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Nature Lovers

Acadian Nature Tours - Join us aboard The Acadian for a cruise in the protected waters of Frenchman Bay, off Bar Harbor, Maine. We'll cruise past some of the most breathtaking scenery in New England. From the shear granite cliffs of Schooner Head to the smooth rock beaches behind Ironbound Island, you'll see a rugged maritime landscape etched by glaciers and battered by sea & wind.

Aquaterra Adventures - Offers the largest variety of sea kayak tours in the Downeast Region. Our experienced and passionate staff strive to provide you with the most knowledgeable and fulling sea kayaking experience in one of the most beautiful areas in the world. Seals, porpoise and eagles often grace us with their presence. Guided tours depart from our private kayak docks in Bar Harbor.

Bar Harbor Whale Watch - Offers whale watching and offshore seabirds, lobster & seal watching trips. The air temperature out at sea is a bit cooler, so please dress with several layers for your comfort. You will be required to have a photo I.D. in order to board the vessel, so please be prepared.


Bar Harbor Whale Watch - Offers whale and puffin watching tours in addition to just there whale watching trips. If puffins are what you are looking for, this is the only what to see them from Bar Harbor. Please be sure that you book the appropriate trip and be prepared to be entertained by these amazing creatures.


Lulu Lobster Boat Rides - Captain John offers great educational and entertaining lobster fishing tours. Captain John leisurely guides Lulu through Frenchman Bay. See different privately-owned islands close-up. Observe sea birds, bald eagles and other marine wildlife in their natural environment. View beautiful summer cottages along the shores of Mount Desert Island.

National Park Canoe & Kayak Rentals - Offers canoe & kayak rentals on Great Long Pond without the need to shuttle the boats. This pond offers several miles of paddling. I love to turn to the east (left) and enter the cove by the inlet after I paddle thru the narrows. Paddling to the west (right) around Northern Neck is also quite rewarding.


Northwoods Outfitters - Offers incredible moose safaries around the Moosehead Lake and Greenville, Maine region. We recommend taking a guided canoe moose safari, allowing your guide to position you in the right place at the right time. A guided van safafi is also available. Stop by Aquaterra Adventures, we will book your moose trip and line you up with a full intinerary for your drive up to Greenville.

Carriage Tours of Acadia National Park - This is an amazing experience. The old-time carriages, the huge Belgian horses clopping in unison, the history of Rockefeller's stone bridges and carriage roads, this tour is a must-do for all ages.



Indian Point Blagden Preserve - This preserve is located on the Indian Point Peninsula, which is on the West side of the island. The preserve features mature forests, as well as more than 1,000 feet of frontage on the rocky shore of Western Bay. Remember to respect the property and be courteous. Bring binoculars and be sure to go to the west side at low tide to get good harbor seal sightings. The location is also good for a romantic sunset.




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