Science Boat Excursions

Acadia National Park

Junior Ranger Program includes hands-on activities to explore the park’s plants, animals, and history. Take a Ranger-Narrated Boat Cruise. Visit the Nature Center with hands-on exhibits that help you uncover the secrets behind how the park manages its plants and animals. What kinds of birds are found in the park? Play in the Sand, Go for a Hike or a Bike Ride. 25 Visitor Center Road, Bar Harbor, ME 04609. 207-288-3338. Cost: Free/Fee.

Acadian Whale Adventures

55 West St., Bar Harbor, ME 04609. 888-533-WALE. Offers 3 distinct whale watching trips aboard Proteus a brand new high-tech luxury catamaran. Fee.