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Family Fun

    Aquaterra Adventures - Aquaterra Adventures can accommodate most ages. The Discovery Sea Kayaking Adventure is great for younger kids to enjoy a relaxed, guided kayak tour with their parents. This adventure includes underwater viewing scopes and crab traps for your adventurous journey.

    Diver Ed - This is the perfect adventure for kids. Ed dives to the bottom of the sea and you watch the event on a large viewing screen. When Ed returns to the boat, you get to touch sea stars, lobsters, sea cucumbers and much more.



    Oceanarium - This location offers live specimens, exhibits, and displays of local sea life. There is a lobster hatchery and museum plus you can take the Thomas Bay Marsh Walk with a naturalist. This location has been a family favorite for years!



    Bar Harbor Bike Shop - Great location, knowledgeable staff, jog strollers, trailers, helmets, close to the Carriage Trails or intown riding.




    Atlantic Climbing School - This experienced guide staff can accommodate a family climbing adventure. South Bubble is a good location for beginners with its lower angles, start-at-the-bottom climb, and spectacular views.



    New England Outdoor Center - Matt Polstein and his crew offer moose and wildlife tours in a pontoon boat on Millinocket Lake. They also offer fishing for landlocked salmon and cabin rentals. You can feed yourselves well at the River Drivers Restaurant after your adventure. Be sure to try the seafood alfredo or lobster pot pie.

    National Park Canoe Rental - What a great spot for a family adventure. Swimming, a convenient boat launch, wildlife galore, fishing, picnicking. This is the place for the perfect family outing.




    COA's George B. Dorr National Historical Museum - This location is ideal for families and folks of all ages. There is an interpretative touch tank, and an amazing displays of animals. Throughout the museum the visitor is reminded of the very delicate balance of nature. The gift shop features a creative collection of jewelry, books, book marks, etc.

    Great Maine Lumber Jack Show with Timber Tina - Lumberjack shows are offered at 7:00pm nightly, 7 days a week from mid-June to Labor Day Sunday. The narrated 2 hour live show features chopping, axe throwing, sawing, log rolling, and speed climbing. There is rain or shine covered seating and the ticket office opens at 6:00pm daily. These shows are family affordable, exciting, entertaining, and just plain fun.

If you have had an outstanding experience that is not listed here, please let Dave, the owner of Aquaterra Adventures know about it so that he can personally check it out and add it to our list.


Aquaterra Adventures
Located on the Waterfront in Bar Harbor
207-288-0007  |  One West Street Bar Harbor, Maine 04609  |   1-877-386-4124