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Address: 16 Public Landing, Camden, ME 04843
Phone Number: +1 207-236-4687
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Description: A two hour sail and private charters out of Camden Harbor on the elegant...
A two hour sail and private charters out of Camden Harbor on the elegant Surprise, lets you experience both Camden and Penobscot Bay in a truly special and memorable way.
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A must do in Camden!

Truly, this is the perfect way to experience this part of Midcoast Maine. I went out on the Schooner Surprise today with my family (including my 8 yr old son) and we all loved... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Brooklyn, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Truly, this is the perfect way to experience this part of Midcoast Maine. I went out on the Schooner Surprise today with my family (including my 8 yr old son) and we all loved getting a chance to spot seals and a porpoise, see some of the islands up close and even help steer the boat. The owners/operators Ramiro and... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

We went out in the afternoon and enjoyed great sailing on the Surprise. The husband and wife owners/captains were extremely nice and ensured we had a great experience. A very good family experience.

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Waterboro, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Our afternoon sail on the Surprise was relaxing and informative. Captain Ramiro and his wife, Nicole, shared history of the harbor, the schooner, and attended to every passenger. We viewed birds with the binoculars on board the Surprise. Passengers volunteered to help raise the sails and helm the boat. When in Camden, we highly recommend you take the time to... More 

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Harrison, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

The new owners, Captain Ramiro and wife, Nicole, are providing a new level of excitement to this already great vacation experience. We left Camden Harbor around 5:15 PM and returned at 7:30 PM just as the sun set after a bright an sunny afternoon. Will be back at future visits to Camden. Bo and Inge, Harrison, NY

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

This was the highlight of our day! Such a fun couple with a great deal of knowledge about Camden and the main coast! The scenery was spectacular! We took the sunset cruise and it was absolutely beautiful! Highly recommend it if you are visiting Camden!

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Frinton-On-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

We had a lovely evening trip the weather was perfect the scenery beautiful and it was so peaceful that we felt very relaxed on our return. We went in August and like one of the previous reviewers we weren't cold at all although there were blankets available for anyone who was. The crew were friendly and informative. I would thoroughly... More 

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Attleboro, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

We found that the Surprise Schooner was a very good deal. We learned a lot from the captain and his mate. Plenty of room for 12 or more people.

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Cordova, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We took an early afternoon cruise on the Suprise, and although the weather was pretty awful, we had a lovely, relaxing time. We sailed in pretty thick fog, but we were able to see a few of the sights on the shore. Our captain provided just enough narrative that we felt we learned a bit more about the area. Our... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

There are various Schooner operators in Camden, and this one was recommended by our Inn. We had a lovely couple of hours out on the water, on their 9.30am sailing. There wasn't a huge amount of wind (go on a mid afternoon sailing if you want more use of the sails) but the whole experience was really relaxing, and we... More 

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Williamsburg, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We had an amazing sail on a cold July afternoon! The weather had turned cold, but the rain had ended so we were so excited to be able to head out. The Captain and his first mate we full of information and really made the trip a pleasure - we all forgot about the cold and were mesmerized with their... More 

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