Whale Watching - Bar Harbor Whale Watch Company

Boating Tours


One of the most popular things to do in Bar Harbor, Maine, is experiencing the wonder of the area’s migratory whales and coastal wildlife on a whale watching tour. For guests interested in taking part in this quintessential Maine activity, the Bar Harbor Whale Watch Company offers a variety of boat cruises that sails daily throughout the season (May-October) from One West Street, adjacent to the town hotel and pier in downtown Bar Harbor.

During your voyage you may spot Humpback, Finback and Minke whales as well as seals, seabirds, dolphins and porpoises. Come see the iconic Atlantic puffin, Maine's famous lighthouses, and parts of Acadia National Park on our Puffins and Lighthouse Cruise! Enjoy a beautiful sunset and a variety of wildlife on our very popular Sunset Nature Cruise! Sail through the region's pristine waters aboard our jet-powered catamarans. Our galleys include a variety of snacks and refreshments, including wine and local beer. As part of our daily resort fee, Harborside guests enjoy a one-time $15 credit per reservation to apply to a cruise of their choice with the Bar Harbor Whale Watch Company. The Bar Harbor Whale Watch Company's Featured Cruises include:
  • Whale Watch
  • Puffin & Lighthouse
  • Lobster Fishing and Seal Watching
  • Nature Cruise
  • Sunset Nature Cruise
  • Baker Island & Acadia National Park Tour



Lulu Lobster Boat Tours - Bar Harbor, Maine

Maine is famous for its large, succulent lobsters; and Lulu Lobster Boat Tours allows you to experience first-hand how these creatures get from the sea to your dinner plate. Join Captain John aboard the only Lobster Boat Tour in Bar Harbor hosted on a traditional Down East-style lobster boat, and let the adventures begin!
  • Lobster Fishing
  • Seal Watching
  • Sightseeing
  • History and Folklore
  • Romantic Sunset Cruise
These exclusive Bar Harbor cruises sail daily from the Harborside Hotel, Spa & Marina. Visit for more information and sailing schedules.
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