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Lobster Boat Experience

Port/City: Bar Harbor, Maine

Activity Type:
Destination Highlights | Active Adventures | Verified Sustainable Experiences

Approximate Duration:
2 hour(s)

Prices starting from:
*49.00 USD (Adult)
*49.00 USD (Child)
*0.00 USD (Infant)

Maximum weight: 300 pounds
Minimum age: 6 years

Please remember you have up to 2 days prior to your sail date to purchase your Royal Caribbean International Shore Excursions online. If you are within the 2 days, you will then need to purchase your Shore Excursions on board.

*Prices shown above are representative. Dates, times, and prices are subject to change and may not be available for your sailing. To purchase a Royal Caribbean International Shore Excursion, you must already have a reservation number for a cruise and have made a payment towards that reservation. Shore Excursions must be purchased in the same currency as your cruise reservation. Exchange rates are determined by a competitive pricing program and may be subject to change without notice. All monetary exchanges onboard are processed in U.S. Dollars directly to your SeaPass® onboard charge account unless otherwise specified.This tour requires a minimum number of guests in order to operate.
Shore Excursions
Lobster Boat Experience - BY31

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 breathtaking maritime views while the Captain shares Bar Harbor's fascinating history and folklore. Cameras are welcome. However, filming or other recording of the entire cruise is not permitted. If you are prone to seasickness take precautions. Sea bands are provided at the beginning of every cruise.
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This two-hour excursion introduces you to the authentic lobster business aboard a boat that drifts over the calm waters of Frenchman Bay.  You’ll see how lobster traps are hauled, set and baited. Learn the difference between hard shells, shredders, shorts, culls and keepers. You’ll pass colonies of seals hovering rocky ledges and see the picturesque Egg Rock Lighthouse while the Captain, a retired chef, points out sites and shares local history, folklore and recipes.

• Lobster boat: Pull traps full of live lobsters from the waters of Frenchman’s Bay.
• Frenchman Bay:  Absorb the Bay’s mesmerizing scenery, which includes colonies of seals and the picturesque Egg Rock lighthouse. 
• Maine’s lobster industry: Learn intriguing stories about the industry and hone your lobstering skills while collecting mouth-watering recipes.

What to Bring:
• SeaPass card and photo identification
• Camera
• Sun protection
• Cash/credit cards

What to Wear:
• Hard sole shoes
• Head covering
• Layered clothing

Important Notes:
• Minimum age to participate is 6 years old.
• Sea bands are provided at the beginning of every cruise at no additional cost.
• Consider physical fitness and medical history when selecting tour.
• Guests with mobility issues should not select tour.
• Guest must be able to walk on ramp and climb 5 steps to access the vessel.
• The angle of the ramp can change dramatically with the tides.
• Filming or other recording of the entire cruise is not permitted.
• If you are prone to seasickness take precautions.

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