Putt putt, mini golf, whatever you call it—nothing beats this classic pastime. It’s a fun sport and you don’t have to own a pair of expensive clubs to enjoy it! Just show up, grab a club and ball, and challenge your friends to a hole-in-one contest. Loser buys the lobster, right? Here are the 10 best mini golf courses in Maine!
Open late daily, Pirate’s Cove in Old Orchard Beach is fun for the whole family. It’s not just kids who love pirates. You’ll see plenty of adults here aiming for a hole-in-one. There are two 18-hole courses designed for “real golfers” and those who just like to hit a ball.
As one of Maine’s only year-round adventure play, Seacoast Adventure has a lot to offer visitors. Opened daily during the summer months, the 18-hole adventure golf course is affordable fun for all ages.
Wonder Mountain Fun Park in Wells offers two different mini golf courses. Choose from Mountain Mania or Nautical Nightmare. Better yet, play both courses for a discounted rate. If you’re feeling really adventurous, pair your round of mini golf with a go-kart ride.
Located just off Route 1 in Saco, Schooner Miniature Golf has been challenging mini golfers since 1988. Opened daily during the summer months, this sea-themed 18-hole mini golf course has an ice cream shop too. Loser buys ice cream!
Enjoy a round of mini golf and an ice cream cone at Shaw’s Ridge Farm in Sanford. Their 18-hole mini golf course is professionally designed and challenging for all ages.
Pirate’s Cove in Bar Harbor is the northern sister to the course in Old Orchard Beach. Pirate’s Cove is a true landmark in Bar Harbor and provides a challenging course with mountain caves, footbridges, and a waterfall.
With an ice cream shop, driving range, and mini golf course, Tabers on the Lake is popular with the local golfers. Practice your drive on the range and perfect your putt on the 18-hole mini golf course. The beautifully landscaped course has great views of the lake, an 18-foot waterfall, and lots of other fun features. Every other Saturday they also host glow in the dark mini golf.
Located in the heart of the Lakes Region off Route 302, Steamboat Landing is a Maine-themed 18-hole mini golf course with features like the Maine Turnpike toll booth, Grist Mill, and more.
Described as the “most challenging adventure golf in New England, Blackbeard’s is home to two 18-hole mini golf courses. Treasure Island has “alligator-infested lagoons” and exotic gardens while the other course has more traditional features.
Popular with Thomas College and Colby College students, Gifford’s in Waterville is more than just an ice cream stand. It is home to an 18-hole mini golf course and batting cages.