Atlas Aero offers scenic tours

Brewery Tours, see the local ale being brewed, by appointment, preferably a day in advance, year-round, Kennebunkport Brewery, The Shipyard Shops, 8 Western Ave., Kennebunk Lower Village. 967-1261

 

Atlas Aero, Sanford Airport, 332-4174. Scenic bird’s-eye-view tours over York County in a meticulously restored 1933 open cockpit bi-plane. Breath-taking views of the Nubble Lighthouse in York, Walker’s Point in Kennebunkport and other landmarks. Pilot Dave Trucksess is a veteran airline captain with over 35 years of flying experience. Flights offered from May through October.

 

Fishing and sight-seeing along the Kennebunkport coastline aboard the custom 23-foot Striper Swiper. Captain Greg Metcalf has more than 30 years of experience sport-fishing in the

Northeast. Call Captain Greg at 401-617-9265, email greg@captaingregmetcalf or visit www.captaingregmetcalf.com

 

Wood Island Light is open for tours.

 

Historic Village Walking Tours from the Nott House, Kennebunkport, begin July 9; Thursday and Saturday at 11 AM; September, on Saturdays at 11 AM. Tickets are $7 for adults. Admission is

free to members and children under 18. The Nott House is open mid-June through mid-October. 967-2751

 

Lighthouse Tours of Wood Island Light, Vine’s Landing, Biddeford Pool. Tours are in July and August on Wednesdays at 4:30 and 5:30 PM; Thursdays at 5 and 6 PM; and Saturdays at 1 and 2 PM. Tours run by the Friends of Wood Island Lighthouse. FMI and reservations, call 286-3229 between 9 AM and 5 PM, Tuesday through Friday. Suggested donation is $10.

 

Whale Watch Cruise aboard Nick’s Chance, an 87-foot-boat that travels 20 miles offshore to view whales, dolphins and other marine life. Scenic Lobster Tours also offered. Trips leave from Performance Marine, on the Kennebunk River in Kennebunk Lower Village. Call for times and reservations 1-800-767-BOAT or 967-5507.

 

Local lobstermen at work
 

A whale breeching off the coast.