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Rugosa Lobster Tours

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This is a demonstration of lobster fishing and information about lobster biology, Maine lobster fisheries, commercial aspects of the fishery and last but not least, some local history. Fun for the whole family. The Rugosa is a real wooden lobster...more
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Hours Today: 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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95 Ocean Ave, The Nonantum Resort, Kennebunkport, ME 04046-6308
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+1 207-468-4095
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All reviews captain bob lobster great tour educational tour life cycle all ages his assistant boat ride sea bands highly recommend this tour hour and a half great hosts learned how fun trip highlight of our trip whole family kids and adults
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was a fun thing to do on the Maine coast. They pulled a handful of lobsters out of the water and passed them around the boat so we could all do our tourist thing and get a picture! Yes, we had a good time...More

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Bob D, Owner at Rugosa Lobster Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

It was great to have you aboard. Thanks for going out with us. Capt. Bob

Reviewed 2 days ago

Loved all the information and the fun tour. Sure wish we could've taken a lobster home. Enjoyed the boat ride though.

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Bob D, Owner at Rugosa Lobster Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for your kind words. capt. Bob

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My daughter and I loved this experience. We learned a lot about lobsters and thought it was well worth the money. Considering it was off season and a little brisk we enjoyed the length of the tour and location. They gave us a nice look...More

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Bob D, Owner at Rugosa Lobster Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We are delighted that you enjoyed out little tour. It was great to have you aboard. Capt. Bob

Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I love the Rugosa Lobster Tour and take guests on it every time we are in Kennebunkport. It is so much fun and you learn so much about lobsters and the lobster industry in Maine. You even get to hold a live...More

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Bob D, Owner at Rugosa Lobster Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

I am very grateful for your repeat business and kind words offered in this review. Thank you so very much and hope to see you again next season. Capt. Bob

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time on our Rugosa Lobster Boat Tour. Highly recommend! Bob & Phil were extremely knowledgeable about the subject matter, and in turn, were excellent teachers. Learned a lot about the area around Kennebunkport & Maine in general too. Hands-on opportunities, if...More

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Bob D, Owner at Rugosa Lobster Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so very much for your kind review. we are delighted that you had a good time. Capt. Bob

Reviewed 5 days ago

This was a great tour. Very informative and fun (especially watching the lady who got on the boat asking, "Does this boat bob? I get sick on all boats except the ones that go really fast.") It was a beautiful fall day and we thoroughly...More

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Bob D, Owner at Rugosa Lobster Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you Paulette. Delighted that you had a good time. Capt. Bob

Reviewed 5 days ago

This was a fabulous tour. Got to understand the Lobster industry and about lobsters!They were great in their explanation of what it entails.

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Bob D, Owner at Rugosa Lobster Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so very much. Glad you enjoyed. Capt. Bob

Reviewed 6 days ago

FANTASTIC experience..had ages 8-mid 70s in our party; great fun for all. Captain Bob and Phil gave an EXTREMELY interesting presentation in one of the most beautiful settings you’ll ever see. A MUST DO if you’re anywhere near the area...10 out of 5 stars!

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Bob D, Owner at Rugosa Lobster Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Wow. Thank you so very much. Glad you enjoyed what we have to offer. Capt. Bob

Reviewed 6 days ago

This trip was just great from start to end. Captain Bob and crew were friendly and engaging from the start. They were concerned to ensure everyone was comfortable and gave fascinating facts about the lobster with real demonstrations. Highly recommended to do this trip.

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Bob D, Owner at Rugosa Lobster Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so very much for taking the time to jot a few kind words. We really appreciate it. Capt. Bob

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband I were thrilled with the tour. We found it very interesting and informative. Captain Bob and Phil were very knowledgeable and we learned a lot about lobsters. They were also very personable and entertaining. It was one of the top highlights of our...More

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Bob D, Owner at Rugosa Lobster Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you folks for taking the time to jot a few kind words about our little tour. It was great to have you aboard! Capt. Bob

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蕾 王
21 June 2018|
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Response from Roberta M | Reviewed this property |
Our hotel called ahead to make sure the tour was going out. They normally have 2 tours - morning at 10:30 and afternoon at 2pm if I recall correctly. If the weather is bad they do not go out. We then drove to the Nonantum... More
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Cathy J
13 June 2018|
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Response from Roberta M | Reviewed this property |
It would depend on the weather I guess. The boat is wide and flat but does rock a bit. The captain had motion sickness pressure point wristbands available for those who wanted them.
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capeverdeshades
5 June 2018|
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Response from Bob D | Property representative |
No. We do not have a commercial license and cannot sell lobsters. We are an educational boat only and all lobsters are returned to the water at end of trip.
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