Outdoor Excursions

Scenic Boat Tours

  • Pineapple Ketch – Sailing Trips departing daily from the Nonantum Resort, 468-7262
  • Rugosa – 1 – 1 1/2 hour scenic lobsterboat tour,  Departing daily from the Nonantum Resort Marina, 468-4095
  • Schooner Eleanor – Sailing Trips – Arundel Wharf, Ocean Ave Kennebunkport, 967-8809
  • Finestkind Scenic Cruises – Perkin’s Cove. Scenic lobster, lighthouse, sailing and cocktail cruises. May through October, 646-5227
  • Casco Bay Lines – Year-round narrated cruises on Casco Bay. Daily ferry service to five Casco Bay Islands. From Casco Bay Ferry Terminal at Commercial and Franklin Streets, Portland, 774-7871

Whale Watch

Fishing Charters

  • Libreti RoseDaily in-season charters departing from the Nonantum Resort Marina  432-4349
  • Manta Ray Adventures – Fishing Charters aboard the F/V Manta Ray, a 36 foot Northern Bay out of Kennebunkport Maine providing ready access to many of the Gulf of Maine’s famous and productive fishing grounds. United States Coast Guard licensed captain, Capt. Jon Manter. 207-752-0536.
  • Captain Greg Metcalf – Sight-seeing and Sport Fishing Charters – Kennebunkport
  • Bunny Clark Deep Sea Fishing – Perkin’s Cove. Half & Full Day Trips 646-2214
  • Gone with the Wind – Kayaking Rentals, Lessons, and Equipment, 283-8446
  • Eldredge Brothers Fly Shop – Cape Neddick, 363-9269


Nature Walks

  • Wells Reserve at Laudholm: 1600 scenic acres of research reserve including a 19th century saltwater farm. Open year round.  342 Laudholm Farm Road, Wells. 646-1555 or 646-4521.
  • Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge – Bird watching and self-guided tours. Open year round. Rt 9 Kennebunk/Wells Town line. 646-9226.

Trolley Tours

  • Intown Trolley – Stops right at the Nonantum’s front steps at 5 minutes past the hour.  Spring & Fall:  Stops every hour from 10:05-3:05 (ending at 4 pm).  July & August: Stops every hour from 10:05-4:05 (ending at 5 pm).  Tickets at the front desk are $14 for Adults, $6 for Children, Children under 2 are free.  967-3686
  • Shoreline Explorer – Runs from Kennebunk/Kennebunkport to Wells, Sanford, Ogunquit, and York.  Requires a number of transfers with separate fees.  324-5762

Horse Carriage ToursRocking Horse Stables – Depart from Dock Square (weekends only during the off-season), 20 minute rides, private bookings for special occasions also available, 967-4288

Surfing and Stand Up Paddle BoardingAquaholics – Rentals and lessons, Rt. 35 past Guay’s Sunoco, 967-8650

Hot Air Balloon RidesMaine Ballooning – 800-585-5555