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Excursions and Sightseeing  [Printer-friendly version]

Downeast Friendship Sloop Charters   207-266-5210
Sail Acadia aboard a classic Friendship Sloop. Catering to small parties aboard a gaff-rigged sloop inspired by centuries of Maine maritime tradition, the graceful, comfortable cockpit offers a unique experience not found on larger vessels.
Open: Daily May until Oct, 9am-sunset  
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Downeast Windjammer Cruises   207-546-2927
Best sightings of wildlife - bald eagles, seals and porpoises. Bring your binoculars. Several sailings daily including a special morning Park Ranger narrated cruise. Some cruises often have live folk music.
Open: May 15 through October 19  
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Island Cruises   207-244-5785
Island Cruises - Awarded the Best Island Tour in New England, discover our Lunch Cruise to Frenchboro or the Afternoon Nature Cruise. Either way, you'll enjoy breathtaking beauty and a fascinating narrative by the owner and captain. June thru Sept.
Open: Open mid-June through early October  
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Quietside Cruises   207-460-5200
Explore Acadia's Quietside aboard the Elizabeth T, a wooden Maine lobster boat. Haul a lobster trap. View seals, porpoise and osprey. Visit the Cranberry Islands. Private charters, lobster bakes, dinner cruises, and water taxi service available.
Open: May - Oct  
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Atlantic Brewing Company   207-288-2337
We are moments from Acadia National Park at 15 Knox Road. We offer free tours and tasting daily throughout the summer season. We invite you to enjoy a pint at our famous Mainely Meat BBQ or visit our gift shop, also located on-site.
Open: Memorial Day - Columbus Day  
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Bar Harbor Cellars   207-288-3907
Bar Harbor Cellars, located on Sweet Pea Farm, has been vinting wines from both European and local fruit since 2003. Visit us for a wine tasting in our restored Civil War era barn, and stay for lunch or dinner at our on site farm-to-table cafe.
Open: mid-May to mid-Oct  
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Cranberry Cove Ferry   207-244-5882
Operating since 1992 from the Southwest Harbor Upper Town Dock, this ferry serves Great Cranberry, Islesford (Little Cranberry) and Sutton Island with several runs daily.
Open: Memorial Day Weekend through September 30  
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PO Box 1143, Southwest Harbor ME 04679
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