Hardy Boat Cruises

132 SR 32
New Harbor, ME 04554- Map It
(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. Pets on leash are allowed.
Puffin watch $28; $12 (ages 3-11). Seal watch $15; $12 (ages 3-11). Fall coastal cruise $18; $12 (ages 3-11). Monhegan Island ferry round-trip fare $36; $20 (ages 3-11). Reservations are recommended. Parking: $3 (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, mid-May to mid-June and day after Labor Day-Columbus Day. Fall coastal cruises depart Tues., Thurs. and Sat. at 4:45, Labor Day-Sept. 30; Wed. and Sat.-Sun., in Oct. Monhegan Island ferry departs from New Harbor daily at 9 and 2 and departs from the island at 10:15 and 3:15, second week in June-Sept. 30; Wed. and Sat.-Sun. at 9, mid-May through first week in June and in Oct.