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Bar Harbor Boat Tours

119 Eden St, Atlantic Oceanside Hotel, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1137
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cold, but beautiful

My second time, both in October. 50 degrees and 20-30 MPH wind. Beautiful scenery. Naturalist not... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2015
Mick V
Excellent Tour of Acadia coastline and Lighthouses

We had been to Bar Harbor two years ago and the Lighthouse cruise was one thing that we missed, so... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2015
GrandmaP2
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119 Eden St, Atlantic Oceanside Hotel, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1137
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Reviewed 19 October 2015

My second time, both in October. 50 degrees and 20-30 MPH wind. Beautiful scenery. Naturalist not only knew nature - islands, trees, animals, birds, btu he knew all about lobstering and all the "cottages: of the rich and famous around Bar Harbor. Plenty of blankets...More

1  Thank Mick V
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Reviewed 12 October 2015

We had been to Bar Harbor two years ago and the Lighthouse cruise was one thing that we missed, so on this cruise ship sailing we decided to do this Lighthouse tour.We had seen Acadia coastline from land and I wanted to see it from...More

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Reviewed 26 September 2015

We went out to see whales and we did. The captain and crew kept us informed the entire tour relating to history of lobster fishing, explaining what we were seeing. We were treated to dolphins, porpoises and seal sightings. The beverages and food offered was...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2015

Wonderful morning out of the coast of Bar Harbor, ME. This is the 2nd time we have gone on one of their tours and it was again fabulous. Very pleasant, knowledgeable staff. Very very informative. So much to see and learn. The Maine coast is...More

Thank Lee0926
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Reviewed 18 August 2015

The Arcadia is tour of Bar Harbor and surrounding islands. The boat is clean and comfortable for a 2 hour boat tour. The tour guide provided historical and locale information.

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Reviewed 10 August 2015

The cruise lasted 4hrs.,The weather was beautiful ,I suggest you take a wind breaker dress warm,,a good camera with lends.sunglasses,binoculars,and cash to purchase food and drink. The whale will give you a good performance .You will be able to see Seals at times.

Thank Joycepe
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Reviewed 8 August 2015

This 2 hour tour with Carl Mikkelson was very scenic, relaxing and informative. Mr Mikkelson is a naturalist and a wonderful tour guide. We were lucky to see a pair of American Bald Eagles attempting to train their youngster to fly. The youngster was very...More

Thank travelbug6269
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Reviewed 4 August 2015 via mobile

Early morning lighthouse tour. Thoroughly enjoyed the ride, the scenery, the lighthouses, all the interesting facts, and stories from our very knowledgeable guide.

Thank JudyTabWas
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Reviewed 2 August 2015

Our family went out on a 5 pm fishing trip. The trip left on time, returned on time and was very well run. We had three girls with us that had never fished before. The crew couldn't have been nicer or more patient with them...More

Thank stacy558
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Reviewed 5 June 2015

We took the seabirds and lighthouse 3.5 hour tour. We saw lots of birds and the spokesperson seemed to know a lot about them. He knew some of the islands history as well as the lighthouse history. Captain stopped boat by the seals and birds...More

2  Thank Fred K
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