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Portland, Maine

Boats & Yachts

Our most recommended Portland, Maine Boats & Yachts

Portland: Schooner Tall Ship Cruise on Casco Bay

1. Portland: Schooner Tall Ship Cruise on Casco Bay

Set sail on a two-hour cruise from Portland along the rugged coast of Casco Bay. Pack a meal and your favorite wine or beer, and sit back and relax as you slip through the peaceful waters of Maine. Enjoy views of lighthouses, seals, and other coastal wildlife aboard a famous schooner tall ship. Join the crew to hoist the sails or take a turn at the ship's wheel if you feel inspired. Whether you're nine years old or 99, sailing aboard a Maine schooner is a unique adventure. Learn more about the wooden windjammers which are all listed on the National Register of Historic Places and were built in Maine.

Portland: Maine Lighthouses Sightseeing Cruise with Drinks

2. Portland: Maine Lighthouses Sightseeing Cruise with Drinks

Uncover the beauty of the Portland Harbor and Casco Bay aboard the Elizabeth Grace on this sightseeing cruise from Portland. Sail past iconic lighthouses, historic forts, and rocky islands while sipping on 2 complimentary alcoholic drinks. Hop aboard a comfortable and spacious ship at the Custom House Wharf. Take in views of the city's charming skyline as you embark on your cruise. Unwind with a delectable craft beverage in hand as you sail. Feel the wind in your hair as you cruise by lighthouses, 200-year-old forts, and rocky and stunning islands. Cruise with confidence knowing that the ship is regularly maintained to the highest safety standards. Keep an eye out for local wildlife like loons, black ducks, and buffleheads as you sail. Return to your starting point at the Custom House Wharf at the end of your cruise.

Portland: Sunset Harbor Cruise in Casco Bay with Drinks

3. Portland: Sunset Harbor Cruise in Casco Bay with Drinks

Enjoy a 1.5-hour cruise around the islands of Portland's Casco Bay. Pass historic lighthouses, early-19th century forts, and quaint fishing piers as you explore the area at sunset. Guests over 21 can enjoy 2 craft beers or hard seltzers per person. As you cruise, keep an eye out for seabirds and the occasional seal that call Maine's coast home. When the timing's right, the boat will turn its bow towards Portland so you can enjoy the sunset and the city's skyline from the water.

Portland: Casco Bay Maine Oyster Cruise with Craft Beverages

4. Portland: Casco Bay Maine Oyster Cruise with Craft Beverages

Enjoy a cruise along the waters of Casco Bay and try some delicious local Maine seafood while relaxing aboard the boat. Enjoy a great introduction to world-class Maine seafood and sip craft drinks of your choice. Begin the tour at 2:30 at the Portland Beer Hub, located at 320 Fore Street, where you will choose from a wide selection of Maine craft beverages, including beers, ciders, and kombucha. Board a former navy launch boat now equipped with comfortable seating and embark on a tour of Casco Bay and its islands. See marine life, lighthouses, military forts, and more as we motor the calm waters. On board, you will learn about and taste oysters from 3 various harvesters in the area. Learn from the experienced guide while they shuck oysters aboard the boat as quickly as possible. Enjoy other seafood and snacks as well while on the tour. Disembark just one block from the starting point at 5:00 pm having enjoyed wonderful sights and culinary delights.

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What people are saying about Portland, Maine

The Harbor Cruise was the highlight of our visit to Portland. The views from the seaside of Casco Bay, the history & points of interest helped us plan the rest of our stay. The great crew and the sunset made the experience memorable! We highly recommend Harbor Sunset Cruise to anyone visiting Portland, Maine!

It was an AWESOME cruise! The Captain and Guide were super friendly and knowledgeable. I really enjoyed myself. Very beautiful area!!!! Will definitely go again when we go back!

The Captain and first mate were great. The only thing I would recommend is they invest in a PA system to make it more interactive. Overall great experience.

The trip was wonderful but the directions for where to meet were terrible!! Please put a sign up that says, Meet Here for Cruises!!!

So peaceful & quiet. Crew was great & informative. The scenery of the lighthouses waa amazing!