The Harbour Cottage Inn partners with the best local businesses to bring you the finest packages that Mt. Desert Island and Acadia National Park have to offer. Explore the island by land or by sea, led by knowledgeable guides who will help you discover our island’s gifts.
This wildly popular Maine boat tour is consistently one of the top-rated boat cruises in the region. The only lobster boat tour in Bar Harbor hosted on a traditional Downeast-style lobster boat, they offer exclusive two-hour tours that are unique and personal. Lulu sails from the heart of the Bar Harbor waterfront at the beautiful Harborside Hotel & Marina. Come experience what is sure to be a highlight of your time in Maine!
See the Great Harbor of Mount Desert, visit a fishing community on the outer island called Islesford, and visit the cliffs of Valley Cove in Somes Sound Fjord. Plentiful wildlife along the way, with professional narration by either an Acadia National Park ranger or one of their own local guides!
Bird & Nature Tour by Down East Nature Tours
Guide Michael Good has been offering personalized birdwatching and ecology field trips around Bar Harbor and the coastal gulf of Maine since 1993. All of the tours can be personalized to meet your individual needs; choose from one of his programs, or make your own itinerary.
Their fully narrated trolley tours of Mount Desert are a fun, relaxing way to discover the unique treasures of the island. Enjoy their friendly guides’ knowledge and flair for storytelling as you journey past historic landmarks and fantastic scenery.
Sail aboard the Snow Squall
Sailing along the Maine coast is the experience of a lifetime. Treat yourselves to a private adventure aboard the s/v Snow Squall, where Captain Mike and his wife have adventure waiting for you!