On the Ocean
Just a Sampling…
Nubble Light— Sohier Park Road, York
Lobster and Lighthouse Boat Tours
Rugosa Boat Tours — A Classic New England wooden lobster tour boat for coastal excursions and lobster trap hauling. Departs daily from The Nonantum Resort, 95 Ocean Avenue (1/2 mile from Dock Square), Kennebunkport, (207) 468-4095.
Scenic Lobster Boat Cruise — 1 ½ hour scenic lobster hauling cruise departs from Whale Watch and Scenic Cruise docks at 4 Western Ave, (Route 9) Kennebunk, Maine 04043 (207) 967-5507.
Finestkind Scenic Cruises — Scenic Cruises operates three traditional, Maine built wooden vessels. Scenic lobster, lighthouse, sailing, and cocktail cruises. May through October. Perkin’s Cove, Ogunquit, (207) 646-5227.
Pineapple Ketch Sailing Excursions — beautiful sailboat tour along Kennebunkport shore. Relax and enjoy the scenery or hoist sails and take the helm. Two-hour sails depart daily from Nonantum Resort, 95 Ocean Ave., Kennebunkport. 207-468-7262
Schooner Eleanor — Classic Maine Built Sailing Vessel. Located at the docks of the Arundel Wharf Restaurant about 1/4 of a mile from Dock Square at 43 Ocean Avenue, Kennebunkport, (207) 967-8809
Whale Watch Tours
First Chance Whale Watch — a 4 1/2 hour trip approximately 20 miles off shore to Jeffery’s Ledge. Cruise from Kennebunkport to the summer feeding grounds of Finbacks, Humpbacks, Minke’s, the rare Blue Whale, and the endangered Right Whale. 4 Western Ave, (Route 9) Kennebunk, (207) 967-5507.
Odyssey Whale Watch — A Maine Whale Watching adventure awaits you aboard the Odyssey! Great fun and educational for the entire family. Join our Captain as he sets course on a journey to view those majestic mammals in their own environment. Enjoy the ocean air, narration and sights of Casco Bay as we cruise up to 20 miles out to known whale feeding grounds. Portland, ME (207) 775-0727
Blue Ocean Society — a non-profit organization with a mission to inspire passion through education, research and conservation. Portsmouth, NH (603) 431-0260
Kayaking and Canoeing
World Within Sea Kayaking — Rent high end inflatables right on Wells beach, as well as the fleet of open cockpit Wilderness Systems on the Ogunquit River. 746 Ocean Ave. Wells, (207) 646-0455
Kayak Excursions — Full service kayak company based in Kennebunkport, Maine, and serving Southern Maine from York to Portland. Kayak rentals delivered to your choice launch location. Also, guided tours departing from your choice location. (888) 925-7496
Kennebunkport Marina — Canoe and kayak rentals on the River. Kennebunkport, (207) 967-3411.
Excursions Sea Kayaking — Offers recreational half-day tours, a multi-day overnight adventures, and new paddling skills. Trips are designed for beginners and advanced paddlers alike. 1740 Route 1, Cape Neddick, (207) 363-0181
Harbor Adventures — Offers sea kayak and bike adventures along the coast of Maine. York Harbor, (207) 363-8466.
Manta Ray Adventures — Fishing charters aboard the F/V Manta Ray, a 36 foot Northern Bay out of Kennebunkport Maine. US Coast Guard licensed captain and Maine tour guide. 4 Western Avenue, Kennebunk. (207) 752-0536.
Libreti Rose II Fishing Charters — Offers offshore and inshore fishing trips. Captain Bruce Hebert is a US Coast Guard licensed captain and registered Maine tour guide. 95 Ocean Ave., Kennebunkport, (800) 552-5651.
Tidewater Fishing Charters — Guided saltwater light-tackle and fly fishing charters aboard a 23″ SeaCraft. 95 Ocean Avenue, Kennebunkport, (800) 552.5651
Bunny Clark Deep Sea Fishing — a forty foot fiberglass deep sea fishing boat built in 1983 and specially designed to carry passengers with speed, comfort and stability. Half and full-day trip. Perkin’s Cove Road, Ogunquit, 207-646-2214.
Captain Satch — “specializes in big fish and family fun.” Over the last twelve years Captain Satch and his crew have thoroughly enjoyed taking vacationing families fishing along Maine’s rocky coast, beaches and estuaries. Town Dock, Harbor Rd Wells, (207) 703-3631.
Captain Steve Brettell — one of Maine’s most delightful and well respected light tackle fishing guides. A lifetime of spin-fishing experience as well as over 30 years of salt water fly-fishing knowledge assures you of a memory to cherish. Steve has also been a professional decoy carver for over 25 years.
Odyssey Whale Watch — Odyssey offers two types of fishing trips! A Six hour off-shore Cod fishing trips – You’ll ead out to deep sea ledges in pursuit of various bottom fish species including Cod, Pollock, Cusk, Haddock and the occasional Dogfish! Odyssey also offesr two hour Mackerel trips – These are great family trips, you’ll stay in Casco Bay and fish with jigs on light tackle making kids and adults alike feel like champion anglers! Portland, ME (207) 775-0727
Kayaks, Surfboard, and Bike Rentals
Breton’s Bike and Fly Shop — your one-stop shop for surf, bikes, kayaks, and skateboards rentals. Now offering equipment delivery and pickup. 879 Post Rd., Wells, (207) 646-4255.
Kennebunkport Bicycle Co.–renting hybrid, mountain and road bikes and guiding tours to the coolest locales in southern Maine. 34 Arundel Road, Kennebunkport, (207) 967-4382
Eldredge Brothers Fly Shop — From fly tying supplies and gear to seminars and a guide service, this fly shop has it all. 1480 Route One, Cape Neddick, (207) 363-9269.
Wheels and Waves — Maine’s oldest surf and skate shop. Selling surfing, skateboarding and bike gear since 1974.365 Post Road 207.646.5774
Casco Bay Lines — Year-round narrated cruises on Casco Bay. Daily ferry service to five Casco Bay Islands. From Casco Bay Ferry Terminal at Commercial and Franklin Streets, Portland, (207) 774-7871.