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Sailing Charters & Lobster Tours
at Acadia National Park

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Sailing Charters & Lobster Tours at Acadia National Park

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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.

Five-Star Sailing & Boat Tours

Sail Acadia
Exceptional private sightseeing/lobstering tour

We were blown away by the service at Sail Acadia. We did a mid-morning private tour for 7 of us. We were able to bring our own mimosas :) Our captain and first mate were knowledgeable, inviting, friendly and easy going. They were very welcoming to our pup! They had blankets and cups on board. Definitely recommend!

– Quincy L. | TripAdvisor
Sail Acadia
Sunset cruise

We thoroughly enjoyed our sunset cruise with Mike and Kelly. Mike told some great stories of the area, we took wine and dinner to have on the boat, and we enjoyed seeing guillemots and porpoises in the bay. The wind was very light that evening so we had to motor a bit, but it was such a treat to be out on the water on a 120 year old wooden sail boat. We loved it!

– Rooface | TripAdvisor
Sail Acadia
A Perfect Way to Enjoy the Acadia Sunset

We booked a 3 hour sunset sail and it was so much fun. It wasn't the windiest day, but being on the water on a beautiful summer night watching the sun go down can't be beat. We saw plenty of porpoises and other sea wildlife throughout the ride. Bonus points: the tour is BYOB so we brought a bottle of wine with us and the crew provided cheese, crackers and snacks. Thanks for having us!

– Ashley | TripAdvisor
Sail Acadia
Fabulous afternoon!

An awesome experience we can't recommend more highly. Not only was it a fantastic sailing experience, the crew were informative about the area, history, wildlife and the things we were seeing along the way. The crew was great, the boat charming and historic. The best afternoon we have had in Maine for as long as we can remember!

– reeds | TripAdvisor