MATINICUS
EXCURSIONS
We offer passenger service from Rockland, Maine to Matinicus Island,
Maine and Criehaven Island.  We also offer:
- Trips around Matinicus Rock to see puffins and the lighthouse
- Nature cruises watching for whales, dolphins, porpoise,
seals and seabirds
- Excursions and charter service to other islands and ports most
anywhere in Maine
- Fishing charters

The owner and United States Coast Guard licensed master captain is
George Tarkleson of Matinicus.
PLEASE SEE OUR NEW WEBSITE AT WWW.
MATINICUSEXCURSIONS.COM
Our new boat is the "Robin R". The "Robin R" is a 35 foot
Mitchell Cove lobster boat design with an extended cabin. There
is very comfortable inside heated seating for 16 and outside
seating for 6. The Robin R is  certified by the United States
Coast Guard to carry 16 passengers.  She can make the trip from
Matinicus to Rockland in 60 minutes. The "Robin R" is equipped
with  2 radars, two global positioning systems, 2 VHF marine
radios, emergency locating transponder , 2 life rafts, defibrillator
(AED) and a cellular phone with a wireless booster. There is also
a bathroom on board

DEPARTURE POINTS - In Rockland, we load and unload at
Journey's End Marina. The marina is located at 120 Tillson
Avenue, near the end.  Parking will be available at the marina for
$5 a night.   Allow yourself at least one hour to get parked and
unloaded. On Matinicus we load and unload at the "Steamboat
Wharf"
PROCEDURE FOR UNLOADING IN ROCKLAND - Pull up to
area in front of the office. Unload gear near top of the ramp,
being careful not to block the ramp. Go inside the office and pay
to park and get directions where to park. Park your vehicle.
When I pull in to the dock, we will carry your gear down to the
boat.
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DIRECTIONS TO JOURNEY'S END MARINA
- COMING FROM THE NORTH- (driving south on Route 1 from Belfast,
Camden and Rockport )  Follow Route 1 South where it becomes one
way traffic on Union Street just after the Dunkin Donuts. At the second
traffic light next to Jaret and Cohn Real Estate, turn left onto Route 1
North  (Park St). At the next traffic light there will be a Rite Aid Pharmacy
on the right: go straight through the light onto Park Drive. The
Tradewinds Motel will be on your left. Follow Park Drive along as it
curves left and go to the stop sign next to Hamilton Marine. Turn right
onto Tillson Avenue and after one tenth of a mile you will arrive at the
O'Hara Corporation and Journeys End Marina.  The main office is on the
left hand side of the road in the corner of the two story brick office
building. Please see the following photos.

- COMING FROM AUGUSTA ON ROUTE 17 - Follow Rt 17 until it runs into
Route 1.  A McDonald's  restaurant will be on your left and a Burger King
will be in front of you.  Make a right hand turn and follow the directions
above for coming from the north

- COMING FROM THE SOUTH - (driving north on Route 1 from Bath,
Wiscasset and Thomaston) At the third traffic light in Rockland there will
be a Rite Aid Pharmacy on the right: go straight through the light onto
Park Drive. The Tradewinds Motel will be on your left. Follow Park Drive
along as it curves left and go to the stop sign next to Hamilton Marine.
Turn right onto Tillson Avenue and after one tenth of a mile you will
arrive at the O'Hara Corporation and Journey's End Marine.  The main
office is on the left hand side of the road in the corner of the two story
brick office building. Please see the following photos.
MAKE SURE TO ADD AT LEAST AN HOUR TO YOUR TRAVELLING TIME IF
GOING THROUGH WISCASSET !!!
DIRECTIONS TO JOURNEY'S END MARINA