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Old Quarry Ocean Adventures

130 Settlement Rd, Stonington, Deer Isle, ME 04681-3103
+1 207-367-8977
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Great Operation -- Wonderful Custom Trip

Captain Fin expertly took us from Stonington up to Mount Desert to meet up with family. This... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2017
Cabin John, MD
Wonderful Pelagic Bird Trip

I took the last of the season pelagic bird trip with Old Quarry Ocean Adventures to Seal Island NWR... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
Wells, Maine
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We welcome you to visit one of the most extraordinary places on the coast of Maine. The Deer Isle-Stonington archipelago in Penobscot Bay is a unique and breathtaking area, home to the largest concentration of bald eagles in the lower 48 States, and over 60 uninhabited islands. It is well known to be the destination of choice for kayakers, sailors, campers, and any nature enthusiast. People from all over the world come to this place because of the quiet, un-spoiled and awe-inspiring environment. They come to Old Quarry because we provide the perfect access to this magical body of water, where seals and porpoises thrive and sea birds are abundant, where historic windjammers sail, and lighthouses stand stalwartly on rocky cliffs as sentinels of the night.
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130 Settlement Rd, Stonington, Deer Isle, ME 04681-3103
130 Settlement Rd, Stonington, Deer Isle, ME 04681-3103
+1 207-367-8977
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

Captain Fin expertly took us from Stonington up to Mount Desert to meet up with family. This operation is well run and the seamanship was excellent as was the company. This was a custom trip and the OQOA team was easy to work with and...More

Thank MJHerrington
Reviewed 18 August 2017

I took the last of the season pelagic bird trip with Old Quarry Ocean Adventures to Seal Island NWR off the coast of Stonington Maine on 15 Aug in hopes of seeing the rare Red-Billed Tropicbird that frequents Seal Island in the summer time. Alas,...More

Thank kedavis4
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Great way to spend Sunday afternoon on the water with kids. We saw a little wildlife, picked up some hikers on Isle au Haut, learned about the lobster fishing industry and swam in a granite quarry. Normally the captain runs his lobster traps, but fishermen...More

Thank dgage30445
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

We had a delightful trip all over the Deer Isle Stonington area, with sightings of various seabirds and seals. Stopped on Green Island for a short walk to an old Quarry pond. Great explanations of the quarrying industry and its importance to the area. Recommend...More

Thank Kamy08
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Had a great stay in bunkhouse. A sparsely decorated room with 2 beds, a small table and two chairs. Perfect for someone who didn't feel like popping a tent. The location was so quiet and peaceful. Walk down to the water and sit on the...More

Thank Jodi B
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Went on a sunset cruise with a lobster dinner. Captain Finn was incredibly patient showing us how to clean & eat the lobsters. If you have the time for this excursion, take it!! The sunset views from the water are breathtaking!

Thank Terri E
Reviewed 9 July 2017

We booked the 1/2 day kayak tour online. Everything was handled professionally and they had us ready to go. No Waiting. Cody was our guide and was very personable and knowledgeable. Even though he is not originally from the area, he obviously takes his career...More

Thank 40yearOldGirlScout
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Safe and sound at home again let the waters roar jack! Safe and sound at home a gain let the waters roar jack!

Thank Sean C
Reviewed 10 October 2016

I just wish I could have stayed longer than 4 nights! Campsite was steps from the water and a perfect stone boat launch. The Settlement Quarry Preserve is a short and rewarding hike from the camp. The town of Stonington is an hours paddle or...More

Thank Catwoman955
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed for three nights on the Big House. Bill , the owner, who also created this small heaven on earth location, lives in the house, and stays privately in a separate spot. We were in "Master Bedroom Right", the smaller of the two rooms...More

Thank Vinca J
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