Acadia National Park Tours

Frequently Asked Questions

Where do the tours leave from?

All tours depart from Testa’s Restaurant, 53 Main Street, in downtown Bar Harbor.

What is the cost of the tour?

Classic Tour (2.5 Hour) – The cost of this tour is $55.00 per adult and $30.00 for children (12 and under).

Premium Tour (3.5 Hour) – The cost of this tour is $80.00 per adult.

What is the cancellation policy?

Cancellations are fully refundable with at least 24 hours notice. Customers will receive a full refund in the extremely rare circumstance that the tour should not operate as scheduled. No-shows will be charged the full booking amount. Email us at [email protected] or contact by phone (207 288-0300) to cancel.

We already have a park pass, does that affect the ticket price?

Unfortunately, no.  We pay an entrance fee for everybody on board, regardless of whether or not they are pass holders.

Is there parking available?

There is parking available near our ticket office labeled “Bayside Landing Parking”. This lot is free to park in for the duration of the tour. If this lot is full, there is on-street, metered parking available throughout town. There are also paid lots nearby our location. Parking can be a challenge during the busy season, particularly in the afternoon, so please allow extra time. Avoid parking altogether by utilizing the Island Explorer free shuttle service.

Are there restrooms available?

There are restrooms available at our ticket office, as well as at each of the stops we make within the park. Maximum duration between stops is approximately 30 – 40 minutes.

How much walking is involved?

The amount of walking is limited and at the passenger’s discretion.

Can I get my National Parks Passport stamped during the tour?

Yes, you can get your passport stamped at each of the stops we make within the park.

Is the bus wheelchair/walker accessible?

Classic Tour – If you have a folding wheelchair/walker and can manage a few steps, we can bring the wheelchair or walker along with us. If you need a wheelchair lift to access the bus, please contact us at [email protected], and we will make arrangements to accommodate you.

Premium Tour – This tour is not wheelchair accessible.

Is food/drink provided?

Food and drinks are not provided, but guests are welcome to bring snacks/beverages on the bus.

Are pets allowed?

Sorry, but unless they are licensed service animals, pets are not permitted on the tour.