Whether you are on board a small, intimate sailing vessel or a large 4 masted schooner, your captains will take you on a ride with the wind on some fantastic tours around the island...
Sail on a 6 passenger Friendship Sloop that leaves from Southwest Harbor
Or sail on a the Margaret Todd 151’ 4-masted schooner that leaves from Bar Harbor...
Board a 6 passenger Annie McGee Windjammer from Southwest Harbor...
Or rent your own sailboat or power boat through Mansell Boat Rentals.
There is an abundance of wildlife and unique geology around the islands. You may spot a seal, osprey, eagle, porpoise, loon, ducks and an occasional whale on these island cruises.
Come aboard the Sea Princess – three trips daily (morning cruise with a naturalist on board, afternoon Fjord cruise and sunset dinner cruise) leaving from Northeast Harbor, email firstname.lastname@example.org 207-276-5352
Island Cruises – two nature trips daily (lunch cruise & afternoon nature cruise with a park ranger) leaving from Bass Harbor, 207-244-5785
Take a fabulous trip around the islands aboard the Elizabeth T or on the LULU Lobster Boat and enjoy the birds, seals or occasional whale; or see how lobstering is actually done aboard the Lulu Lobster Boat.
Old Quarry Ocean Adventures - take a puffin tour, a lighthouse tour, an island escape, a whale watching trip or even a private charter aboard a smaller boat for an up close and personal experience.
To view some of the most incredible nature photography and Maine Puffins taken by one of our guests, click on the link above.
Sea Kayaking or Canoeing
Take a guided sea kayaking tour tandem or solo for closeup views of the island’s coastline. Or you may prefer to rent a canoe to launch into the calm waters of Long Pond.
Want to go sea kayaking? Maine State Sea Kayaking for a wonderful guided tour of the western side of the island
Or canoeing? Aquaterra Adventures has what you need for your adventure.
The Cranberry Cove Ferry takes you to the Cranberry Isles leaving from Southwest Harbor or to Winter Harbor from Bar Harbor
Stop at the Islesford Dock Restaurant along the tour for a steamed Maine lobster - open for lunch and dinner.
Swan's Island Ferry for car ferry service to and from Swan's Island, through the Maine Department of Transportation.