A Helpful Guide To Whale Watching In Maine

About Whale Watching in Maine

The whale watching season spans April through October. June through August brings the peak whale season.

Where to See Whales in Maine

While a whale-watching tour can depart from any Maine harbor, a select group of cities have the best operators, options, and experiences.

Bar Harbor

Bar Harbor is the anchor town of Mount Desert Island and Acadia National Park, offering yet another amazing Downeast thing to do with several whale-watching tour choices.

First Chance Whale Watch

While the address is Kennebunk, First Chance Whale Watch is also near Dock Square, right at the heart of The Kennbunks. 

Have a Whale of a Good Time in Maine

You might wonder if you can captain a boat to watch whales in Maine. If you’re an avid boater and want to explore offshore without a guide, you can certainly do that. 

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