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Excursions and Sightseeing

Downeast Windjammer Cruises   
Best sightings of wildlife - bald eagles, seals and porpoises. Bring your binoculars. 3 trips daily each approx. 1 1/2 up to 2-hour sail. Choose a 10 am, 2 pm with a National Park Ranger or a sunset sail with live music.
Open: open for the season  
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Get Out Sailing   
Private sail & motor yacht charter company based in Southwest Harbor, ME. Our primary vessel is a Shannon 38 sailing vessel. We are also offering charters on a 33' landing craft for adventurous outings. Contact us if you do not see what you are looking for and we can help.
Open: 10:00am - 8:00pm  
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Island Cruises   
Join us for your Maine adventure. A a family-owned business running our lobster boat nature tours for over 30 years and now offering private charters for fishing, sailing, and sights. Our professional charter captains are avid fisherman who provide a unique, personalized experience of the Maine coast. We have the boat ride for you.
Open: open: June1- Mid Oct  
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Lobster Boat Cruises / Sail Acadia   
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 on a Private Charter with lunch or dinner or just enjoy the sunset.
Open: Open May 1 thru mid-October  
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Sail Acadia   
Sail Acadia National Park aboard the Alice E, the world's oldest Friendship Sloop still sailing.Built in 1899, Alice E. was originally a working lobster sloop used by Maine fisherman.Now she offers private and shared charters for up to 6 people.
Open: Open May 1 thru mid October  
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Swan's Island Charters   
As a registered Maine Guide, uscg licensed captain and an 8th generation Island fisherman with over 30 years of commercial fishing experience, I enjoy sharing my knowledge of Island fishing history on our "lobster charter" and love exploring Acadia as we spot marine wildlife up close! Your enjoyment and satisfaction is our #1 goal.
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Acadia Mindfulness Adventures   
Guided Mindfulness Walks in Nature. Try out a variety of stress-relieving mindfulness practices while immersing yourself in the beauty of Acadia National Park. Leave with tools for relaxation you can use anytime, anywhere.
Open: year round  

Action Tour Guide   
Explore Acadia National Park's stunning vistas including Cadillac Mountain with this self-guided driving tour!
Open: Year round  
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Ambergris Voyages   
The Ambergris was designed by famed navel architect Tom Colvin and based on a Pinky Schooner, a New England boat that was used in the 1800's for fishing and hauling cargo. She's 60 feet on deck and about 80 feet overall. Her wide deck and pilot house let guests enjoy sailing in any weather. Below, she has a galley, three private guest cabins and a separate crew quarters.
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Atlantic Brewing Company   
Located on a 10 acre farmstead, Atlantic Brewing Company offers tastings of Bar Harbor Real Ale, Blueberry Ale, and much more daily from 11 to 6. Tours of the brewhouse take place at 3pm Friday-Sunday's followed by a guided tasting!
Open: Daily 11AM - 6PM  
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Bar Harbor Cellars   
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: Open Tuesday - Sunday, 10AM to 5PM (closed Mondays)  
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Beal and Bunker   
Our ferry offers daily year round transportation to and from Northeast Harbor & the Cranberry Isles. The Cranberry Isles,includes Islesford, Great Cranberry, and Sutton Island. Join us on a once in a lifetime ride to visit the Cranberry Isles. Take in the scenic views, meet some locals and experience the beauty of the islands.
Open: Starting August 31, we will begin operating on our Fall Schedule  
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Cranberry Cove Ferry   
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 October 1  
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Downeast Sailing Adventures   
Experience the Real Maine on Acadia’s Quiet Side as we sail among the Cranberry Islands and Somes Sound. Enjoy the breath taking vistas of Acadia National Park. Sit back and relax as we sail past the lighthouses, lobstermen, and magnificent summer “cottages” that make this world-class cruising area unique.
Open: May - October (weather permitting)  
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Downeast Scenic Railroad   

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