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 sails daily throughout the season from from One West Street, adjacent to the town pier in downtown Bar Harbor.
During your voyage you may spot Humpback, Finback and Minke whales as well as seals, otters, dolphins and porpoises. You will also view some of Maine's famous lighthouses along with puffins and eagles as you sail through the region's pristine waters. Our Galley includes a variety of sandwiches, snacks and refreshments, including alcoholic beverages. Parking is available for an hourly fee at the Bar Harbor Club, located at 111 West Street.

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

  • Puffin and Whale Watch
  • Whale Watch
  • Sunset Whale Watch
  • Lighthouse and Park Tour
  • Lobster Fishing and Seal Watching
  • Baker Island, Park and Lighthouse Tour
  • Nature Cruise
  • Seabird Specialty Trips
AtlantiCat, our high-tech luxury catamaran, is the newest high speed whale watching vessel in Maine. It boasts an advanced active stabilizing system in addition to 360-degree rail-side viewing on all decks, which guarantees everyone a front row seat to the nautical wonders of Frenchman Bay and the Acadia region. For information and reservations please call The Bar Harbor Whale Watch Company toll-free at 888.533.WALE. Tickets are also available at the hotel and the tour company’s ticket office.

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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