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.

Venture to Bath, known as the “City of Ships,” on board our brand new class of catamaran-inspired small ships, and learn its fascinating maritime history on a guided walking exploration. Board a local trolley for a narrated ride through picturesque Castine, one of the oldest communities in the North America, known for its century-old elms. In Boothbay, explore the largest botanical garden in New England, led by a naturalist. End your amazing adventure in Bangor, hometown of author Stephen King and once the “lumber capital of the world.”

Along the way, be treated to the best regional cuisine and an unsurpassed level of personalized service.

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

Cruise Details

Clock8 Days & 7 Nights

Double Occupancy from $7,290 pp/do*

Single Occupancyfrom $8,030 pp

CalendarJuly 10, 2024 | July 17, 2024 | July 24, 2024 | July 31, 2024 | August 7, 2024 | August 14, 2024
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August 21, 2024 | August 28, 2024 | September 4, 2024 | 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, the third largest city in the state, 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 the title of "Queen City" of Maine.

    2Belfast, ME
    Today, Belfast is a rare combination of quiet small town juxtaposed with a vibrant social and cultural scene. Many of the ornate historic buildings of downtown now serve as homes and workshops for a cadre of local artists and artisians. 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 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 harbor.

    4Bar Harbor, ME
    Lobstering is a centuries-old industry that continues to thrive in Bar Harbor as well as boat building, another traditional business that is important part of the local 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 1600's. 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 those who love the outdoors, 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 forget to visit the famous Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens.

    8Bangor, ME
    Your journey comes to an end in Bangor.


Cabin Categories

Cabin Single Price Double Price
Grand Suite (Private Balcony)$12,265 pp
Sky Suite (Private Balcony)$9,955 pp
Veranda Suite (Private Balcony)$8,825 pp
Category AAM (Private Balcony)$7,795 pp
Category AAC (Private Balcony)$7,290 pp
Category Single (Private Balcony)$8,030

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Downeast Maine Cruise

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