We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Kisma Preserve

Features Animals
Review Highlights
No one answers

I called, and tried to contact via facebook. I never heard back from anyone. I am not sure if there... read more

Reviewed June 24, 2018
Zowie717
,
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
It wasn't bad.

My boyfriend and I brought our daughter to the Acadia Zoo. I wanted to bring her there because​ she... read more

Review collected in partnership with Deutsche Telekom

Reviewed March 11, 2017
ashley b
via mobile
Read all 112 reviews
39
All photos (39)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good7%
  • Average8%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible40%
Travelers talk about
“wild animals”(9 reviews)
“vip tour”(7 reviews)
“black beans”(8 reviews)
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
31°
17°
Dec
24°
10°
Jan
26°
12°
Feb
Contact
446 Bar Harbor Rd, (Rte. 3), Trenton, ME 04605-5808
Website
+1 207-667-3244
Call
Improve This Listing
Reviews (112)
Filter reviews
112 results
Traveler rating
39
8
10
13
42
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
39
8
10
13
42
Show reviews that mention
All reviews wild animals vip tour black beans non profit organization money goes various reasons poor reviews an amazing experience half hour wolf pet heather rescue charles lynx vultures personalities
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 112 reviews
Reviewed September 14, 2018

My husband and I are from Mass and planned our vacation here in Acadia to go Kisma reserve. We paid for the VIP tour and not only was it worth the money, but they are non-profit and all of the money goes to taking care...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tala W
Reviewed August 10, 2018

My daughter, 4 year old granddaughter and 20 month old grandson visited the preserve last Sunday. It was very hot and humid and instead of the lady advising us to come another time she took our money (over $100) and told us to come. Because...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank happygram2018
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

I came across this place while traveling and decided to stop in and inquire about it. Turned out to be a great decision. This preserve gives you the chance to see animals that you wouldn't normally be able to go see. However, this is not...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Justin B
Reviewed June 24, 2018

I called, and tried to contact via facebook. I never heard back from anyone. I am not sure if there is a certain time of year they only do these tours, or if they are just extremely busy and can only return calls once in...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Zowie717
Reviewed October 30, 2017

I recently visited the Kisma Preserve in Trenton, Maine and only afterwards went back and read reviews on Trip Advisor and Yelp. After an amazing experience with a behind-the-scenes VIP tour, I was surprised to see how many poor reviews people had left. As I...More

Date of experience: October 2017
6  Thank JenniferOCT17
Reviewed October 12, 2017 via mobile

Staying in Bar Harbor for my Honeymoon, my husband found this place (not even half hour away) and booked the private VIP tour. I was a little skeptical at first....but quickly changed my mind. I got to hang out with wolves! Like really hang out...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank craft338
Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

I read about this on the internet before we came to Maine. Then I saw it on Highway 3 on the way to our cottage in Salisbury Cove. We stopped in here and called the number for the preserve. Someone met us at the gate...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Richard B
Reviewed August 11, 2017

We loved our visit here. I second the reviewer who emphasized that this is a small animal rescue operation and not a zoo. Having driven by it prior to visiting, that was pretty clear to us, and our expectations were low. We were pleasantly surprised....More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Lauren T
Reviewed April 18, 2017

First things first, and I emphasize in capital letters: THIS IS NOT A ZOO! If you go expecting a zoo, you will be disappointed and upset. Now, what it is: a non-profit animal rescue center with a small impressive collection of birds, cats, llamas, a...More

Date of experience: April 2017
3  Thank rebhayim
Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I brought our daughter to the Acadia Zoo. I wanted to bring her there because​ she has never been there & really loves animals and loves to learn about them I went as a child and remembered lots of animals and lots...More

Review collected in partnership with Deutsche Telekom
Date of experience: July 2016
Thank ashley b
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 3 nearby hotels
Acadia Gateway Motel
78 reviews
.55 miles away
Acadia Sunrise Motel
198 reviews
2.24 miles away
White Birches Motel
106 reviews
3.23 miles away
Colonial Inn
98 reviews
3.27 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 13 nearby restaurants
Smokey's BBQ & Lobster
131 reviews
2.76 miles away
Dunkin' Donuts
17 reviews
3.06 miles away
Trenton Bridge Lobster Pound
960 reviews
3.61 miles away
Down East Lobster Company
299 reviews
3.39 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 10 nearby attractions
Scenic Flights of Acadia
283 reviews
2.67 miles away
Lamoine State Park
26 reviews
3.99 miles away
Wild Mountain Man Ray's Chainsaw Show
16 reviews
4.45 miles away
Wild Acadia Fun Park
119 reviews
1.01 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Kisma Preserve staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines