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Hardy Boat Cruises is a small, eco-tourism business lovingly cared for and operated by a local family. We are dedicated to the environment, sustainability, conservation and education. We offer an authentic experience with a genuine love for the Maine coast, our community and the people we serve.

THE BOSTON GLOBE, GLOBE MAGAZINE, April 5, 2015: The Puffins of Eastern Egg Rock and Hardy Boat Cruises featured in “What it takes to restore the puffin to Maine’s islandsclick here!

NPR – PUBLIC RADIO INTERNATIONAL’S ‘LIVING ON EARTH’, May 15, 2015: Steve Curwood speaks with Dr. Steve Kress and Derrick Jackson about their new book “Project Puffin: The Improbable Quest to Bring a Beloved Seabird Back to Egg Rock”. Click here for audio and here for transcript. This is an excellent resource for Puffin information.

DOWN EAST MAGAZINE, May 2015 : Hardy Boat Cruises Listed in top 5 “Super-Scenic Boat Cruises” and “From Our Archives” a partial reprint of a Down East Magazine article from 1977 “Puffins From The Past”…click here!

Open May 16th – October 12th, 2015


    Ferry Service

    Preserving Island life…

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    Puffin Watch

    Our award-winning trip is recognized as a high quality ecotourism experience.

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  • FALL

    Fall Cruise

    What memories are made of…

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  • "It’s no wonder the Hardy Boat was awarded a visionary award. They were doing this before it was cool!"
    ~ Juliana Lind

    GIFT CERTIFICATES are available. Contact Us today for more information!

    Call 207-677-2026 for reservations.

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132 State Rt 32, PO Box 326
New Harbor, ME 04554

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