicious jams and preserves at the top of the dock. Highly recommend this trip.

Thank Wadesboro
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Captain Ralph took us on an excellent tour on the Lorna Doone. We saw eagles and seals (no whales, sadly) and got great views of the Old Sow Whirlpool. We went out on a cool drizzly day; blankets are provided, but make sure to dress...More

1  Thank DoctorKnow85
Reviewed 4 November 2016

I recently went on my second tour with Downeast Charter - we saw quite a few Minke whales - some of which were identified by name by the captain (they had distinguishing features that set them apart from the others). Of course it was very...More

2  Thank 897LEM
Reviewed 11 October 2016

This past week I took this boat tour for the 5th time, to escort visiting friends and family, and I must compliment Captain Ralph for making it great every time, depending on what is happening on the ocean and environs. It is worth going back...More

Thank BillieUSA
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Just got back from my first boat tour with Downeast Charter Boat Tours. Great tour of Cobscook Bay. Saw several harbor porpoises, a minke whale and also a finback whale during the tour. Got some nice pics of the Old Sow Whirlpool, second largest whirlpool...More

Thank FranklinHeadrick
Reviewed 16 September 2016

We never do tours, but decided to splurge on a whale watch, since we'd heard the herring were out-migrating and there was a good chance of seeing some pods feeding. Now I can't imagine the trip without this tour! There is no better way to...More

Thank Kelsey E
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Captain Ralph and his wife Carol set you up for a great experience.We saw whales ,seals ,eagles and countless other birds.If we saw nothing and it was just a boat ride it was worth the trip.You see many lighthouse and the scenery is brilliant.Ant time...More

Thank Mainelytravel
Reviewed 5 August 2016

We had a great time, loved being on the ocean. Saw 4 whales, 6 eagles, seals, light house. Captain Ralph did a great job of showing us the animals and other sites. Would love to go again.

Thank bdette07
Reviewed 23 July 2016

We took a tour with Captain Ralph earlier this week and it was a delight from start to finish. Carol was wonderful about arranging times to suit our schedule and Captain Ralph provided a very thorough tour. We saw a seal, whales, eagles and porpoises....More

1  Thank NWRob
Reviewed 10 July 2016

So happy to take my son, daughter-in-law and grandson on Captain Ralph's lovely little craft to see the sights of the harbor in Lubec, ME. Captain Ralph's expertise with the area lends an enjoyable experience in this beautiful treasure of Maine and New Brunswick. He...More

Thank Bettye-Jean
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Karen B
Do you see puffins?
24 April 2017|
Response from Carol D | Property representative |
Occasionally. The puffins primarily roost on Machias Seal Island, off shore. Our tour is located in the Bay of Fundy.
Lynn P
What lighthouses do you see on the tour? How long is the tour?
22 May 2016|
Response from Carol D | Property representative |
Mulholland Lighthouse, East Quoddy Lighthouse and the Cherry Island Light, Tour is appox. 2 1/2 hours.