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Downeast Windjammers Cruises and Ferries

#3 of 7 Transportation in Bar Harbor Features Animals
7 Newport Dr., Bar Harbor, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1898
+1 207-288-2984
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beautiful but a bit disappointing

The cruise was to be 2 hours but ended up being 1 1/2 hrs..no reason...the captain gave very little... read more

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Reviewed 3 days ago
Sandy G
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Canton, Georgia, USA
Chilly but fun

Went of the Sunset cruise during our stay. While the night was chilly the wind offered the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
PeterM01803
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Burlington, Massachusetts
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good17%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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7 Newport Dr., Bar Harbor, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1898
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The cruise was to be 2 hours but ended up being 1 1/2 hrs..no reason...the captain gave very little history except for the beginning. My husband went to the container labeled "Honor System $1.00 for water etc." He wanted a water, opened the bin to...More

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Thank Sandy G
Reviewed 4 days ago

Went of the Sunset cruise during our stay. While the night was chilly the wind offered the opportunity to raise all the sail. John provided the guitar and violin entertainment with some comical interlude.

Thank PeterM01803
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beauty of a ship! Nice ride! Crew was amazing! Beautiful sunset trip! Have been to Bar Harbor for years and had never done this trip. It was great!! So glad we finally did it!!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the short, one and a half hours sunset cruise and really enjoyed the relaxed experience. There was a musician on board who provided local music and not too overpowering as in the wind you had to be close to hear. The evening was...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyable and relaxing ride. However, weather is still cold in Maine this part of the year. Come prepared with bundles of clothing and blankets, hats, gloves, etc.

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Thank Grace L
Reviewed 28 January 2017

As someone prone to seasickness was a little leery of this experience. Thought a sail boat would be a bit rocky but the ride was as smooth as glass. Only sails around the harbor though so maybe would be different if it went out to...More

Thank Woodsylady
Reviewed 1 December 2016

They just go out for a while then turn and come back, so you could probably get the same experience on the ferry, but the sailing experience is nice

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Thank rhughes394
Reviewed 31 October 2016

They switched us from one cruise to another. Much smaller boat and very overcrowed! Also trip was alot shorter than advertised! definitely not worth the money! Take the whale watchers cruise instead, much more information on surroundings and lobster industry!

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Thank jakebarb
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Crew was professional, friendly, and fun. The ship was beautiful. Weather was perfect. It was an absolutely lovely experience.

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Thank homer214
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We rode on the Margaret Todd on a sunny afternoon. The crew was great and the tie was well worth it. We didn't see much wildlife because of the time of year but we would do this again.

Thank cathy b b
DowneastWindjammer, Manager at Downeast Windjammers Cruises and Ferries, responded to this review

This review is NOT for this trip or Boat. At this time TripAdvisor will NOT let Downeast Windjammer Cruise Lines differentiate between a cruise and our Ferries. THAT BEING SAID thank you for the GREAT review!

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mab42
Is this a Ferry that goes to Novia Scotia? If not, is there one that goes from Bar Harbour Me to Novia Scotia?
17 January 2017|
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Response from BarHarborFerry | Property representative |
No, that ferry closed down about 10 years ago.
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