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Excursions and Sightseeing  [Printer-friendly version]

Cranberry Cove Ferry   207-244-5882
Operating since 1992 from the Southwest Harbor Upper Town Dock, this ferry serves Great Cranberry, Islesford (Little Cranberry) several runs daily 7AM to 5PM.
Open: Memorial Day Weekend through September 30  
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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 Mid- 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 OPEN  
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Atlantic Brewing Company   207-288-2337
Located on a 10 acre farmstead, Atlantic Brewing Company offers tastings of Bar Harbor Real Ale, Blueberry Ale, and much more daily from 10 to 5. Tours of the brewhouse take place at 2, 3, and 4pm every day followed by a guided tasting!
Open: Opening Friday May 15, 10 am  
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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: Closing October 18 for the winter  
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PO Box 1143, Southwest Harbor ME 04679
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