One of the best ways to discover the coast of Maine is by boat. Only it’s better when you have a local craft beer in hand! If you like drinking and sailing, then you’ll want to check out these eight awesome booze cruises in Maine.
Casablanca Cruises offers concert cruises and private party rentals on their 85-foot double deck charter boat, the Casablanca. Hosting up to 149 guests with two fully stocked bars, the Casablanca is the perfect booze cruise. Check out their summer concert series.
Every Sunday during the summer months, enjoy the sweet sounds of the Dani Tribesmen Reggae Band has you cruises around Boothbay Harbor on the Harbor Princess. With a fully stocked bar, it’s a great way to spend a Sunday evening.
Discover the beautiful shoreline of Ogunquit with Finestkind. Hop on one of their daily cocktail cruises during the summer months and sail from Perkins Cove to Bald Head Cliff and Ogunquit Beach.
Enjoy a two-hour sunset cruise aboard the Lively Lady in Camden. Sip a glass of wine or a beer from their bar while cruising towards Islesboro and Gilkey Harbor. You’ll see lighthouses, seals, and porpoises while the sun drops behind the Camden Hills.
Cruise up the tranquil Damariscotta River on the 49-passenger River Tripper from May through October. Enjoy the beauty of the river and discover where 80 percent of Maine’s oysters come from during the tour. Happy Hour & Sunset Cruises are available most days and the special Oyster Tasting Cruises with wine, sake, champagne or beer is available twice a week.
Enjoy a romantic and fun cruise on a historic windjammer around Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island. Hoist the sails into the wind and set back and watch the colorful sunset. While they don’t sell alcohol on the boat, you are allowed to bring beer and wine to enjoy.
Maine BayCycle is not the sit back and drink beer type of booze cruise. Maine BayCycle is New England’s first and only human powered party boat. Bring all your friends and favorite beverages and spend 90 minutes pedaling your way around Casco Bay. It’s a great way to burn all those beer calories!
The Maine Brew Bus is a booze cruise on wheels. Since 2013 it has brought over 12,000 guests through Portland on a little green bus to enjoy all of Portland’s amazing local breweries. With several different tour options, you’ll find a tour that quenches your taste buds.