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Acadia Air Tours

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Address: 968 Bar Harbor Rd, Harbor Place - On The Pier, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04605-6022
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don't hesitate - do it!

You can't really apreciate what a jewel the Acadia National Park is (and its surroundings) without having seen it from above. We took an unforgettable ride - 4 of us - and it... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 January 2017
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Ibiza, Spain
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Ibiza, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

You can't really apreciate what a jewel the Acadia National Park is (and its surroundings) without having seen it from above. We took an unforgettable ride - 4 of us - and it was money well spent!

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

When visiting Acadia National Park in October 2016 my husband suggested that we take an air tour. I said NO and said he was nuts! He worked me until I finally said yes...but only the shorter ride ($$$). Well, like most husbands he did what he wanted and got the longest ride. I was peeved!!! Once in the air I... More 

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Matt W, Owner at Acadia Air Tours, responded to this review

Great review!! It addresses a never ending battle between husbands and their spouses that plays out each year. In spite of the fact that this is a common scenario, I think you are the first woman to address the situation. Thank you for the insight. You see, a woman can learn a lot from her husband if you just give... More 

Laguna Hills,CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

The biplane ride was the highlight of our trip. This company with Tammy in the office helping pick the 45 minute lighthouse tour, George driving us to and from the airport (what a lovely man!!),the owner is well organized and Steve our pilot gave us amazing views and a once in a lifetime ride. If you have a chance to... More 

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Matt W, Owner at Acadia Air Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review. I often say that flying with Acadia Air Tours will be the "high point of your trip, both litterally and figuratively." I am certainly glad that you found this to be the case as well. Also, I will pass along your compliments to the staff as well. Happy... More 

in NH
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Visited Acadia Tours in the beginning of October ( my husband surprised me on my birthday). We had a wonderful flight. Our pilot Butch was friendly and very knowledgeable on the area and the history of Mount Desert island. A truly unforgettable experience. I highly recommend this tour!

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Thank KerininNH
Matt W, Owner at Acadia Air Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for giving Acadia Air Tours your highest recommendation. We do our best to meet or exceed our customer's expectations, one customer at a time! We fully understand that you have many diferent offers to choose from when deciding what to do for that special occasion/special someone in your life and we want to make sure that your decision... More 

St. Helena, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Mike our pilot was really friendly and knowledgeable of the area. My niece and I took the light house tour. Bring your camera and I would suggest doing this flight before touring the area in a car. A good value! Mike is a local and knows the history of Bar Harbor ! Will do this again with my husband, Great... More 

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Thank Jo A
Matt W, Owner at Acadia Air Tours, responded to this review

We are glad that you enjoyed your flight experience with Acadia Air Tours! And to recommend that others take the flight prior to driving around the island is a good suggestion that we often get from many of our passengers. This allows you to become "situationally oriented" so that you know where you are while exploring the island by car.... More 

San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were in town for the day on a cruise. We chose to do the lighthouse tour with Acadia air tours. I have never been in a plane this small but it was a blast! Mike was our pilot and he did an excellent job! I would highly recommend this tour! worth every penny!

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Matt W, Owner at Acadia Air Tours, responded to this review

As a cruise ship visitor, your dilemma is, "How do you see and do in a few hours what other visitors take a week or more to accomplish?" As you figured out, an air tour of Acadia National Park and Mount Desert Island is just about your only option. There simply is no other way to see so much in... More 

Mattituck, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Very friendly and accommodating.The pilot was very knowledgeable of the area. He was always pointing out the points of interest. Would highly recommend seeing Acadia National Park from the air before venturing into the park by car or on foot. It gives you a whole new perspective of the area. Don't forget your camera and use a wide angle lens.... More 

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Matt W, Owner at Acadia Air Tours, responded to this review

"Would highly recommend seeing Acadia National Park from the air before venturing into the park by car or on foot." We at Acadia Air Tours here this advise again and again from our guest. It makes complete sense when you think about it. Thanks for making the time and effort to share your experience with others. More 

Damariscotta, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

My teenage daughter and I had a great biplane flight this afternoon over Bar Harbor and Acadia. Our pilot Mike was very professional and informative. After coming to Acadia for over 30 years and hiking many of the trails it was fantastic to get a new perspective from the open cockpit of the biplane.

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Matt W, Owner at Acadia Air Tours, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your trip with your daughter. Flying in a biplane with your teenage daughter had to be a wonderful daddy/daughter experience. Hopefully, a memory that will last a lifetime. Happy landings! The team at Acadia Air Tours! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We had the best time today flying over Mt Desert Island. The views were phenomenal. And I have to say that Steve and Butch are two of the nicest gentlemen that we have met here in Maine. We felt very comfortable, safe and welcome. Thanks again you guys for a great experience.

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Matt W, Owner at Acadia Air Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your "5 star review" and the kind remarks. We here at Acadia Air Tours love what we do and we are pleased to know that our "love for our work" shines throught to our customers. You are the best part of Acadia Air Tours and we appreciate your business. Blue Skies! More 

Roselle, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I was very apprehensive at first however, our pilot Mike put me completely at ease. This is definitely a trip along with the air tour, to be put on your bucket list. Beautiful and just breathtaking is the only words to describe this tour. The colors were vibrant and it was just a wonderful flight. I will be back next... More 

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Matt W, Owner at Acadia Air Tours, responded to this review

One of my frustrations in being in the air tour business is that so many people have (what I view to be) an unwarranted apprehension about flying. I think it is largely driven by a lack of familiarity with flying and a fear of the unknown. Thant having been said, each year countless numberst of people fly with us and... More 

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