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Bar Harbor Whalewatch Co. Lighthouse Tour

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Bar Harbor, ME, USA
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Reviewed January 16, 2019

was a well put together trip and very informative crew was very accommodating and nice show of light houses

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Very nice informative trip out to the deep waters off Maine to see whales. Two humpbacks spotted. It was well worth it. Staff was friendly and nice. A little trouble getting pictures due to people crowding but here’s one of a whales tail!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

A typical harbor cruise. This was prime foliage weekend and weather cooperated. The cruise was three hours on the water. It is cold, dress accordingly. The top deck filled up immediately but it would have been too cold and windy to enjoy. You are able...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

If you LOVE lighthouses as much as I do, this is one of the better cruise tours out there in Bar Harbour. I did not do this tour this go around but have gone twice before, and highly recommend. Great photo ops as close as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank tammyBaltimore_Md
Reviewed October 16, 2018

Excellent way to see the lighthouses without having to drive hours around each island. Tour guide was very informative - gave the history of the islands as well as Acadia National Park. Captain took time to stop for photographs wasn't rushed at all. We sat...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Best boat excursion I have ever taken. Learnt a great deal about the area, famous people that lived here and all the history associated with these incredible old and beautiful lighthouses. Gene was a very knowledgeable and extremely informative guide and can only recommend this...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 16, 2018

We took a lighthouse/whale watching tour with this company in mid May. The weather was amazing, the boat was very clean, the staff friendly and knowledgable. They tried soooo hard to find whales for our tour but unfortunately, it was a little too early in...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank LMHill0104
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Amazing tour! We went out into the ocean for 3 hours and saw about 20 whales and 2 porpoises! We were on the top deck and could see well. When a whale is spotted, everyone is excited and runs side to side so it was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank 315glennab
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

We picked a good day and was able to see several different lighthouses. The waters were calm and the crew did a wonderful job. Gene our guide was extremely friendly and accommodating. Great way to see offshore lighthouses

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lungbuster
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Thanks to our guide, Gene, we enjoyed a great tour which included 4 clearly visible lighthouses and one binocular-visible lighthouse. We also saw seals and eagles and millionaires’ estates (Rockefellers, Martha Stewart, Dick Wolf) We were fortunate in our day’s weather, I hope you are,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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June 9, 2018|
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Response from directorfantasies | Reviewed this property |
Check the rate page on their website. Google Bar Harbor Whate Tours. Cost depends on type of tour and time of day.
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June 5, 2018|
Response from directorfantasies | Reviewed this property |
Visit their web site to buy tickets or you can buy at their ticket desk inside the store on the dock. Google Bar Harbor Whale Tours to find the web site.