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Bar Harbor Whale Watch Co.

Whale Watching Tours with The Bar Harbor Whale Watch Company

One of the most popular boat tours in Maine is experiencing Acadia's magnificent migratory whales and coastal wildlife on a whale watching cruise. The Bar Harbor Whale Watch Company sails daily throughout the season from the pier of The Harborside Hotel, Spa & Marina, located just across the street from the West Street Hotel in downtown Bar Harbor.

Spot Humpback, Finback and Minke whales as well as seals, otters, dolphins and porpoises from AtlantiCat, our high-tech luxury catamaran and one of the newest high-speed whale watching vessels in Maine. This comfortable cruiser also features an advanced active stabilizing system and 360 degree rail-side viewing on all decks that guarantees every guest a front row seat to the sea birds, lighthouses and nautical wonders of Frenchman's Bay and beautiful Acadia.

During your tour, enjoy a variety of sandwiches, snacks and refreshments, including alcoholic beverages, from our well-stocked Galley. The Bar Harbor Whale Watch Company also offers secure onsite parking so you can enjoy every minute of your boat tour knowing your car is in a safe location.

The Bar Harbor Whale Watch Company's Featured Tours include:

  • Whale Watch
  • Nature Cruise
  • Seabird Specialty Trips
  • Sunset Whale Watch
  • Lighthouse and Park Tour
  • Puffin and Whale Watch
  • Lobster Fishing and Seal Watching
  • Baker Island, Park and Lighthouse Tour

For information about our Bar Harbor tours or to make reservations, please contact us toll-free at 888.533.WALE. Tickets are also available at our ticket office.

Authentic Lobstering with Lulu Lobster Boat Tours

Join Lulu Lobster Boat Tours and experience first-hand how Maine's famed lobsters get from the sea to your dinner plate. Captain John offers the only Lobster Boat Tour in Bar Harbor that takes place on a traditional Down East-style lobster boat.

Set sail for adventure, with Lulu Lobster Boat's Bar Harbor Tours, including:

  • Lobster Fishing
  • Seal Watching
  • Sightseeing
  • History & Folklore
  • Romantic Sunset Cruise

These exclusive lobster boat tours in Maine sail daily across the street from the West Street Hotel at our downtown marina. Visit for more information and sailing schedules.

Maine Boat Tours with Downeast Friendship Sloop Charters

Looking for an intimate introduction to the natural beauty of Arcadia? Enjoy a private boat tour for up for six guests aboard the Friendship Sloop, a unique lobster fishing vessel designed in the late 1800s. With Downeast Friendship Sloop Charters, you can experience the authentic allure of Acadia's rich maritime history. Haul the sails with the crew or relax with a glass of wine as the sun sets over the water. A friendly, local captain will be your guide as you cruise in the comfort while on the lookout for seals, porpoise, eagles, and osprey among other regional wildlife. Boats set sail from Bar Harbor and Southwest Harbor and offer a variety of tour options including day sails, sunset-sails, lobster bakes, and private charters.

Downeast Friendship Sloop Charters sail daily from our downtown marina. Reservations required are required. Boat tours are limited to six guests (maximum), appetizers and soft drinks are included. For more information about our boat tours in Bar Harbor, Maine, please contact us at 207.266.5210 or visit at our Bar Harbor, Maine resort or contact us at 877.905.4498 to speak to a Reservation Agent about your next stay at the West Street Hotel.


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West Street Hotel

50 West Street Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Phone: (207) 288-0825

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