Welcome to Bar Harbor Whale Watch!

Until further notice, face masks are required to be worn while inside the cabins of the vessels and strongly recommended to be worn in the ticket office & gift shop.

Whale Watching Cruises will end on October 11th, 2021

All other boat cruises will operate until October 24th!

We look forward to seeing you!

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Phone: 207-288-2386 


Tour Calendar-2021 Boat Cruises will be available for booking in the spring of the New Year!

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Whale Guarantee

If no whales are seen during your whale watch trip, your trip ticket will serve as a voucher to go out on another whale watch or any of our tours within three (3) years. Go out the next day, next week or next year.

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Whale Conservation

We believe strongly in protecting the whales we love and the many we know as individuals and by name.  Our captains, crews and naturalists are expertly trained and promote responsible whale watching and conservation efforts.


“Great company! We loved the trip and saw 4 humpback whales, harbor porpoises, and others. The naturalist on board was excellent - very informative. Highly recommend this company.
We then went back another day for the lighthouse tour which was also outstanding.”

-  LouiseMc266 TripAdvisor 2019

“We went on the lighthouse tour and it was wonderful! The guide did a fabulous job informing us about lighthouses, history of the area and alerting us to wildlife. Highly recommend this tour!”

- cradtravel TripAdvior Review of Lighthouse Tour  2019

“This experience was beyond belief. You watch commercials on TV showing people waiting to see whales and missing their opportunity cause they looked away for a second.
Well, we had views of Humpbacks that lasted for an hour or more. Our boat turned so everyone had their opportunity. The naturalist/guide was outstanding. An Encyclopedia of information. EXCELLENT!!”

- Khtaft TripAdvior Review of Whale Watch Cruise 2019

“My wife and I had the best time on the sunset nature cruise! So much wildlife ... a bald eagle ... seals ... so many birds. The boat is so comfortable and the scenery is stunning. Such a fun evening with a spectacular sunset to cap it off. And ... I want to give a shout-out to the staff.
When I paid at the ticket booth, I left my tripod on the counter. An hour later, we boarded the boat and I mentioned my missing tripod. The crew called down the street to the ticket booth ... they got my tripod and brought it to me on the boat. Thank you! Well done all the way around!”

- JKWilson195 TripAdvisor Review of Sunset Nature Cruise 2019