Bar Harbor, Maine Boat Tours

Bar Harbor, Maine Boat Tours
Bar Harbor is the quintessential coastal Maine town. Picturesque and full of life, the downtown area thrives with restaurants and an eclectic variety of shops. Bar Harbor sports a wide variety of family activities, like a zoo and oceanarium, to keep visitors coming back. Close to Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor is the perfect place to go for a whale watch, learn how to lobster fish or just tour the craggy Maine coastline on a cruise.

Lulu Lobster Boat Rides

The Lulu is a traditional downeast-style lobster boat. On this tour, tourists are guided through a picture perfect Maine postcard. Learn about lobster fishing: watching how a trap is baited and used to lure lobsters, learning about the anatomy and cycles of a lobster, and even the chance to find out what lobster boxing is. Visitors can also view seals and listen to entertaining historical commentary. The Lulu claims to have only had one motion sickness sufferer out of over 30,000 visitors.

Lulu Lobster Boat Rides
137 Kingsley Farm Road
Gouldsboro, ME 04607
(207) 963-2341
lululobsterboat.com

Bar Harbor Whale Watch Co.

The Bar Harbor Whale Watch Company offers classic whale watching and sightseeing tours aboard fast, luxurious catamarans. The catamarans feature climate-controlled cabins, flat-screen TVs, a galley where food and beverages can be purchased, and comfortable seating where you can listen to the naturalist on board point out various wildlife from whales and seals to porpoises and seabirds.

Bar Harbor Whale Watch Co.
1 West St.
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
(207) 288-2386
barharborwhales.com

Sea Venture Custom Boat Tours

Sea Venture Custom Boat Tours offers a variety of sightseeing options. Choose from a variety of adventures including: a shipwreck adventure, where you are "marooned" on an island for several hours to enjoy the beach, picnic and explore; a complete circumnavigation of Mount Desert Island (where Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park are located); or a tour of the lighthouses. Because departure points vary, it is best to call to make reservations.

Sea Venture Custom Boat Tours
(207) 288-3355
svboattours.com

Article Written By Michelle Hogan

Michelle Hogan is a writer and the author of 13 books including the 2005 bestselling memoir, "Without a Net: Middle Class and Homeless (With Kids) in America." Hogan studied English at American University and has been writing professionally since 1998. Her work has appeared in "The New York Times," "Redbook," "Family Circle" and many other publications.

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