MATINICUS
EXCURSIONS
PLEASE SEE OUR NEW WEBSITE AT

www.matinicusexcursions.com


Early May thru mid June  - charter service most every day. Scheduled trips
on weekends starting Memorial Day weekend

Mid June through Labor Day - charter service every day. Scheduled trips on
Friday, Saturday and Sundays

Labor Day through the end of October - charter service most every day.
Scheduled trips on weekends through mid September

Puffin trips to Matinicus Rock are  given throughout the week until the
puffins leave, which is usually around the third week of August.

PLEASE SEE THE SCHEDULE FOR DATES AND TIME
      FARES    PLEASE SEE OUR NEW WEBSITE AT      
                   www.matinicusexcursions.com





There is no charge for pets. Dogs must be on a leash and cats have to be in
a carrier.

Kayaks = $15 one way      Bicycles = free

There is a maximum of 16 passengers plus crew allowed on each trip.

Luggage and freight per passenger is limited to the amount the passenger
needs for a maximum of a 2 week stay.  If you have a large amount of freight
please let me know beforehand. Extra charges or limits may apply. Please
limit the weight of your bags to a maximum of 50 pounds

SPECIAL RATES FOR 9 - 16 PEOPLE
If you have a large group, the fare is a total of $4
40 one way for up to 16
people. To qualify for this special rate you have to make your reservation at
least 12 hours in advance and payment is made by one check or one credit
card

PUFFIN TRIPS TO MATINICUS ROCK -
leaving from Matinicus or Criehaven
The trip lasts about one hour.  Matinicus Rock Lighthouse can be seen from
the boat along with many other bird species. Seals are almost always seen.
Puffins are at Matinicus Rock from May to around the third week of August.

PUFFIN AND BIRDING TRIPS TO MATINICUS ROCK -
leaving from
Rockland.
These  need to be scheduled in advance and the trip lasts 3-4 hours. Please
see the "Birding" page for info.

FREIGHT RUN - for construction supplies or just lots of stuff. Cost is $3
30
one way from  Rockland to Matinicus or Criehaven.  Up to 6 passengers are
included in the fee if there is room.

  I ALSO OFFER
- Cruises around Matinicus and Criehaven
- Lighthouse excursions around Matinicus Rock
- Nature cruises watching for whales, dolphins, porpoise and seals
- Fishing trips
- Excursions to other islands and ports most anywhere in mid-coastal Maine

ALL FEES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE DEPENDING ON FUEL PRICES. IF YOU
HAVE  PAID FOR A TRIP, YOUR RATE IS LOCKED IN AND WILL NOT CHANGE.
MATINICUS EXCURSIONS
CAPT. GEORGE TARKLESON

PO BOX 195, MATINICUS ME 04851
207-691-9030    FAX 866-585-0287
EMAIL   gtarkleson@yahoo.com
WEBSITE   www.matinicusexcursions.com

CLIENT QUESTIONNAIRE

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NAMES, AGES, TYPE AND BREEDS OF PETS YOU ARE BRINGING
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WHERE ARE YOU STAYING ON THE ISLAND? ___________
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WHERE ARE SPENDING THE NIGHT BEFORE DEPARTING FOR THE
ISLAND? ____________________________________
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HAVE YOU EVER BEEN HERE BEFORE? _______
ARE YOU BRINGING ANY BIKES OR KAYAKS WITH YOU?
IF SO HOW MANY?  Bikes ____  Kayaks ______
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Please email, fax or mail this form back to me.  Thanks
IF YOU ARE A NEW CLIENT, PLEASE FILL OUT THIS FORM
AND EMAIL, FAX OR MAIL IT TO ME  -  Thanks

                     DAY TRIPS FROM MATINICUS
                        

PUFFIN TRIP TO MATINICUS ROCK  -  We leave from Matinicus and head
for Matinicus Rock. We then slowly circle the Rock for about ½ hour observing
Puffins (from May through mid – August), seals and many other birds.  Porpoise
and whales are sometimes seen. Total trip time is around one hour.

CRUISE AROUND MATINICUS – We take a leisurely cruise all around
Matinicus observing the beaches, cliffs , birds, and possibly seals, porpoise and
whales.  This cruise takes about one hour.  Fee = $100 total for up to 16
passengers.

DAY TRIP TO VINALHAVEN –  Matinicus to Vinalhaven and return to
Matinicus.  Explore the art galleries, restaurants, shops and grocery store.  

MONHEGAN DAY TRIP – Matinicus to Monhegan and return to Matinicus.  
Explore the art galleries, restaurants, store, museum, lighthouse and trails.

ISLE AU HAUT DAY TRIP – Matinicus to Isle Au Haut and return to Matinicus.  
Walk around this beautiful harbor, visit the store, bike to the National Park.

FISHIN
G TRIPS