First mate Tom Bandelt, a longtime veteran of the waters of Casco Bay and enthusiast of life, enjoying another day on the sea!

BOAT TOUR PACKAGES & WATER TAXI SERVICES

SALT AND MIST SEA TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

Enjoy a personal and private Sea Tour cruising through the most picturesque route in inner Casco Bay! You will experience and witness world recognized lighthouses up close and personal such as: (click images to enlarge):

Portland Breakwater Lighthouse

Portland Breakwater (Bug) Lighthouse

Spring Point Lighthouse

Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse

Portland Headlight Lighthouse

Portland Headlight Lighthouse ( the nations oldest and world’s most photographed lighthouse!)

Ram Head Lighthouse

Rams Head Ledge Lighthouse

You will also witness historic forts from the War of 1812 thru World War II such as (click images to enlarge):

Fort Scammell on House Island

Fort Scammell on House Island

Fort Gorges

Fort Gorges

World War I Lookout

World War I Lookout Tower on Cushing Island

Fort Preble in South Portland

Fort Preble in South Portland

Calendar and Schedule

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June 1 to October 14, 2018
Tour Days
: Monday-Sunday
Time: You choose the time! This is your tour and I offer private boat cruises daily!

Water Taxi: As requested/as needed

Departure: All Salt & Mist Sea Tours will depart from either Sunset Marina and/or Bug Light Park in South Portland.

Address: Sunset Marina, 231 Front Street/ Buglight Park Public Ramp, South Portland, Maine

WHAT TO BRING: (Water will be provided)

  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Jacket
  • Food and Beverages
  • Bring your own Beer or Wine (no glass allowed on board)

SEA TOUR PACKAGES

Peaks Island “Reggae Sunday” Concert and Sea Cruise

DON’T WAIT FOR THE FERRY! Charter your own boat with friends for this incredible weekly reggae concert by cruising to and enjoying Casco Bay’s most energetic island, Peaks Island for “Reggae Sunday”! Pass by Portland Breakwater Lighthouse, Fort Gorges, Fort Scammell, Spring Point Lighthouse and dance the day away on Peaks Island! Enjoy a small excursion on your way home from an amazing day on the Island!

Day: Sunday
Departure: 11:30am-3:00pm
Price: $55.00 per person

* Call in advance to reserve your spot!

Peaks Island Reggae Tour

First Mate Tom Bandelt, a long time boating veteran of Casco Bay, enjoying a beautiful day on the boat after Peaks Island Reggae Festival!

Peaks Island

Casco Bay Ferrying party goers to Peaks Island for Reggae Fest!

CASCO BAY SEA CRUISE AND LIGHTHOUSE TOUR

Enjoy a private 1.5 hour incredible island cruise through Casco Bays inner islands while observing world famous lighthouses, including the nations oldest and worlds most photographed Portland Headlight Lighthouse! You will also view historic military forts in Fort Preble, Fort Scammell, Fort Gorges, Fort McKinley and Fort Lyons which are all dated between the War of 1812 through World War II! You will al experience various sea life of Casco Bay which can include seals, porpoises, many species of birds and other native North Atlantic wildlife.

Depart Time: Tours operate between 11:00am-8:30pm.
Price: 2-4 people, $38.00 per person.

Note: Must have a minimum of (2) people in order for the boat to leave the dock.

twilight & full moon boat tours
twilight & full moon boat tours

Salt & Mist Twilight and Full Moon Private Tour

Casco Bay in the summertime has some of the most incredible night skies! Experience a private 1 hour night tour to Portland Breakwater Lighthouse, Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse and the Portland Headlight Lighthouse. Have you ever been on your own private boat experiencing the stars, moon and lights from world famous lighthouses by sea?

Days: Nightly, as discussed and as needed.
Price: $40.00 per person

 

private charter boat tours

Private Charters and special requests

If you are interested in a Maine coastal boat charter for a private cruise or special request, I am always willing to create a special day on the sea for you and yours. Ideas for your special day on the ocean maybe be:

  • Romantic getaway
  • Sunset cruise
  • Dinner on Peaks Island or Great Diamond Island
  • First dates
  • Birthdays
  • Anniversaries
  • Ash scattering
  • Beach day on a secluded island
  • Office meetings
  • Retreats
  • Bachelor / bachelorette parties

When customizing your cruise, please plan and give me advance notice so I can try to reserve the dates requested.

*Call for price and availability

 

WATER TAXI SERVICE

Salt & Mist Sea Tour is happy to offer a Water Taxi Service to following Islands of Casco Bay; all prices are one way (to/from) Sunset Marina and is available from 12pm-10pm Monday-Sunday. Call today to schedule your request!

Casco Bay Islands (one way, per person)

Cushing Island $40.00

Peaks Island $35.00

Little Diamond Island $35.00

Great Diamond Island/ Island Cove $45.00

Long Island $55.00

south portland, maine water taxi service

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Conditions of the sea:

If there is inclement weather such as severe wind, rain, thunder, dangerous sea swells, fog or any dangerous conditions that hinder the safety and experience of the tour and it’s customers, the Captain has the right to postpone, cancel or reschedule the tour within 24 hrs or the day of. The Captain also reserves the right to postpone, cancel or reschedule a tour if the NOAA issues a “Small Craft Advisory” due to dangerous conditions on the sea. If you paid in advance by purchasing a Groupon Deal, you will need to contact Groupon’s Customer Support to receive a refund/credit.