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Acadian Whale Adventures

Address: 1 West Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Phone Number: 207-288-2386
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Ranked #53 of 60 Activities in Bar Harbor
Type: Tours, Adventure
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Boston, Phoenix
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6 reviews 6 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Don't go if your group get sea sick, boat travelled very fast but since it is small so the ride will get choppy.

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Leavenworth, Kansas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013 via mobile

We went on the 1pm whale tour. We were excited to see te coast from the outside looking in. Beautiful scenery. It took about an hour to reach destination where whales feed. We saw 3 humpback whales, finback whales, porpoises, and seals! The narrator did a great job of informing us what we saw. We realize this trip was not... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

What an incredible ride on the jet powered catamaran! We visited 5 lighthouses. The professional and knowledgable guide was great, his sense of humor added spice and flavor. My BF loves lighthouses, we truly enjoyed the full narration and description of these legendary lighthouses and the brave men and women who maintain them. The Acadia scenic views and coastal mansions... More 

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TonyU77
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2009

We had 3 e-tickets for the nature and sightseeing tour on The Acadian on Monday October 19. We arrived at the dock which was teeming with tourists and were excited to see all of the boats cruising about the bay. That excitement came to a crashing halt when I walked into the office to get my tickets. The clerk asked... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2009

We went out on the “Acadian” boat for the 2 hour “Nature Cruise” on June 2nd and really enjoyed it. The narrator, a big ol’ ship hand, had obviously made this trip many times and was well versed in the area and local lore. He really made the trip. During the trip we saw local mansions and several of the... More 

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Raleigh, NC
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2007

We were in Bar Harbor in mid June, I was told that is a little Early in the season for whales. We did see one finback whale but none of the dramatic breaching that can be seen humpback whales. A fairly disappointing trip, but that is nature.

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