Bar Harbor Day Cruises

2-Hour Windjammer Sailing Trip in Maine with Licensed Captain

Embark on a scenic cruise in Bar Harbor, Maine, for an amazing maritime experience. Sail through Frenchman Bay and immerse yourself in coastal beauty.


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Sailing Bar Harbor - generic pic. Tour sailboat larger

Thrills of Whale Watching in Bar Harbor!

Embark on an exciting marine journey into the Gulf of Maine to encounter majestic baleen whales and marine life. Watch in awe as humpback, finback, and minke whales breach the surface, revealing their colossal splendor. Playful porpoises, acrobatic dolphins, and curious seals may also make appearances. Keep an eye out for the ocean sunfish and the elegant flight of albatrosses and petrels above.



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Humpback whale off Bar Harbor

Experience a Breathtaking Sunset Cruise: Embrace the Beauty of Frenchman Bay and Acadia National Park!

Experience the magic of Frenchman Bay and Acadia National Park as the sun sets in an unforgettable evening voyage. Delight in a nature cruise along Mount Desert Island's eastern coast, with narration and stunning views of Acadia's shoreline. Look out for bald eagles, peregrine falcons, harbor porpoises, and seals, while our guides share insights into the environment and history.

Start your day with a sunrise on Cadillac Mountain and end it with a mesmerizing ocean sunset—an enchanting way to embrace the day's beginning and closing moments.



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Bar Harbor as seen during sunset

Lobster Fishing and Seal Watching off Bar Harbor

Prepare for an immersive experience  as you are taken on a thrilling expedition into the realm of lobster fishing and seal watching. Join a team of seasoned fishermen, who will skillfully unveil the secrets of lobster fishing while a knowledgeable naturalist provides captivating insights into the fascinating marine ecosystem that surrounds you.

Witness firsthand the excitement of lobster traps being hauled from the depths of the ocean floor. As experienced fishermen work their magic, a dedicated naturalist will be by your side, describing every step of the process and eagerly answering any questions that arise. Immerse yourself in the world of lobster fishing as you gain a deep understanding of this time-honored tradition and the vital role it plays in the local community.

Once the traps are retrieved, prepare for an up-close encounter with the magnificent lobsters and any other captivating creatures that have found their way into the traps. Don't worry, as the safety of guests is the top priority, all lobster claws will be secured with rubber bands to ensure a worry-free experience for everyone. These tours are designed to be family-friendly, warmly welcoming young minds eager to explore and learn.

The spacious 56-foot vessel provides ample bench seating, allowing you to relax and soak in the breathtaking vistas that unfold before you. Capture stunning photographs of the surrounding beauty and keep your eyes peeled for other remarkable wildlife encounters that may surprise you along the way. 


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Lobster Boat Generic Pic (actual boat 56')