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Bar Harbor - Lobster Boat Experience


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Experience an authentic lobster boat, the different types of lobster and breath-taking views.
  • Authentic lobster board.

  • Experience Maine’s tradition of commercial Lobstering.

  • Learn difference between various types of Lobster.

  • Breath-taking maritime views.

Step aboard an authentic lobster boat and ply the calm waters of Frenchman Bay to experience Maine’s timeless tradition of commercial lobstering first-hand.   

Maine is home to the largest lobster fishery in the nation, and today, you’ll become a part of it.  

See how lobster traps are hauled, set and bailed, learn the difference between the various types of lobster, and enjoy breath-taking maritime views while the Captain shares Bar Harbor’s fascinating history and folklore.

Practical information

  • Language: English

  • Remarks/requirements: Appropriate layered clothing depending on weather conditions (cooler out on the water) and comfortable walking shoes.

  • Walking information: The amount of walking is minimal. However, longer standing moments are foreseen.

  • Wheelchair accessible: No.

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