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Acadia Air Tours

968 Bar Harbor Rd, Harbor Place - On The Pier, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04605-6022
+1 207-288-0703
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Great flight with Pilot Mike Allen

Mike was great! He was very friendly and worked around the weather to get us in before our trip was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rodney Z
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Canton
via mobile
AN ABSOLUTE MUST!

Planning this was effortless! Steven the owner was more than helpful. I was traveling solo so he... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Roseann A
,
Stamford, Connecticut
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968 Bar Harbor Rd, Harbor Place - On The Pier, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04605-6022
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+1 207-288-0703
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mike was great! He was very friendly and worked around the weather to get us in before our trip was over. The tour was very informational and he answered all of our questions while we were at 10,000feet. I would HIGHLY recommend this if you...More

Thank Rodney Z
Matt W, Owner at Acadia Air Tours, responded to this review

Rodney, I agree, Mike Allen is a terrific tour guide. Of course, he has a distinct advantage haveing grown up in the area for all of his life. As a true "Downeaster" he's the real deal! I will pass your comments along to Mike. I...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Planning this was effortless! Steven the owner was more than helpful. I was traveling solo so he arranged a flight for me with other people as their minimum I believe is 3. Michael Allen was my pilot and being a Maine native made the tour...More

Thank Roseann A
Matt W, Owner at Acadia Air Tours, responded to this review

Roseann, thank you for taking the time to post a review and share your Acadia Air Tour experience with others. In my opinion, TripAdvisor is brilliant in that it rewards me with new customers for taking care of the customers that have already flown with...More

Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

I would absolutely recommend doing this air tour! Jim our pilot was very knowledgeable about the island and attractions. We all had headsets so we could ask questions and converse with him during the whole flight. After going to many of the places on land...More

1  Thank Diane H
Matt W, Owner at Acadia Air Tours, responded to this review

Diane, thank you for taking the time to write the first review on our new 7 passenger "Air Van". We also appreciate your suggestion regarding the seating arrangement. All airplanes have both a left and a right side, therefore the person sitting on the side...More

Reviewed 31 March 2017

STEVE AND STEVE WERE OUTSTANDING! We arrived, checked in and were up in the air in no time. I was so nervous before taking off in an open cockpit in a bi-plane. As soon as you take off you are treated to the most serene...More

1  Thank SANDRA F
Matt W, Owner at Acadia Air Tours, responded to this review

"The most serene and beautiful trip of a lifetime!" What a nice compliment. We at Acadia Air Tours work hard to make your experience with us exceptional. As for being nervousness, this pretty much immediately goes away after you get wheels up. The initial fear...More

Reviewed 21 March 2017

I convinced my wife to do this and we are both so happy for it. Steve, the owner, gave us a great overview of the different flight options (flight paths and planes) and we decided on a Glider Flight. This is so different from anything...More

Thank JRF11983
Matt W, Owner at Acadia Air Tours, responded to this review

So happy to know that you enjoyed your glider ride! As you said in your review, we offer an assortment of different experiences for the aviation enthuiasiat. With Acadia Air Tours you can choose to take a scenic flight in a "plane o'l airplane" or...More

Reviewed 17 January 2017

You can't really apreciate what a jewel the Acadia National Park is (and its surroundings) without having seen it from above. We took an unforgettable ride - 4 of us - and it was money well spent!

Thank jochenkrieg2017
Matt W, Manager at Acadia Air Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your short, yet, unfettered indorsement. We are glad that you did not have any buyers remorse after flying with us!

Reviewed 28 November 2016

When visiting Acadia National Park in October 2016 my husband suggested that we take an air tour. I said NO and said he was nuts! He worked me until I finally said yes...but only the shorter ride ($$$). Well, like most husbands he did what...More

2  Thank andobella
Matt W, Owner at Acadia Air Tours, responded to this review

Great review!! It addresses a never ending battle between husbands and their spouses that plays out each year. In spite of the fact that this is a common scenario, I think you are the first woman to address the situation. Thank you for the insight....More

Reviewed 20 November 2016

The biplane ride was the highlight of our trip. This company with Tammy in the office helping pick the 45 minute lighthouse tour, George driving us to and from the airport (what a lovely man!!),the owner is well organized and Steve our pilot gave us...More

Thank riverbums1
Matt W, Owner at Acadia Air Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review. I often say that flying with Acadia Air Tours will be the "high point of your trip, both litterally and figuratively." I am certainly glad that you found this to be the case...More

Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Visited Acadia Tours in the beginning of October ( my husband surprised me on my birthday). We had a wonderful flight. Our pilot Butch was friendly and very knowledgeable on the area and the history of Mount Desert island. A truly unforgettable experience. I highly...More

Thank KerininNH
Matt W, Owner at Acadia Air Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for giving Acadia Air Tours your highest recommendation. We do our best to meet or exceed our customer's expectations, one customer at a time! We fully understand that you have many diferent offers to choose from when deciding what to do for that...More

Reviewed 3 November 2016

Mike our pilot was really friendly and knowledgeable of the area. My niece and I took the light house tour. Bring your camera and I would suggest doing this flight before touring the area in a car. A good value! Mike is a local and...More

Thank Jo A
Matt W, Owner at Acadia Air Tours, responded to this review

We are glad that you enjoyed your flight experience with Acadia Air Tours! And to recommend that others take the flight prior to driving around the island is a good suggestion that we often get from many of our passengers. This allows you to become...More

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sambob56
How long are the trips
7 August 2015|
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Response from Matt W | Property representative |
Our flights are 20, 40 & 60 min in length. I suggest that you Google "Acadia Air Tours" in Bar Harbor ME. If you have any questions, please give us a call at 207 667-7627. Steve Collins, Owner/Operator 207 667-7627
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BDT26
How much does is cost and how do I make reservations?
20 July 2015|
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Response from Matt W | Property representative |
Check us out on our website by googling Acadia Air Tours. As you will see, we are not a one trick pony. We offer Glider Flights for 2 people, Biplane flights for two people and Cessna 182 flights for up to four passengers... More
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