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Schoodic by Sea

July 21, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

$30 – $100

Experience the Schoodic Peninsula by sea with Bar Harbor Whale Watch Company. This late afternoon voyage will pick up guests in Bar Harbor and Winter Harbor, and then cruise around Schoodic Point for unique views of Mount Desert Island and information about shoreline ecology, birds, and other wildlife. Traveling aboard the brand new 100-foot, smooth-riding catamaran M/V Acadia Explorer, see osprey nests near Winter Harbor, seal haul-out ledges, and the ubiquitous lobster buoys peppered throughout Frenchman Bay. Learn from Schoodic Institute ecologists about ongoing research to understand changes occurring in the marine waters that surround Acadia, and how the forested landscape may appear different in the future.

What guests might see on the cruise: eagle, porpoise, seals, lighthouseTickets are $30 per person, and all proceeds benefit Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park, the park’s primary partner in science and education. Concessions will be available for purchase. Temperatures are cooler on the water – extra layers recommended!

Departure times:

4:00 pm in Bar Harbor (Bar Harbor Whale Watch dock, 1 West Street)

4:30 pm in Winter Harbor (Schoodic Marine Center, 88 Sargent Street)

Return times:

6:30 pm in Winter Harbor

7:00 pm in Bar Harbor


Schoodic Institute is not able to offer refunds. If you purchase a ticket and are unable to make the event, you may assign your ticket to someone else or the full amount will be considered a tax-deductible donation to Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park.  Please note, if reassigning your ticket, contact Michelle Pinkham (MPinkham@schoodicinstitute.org, 207-288-1356) to provide updated ticket information.


July 21, 2019
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
$30 – $100


Schoodic Institute


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