Ride aboard state-of-the art catamarans with professional and knowledgeable naturalists and crew to see 3 island lighthouses! Spot puffins, razorbills, guillemonts, and common and Arctic terns!
Travel aboard the M/V Miss Samantha out nine miles from Bar Harbor, to visit one of the crown jewels of Acadia National Park.
This tour is guided by a National park ranger/naturalist who will point out and identify wildlife such as seals, porpoise, bald eagles, and seabirds, provide a wonderful program of interpretation, and answer all your questions.
When you arrive to the island you are ferried to shore by our launch skiff, The Baker’s Dozen!
Be sure to pack a lunch and wear your hiking shoes to prepare for over an hour of walking and exploring the island!
Highlights include the 200-year-old Gilley family farmstead and the Baker Island Lighthouse.
The ranger will take you on a walking tour to the lighthouse and the rocky shore where you can eat your lunch or explore, all while enjoying breathtaking ocean scenery and wildlife.
On the way back on the Miss Samantha, you will travel along the eastern shoreline of Mount Desert Island and view many of the highlights of Acadia up close including: Otter Cliffs, Sand Beach and Great Head. A great fun-filled adventure for all!
Learn more about the Baker Island cruise and hiking tour HERE!
Trips will depart rain or shine, however we will cancel for high sea conditions, severe thunderstorms or rain events and/or dense fog. Cruises can cancel up to 30 minutes prior to departure. In the event of a cancellation, you will be notified via email and text. To rebook your cruise, please contact our office at 207-288-2386 or email us at [email protected]. Refunds will be processed automatically by the end of the day.
Restroom is available on the boat. Restrooms are not available on the island.