Bar Harbor Cruise Port

Guide to Cruise Ports and Terminals

Bar Harbor Maine Cruise Port

Bar Harbor is a seaside town on Mount Desert Island in the State of Maine.

Cruise ships anchor offshore and tenders drop passengers off at one of two locations:

  1. Town Pier (55 West Street) Note: near Agamont Park.
  2. Harbor Place (1 West Street)

Public Transportation

Port Shuttle

Because the town of Bar Harbor is small in size, a port shuttle is not required.

There is, however, a free shuttle service called the Island Explorer that takes visitors around the island and into Acadia National Park. There are currently 9 bus routes.

For more information about this service, please visit www.exploreacadia.com. (Note: Service operates from June 23 until Columbus Day - October 9th)

Bus Tour Service

A number of companies provide tours of Acadia National Park.  One such company is Acadia Tours (www.acadiatours.com).

A second service provider is Oli's Trolley (olistrolley.com).

Cruise Ship Terminal

Visitor Information

Bar Harbor, Maine

The town of Bar Harbor is quite small. The main attractions are:

  • Shore Path - a mile-long walking trail along the water's edge.
  • Abe Museum
  • Bar Harbor Historical Society Museum
  • George B. Dorr Museum of Natural History

Acadia National Park

This large national park is located near Bar Harbor. It is the second most visited National Park in the United States.

Please visit www.nps.gov for more information.

Map of Bar Harbor Cruise Port

View map of Bar Harbor.  Note: Passengers are tendered to the Town Pier next to Agamont Park.

Weather in Bar Harbor

Average daily temperatures in Bar Harbor Maine are as follows:

Month Minimum Maximum Precipitation
Jan 14 31 4.9
Feb 17 35 4.3
Mar 25 42 5.4
April 35 53 4.8
May 44 65 4.7
June 54 74 4.1
July 59 79 3.5
Aug 59 78 3.3
Sept 52 71 4.5
Oct 42 59 5.3
Nov 33 48 6.5
Dec 21 37 5.5

Free Wifi Service

Free Wifi is available at several cafes and restaurants in Bar Harbor.

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