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Charter the HALF SHELL with a captain! Enjoy a relaxing ride while you discover the Damariscotta River’s wildlife & history, and its new role in oyster farming that makes this tidal river world famous. Be amused by quaint coves & islands, cruise along eleven oyster farms, historic homesteads, and the magnificent wildlife of harbor seals, bald eagles and ospreys with a cocktail in hand, oysters in the other. Fun for all ages! $300 / hr – min 2 hrs. If you have any questions just click on 'Send Inquiry' to send us a message! You will receive a personalized offer for your booking request before you pay.
I was born and raised on the Damariscotta River in Midcoast Maine. I got my first boat when I was 8 and witnessed the birth of the oyster industry on the River. The charter experience: You can charter the 49-passenger Teciani for your friends and family and cruise down the Damariscotta River past all eleven oyster farms, basking seals, bald eagles and other wildlife. You can listen to your selection of music, learn from the knowledgable crew about the sumptuous oysters, wildlife and Maine. The choices are endless. An oyster and wine tasting cruise? A wedding? Reunion? Anniversary? Cocktail party? A scenic and educational cruise? Please let us know what you have in mind, we can probably make it happen.
You’ll get directions to the departure location when you make a booking.
Full refund up to 5 days prior.