Camden Harbor Cruises

Lighthouse Lobster Tours and Custom Private Charters

Departing from Camden, Maine aboard Lively Lady

join us on a public cruise or custom private charter


The coastline surrounding Camden Harbor and Penobscot Bay is considered some of the most beautiful in the world. Relax aboard our classic wooden motor vessel, enjoy a beverage and get a close-up look at the Maine coast as we glide past majestic lighthouses, seaside mansions, world famous windjammers, and visiting yachts. We often see seals, porpoises, osprey, and bald eagles. We are an ideal trip for children, and encourage them to help us haul up our lobster traps and discover what’s inside. Don’t forget your camera!

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We begin tours again on Saturday, May 20th, 2017

We can't wait to get back out on the water this upcoming season, see you soon!

Are you a member of the U.S. Lighthouse Society?

If so, we participate in the Lighthouse Passport Program and have stamps on board to fill a page in your book!  During our Sunday Morning Lighthouse Cruises we see 5 lighthouse, sure to please any lighthouse enthusiast.  Feel free to call us with any questions regarding the Passport Program (207) 236-6672

Click here to view the U.S Lighthouse Society website

Morning Haul

Lobsters, lobsters, lobsters!  Come join us for this 1 hour interactive lobster fishing demonstration.  Help us haul, bait & re-set our lobster pots. This once in a lifetime hands-on experience is sure to be a blast-don't forget your camera and sense of adventure!

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2 Hour Sunset Cruise

Join us for a lovely 2 hour evening cruise in Penobscot Bay as we cruise towards Islesboro and through Gilkey Harbor.  We will be able to observe two lighthouses only seen by boat; Curtis Island Lighthouse and Grindle Point Lighthouse, all while keeping a lookout for seals and porpoise and taking in the sunset over the Camden Hills. 

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Camden's original Eco-Tour back by popular demand 

On this 1 1/2 hour tour we will travel across the bay to a remote seal habitat.  On our way we look for birds and marine life.  In the past we have seen wildlife such as sunfish, porpoise, grey seals, harbor seals, eagles, osprey, coots, terns, eider ducks and many many more.  In addition, we will haul a lobster trap to see whats lurking on the bottom of the ocean floor.   

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One Hour Lobstering & Lighthouse Cruise

During this hour long cruise we will observe two lighthouses while learning the history of the bay.  We also haul a lobster trap and explain how its done on the rugged Maine coast.  Passengers can just sit back and take it all in or gear up and get the true experience!

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Special Sunday Lighthouse Cruise

Join us for a fantastic cruise through Penobscot Bay past some of the most photographed lighthouses in the world.

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Kids $12 on our morning cruise!

Everyday our morning lobstering & lighthouse cruise is a blast for kids. We spend extra time exploring our lobster trap, and let everyone steer. Our vessel is safe and comfortable for kids of all ages. 

(excludes Sunday morning Lighthouse cruise & Morning Haul)

Charter the Lively Lady

Planning a wedding in Camden?  We have had wonderful charters for rehearsal dinners, photography sessions, family gatherings, cocktail hours or just a quick tour of Camden for your guests.  

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"The thing to do when in Camden is a cruise on the Lively Lady"

New England Boating joined us aboard for some lobster fishing. Check it out.