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Acadian Whale Adventures

#19 of 25 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Bar Harbor Features Animals
1 West St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1900
+1 207-288-2386
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Great boat tour with beautiful views

My husband and I took the Lighthouse tour which was great. I don't have my pics available at this... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2016
Deb R
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Strongsville, Ohio
An Experience of a Lifetime!

After spending half my life in an airplane, it was wonderful to feel salt water and air hit my face... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2016
angeltoumi
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Diamond Bar, California
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible9%
1 Jun 2016
“Great boat tour with beautiful views”
12 May 2016
“An Experience of a Lifetime!”
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1 West St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1900
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+1 207-288-2386
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Reviewed 1 June 2016

My husband and I took the Lighthouse tour which was great. I don't have my pics available at this point; however, the scenery was beautiful and 3 hours out on the boat was great. When we arrived at Eggrock Lighthouse, we saw the seals and...More

6  Thank Deb R
Reviewed 12 May 2016

After spending half my life in an airplane, it was wonderful to feel salt water and air hit my face while i stood at the front of the boat holding on feeling like i was having a religious experience. This landlubber loved every minute of...More

4  Thank angeltoumi
Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

We had a great excursion saw three whales and lots of birds. The crew was very nice and attentive. I don't like that they hit you up for a tip stating that's how the crew is being paid. We were not prepared for a tip...More

5  Thank Dsarna
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

Took the historical light house and nature tour. Staff was incredibly knowable and friendly. Although we had a lot of fog that day it was still well worth it. Got a great view of things you can see from just being on land. A bonus,...More

1  Thank sarahclark2012
Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

Based on reviews, I did not have high expectations for the trip. I was hoping for a fun boat ride and wildlife would be a bonus. We ended up with a ride of a lifetime... 10-12 whale sightings, a couple dozen Dolphins, jelly fish, porpoise,...More

12  Thank Bummes
Reviewed 5 August 2013

Don't go if your group get sea sick, boat travelled very fast but since it is small so the ride will get choppy.

2  Thank nguyen27
Reviewed 9 July 2013

We went on the 1pm whale tour. We were excited to see te coast from the outside looking in. Beautiful scenery. It took about an hour to reach destination where whales feed. We saw 3 humpback whales, finback whales, porpoises, and seals! The narrator did...More

10  Thank netgear942
Reviewed 25 September 2012

What an incredible ride on the jet powered catamaran! We visited 5 lighthouses. The professional and knowledgable guide was great, his sense of humor added spice and flavor. My BF loves lighthouses, we truly enjoyed the full narration and description of these legendary lighthouses and...More

2  Thank Yolanda1953
Reviewed 22 October 2009

We had 3 e-tickets for the nature and sightseeing tour on The Acadian on Monday October 19. We arrived at the dock which was teeming with tourists and were excited to see all of the boats cruising about the bay. That excitement came to a...More

15  Thank TonyU77
Reviewed 11 June 2009

We went out on the “Acadian” boat for the 2 hour “Nature Cruise” on June 2nd and really enjoyed it. The narrator, a big ol’ ship hand, had obviously made this trip many times and was well versed in the area and local lore. He...More

2  Thank pixystyx7
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