Sightseeing Tours in Bar Harbor, Maine

Sightseeing Tours in Bar Harbor, Maine
Bar Harbor is located on Mt. Desert Island, the largest island off the coast of Maine and the home of Acadia National Park. Sightseeing in Bar Harbor often involves exciting outdoor activities and exploring parts of Acadia. Whether sea, air or land, you are sure to see some beautiful sights.

By Sea

Whether you want a sail boat, a lobster boat or a kayak, all are available to tour Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park.

Downeast Sailing Adventures offers tours of Acadia on a schooner, friendship sloop or lobster boat. You can take a 2 1/2 hour cruise, a day sail or even an overnight tour.

Downeast Sailing Adventures
848 Eagle Lake Road
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
(207) 288-2216

Acadia Park Kayak Tours prides itself on being sustainable and environmentally friendly. The company offers daytime, sunset and stargazing tours. Private and overnight tours are also available.

Acadia Park Kayak
Meet your guide at the sand bar at the end of Bridge street.
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
(207) 266-1689

Bar Harbor Whale Watching Tours offers a chance to get to explore the wildlife of Maine. The company offers whale watching tours; it additionally offers tours in bird watching, seal watching and lobster fishing.

Bar Harbor Whale Watch Company
1 West Street
Bar Harbor, Maine 04609

By Air

While water may be the traditional way to see Bar Harbor and Acadia, you can also tour the area by air.

Scenic Flights of Acadia offers flights that take you over the beautiful views of Bar Harbor, Acadia and the surrounding areas. The company also offers aerial lighthouse tours and custom flights.

Scenic Flights of Acadia
Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport
1044 Bar Harbor Road
Route 3
Trenton, Maine 04605

Acadia Air Tours offers flights in open cockpit bi-planes as well as gliders. Up to hour long flights and 40-minute glides allow you to view Mt. Desert island from the air.

Acadia Air Tours, Inc.
968 Bar Harbor Rd
Trenton, ME 04605

By Land

There are yet other ways to explore Bar Harbor. You can explore on foot, in a bus and in a trolley.

Down East Nature Tours offers personalized hiking, biking, snowshoeing and cross country skiing tours with a focus on ecology and birdwatching. Experienced Maine guide Michael Good will take you on an excursion lasting anywhere from 2 hours to multiple days.

Down East Nature Tours
150 Knox Rd.
Bar Harbor, ME 04609

Acadia National Park Tours is a bus tour of Bar Harbor and Acadia that includes a stop on top of Cadillac Mountain, the highest point on the eastern seaboard.

Tickets available at Testa's Restaurant
53 Main St.
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
(207) 288-0300

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