Annual Seabird Cruise to Petit Manan Returns!
Sunday, July 10, 2022

Petit Manan Island (Pelagic)

Today, July 10th, if you have not made a reservation, you may bring a check for $55 made payable to: Friends of Maine Coastal Islands NWR for your ticket. Please plan to arrive at the dock of Bar Harbor Whale Watch Co. at 3:30 p.m.

Come see the puffins of Petit Manan Island and other extraordinary sea life on the fundraising cruise for the Friends of Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge.

Join refuge staff and Friends’ naturalists for this opportunity to hear the refuge story about our nesting seabirds from the source.  While we circle the island viewing birds, we also will talk to island technicians who are monitoring the birds and conducting research.  This cruise in partnership with Bar Harbor Whale Watch Company is a major fundraiser for the Friends’ and is suitable for all ages.

Other activities include: getting your photo taken with a costumed puffin, participating in our 50/50 raffle, and enjoying a refuge trivia contest on the ride back to Bar Harbor.

Tickets are $55 and 100% of this ticket supports the work of this wildlife refuge.

puffin with fish in mouth flying to burrow at petit manan island in maine

Parking is in Bar Harbor along designated streets.