Acadia National Park

Experience Bar Harbor and Acadia from the Water

Whether by kayak, lobster boat or mail boat, see Mt. Desert Island from a different viewpoint

If you want to feel the wind on your face and the spray of saltwater on your trip to Bar Harbor, these are some adventures we recommend to our guests.

Aquaterra Adventures — Sea kayak tours with Registered Maine Guides and naturalists.

Bar Harbor Whale Watching Tours — Whale watching, puffin watching, and nature cruise tours, as well as lighthouse tours and several seasonal specialty tours.

Beal & Bunker mail boat to Cranberry Island — Breathtaking views with a 1-1/2 to 2 hour trip by the lighthouse and osprey nests.

Coastal Kayaking Tours — Sea kayaking tours on both the east and west sides of Mount Desert Island, with a wide variety of routes around Bar Harbor's rockbound coast.

LuLu Lobster Boat Ride — The only lobster boat tour in Bar Harbor hosted on a traditional Downeast-style lobster boat.

National Park Sea Kayak Tours — Ecological sea kayak tours on the “Western (or Quiet) Side” of Acadia.

Sea Princess Nature Cruise — Professionally narrated scenic nature cruises daily out of Northeast Harbor, cruising only in calm and protected waters.