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Balmy Days Cruises

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Enjoyable trip to Monhegan Island

Comfortable boat trip to Island. Coffee, drinks, snacks on board. Lots of engine noise and trip is... read more

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Thomas C
Beautiful, relaxing cruise to Monhegan

Took the 9:30 a.m. Balmy Days II over to Monhegan from Boothbay Harbor to spend a couple of days... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Susan D
Sharon, Massachusetts
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42 Commercial St, Pier 8, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1822
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Reviewed today

Comfortable boat trip to Island. Coffee, drinks, snacks on board. Lots of engine noise and trip is long. Outdoor and indoor seating on non padded seats. Bathroom facilities clean.

Thank Thomas C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Took the 9:30 a.m. Balmy Days II over to Monhegan from Boothbay Harbor to spend a couple of days hiking around the island and simply getting away from it all. We chose Boothbay over Port Clyde because the distance is a little less from Boston...More

Thank Susan D
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an amazing trip! The staff was so very friendly and helpful! The boat was clean, the bathrooms were very clean! You can choose to sit inside, on the upper deck or the bow of the boat. The staff was very knowledgeable about the...More

Thank Heidi S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The ship had two decks, a snack bar, and bathrooms. The crew was friendly and the captain provided commentary on the different islands, lighthouses, and general history of the area as we traveled to Monhegan Island. It was a comfortable trip to and from the...More

Thank Beth_McD05
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although the weather wasn't what we'd hoped for on a sunrise photography cruise, the captain did a fantastic job getting us in the right position every time for the best photographic opportunities. Even to the point of stopping and backing up the boat for better...More

Thank mgrandmont0510
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tour started with a beautiful cruise across Boothbay Harbor to Burnt Island. The tour guides were amazing. They were in costume and told great stories of the Lighthouse as if they were the light keeper and his family during the 50's. It was educational...More

Thank Trek538424
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The boat ride there and back is fantastic. You are liable to see whales, porpoises, tuna, seals, etc. The weather and sea seas were amazing when we went so it was super smooth and a comfy boat. You can choose your seat, we sat at...More

Thank Wyatt C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Both my husband and I tend to get seasick, so we were a bit apprehensive about taking a cruise, but we really wanted to get out on the water. We chose a 90 minute cruise on the Bay Lady boat and weren't disappointed. The captain...More

Thank gabi_kansas
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The two crew members made my entire family feel very much at ease on our tour of the Boothbay harbor area. They provided good information on the sights and were able to responded to all of our questions. The Bay Lady was a nice sailing...More

Thank Douglas S
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

We recently took the 1.5 hour boat ride out to Monhegan Island and had a wonderful trip. The crew did a fantastic job and were very nice. The island has many options for hiking and was very charming. There is a lighthouse, school, library and...More

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Barbara G
20 September 2018|
Response from Susan D | Reviewed this property |
I believe we saw 4 or 5 lighthouses. On the cruise out to a Monhegan, a few were at a distance, but there was one beautiful one that we were close enough to get some great photos. Of course, there is the one at Monhegan... More
Barbara G
20 September 2018|
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Response from michelle t | Reviewed this property |
There is inside seating. The bathroom another traveler mentioned is attached to the ice cream shop but is not public it is privately owned with a suggested donation to keep it available. The locals dont follow the leash law... More