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Address: 1 West Street, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609
Phone Number: 207-288-2386
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Nice Trip - Friendly Operation and Great Narration

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 11, 2009
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Based on reviews, I did not have high expectations for the trip. I was hoping for a fun boat ride and wildlife would be a bonus. We ended up with a ride of a lifetime... 10-12 whale sightings, a couple dozen Dolphins, jelly fish, porpoise, and birds. Even the guide was giddy. We went on the 4:00 pm tour. Take... More 

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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

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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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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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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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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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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Address: 1 West Street, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609
Phone Number: 207-288-2386
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Bar Harbor

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