Maine Open Lighthouse Day, September 9, 2017
Isle au Haut Boat Services 2017 Lighthouse Weekend

Sponsored by the US Coast Guard, the State of Maine and the American Lighthouse Foundation, Open Lighthouse Day offers the opportunity to view and photograph many of the coast's iconic lights.

To make a complete lighthouse weekend, on Sunday, September 10, Isle au Haut Boat Services is offering a special cruise to see four lighthouses east of Stonington. Leaving our wharf at 11:45 am, we'll visit Hockamock Head Light (Swan's Island), Great Duck Island, Bass Harbor Head Light and Blue Hill Bay Lighthouse (also called Eggemoggin Lighthouse). Sorry - we don't go ashore at these Sunday lights.

Special Visit to Isle au Haut Light for Lighthouse Weekend

On our Saturday September 9 Lighthouse Cruise, along with the six lights described below, we'll stop at the Isle au Haut Light and go ashore for a guided tour of the lighthouse. Now owned by the Town of Isle au Haut, the normally closed tower will be open for our trip.We're donating $10 of each fare to the Lighthouse Restoration fund.

Sunday, September 10, 11:00 am, adults $75.00
Package Special: September 9 and September 10 cruises, together for $115.00!

2017 Lighthouse Tours

Midcoast Maine is home to many beautiful and historic lighthouses. Isle au Haut Boat Services is offering a Sunday tour of six lighthouses on several summer weekends in 2017. Vistors will ride our fully Coast Guard licensed and inspected 46 foot passenger vessel for a cruise lasting about four hours.Brown's Head Light

Leaving our Stonington wharf at 1:00 pm on July 16 and August 20, and on September 9 at 11:45 am, we'll cruise past the Mark Island Light at the western entrance to Deer Isle Thorofare and then cross the East Penobscot Bay to view the Goose Rocks Light. We'll travel through the Fox Islands Thorofare, passing picturesque North Haven Village, and then pass the Brown's Head Light and its keeper's house. After travelling down the west side of Vinalhaven Island, we'll see the Heron Neck Light. Sailing back across the bay, if weather permits we'll stop for photos at remote Saddleback Ledge, and then return to the Isle au Haut Thorofare for a view of the Isle au Haut Light on Robinson's Point.

Isle au Haut Lighthouse

Lighthouse Tour Schedule/Rates
Sundays, 1:00 pm:

Saturday, 11:45 am:


Local Residents:
Under 12:

Snacks and Water:
July 16, 2017
August 20, 2017

September 9, 2017

207) 367-5193


Please bring with you
Cash, VISA, MasterCard or American Express
* Please arrive at our Stonington Facility 45 minutes before departure to allow time for parking and boarding.
* Routing is weather dependent and at the discretion of the Captain.

Goose Rocks