Surry, Maine
(207) 266-9831

Public Tour Information

Unless otherwise noted, all public tours are priced per passenger. All tours are 2-hours from dock to dock, and can possibly run a few minutes late on the return when necessary to maximize guest experience. The Captain reserves the right to delay departure for late-running guests, or to leave them behind depending on degree of tardiness. Weather is always a factor. Trips are subject to be cancelled, or postponed, at any time at the Captain’s discretion. All fees will be fully refunded in the event that guests are not able to, or choose to not reschedule. Parties will be asked to supply the best contact number for text message confirmations and possible changes.

Bottled water is always available and guests are welcome to bring their own food and beverages. Lifejackets are available to all guests, and will remain stowed unless guests request them.

2023 Public Tour Schedules

Take a tour on one of our upcoming trips, or to set up a custom charter tour, you may call Sandi at (207) 266-9831 or email us at All tours depart from and return to the Northeast Harbor Public Dock located at 40 Harbor Drive in Northeast Harbor.

Starting in 2023, all public tours will be aboard Asticou; a 42-foot Wesmac (built right here in Maine). Tours depart from and return to the Town Dock in Northeast Harbor located on 40 Harbor Drive.

Full Moon Rise

Enjoy 2-hours of cruising among the islands of Frenchmen Bay while sipping moon-themed cocktails, mocktails and sampling an assortment of Maine-made, artisanal products. The full moon rising over Schoodic Peninsula steals the show!

$100 per seat. Children under 12, $50 per seat. Toddlers and babies are no charge.

Strawberry Moon

  • June 3: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Salmon/Blueberry Moon

  • July 3: 7:45pm - 9:45pm

Grain Moon

  • August 1: 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Harvest Moon

  • August 30: 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Hunter's Moon

  • September 29: 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Bloody Mary Boat Ride

The inaugural tour is on Father’s Day, but we hope to help celebrate all Dads and father figures on other Sundays throughout the season. This scenic, 2-hour cruise in and around Northeast Harbor and Somes Sound includes Bloody Mary cocktails and mocktails, mimosas, assorted Maine-made soft drinks and fun finger foods.

Dads over 80? Tickets are on us! You’ll need to call Sandi to reserve these VIP seats - 207-266-9831.

$100 per seat. Children under 12, $50 per seat. Toddlers and babies are no charge.

June 18: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Sunset Tour

Unwind and take a break from the hustle and bustle of vacation. Enjoy this ultra scenic, 2-hour cruise among the stunningly beautiful islands that lay in the shadows of Acadia. Watch the sun slip into the bay and marvel at the brilliant colors. Sunsets are like snowflakes; no two are alike!

$75 per seat. Children under 12, $50 per seat.

June 1: 6:30pm - 8:30pm
June 2: 6:30pm - 8:30pm
June 4: 6:30pm - 8:30pm
June 8: 6:30pm - 8:30pm
June 9: 6:30pm - 8:30pm
June 10: 6:30pm - 8:30pm
June 11: 6:30pm - 8:30pm

June 15: 6:45pm - 8:45pm
June 16: 6:45pm - 8:45pm
June 17: 6:45pm - 8:45pm
June 18: 6:45pm - 8:45pm
June 21: 6:45pm - 8:45pm
June 22: 6:45pm - 8:45pm
June 24: 6:45pm - 8:45pm
June 25: 6:45pm - 8:45pm
June 28: 6:45pm - 8:45pm
June 29: 6:45pm - 8:45pm
June 30: 6:45pm - 8:45pm

Scenic Cruise

Relax and enjoy 2 hours on the water cruising Somes Sound – the only fjord on the East Coast. The dramatic headlands and majestic mountains of Acadia National Park are best seen from the water!

$75 per seat. Children under 12, $50 per seat. Toddlers and babies are no charge.

June 4: 4:00pm - 6:00pm
June 10: 4:00pm - 6:00pm
June 11: 4:00pm - 6:00pm
June 17: 4:00pm - 6:00pm
June 24: 4:00pm - 6:00pm
June 25: 4:00pm - 6:00pm
June 29: 4:00pm - 6:00pm
June 30: 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Night Sky Tours

Get "star" struck on this guided tour of the night sky with Downeast Maine’s rockstar astronomer CHARLIE SAWYER! If you’ve never seen stars from offshore, you’re in for a real treat!

$100 per seat. Children under 12, $50 per seat. Toddlers and babies are no charge.

July 14: 8:00pm - 10:00pm
July 15: 8:00pm - 10:00pm
July 21: 7:30pm - 9:30pm
July 22: 7:30pm - 9:30pm
August 11: 7:30pm - 9:30pm
August 18: 7:15pm - 9:15pm
August 19: 7:15pm - 9:15pm
September 8: 6:30pm - 8:30pm
September 9: 6:30pm - 8:30pm
September 15: 6:30pm - 8:30pm
September 16: 6:30pm - 8:30pm