We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Schooner Surprise

16 Public Lndg, Camden, ME 04843-1748
+1 207-236-4687
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Superb way to spend 2 hours

In the 2nd week in September, with beautiful weather, we got to the Pier in Camden about 1/2 hour... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Richard F
,
Roseville, Minnesota
Great People

We went on the Surprised ; the owners are a husband wife team; both know sailing but are very... read more

Review collected in partnership with this attraction

Reviewed 2 days ago
Clay B
,
Lilburn
Read all 564 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
A two hour sail and private charters out of Camden Harbor on the elegant Surprise, lets you experience both Camden and Penobscot Bay in a truly special and memorable way.
  • Excellent93%
  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“captain rob” (9 reviews)
“penobscot bay” (45 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
Hours Today: 08:30 - 20:30
LOCATION
16 Public Lndg, Camden, ME 04843-1748
CONTACT
Website
+1 207-236-4687
Write a Review
Reviews (564)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 560 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

In the 2nd week in September, with beautiful weather, we got to the Pier in Camden about 1/2 hour before the cruise started and they had room for 4 of us on this 99 year old lovely wood boat. A very reasonable $43 per person....More

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went on the Surprised ; the owners are a husband wife team; both know sailing but are very cordial to their guests The boat has a great history and is a masterpiece Trip is very enjoyable would go again and again

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank Clay B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Loved, loved, loved the Schooner Surprise!! Laird & Rob were very informative about our excursion and about this vessel that turns 100 years old next year!! Laird made us all laugh with his great personality & quick wit!!

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank vacationerChicago_IL
Reviewed 2 days ago

Riding on the Schooner Surprise was a lot of fun. The Captain and first mate were quite informative, explaining different things about the schooner and pointing out different sites we were seeing. I enjoyed this very much.

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a lovely sail onboard the Schooner Surprise last week. Very friendly, knowledgeable captain and first mate, Captain Will and Henry. We made reservations on the Surprise because she will be 100 years old in 2018 and I wanted vintage. Also, It is a...More

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank marksfirstwife
Reviewed 3 days ago

No wind this day but a great ride in Penobscot Bay. Loved the crew and seeing Camden and Rockland from the water!

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank enewt147
Reviewed 4 days ago

Hosts/owners Nicole & Ramiro were great. They were informative, down to earth and so kind to our party. I highly recommend this boat tour if you are in the Camden area.

Thank Jeff B
Reviewed 4 days ago

Absolutely excellent, informative, relaxing and fun. Would greatly recommend to all. Amazing,satysfing and all around magnificent.

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank papan004
Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and I sailed on Surprise in early September, our favorite month in Maine. Although the weather was not perfect that day, we enjoyed ourselves immensely. The captain and first mate [husband and wife] were great to talk to. The schooner was in beautiful...More

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank Bill K
Reviewed 5 days ago

We loved our trip on the Schooner Surprise. Captain and Mate were both knowledgeable and interesting. Also great sailors.

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank Beth H
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Fresh & Co.
973 reviews
.04 km away
Marriner's Restaurant
441 reviews
.11 km away
Camden Deli
789 reviews
.12 km away
Waterfront
1,132 reviews
.13 km away
Nearby Attractions
Camden Harbor Park and Amphitheatre
205 reviews
.14 km away
High Street Historic District
102 reviews
.03 km away
Camden Public Library
45 reviews
.19 km away
Ducktrap Bay Trading Co
18 reviews
.12 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Anita Grace W
21 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Carol H | Reviewed this property |
You can bring your own drinks
0
Votes
eileen2255
20 August 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Wayne S | Reviewed this property |
Yes... great experience. There's only one sail with the music and desert... Also, if you ask, you can help them set the sails and steer the boat for awhile
0
Votes
eileen2255
20 August 2016|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from MSinBklyn | Reviewed this property |
There's a "head"-- in other words, a small on board portapotty!
0
Votes