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The Bar Harbor Whale Watch Company offers a variety of boat tours for all ages that show different sights and wildlife in the area around Mount Desert Island, Maine. The tours that we offer include a Puffin and Whale Watching trip, and Whale...more
Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
1 West St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1900
SO glad we did this! We saw 4 Whale, seals, porpoises, many dolphins, AND puffins!! A truly once in a lifetime experience for us.
I highly recommend taking warm clothes you can put over your summer clothes if you plan on being out on the...More
We went out on the 8:30 whale and puffins trip last week. The captain warned it might be a little choppy before we started but it turned into a nightmare trip. So many people got seasick that the crew ran out of paper towels and...More
Our family of 10 was scheduled for whale watching on a day that the waves were 5 feet so they canceled it, but we were fortunate that we were able to go the next day. The office staff easily handled it. The next day was...More
First off, I have to say when the Captain warns you before you set sail that if you have a history of sea sickness, HEED HIS WARNING and get off the boat. My wife was smart enough to do so, so she was safe and...More
Absolute Nightmare and Scam!
Huge fan of Maine. Huge fan of Bar Harbor, it's people and surrounding area... But the whale watching tour... Total scam!
Booked a couple of months in advance. Story goes like this ...
Day One: Due to company recommendations, wake up...More
This was, unfortunately, not a good experience for our family. We had friends on the boat trip just before we boarded. Despite their report that it was really choppy and foggy, they proceeded with our trip. They gave us plenty of warnings that the trip...More
This was a great trip but we were challenged by quick moving weather and the water quickly got rough. The crew sprung into action as they could see that many were getting seasick from the really rough waters. I got sick myself but they were...More
We spent a great Sunday morning on a large catamaran enjoying the water around Bar Harbor, Maine. It was a comfortable ride, even if it was chilly, but it was a great chance to enjoy the water and time with friends. The tour took us...More
Over the weekend we took a cousin who was visiting from Texas on the Lighthouse tour. The naturalist Angie was very knowledgeable of the history of the lighthouse and summer cottages. She also pointed out the wild life. We saw Eagles, seals, harbor porpoise, and...More