Camden Passenger Information
Where do we check-in for our tour?
Please check-in 30 minutes prior to departure. Every member of your party must check-in to sign a waiver and receive a boarding pass.
Check-in for all Schooner Appledore tours in Camden is at the booth next to the boat – 18 Bayview Landing, Camden Maine 04083. We are directly across from the Peter Ott's on the Water restaurant.
Contact Schooner Appledore in Camden
Schooner Appledore Tour Reservations:
Phone: 305-294-5687 or toll free at 800-507-9955
General email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Our business office fax number is 305-292-7788
Schooner Appledore Private Charters:
Ask for Courtney
Phone: 305-294-5687 Extension #2
Our business office is open daily from 8:00AM - 5:00PM in the winter and 8:00AM - 6:30PM in the summer. If you have a question after-hours, you can call our reservation number until 10:00PM Eastern Time.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is there parking available?
The Town of Camden offers free all day parking on Washington Street next to the public safety building. All of the other city parking is limited to two hours and strictly enforced.
Will we see wildlife on our tours?
As you can imagine, Maine has an abundance of wildlife and while we do not guarantee sightings, we often see seals, porpoises, bald eagles, ospreys and many other birds of flight.
Are there any restrictions on the tours?
We try to accommodate the needs of our handicapped passengers, however at low tide the boarding is very steep. Please call us to assist in planning the best time for your trip.
Do I need to bring an ID?
All guests under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Please bring a valid, government issued photo ID if you plan on consuming alcohol.
What is your Cancellation Policy?
Schooner Appledore’s Cancellation Policy
If your tour is cancelled due to the Captain's discretion and/or weather then you will receive a full refund or option to re-book your tour on another date based on availability.
Guests cancelling their tour reservations less than 24 hours before departure are not eligible for a refund and will forfeit 100% of their payment.
Where can I store my belongings?
We do not have lockers or storage facilities in our office. Parties are welcome to bring a backpack with personal belongings on our boats. However, if you have large luggage or suitcases these would be best stored at your hotel or vehicle.
Are there vegetarian options on tours?
Our sunset sails include cheese, fresh fruit and vegetables.
Do I need to pay for my food and drinks on the tour?
We offer a full cash bar on board. Our drinks are reasonably priced and our sunset sails include complimentary hors d’oeuvres. Try one of our famous Bloody Mary’s!
Are there bathrooms on board my ship?
Yes, Schooner Appledore is equipped to maximize your comfort with a head (that's nautical for bathroom).
Are there bathrooms at your check-in office?
The city has restroom facilities right by our check-in booth.
What should I bring with me?
The weather in Maine can change quickly, we recommend a light jacket, hat and sun screen. Also, remember your photo I.D. to show you are at least 21 years old if you plan on consuming alcohol.
Should I tip the crew?
It is customary to tip your crew and always appreciated. Similar to a restaurant, a 15-20% tip is appropriate.