These trips offer an opportunity to experience a unique event only Maine can offer! From watching crazy Lobster boat races, to viewing fireworks by boat on the 4th of July, to honing your photography skills aboard the Pamela B. These unique events will fill up fast so make sure to check this section often.
4th annual LL Bean & Maine Audubon Society Birding Festival 2018
L.L.Bean & Maine Audubon Society Birding Festival will present opportunities for all birders to experience beautiful coastal Freeport, Maine. This summer, Seacoast Tours of Freeport will offer (2) boat trips, one on May 26th 9:00-12:00 and the second on May 27th also, 9:00-12:00. Come explore the birds of Casco Bay with the crew at Seacoast Tours and an expert guide from The Maine Audubon Society.
For more details and to register for this event please use this link: Birds of Casco Bay Boat Trip
July 4th Fireworks Display
Wednesday, July 4th 8:00PM-10:00PM
Adults: $45, Children (2-12) $25 Children under 2 free
Don’t want to deal with all the traffic, crowds and hype surrounding the 4th of July, but still want to celebrate and enjoy the patriotic holiday? Step aboard the Pamela B for a cruise to Broad Sound in Casco Bay to glimpse the fireworks from Freeport, Yarmouth Harpswell and Brunswick, Maine. Enjoy this magical evening with the best seats in the house!
Eagle Island PHOTOGRAPHY CRUISE with professional photographer Mike Leonard
NEW DATE & TIME ~ Tuesday, July 24th 9:00 AM – 2:30PM
Adults:$65, Children (2-12) $40 Children under 2 free
Come join us as we make our way through the forest of colorful buoys and working lobster boats towards arctic explorer Admiral Peary’s, unique hideaway on Eagle Island. This cruise is open to all levels of photography from beginner to advanced – learn some key camera settings to help you take better photos.
27th Annual Harpswell Lobster Boat Races
Sunday, July 29th 9:00AM – 1:00 PM
Adults $45, Children (ages 2-12) $28, Children under 2 free
There is nothing more uniquely Maine than a day at the Harpswell Lobster Boat Races! For nearly 30 years, the Harpswell Lobster Boat Races have attracted fishermen, boat builders, and race fans alike due to the venue’s extreme beauty and fun, family atmosphere. To learn more, visit the Harpswell Lobster Boat Races on Facebook at facebook.com/harpswellboatraces.
Thursday Evenings % to Non-Profits
Our Thursday evenings are offered to non-profit organizations within the region and will feature a representative from the non-profit. It’s a great way to get out on Casco Bay, while learning about local organizations:
Freeport Conservation Trust “Protected Islands”
Thursday, August 2, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Adults $35, Children $28
The Pamela B will travel among Freeport Islands, several several of which are protected by conservation easements through the good work of the Freeport Conservation Trust. Learn how this local organization works within the greater Freeport area to conserve ecosystems and create access for community beyond just the mainland. A FCT representative will be aboard for information and to answer questions.
Friends of Casco Bay
Thursday, August 16, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Adults $35, Children $28
The mission of Friends of Casco Bay is to improve and protect the environmental health of Casco Bay. The organization conducts scientific research, is part of the international Baykeeper Program, and engages the community in a variety of programs. They have been instrumental in conducting citizen science monitoring programs, advocating and educating about the bay. Join us to learn more about the challenges facing the bay and the successes of this important organization.
MS Harborfest – Portland
Sunday, August 20th 9:00 AM – 4:00PM
MS Lobster Boat Races 10-1 (Portland Harbor)
MS Tugboat Muster & Races 1-2:30 (Portland Harbor)
More details TBD
*Subject to change