Downeast Maine Cruise

This 8-day journey, round-trip from Bangor, is the ultimate Maine experience and the perfect blend of scenic landscapes, rich history, and delicious, fresh seafood. In Belfast, admire magnificent sea captain mansions and explore its dynamic working waterfront. Experience an authentic lobsterbake on the shores of Rockland, while listening to a local bluegrass band. Take an evening cruise as the sun is setting in Bar Harbor, one of the most beautiful ways to witness Acadia National Park.

Ports of call: Bangor | Belfast | Rockland | Bar Harbor | Bath | Castine | Boothbay Harbor

Cruise Details

Clock8 Days & 7 Nights

Double Occupancy from $6,290 pp/do*

Single Occupancyfrom $8,830 pp

CalendarJuly 31, 2024 | August 7, 2024 | August 14, 2024 | August 21, 2024 | August 28, 2024 | September 4, 2024
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September 11, 2024 | September 18, 2024 | September 25, 2024

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*Per person/double occupancy. Special single rates apply where listed. Excludes port fees.
Itineraries may operate in reverse.

Your Itinerary

    1Bangor, ME
    Start your journey in Bangor, Maine located on the western bank of the picturesque Penobscot River. The proximity of the river made Bangor the “lumber capital of the world” for much of the 19th century, earning it the title of “Queen City” of Maine. Enjoy a Welcome Reception on board, before beginning your amazing voyage.

    2Belfast, ME
    Enjoy this charming little city which sits on a gentle hill above the Passagassawaukeag River. Hundreds of wooden sailing ships were built here in the 19th century, with a large part of the male population employed in the shipbuilding trades. This rich maritime heritage is reflected in the grand homes of sea-captains that are scattered throughout the area. Today, Belfast is a rare combination of quiet small town juxtaposed with a vibrant social and cultural scene. Many of the historic buildings of downtown now serve as homes and workshops for a cadre of local artists and artisans. With a variety of hiking trails, including the Belfast Rail Trail, Belfast is also a great place to get close to nature.

    3Rockland, ME
    Rockland is an exciting town with a vibrant art culture and thriving lobster industry. Spend your day seeing 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 harbor.

    4Bar Harbor, ME
    The beauty that surrounds Bar Harbor is accented with ocean cliffs, glacier‐formed lakes and valleys, stunning mountain vistas, and pine forest. This beauty has been captured in the works of Thomas Cole, Frederic Edwin Church, and many other great artists. Lobstering is a centuries‐old industry that continues to thrive in Bar Harbor as well as boat building, another traditional business that is an important part of the economy. Though Bar Harbor region is best known for its outdoor activities, it is also home to small museums, cultural attractions, and historically significant landmarks.

    5Bath, ME
    Long known as the “City of Ships,” Bath finds its identity in shipbuilding. From its architecture and cultural offerings to its urban downtown, Bath’s shipbuilding roots define its character. Walk Bath’s streets and admire the seaport’s tree-lined avenues, graced with classic examples of American architecture. Explore the nationally acclaimed Maine Maritime Museum, which offers a variety of exhibits about Maine’s nautical history.

    6Castine, ME
    Castine, Maine is one of the oldest communities in North America, continuously occupied since the early 1600s. Canopied under century-old elms, the city boasts pristine, well-preserved 18th and 19th century Georgian and Federal homes, complemented by a walkable village of shops, galleries, restaurants, and historic sites. Known for its rich maritime tradition, Castine is also home to the renowned Maine Maritime Academy, a nationally-recognized college which provides training for world-class mariners and engineers, scientists and other career professionals. For outdoor lovers, there are plenty of opportunities, both inland and along the coast, to enjoy the natural beauty of woodlands and rolling hills, as well as the scenic splendor of the harbor.

    7Boothbay Harbor, ME
    Known as the “Boating Capital of New England,” Boothbay Harbor overflows with fishing vessels and pleasure crafts in equal numbers. Walk along Boothbay Harbor’s flower-lined streets, dotted with art galleries, antique stores, and specialty shops. Don't miss the famous Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens on a guided shore excursion!

    8Bangor, ME
    Bangor, the third-largest city in the state, is located on the western bank of the picturesque Penobscot River. The proximity of the river made Bangor the “lumber capital of the world” for much of the 19th century, earning it the title of “Queen City” of Maine. Bangor is also the hometown to author Stephen King, Bangor is the inspiration of his fictional town of Derry, Maine, the setting of many of his novels. During your time in Bangor, view where Stephen King lived and worked on a guided excursion. Charter a boat and enjoy a fishing adventure in pursuit of the area’s renowned smallmouth bass.


Cabin Categories

Cabin Single Price Double Price
Category Grand Suite (Private Balcony)$13,215 pp
Category Sky Suite (Private Balcony)$10,840 pp
Category Vista (Private Balcony)$9,080 pp
Category AAM (Private Balcony)$8,195 pp
Category AAA $6,290 pp
Category Single (Private Balcony)$8,830

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Downeast Maine Cruise

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