Photo: Jean Hall
In addition to puffins, passengers may see endangered Roseate Terns, Arctic Terns, and Common Terns, along with Black Guillemots, Common Eiders, a variety of gull species and many other seabirds. Tour participants have also seen Harbor Seals, Minke Whales, and Harbor Porpoises. Please keep in mind that wildlife is unpredictable. Viewing any of the mentioned species is not guaranteed.
Puffin tours begin in early June and run through mid-August, occur rain or shine, and are dependent on sea conditions. Bring appropriate attire – include a sweater or windbreaker and sunscreen. Additionally, binoculars are strongly recommended to enhance your viewing experience.
Please note the following tours DO NOT include Audubon Naturalists.
Monhegan Boat Line – Out of Port Clyde, ME
Bold Coast Charter Company – Out of Cutler, ME