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Maine Coast and Harbours

On this New England cruise explore the magical ports along the coastline of Maine, discover the stunning natural beauty of Bar Harbor and enjoy a traditional lobster bake, accompanied by expert historians and naturalists

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7 nights from £3496pp

Small Ship Holiday
  • Bar Harbor lighthouse
  • Maine coast
  • Portland
  • Maine lobster

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Discover the beauty and heritage of the coastal towns, historic harbours and fishing villages of the spectacular Maine coast accompanied by private island guides and knowledgeable on-board experts.

Explore the charming village of Belfast, known for its beautiful early 19th-century architecture, and uncover the historic districts of Castine and Belfast. Join a local guide for a walking tour of Camden to learn about its industrial past and admire the classic schooners in its pretty harbour. Visit Owls Head Transportation Museum and Farnsworth Museum to view historic aircraft, automobiles and engines and collections by Maine artists, then enjoy a traditional lobsterbake luncheon on the shores of beautiful Penobscot Bay.

Boothbay Harbor is home to the famous Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens which feature dramatic natural landscapes and colourful sensory gardens, whilst in Bath the Maine Maritime Museum offers exhibits on Maine's rich seafaring history.

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Maine Coast and Harbours Itinerary

Day 1 - Portland (Maine)

Embark your ship in Portland.

Day 2 - Bar Harbor

Nestled on the east side of Mt. Desert Island and surrounded by the stunning scenery of Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor's lovely vistas and abundant wildlife have welcomed visitors for over one hundred years.

Day 3 - Castine - Belfast

Castine was an important military site in the American Revolution and War of 1812, and its long history can be seen in the town's early 19th-century architecture. This afternoon admire Belfast's many art galleries and the historic sea captains' mansions that have been included on the National Register of Historic Places.

Day 4 - Camden

The pretty village of Camden is often described as the 'Tall Ship Capital of Maine' and features quaint shops and art galleries. Join a historical walking tour of Camden to learn about its industrial beginnings and its status today as Maine's yachting hub.

Day 5 - Rockland

Rockland is an exciting town with a vibrant art culture and thriving lobster industry. Spend your time touring one of Rockland's unique museums, including the Owls Head Transportation Museum and the Farnsworth Art Museum. Explore downtown Rockland which features an eclectic collection of art galleries or relax on a park bench and watch classic schooners sail through the harbour.

Day 6 - Boothbay Harbor

This lovely historic town is lined with shops, boutiques and picture-perfect harbours dotted with lobster boats, pleasure crafts and windjammers. The town is also home to the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens which is one of the most distinguished botanical destinations in the country.

Day 7 - Bath

Bath's centuries-old shipbuilding tradition has given it the name the City of Ships. It is home to the renowned Maine Maritime Museum which features exhibits on Maine's seafaring history, nautical heritage and maritime culture.

Day 8 - Portland

Disembark in Portland.

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 7-night full-board accommodation
  • Pre-dinner cocktails and hors d'oeuvres
  • Complimentary wine and beer served with lunch and dinner
  • Shore excursions
  • Lectures and evening entertainment
  • Use of on-board library

Price Does Not Include

  • Flights and transfers - we can arrange these to suit your requirements
  • Gratuities (payable at time of booking)
  • Port charges and fees
  • Travel insurance and personal expenses

Additional Information

  • Excursions Available:
  • Bar Harbour - Acadia National Park
  • Castine/Belfast - Castine Historical Walking Tour
  • Castine/Belfast - Belfast Historical Walking Tour
  • Camden - Camden Historical Walking Tour (Complimentary Excursion)
  • Camden - Lobstering & Lighthouse Cruise
  • Rockland - Rockland City Museum Exploration (Complimentary Excursion)
  • Rockland - The Sail Power & Steam Museum
  • Rockland - Lobsterbake Luncheon (Complimentary Excursion)
  • Boothbay Harbor - Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
  • Bath - Maine Maritime Museum
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2022 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • May
    • May 28th - Portland and back - Sailing on: American Independence From: £3574
      Cat A Cat AAL Cat AAC Owners Suite Single with balcony Single
      Brochure Price from: £3574 Brochure Price from: £4376 Brochure Price from: £4574 Brochure Price from: £6184 Brochure Price from: £5021 Brochure Price from: £4560
  • June
    • Jun 11th - Portland and back - Sailing on: American Independence From: £3574
      Owners Suite Single with balcony Single Cat A Cat AAL Cat AAC
      Brochure Price from: £6184 Brochure Price from: £5021 Brochure Price from: £4560 Brochure Price from: £3574 Brochure Price from: £4376 Brochure Price from: £4574
    • Jun 18th - Portland and back - Sailing on: American Independence From: £3574
      Cat A Cat AAL Cat AAC Owners Suite Single with balcony Single
      Brochure Price from: £3574 Brochure Price from: £4376 Brochure Price from: £4574 Brochure Price from: £6184 Brochure Price from: £5021 Brochure Price from: £4560
    • Jun 25th - Portland and back - Sailing on: American Independence From: £3574
      Cat AAC Single with balcony Single Cat A Cat AAL Owners Suite
      Brochure Price from: £4574 Brochure Price from: £5021 Brochure Price from: £4560 Brochure Price from: £3574 Brochure Price from: £4376 Brochure Price from: £6184
  • July
    • Jul 2nd - Portland and back - Sailing on: American Independence From: £3574
      Cat A Cat AAL Cat AAC Owners Suite Single with balcony Single
      Brochure Price from: £3574 Brochure Price from: £4376 Brochure Price from: £4574 Brochure Price from: £6184 Brochure Price from: £5021 Brochure Price from: £4560
    • Jul 23rd - Portland and back - Sailing on: American Independence From: £3574
      Cat AAL Owners Suite Single with balcony Single Cat A Cat AAC
      Brochure Price from: £4376 Brochure Price from: £6184 Brochure Price from: £5021 Brochure Price from: £4560 Brochure Price from: £3574 Brochure Price from: £4574
    • Jul 30th - Portland and back - Sailing on: American Independence From: £3574
      Cat A Cat AAL Cat AAC Owners Suite Single with balcony Single
      Brochure Price from: £3574 Brochure Price from: £4376 Brochure Price from: £4574 Brochure Price from: £6184 Brochure Price from: £5021 Brochure Price from: £4560
  • August
    • Aug 6th - Portland and back - Sailing on: American Independence From: £3777
      Cat A Cat AAL Cat AAC Owners Suite Single with balcony Single
      Brochure Price from: £3777 Brochure Price from: £4628 Brochure Price from: £4837 Brochure Price from: £6546 Brochure Price from: £5312 Brochure Price from: £4823
    • Aug 13th - Portland and back - Sailing on: American Independence From: £3777
      Owners Suite Single with balcony Single Cat A Cat AAL Cat AAC
      Brochure Price from: £6546 Brochure Price from: £5312 Brochure Price from: £4823 Brochure Price from: £3777 Brochure Price from: £4628 Brochure Price from: £4837
    • Aug 20th - Portland and back - Sailing on: American Independence From: £3777
      Owners Suite Single with balcony Cat A Cat AAL Cat AAC Single
      Brochure Price from: £6546 Brochure Price from: £5312 Brochure Price from: £3777 Brochure Price from: £4628 Brochure Price from: £4837 Brochure Price from: £4823
    • Aug 27th - Portland and back - Sailing on: American Independence From: £3777
      Single with balcony Cat A Cat AAL Cat AAC Owners Suite Single
      Brochure Price from: £5312 Brochure Price from: £3777 Brochure Price from: £4628 Brochure Price from: £4837 Brochure Price from: £6546 Brochure Price from: £4823
  • September
    • Sep 3rd - Portland and back - Sailing on: American Independence From: £3777
      Owners Suite Single with balcony Single Cat A Cat AAL Cat AAC
      Brochure Price from: £6546 Brochure Price from: £5312 Brochure Price from: £4823 Brochure Price from: £3777 Brochure Price from: £4628 Brochure Price from: £4837
    • Sep 10th - Portland and back - Sailing on: American Independence From: £3982
      Single with balcony Cat A Cat AAL Cat AAC Owners Suite Single
      Brochure Price from: £5603 Brochure Price from: £3982 Brochure Price from: £4879 Brochure Price from: £5103 Brochure Price from: £6904 Brochure Price from: £5085
    • Sep 17th - Portland and back - Sailing on: American Independence From: £3982
      Cat AAC Owners Suite Single with balcony Cat A Cat AAL Single
      Brochure Price from: £5103 Brochure Price from: £6904 Brochure Price from: £5603 Brochure Price from: £3982 Brochure Price from: £4879 Brochure Price from: £5085
    • Sep 24th - Portland and back - Sailing on: American Independence From: £3496
      Cat AAL Cat AAC Single with balcony Single Cat A Owners Suite
      Brochure Price from: £4277 Brochure Price from: £4472 Brochure Price from: £4908 Brochure Price from: £4461 Brochure Price from: £3496 Brochure Price from: £6050

2023 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • May
    • May 27th - Portland and back - Sailing on: American Independence From: £3574
      Cat A Cat AAL Cat AAC Owners Suite Single with balcony Single
      Brochure Price from: £3574 Brochure Price from: £4376 Brochure Price from: £4574 Brochure Price from: £6184 Brochure Price from: £5021 Brochure Price from: £4560
  • June
    • Jun 3rd - Portland and back - Sailing on: American Independence From: £3574
      Cat A Cat AAL Cat AAC Owners Suite Single with balcony Single
      Brochure Price from: £3574 Brochure Price from: £4376 Brochure Price from: £4574 Brochure Price from: £6184 Brochure Price from: £5021 Brochure Price from: £4560
    • Jun 10th - Portland and back - Sailing on: American Independence From: £3574
      Cat A Cat AAL Cat AAC Owners Suite Single with balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3574 Brochure Price from: £4376 Brochure Price from: £4574 Brochure Price from: £6184 Brochure Price from: £5021
    • Jun 17th - Portland and back - Sailing on: American Independence From: £3574
      Cat A Cat AAL Cat AAC Owners Suite Single with balcony Single
      Brochure Price from: £3574 Brochure Price from: £4376 Brochure Price from: £4574 Brochure Price from: £6184 Brochure Price from: £5021 Brochure Price from: £4560
    • Jun 24th - Portland and back - Sailing on: American Independence From: £3574
      Cat A Cat AAL Cat AAC Owners Suite Single with balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3574 Brochure Price from: £4376 Brochure Price from: £4574 Brochure Price from: £6184 Brochure Price from: £5021
  • July
    • Jul 1st - Portland and back - Sailing on: American Independence From: £3574
      Cat A Cat AAL Cat AAC Owners Suite Single with balcony Single
      Brochure Price from: £3574 Brochure Price from: £4376 Brochure Price from: £4574 Brochure Price from: £6184 Brochure Price from: £5021 Brochure Price from: £4560
    • Jul 8th - Portland and back - Sailing on: American Independence From: £3574
      Cat A Cat AAL Cat AAC Owners Suite Single with balcony Single
      Brochure Price from: £3574 Brochure Price from: £4376 Brochure Price from: £4574 Brochure Price from: £6184 Brochure Price from: £5021 Brochure Price from: £4560
    • Jul 15th - Portland and back - Sailing on: American Independence From: £3574
      Cat A Cat AAL Cat AAC Owners Suite Single with balcony Single
      Brochure Price from: £3574 Brochure Price from: £4376 Brochure Price from: £4574 Brochure Price from: £6184 Brochure Price from: £5021 Brochure Price from: £4560
    • Jul 22nd - Portland and back - Sailing on: American Independence From: £3574
      Cat A Cat AAL Cat AAC Owners Suite Single with balcony Single
      Brochure Price from: £3574 Brochure Price from: £4376 Brochure Price from: £4574 Brochure Price from: £6184 Brochure Price from: £5021 Brochure Price from: £4560
    • Jul 29th - Portland and back - Sailing on: American Independence From: £3574
      Cat A Cat AAL Cat AAC Owners Suite Single with balcony Single
      Brochure Price from: £3574 Brochure Price from: £4376 Brochure Price from: £4574 Brochure Price from: £6184 Brochure Price from: £5021 Brochure Price from: £4560
  • August
    • Aug 5th - Portland and back - Sailing on: American Independence From: £3777
      Cat A Cat AAL Cat AAC Owners Suite Single with balcony Single
      Brochure Price from: £3777 Brochure Price from: £4628 Brochure Price from: £4837 Brochure Price from: £6546 Brochure Price from: £5312 Brochure Price from: £4823
    • Aug 12th - Portland and back - Sailing on: American Independence From: £3777
      Cat A Cat AAL Cat AAC Owners Suite Single with balcony Single
      Brochure Price from: £3777 Brochure Price from: £4628 Brochure Price from: £4837 Brochure Price from: £6546 Brochure Price from: £5312 Brochure Price from: £4823
    • Aug 19th - Portland and back - Sailing on: American Independence From: £3777
      Cat A Cat AAL Cat AAC Owners Suite Single with balcony Single
      Brochure Price from: £3777 Brochure Price from: £4628 Brochure Price from: £4837 Brochure Price from: £6546 Brochure Price from: £5312 Brochure Price from: £4823
    • Aug 26th - Portland and back - Sailing on: American Independence From: £3777
      Cat A Cat AAL Cat AAC Owners Suite Single with balcony Single
      Brochure Price from: £3777 Brochure Price from: £4628 Brochure Price from: £4837 Brochure Price from: £6546 Brochure Price from: £5312 Brochure Price from: £4823
  • September
    • Sep 2nd - Portland and back - Sailing on: American Independence From: £3982
      Cat A Cat AAL Cat AAC Owners Suite Single with balcony Single
      Brochure Price from: £3982 Brochure Price from: £4879 Brochure Price from: £5103 Brochure Price from: £6904 Brochure Price from: £5603 Brochure Price from: £5085
    • Sep 5th - Portland and back - Sailing on: American Jazz From: £4926
      Cat AAC 316 sq. ft. Cat AAM 350 sq. ft. Veranda Suite 405 sq. ft. Grand Suite 800 sq. ft. Single 250 sq. ft.
      Brochure Price from: £4926 Brochure Price from: £5355 Brochure Price from: £5957 Brochure Price from: £8284 Brochure Price from: £5426
    • Sep 9th - Portland and back - Sailing on: American Independence From: £3982
      Cat A Cat AAL Cat AAC Owners Suite Single with balcony Single
      Brochure Price from: £3982 Brochure Price from: £4879 Brochure Price from: £5103 Brochure Price from: £6904 Brochure Price from: £5603 Brochure Price from: £5085
    • Sep 12th - Portland and back - Sailing on: American Jazz From: £4926
      Cat AAC 316 sq. ft. Cat AAM 350 sq. ft. Veranda Suite 405 sq. ft. Grand Suite 800 sq. ft. Single 250 sq. ft.
      Brochure Price from: £4926 Brochure Price from: £5355 Brochure Price from: £5957 Brochure Price from: £8284 Brochure Price from: £5426
    • Sep 16th - Portland and back - Sailing on: American Independence From: £3982
      Cat A Cat AAL Cat AAC Owners Suite Single with balcony Single
      Brochure Price from: £3982 Brochure Price from: £4879 Brochure Price from: £5103 Brochure Price from: £6904 Brochure Price from: £5603 Brochure Price from: £5085
    • Sep 19th - Portland and back - Sailing on: American Jazz From: £4926
      Cat AAC 316 sq. ft. Cat AAM 350 sq. ft. Veranda Suite 405 sq. ft. Grand Suite 800 sq. ft. Single 250 sq. ft.
      Brochure Price from: £4926 Brochure Price from: £5355 Brochure Price from: £5957 Brochure Price from: £8284 Brochure Price from: £5426
    • Sep 23rd - Portland and back - Sailing on: American Independence From: £3972
      Cat A Cat AAL Cat AAC Owners Suite Single with balcony Single
      Brochure Price from: £3972 Brochure Price from: £4869 Brochure Price from: £5092 Brochure Price from: £6894 Brochure Price from: £5592 Brochure Price from: £5074
    • Sep 26th - Portland and back - Sailing on: American Jazz From: £4926
      Cat AAC 316 sq. ft. Cat AAM 350 sq. ft. Veranda Suite 405 sq. ft. Grand Suite 800 sq. ft. Single 250 sq. ft.
      Brochure Price from: £4926 Brochure Price from: £5355 Brochure Price from: £5957 Brochure Price from: £8284 Brochure Price from: £5426
  • October
    • Oct 3rd - Portland and back - Sailing on: American Jazz From: £4660
      Cat AAC 316 sq. ft. Cat AAM 350 sq. ft. Veranda Suite 405 sq. ft. Grand Suite 800 sq. ft. Single 250 sq. ft.
      Brochure Price from: £4660 Brochure Price from: £5067 Brochure Price from: £5638 Brochure Price from: £7840 Brochure Price from: £5135
    • Oct 10th - Portland and back - Sailing on: American Jazz From: £4660
      Cat AAC 316 sq. ft. Cat AAM 350 sq. ft. Veranda Suite 405 sq. ft. Grand Suite 800 sq. ft. Single 250 sq. ft.
      Brochure Price from: £4660 Brochure Price from: £5067 Brochure Price from: £5638 Brochure Price from: £7840 Brochure Price from: £5135

2024 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • May
    • May 25th - Portland and back - Sailing on: American Independence
  • June
    • Jun 1st - Portland and back - Sailing on: American Independence From: £3574
      Cat A Cat AAL Cat AAC Owners Suite Single with balcony Single
      Brochure Price from: £3574 Brochure Price from: £4376 Brochure Price from: £4574 Brochure Price from: £6184 Brochure Price from: £5021 Brochure Price from: £4560
    • Jun 8th - Portland and back - Sailing on: American Independence
    • Jun 15th - Portland and back - Sailing on: American Independence
    • Jun 22nd - Portland and back - Sailing on: American Independence
    • Jun 29th - Portland and back - Sailing on: American Independence
  • July
    • Jul 6th - Portland and back - Sailing on: American Independence From: £3574
      Cat A Cat AAL Cat AAC Owners Suite Single with balcony Single
      Brochure Price from: £3574 Brochure Price from: £4376 Brochure Price from: £4574 Brochure Price from: £6184 Brochure Price from: £5021 Brochure Price from: £4560
    • Jul 13th - Portland and back - Sailing on: American Independence From: £3574
      Cat A Cat AAL Cat AAC Owners Suite Single with balcony Single
      Brochure Price from: £3574 Brochure Price from: £4376 Brochure Price from: £4574 Brochure Price from: £6184 Brochure Price from: £5021 Brochure Price from: £4560

Price Information

  • Please note prices are updated regularly from a third party price feed and may fluctuate from those shown. Please contact us for latest prices
  • Prices shown usually include all available discounts
Map for Maine Coast and Harbours