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Schooner Surprise

#1 of 10 Tours in Camden
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Address: 1 Bay View Street, Camden, ME 04843
Phone Number: +1 207-236-4687
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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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Schooner Surprise Sunset Sail

We were very happy with this sunset sail - it was one of the highlights of our trip to Maine. The weather was perfect, the captain and co-captain were very experienced and... read more

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Whitehouse, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were very happy with this sunset sail - it was one of the highlights of our trip to Maine. The weather was perfect, the captain and co-captain were very experienced and conversational but didn't make the sail touristy at all. The sail lasted the entire 2 hours and everyone on board had a chance to help lift the sails... More 

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Milton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great sail in Penobscot Bay. We saw seals and Eagles and enjoyed the cool breeze on a very hot day. Would do it again next time we are in Camden!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great trip and great value. Owners operate the boat and are extremely nice and informative. We did the two hour sail and learned so much about the area and sailing. My wife even got to drive the boat. If you visit Camden you should get out on the water and if you get out on the water do it with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great crew with an extensive knowledge of the area. I loved the sunset cruise and the tranquility of being out on the bay during evening. I also loved that they limit the amount of people to 18. I would definitely recommend this gem.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Perfect way to see the sights and spend the afternoon in Camden. Rob and Nicole were great, and full of information of other fun things to do in the area as well. The classic Schooner Surprise is a wonderful vessel for seeing the lighthouses and marine life in the bay.

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Monroe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The trip for 2 hours is perfect, the Captain was very knowledgeable, friendly and entertaining.The price is reasonable and I highly recommend this for locals and or vacationers. I am a local and try and do this once a year for the joy of the ocean !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a wonderful time sailing with Nicole and Rob around Camden bay.. For anyone whobis coming to Camden we would highly recommend doing it. Wonderful people for a wonderful time .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We live in the area and went for this wonderful sail with our guests. (Not the first time for us - we love this boat and have gone out on it before!) We all had a great time - steady breeze made for a beautiful sailing day. Watch the weather and sign up the day before if you plan to... More 

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Framingham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We highly reccommend the Schooner Surprise! Very welcoming and experienced crew made the trip very enjoyable!

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Yarmouth, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Two friends and I took an afternoon ride on the schooner and it could not have been better. Beautiful boat and weather! The owners are friendly, knowledgable and extremely service-oriented. I will be doing this again!

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