Private Island of the Dead Ghost Tour

From $92.00/person to $460.00/person (Select "Individuals" below) Price varies based on number of individuals in your group
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Summary
Shore Excursion SizePrivate
Shore Excursion TypeCultural, Active, Scenic
Shore Excursion Duration2 Hours 30 Minutes
Activity LevelEasy
Shore Excursion Leaves FromThe meeting location is approximately an 8-minute (just under 1/2 mile) walk from the tender pier. If choosing to take a taxi (not included, approximately $20 US round trip), it is about a 4-minute ride. (Full details will be provided in your electronic ticket upon confirmation.)
Food/Beverage ProvidedNot included.
Recommended DressWe recommend wearing comfortable weather-appropriate clothing and walking shoes.
RestrictionsThis tour can accommodate collapsible wheelchairs, however, guests should be able to walk short distances. Scooters are not permitted. As this is a ghost tour, it is meant for adults only.
Tour Details

Discover Bar Harbor's ghostly sites beyond its downtown district on this very special and exclusive private tour. Your fully guided tour includes an expert local who is knowledgeable and friendly and who will share the cryptic stories of Mount Desert Island's dark past as you take a 40 minute scenic drive along the coast in a comfortable van, making this tour ideal for culture connoisseurs who are looking for a thrilling experience. Hear tales of betrayal and murder as you make 10 minute stops at places like the Old Burial Ground and Criterion Theatre and a 20 minute visit at a historic lighthouse plagued with phantoms. Your tour also includes 10 minute stops at ghostly places like the Ledgelawn Inn, Agamont Park, and College of the Atlantic, where you may see spectral sightings.

Start your haunted tour by hopping on a comfortable vehicle to spend 40 minutes driving outside Bar Harbor's downtown area along Maine's panoramic rocky coast as you make your way to a historic lighthouse. During your scenic drive in your climate controlled vehicle, learn about tales of suicide, betrayal, murders, and mystery that characterize the cryptic history of Mount Desert Island, the largest island off Maine's coast. Upon arrival to the historic landmark, take 20 minutes to explore the ghostly landscape as you listen to the dark stories about the phantom that is said to haunt this 19th century lighthouse.

Once back in Bar Harbor, drive through its deep forests and get ready to explore lesser known spooky sites that sit on the outskirts of the city's downtown district. Spend 10 minutes each discovering places like Agamont Park and Ledgelawn Inn, an early 20th century hotel that is said to be haunted by an angry maid and a neglected bride. Catch supernatural sightings on your 10 minute tour of the College of the Atlantic and spend 15 minutes at the 1932 Art Deco Criterion Theatre, where legend has it that its caretaker still haunts the historical site to this very day.

Conclude your tour with a 15 minute tour of the Old Burial Ground as you listen to spirit tales about cannibals and monsters that were passed down from the Wabanaki Native Americans. As an added and extra surprise, each guest in your group will receive a goodie bag to take home as a wonderful souvenir.

From exploring a haunted lighthouse to visiting a college campus where you may glimpse a few ghosts, this thrilling, private guided tour offers much to see and do in a very intimate way with one on one interaction with your very own personal guide. Reserve this private tour option today for a ghoulish time in Bar Harbor!

Shore Excursion Size
Private
Shore Excursion Type
Cultural, Active, Scenic
Shore Excursion Duration
2 Hours 30 Minutes
Activity Level
Easy
Shore Excursion Leaves From
The meeting location is approximately an 8-minute (just under 1/2 mile) walk from the tender pier. If choosing to take a taxi (not included, approximately $20 US round trip), it is about a 4-minute ride. (Full details will be provided in your electronic ticket upon confirmation.)
Food/Beverage Provided
Not included.
Recommended Dress
We recommend wearing comfortable weather-appropriate clothing and walking shoes.
Restrictions
This tour can accommodate collapsible wheelchairs, however, guests should be able to walk short distances. Scooters are not permitted. As this is a ghost tour, it is meant for adults only.