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Acadia National Park Tours

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Address: 53 Main St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1865
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Acadia National Park Tours specializes in fully narrated bus tours of...

Acadia National Park Tours specializes in fully narrated bus tours of Acadia National Park. Trips are offered daily at 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM. Tours depart from Testa's Restaurant, 53 Main Street, in downtown Bar Harbor. Tour price is $27.50 per adult and $15.00 for children 12 and under. All tours are 2.5 hours in duration and feature stops throughout Acadia National Park include the summit of Cadillac Mountain and Thunder Hole.

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Great alternative to Cruiselines excursions

Aside from the fact that the bus is not a luxury tour bus, but instead, a basic, comfortable vehicle with large windows for enjoying the vista, this tour provided us with... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 October 2016
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Lake Worth, Florida
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Lake Worth, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Aside from the fact that the bus is not a luxury tour bus, but instead, a basic, comfortable vehicle with large windows for enjoying the vista, this tour provided us with everything the other passengers on our ship had seen for half the price. The guide was excellent, providing top notch narration. For cruise passengers, the walk from the pier... More 

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California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

This is the beat way to see Acadia Nat'l Park, it is beautiful and scenic, breath taking. There were stops at Thunder Hole and Cadillac Mtn. Tour guide was great; he was knowledgable and personable and enjoyed what he was doing. Highly recommend this tour. Would suggest making reservations prior to trip.

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I guess I could have driven up Cadillac Mountain by myself in the car, but I never would have enjoyed myself so much. The driver was excellent and full of charm and information. SO GLAD I did it.

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Warren, New Jersey, USA
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We were on a cruise ship and wanted a quick trip to see Acadia National Park, and this seemed to fit the bill. We got the bus in town, and the guide had a few quips that led me to think that he was trying to portray a crusty old Mainer, which it seems he was. However, he took it... More 

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Port Moody, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

What a great way to taste test this National Park. With 2.5 hours of tour for a mere $30, the guide left me wanting more. Great factual info, stories and stellar views. Two stops as others have stated. 25 minutes at each stop was too short in my opinion but better than nothing. The views from the bus are great,... More 

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Ider, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We really enjoyed this tour...lots of info and a great guide plus 2 stops, one 25 minute stop at Cadillac Mtn & one 25 minute stop at Thunder Hole. The bus was VERY comfortable...better than the trolley tours.

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Marietta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Bar Harbor was of one of our ports of call on anthem of the seas at the end of September. We have been to Bar Harbor before; however, the weather did not cooperate with us. This time the weather and visibility were awesome. This is a very affordable tour as opposed to the tours offered by the cruise lines. Our... More 

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Bar Harbor was one of our ports on our cruise. This was great way to experience Acadia National Park. Not a lot of time, but enough to know we need to come back and spend a week. Our driver was great. Very informative. Our only wish was that we had longer. The park was beautiful. Views amazing.

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Crossville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

This is our 1st time to the island. I wanted to do this tour 1st to learn my way around and ask questions. Our driver was very nice. I think his name was Jordan. We had a good time. We plan to make the loop again and go back by car tomorrow. So we can stay longer and check out... More 

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West Deptford, NJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

First of all, our guide/driver Heather was fantastic. The bus is easy to catch on Main Street. Heather is funny and has so many stories and great knowledge of the area. Bus goes to some main points of the park and gives you a 25 minute stop at each. A tour of "the loop" area is a great preview to... More 

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