Bar Harbor Whale Watch Co.

1 West St.
Bar Harbor, ME 04609- Map It
(207) 288-2386

AAA Editor Notes

Bar Harbor Whale Watch Co. departs from the Harbor Place at 1 West St. The company offers narrated, 3-hour whale-watching or 3.5-hour combination whale- and puffin-watching excursions aboard a 112-foot high-speed catamaran. The catamaran offers three decks for viewing. A nature/sightseeing cruise, lobster fishing and seal-watching cruise and the Baker Island tour are offered aboard other craft. The 3-hour Historical Lighthouse and National Park Tour travels to five offshore island lighthouses and offers scenic views of Acadia National Park. Note: Warm clothing is recommended. Adult passengers must show a photo ID. Food is available.
Whale-watching or combination whale- and puffin-watching trip $59-$63; $33-$35 (ages 6-14); $9 (ages 0-5). Sunset whale-watching trip $56-$60; $33-$35 (ages 6-14); $9 (ages 0-5). Baker Island tour $46; $27 (ages 6-14); $9 (ages 0-5). Historical Lighthouse and Park Tour $45; $27 (ages 6-14); $9 (ages 0-5). Nature/sightseeing cruise $29; $24 (ages 65+); $18 (ages 6-14); $5 (ages 0-5). Lobster fishing and seal-watching cruise $29; $18 (ages 6-14).
Hours: Whale-watching trips daily at 1 (also at 8:30, late Aug. to early Sept.), mid-June to early Sept.; at noon, early Sept.-late Oct. Historical Lighthouse and National Park Tour daily at 9:30, mid-May to late July and mid-Aug. to early Sept.; Mon., Wed. and Fri.-Sun. at 9:30, late July to mid-Aug. Sunset whale-watching trips Mon.-Sat. at 4:30, early July-early Sept. Combination whale- and puffin-watching trips daily at noon, late May to mid-June; at 8:30, mid-June to mid-Aug. Nature/sightseeing cruise daily at 1:15 and 3:30, late June to mid-Aug.; at 1:15, early May-late June and mid-Aug. through Oct. 31. Baker Island tour Tues.-Wed. and Fri.-Sat. at 8, mid-June to early Sept. Additional tour times offered; phone ahead.