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Schooner Surprise

16 Public Lndg, Camden, ME 04843-1748
+1 207-236-4687
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Great Sail!

My husband and I went on a sunset sail with the Surprise. I've been on this type of cruise in the... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
Jen T
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Beautiful views

Great trip with beautiful views and educational bout the area. Captain was great and size of... read more

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Reviewed 4 October 2017
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A two hour sail and private charters out of Camden Harbor on the elegant Surprise, lets you experience both Camden and Penobscot Bay in a truly special and memorable way.
  • Excellent92%
  • Very good6%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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16 Public Lndg, Camden, ME 04843-1748
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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went on a sunset sail with the Surprise. I've been on this type of cruise in the past, on other ships, but this one stood out for me because the captain (Will) was very knowledgeable about local history and ocean information...More

Thank Jen T
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Great trip with beautiful views and educational bout the area. Captain was great and size of guests was good size. Highly recommended for a visit ti Camdn.

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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Living in the mountains, I was happy to have the opportunity to sail on a "real sail boat". This beauty is 99 years old this year . Only 18 can go out so it was not crowded. A two hour trip is less than $50....More

Thank Iwashere21
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Nice trip. Very pleasant couple of hours on the water with good knowledgeable crew who obviously enjoy what they do.

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Thank Eagle150
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Two great friends and I decided to visit Maine for a few days as a girls getaway. Top on the list for one was an outing with Schooner Surprise. I said of course I'd go! After all, we each pick our top two activities for...More

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Thank Sterlina
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We've sailed on Surprise yearly for the last four or so years. It's a beautifully maintained nearly 100 year-old boat with a seating capacity of about 18. They made sure that my partially disabled wife was seated comfortably with good back support. During the somewhat...More

Thank benwhitsn
Reviewed 3 October 2017

My significant other, myself and another couple were spending the weekend in the Camden area for a little getaway. After having dinner in Camden, we noticed the schooner trips that you could book. We went back to where we were staying and looked online to...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

My wife, Donna, and I found Schooner Surprise through the Hartstone Inn, where we stayed. Glad we did. I booked over the phone with Carol and she was great, handling everything perfectly and giving me some restaurant tips too. Molly at the dock was very...More

Thank Zzyzx6986
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Love the schooner , great friendly knowledgeable. Captain and first mate. Whole experience super thanks

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Thank bobpasqualina
Reviewed 2 October 2017

My husband and I had a great experience sailing on the Surprise. Experienced captain and crew, very informative conversations about the area and we even saw a few seals. We would highly recommend this trip.

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Thank Tracy S
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Anita Grace W
21 July 2017|
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Response from Carol H | Reviewed this property |
You can bring your own drinks
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eileen2255
20 August 2016|
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Response from Wayne S | Reviewed this property |
Yes... great experience. There's only one sail with the music and desert... Also, if you ask, you can help them set the sails and steer the boat for awhile
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eileen2255
20 August 2016|
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Response from MSinBklyn | Reviewed this property |
There's a "head"-- in other words, a small on board portapotty!
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