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The highlight of my Boothbay harbor vacation!

Captain Clive, his grandson and mate picked us up in his lobster boat on the dock next to our... read more

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HappyCustomerJuly18
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Twinsburg, Ohio
Best of Boothbay, a local legend!

Captain Clive and his mate provided a hands on, educational and true to life example of what it is... read more

Reviewed yesterday
coreyw627
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Illinois
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Reviewed today

Captain Clive, his grandson and mate picked us up in his lobster boat on the dock next to our hotel, so we didn't have to drive and pay for parking downtown. They took us on an enjoyable and informative trip that showed us what it's...More

Thank HappyCustomerJuly18
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Captain Clive and his mate provided a hands on, educational and true to life example of what it is be a lobsterman! My 7 and 9yr old girls felt comfortable asking questions and even got to band a few lobsters. If you are coming to...More

Thank coreyw627
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went in the lobster boat this past Wednesday and it was great. We were picked up at the hotel, and watched them pull 15 pots and ........ there were lobsters in each one. They re-baited and out then back too. We learned about sorting,...More

2  Thank AllisonG1234
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We have visited BBH in the past. We enjoyed this lobster boat excursion so much, we went again with other family members who were visiting. This is authentic lobster boat. When the trip is over you have a real understanding of lobster fishing.

2  Thank MaryAnneW136
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fantastic tour, Captain Clive took his time and explained the entire process and history of lobstering. A must do if visiting the area. Thanks Captain and crew👍👌☝️

1  Thank Ronald P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome experience; after many years of only watching the lobster boats go by and wondering how they operate, this tour/ride provided much needed insight. For those curious about how lobster boats operate, this is a must-have experience. Captain Farrin and Jim are wonderful, professional guides....More

3  Thank wbathome
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband, son, and I just returned from a great morning with Clive, his mate Sherman and Clive’s grandson. We are from Florida and so the whole Maine lobster industry was new to us. We went to three “strings” of lobster traps - seeing keepers,...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 June 2018

We really enjoyed our trip lobstering with Capt. Clive. The Capt. tried to educate us about maintaining sustainability and the rules and roles of lobstering

2  Thank Janice C
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!! My husband and I had an excellent experience lobstering with Clive. We went on a two hour excursion and caught more lobsters than we could count! Our outing was very informarive and educational as Clive is a retired teacher. He even went out...More

Thank Cory M
Reviewed 9 April 2018

If you want the low down and first hand look of the day of a lobsterman this is it. So much information along with a little comedy. Highly recommended.

Thank Dick T
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Julie M
18 July 2018|
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Response from MaryAnneW136 | Reviewed this property |
Call Captain Clive at 207-380-7677. Call in the afternoon since he works and does tours in the mornings.
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bknighter68
13 November 2017|
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Response from Peg T |
4 adults...kids 8,6 and 2 in mom's arms,,,,
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bknighter68
13 November 2017|
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Response from Susan W | Reviewed this property |
Clive’s licensed capacity is 6 adults—male or female.
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