Welcome aboard the M/V Eden Star as we visit three unique Maine Island Lighthouses and the historic Islesford Lifesaving Station, with plenty of time at each for photography. We'll cruise the breath-taking coastlines of Bar Harbor and the islands of Acadia National Park. Our naturalist will share tales of America's lighthouse history, the bravery of the early Lifesaving Service crews, and the ghostly legends of Maine's lighthouses. Our journey takes us along the coasts of Bar Harbor and Seal Harbor for views of some of the stately and historic "cottages" of Mount Desert Island's Golden Age, as well as natural wonders like Thunder Hole and Otter Cliffs. Along the way we'll meet the wildlife of Frenchman Bay including seals, bald eagles, harbor porpoise and sea birds. Your adventure awaits!
Visit three unique island lighthouses and the historic Islesford life-saving station – with plenty of time at each for photographs. Enjoy this tour as we cruise along the shoreline of Bar Harbor and among the islands of stunningly beautiful Acadia National Park. Learn all about America’s fascinating lighthouse history – heroism, bravery, ghosts and much more.
Discover Bar Harbor’s golden age as we view mansions along millionaires row; the Ford, Rockefeller, High Seas and Vanderbilt estates among others. Watch as our experienced naturalist points out local wildlife such as seals, bald eagles and harbor porpoise. Along the way visit Acadia’s crown jewels including; Otter Cliffs, Sand Beach, and Thunder Hole.
3 & 1/4 Hours
Available Departure Times
August 16 to October 8 – 9:30 a.m. Daily
119 Eden St. (the Atlantic Oceanside Hotel), Bar Harbor, Maine 04609
Customers will receive a full refund with 24 hours notice of cancellation. Customers will also receive a full refund in case of operator cancellation due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances. Contact us by phone to cancel or inquire about a cancellation. No-shows will be charged the full price.
Our cruises depart daily from the Atlantic Oceanside Hotel in Bar Harbor in search of eagles, porpoises, seals, and other marine life.
Tours are fully narrated and run between 2-4 hours depending on the trip you choose.