Hardy Boat Cruises

132 SR 32
New Harbor, ME 04554- Map It
Phone: (207) 677-2026

AAA Editor Notes

Hardy Boat Cruises depart from Shaw's Wharf at 132 SR 32 for tours of the area's picturesque coastal waters. Offered are 1.5-hour puffin-watching cruises with a National Audubon Society naturalist to Eastern Egg Rock, 1-hour narrated seal-watching cruises and 1.5-hour fall coastal cruises. Ferry service to Monhegan Island is available. Pet friendly (call for restrictions/fees.).
Puffin watch $30; $12 (ages 3-11). Seal watch $16; $12 (ages 3-11). Fall coastal cruise $18; $12 (ages 3-11). Monhegan Island ferry round-trip fare $36; $20 (ages 3-11); $5 (dogs). Reservations are strongly recommended. Parking: $4 (cash only).
Hours: Puffin watches depart daily at 5:30 p.m., early June-late Aug.; Wed. and Sat.-Sun. at 5:30 p.m., late May-early June. Seal watches depart daily at noon, mid-June through Labor Day; Sat.-Sun. at noon, day after Labor Day-Columbus Day; on select dates, late May to mid-June. Fall coastal cruises depart Tues., Thurs. and Sat. at 4:45, day after Labor Day-late Sept.; Wed. and Sat.-Sun. at 4:45, Oct. 1 to mid-Oct. Monhegan Island ferry departs from New Harbor daily at 9 and 2 and departs from the island at 10:15 and 3:15, early June-late Sept.; departs from New Harbor Wed. and Sat.-Sun. at 9 and departs from the island at 3:15, late May-early June and in early Oct., with additional departures Memorial Day and Columbus Day weekends.