Sail Acadia National Park aboard a traditional Friendship Sloop – Maine’s original lobster boat! Built in Friendship, Maine in the late 1800’s, these handsome traditional sailboats were used by coastal fishermen to haul lobster traps by hand under sail. Take part in Maine’s maritime heritage and enjoy sailing smooth waters, abundant wildlife and spectacular coastline of Acadia National Park.
- Up to 6 passengers
- All Ages
- 2 - 3 Hours
Enjoy a nature cruise aboard the Elizabeth T, a real Maine lobster boat! Haul lobster traps, visit Somes Sound, and see a seal colony on a perfect size boat for sightseeing, island picnics, and lobster fishing demonstrations.
- Shared Tours are up to 16 passengers; Private Charters are up to 21 passengers
- All Ages
- 2 Hours
Sail Acadia National Park
Escape the crowds of Bar Harbor and explore the spectacular coastline of Acadia National Park.
Sail aboard a classic Friendship sloop or a real Maine lobster boat for a private or shared tour of Maine’s most beautiful coastline along Mount Desert Island.
Sailing and lobster boat cruises depart several times each day from Southwest Harbor and Northeast Harbor, just 15 – 20 minutes from Bar Harbor.
At Sail Acadia we maintain and operate our locally built wooden boats with a great respect for Maine’s maritime heritage. We believe in smaller groups and personalized attention for an authentic boating experience in Acadia. Our captains and crew will share their local knowledge and give you their best tour of Mount Desert Island.