Ferries and Boats

Getting to Islesford

Islesford is located on Little Cranberry Island, off the coast of Maine. Public ferry boats leave from Northeast Harbor and Southwest Harbor on a regular basis during the summer. If you are bringing your own boat, there is often docking space either at the Town Dock or at the Islesford Dock, or someone there will help you find a mooring.

Beal & Bunker Mail Boat

Beal & Bunker, a family-owned business serving the Cranberry Isles for over fifty years, offers year-round service from Northeast Harbor.
Call 207-244-3575 or 207-244-7485.

Cranberry Cove Ferry

Daily passenger ferry service between Southwest Harbor/Manset and the Cranberry Isles begins May 23, 2015.
Call 207-244-5882 or 207-460-1981.

Delight Water Taxi

The Delight is a classic 32-foot Bunker & Ellis picnic launch, furnished with old-style wicker chairs and a refrigerator for cruise passengers’ comfort. Summers only. Captain John Dwelley.
Call 207-244-5724.

Cadillac Water Taxi

The Cadillac water taxi provides an on-demand service for the Cranberry Isles and the surrounding area year round. The Cadillac is a 26' lobster yacht with a fully-enclosed heated pilot house. Her captain, Josh Gray, holds a USCG masters captain license.
Call 207-801-1898 or 207-244-0575.

Downeast Sailing Adventure Water Taxi

Downeast Sailing Adventure Water Taxi offers service from Southwest or Northeast Harbor aboard a boat that can travel at up to 40 knots (almost 50 MPH).
Call 207-288-2216 or 888-495-7245

Cranberry Isles Commuter Service

From Northeast Harbor, during the winter and off-season.
Call 207-460-1981