Atlantic Water Taxi
24-hour boat Service to all Casco Bay
Leaving from Bell Buoy Park Commercial Street, Portland Maine
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24-hour Water Taxi and Charter Service

Take your own private water taxi for less than the cost of the ferry!

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Water Taxi Service


Atlantic Water Taxi provides the largest most comfortable boat service to all Casco Bay Islands. Flat rate fares quoted below allow up to six passengers, bicycles, luggage and pets for the same price. If your island is not listed, please call or text us for a quote.

Island Fare Duration Fare After 11PM
Fort Gorges $45 10 min $80
Cushings $50 15 min $80
Peaks $50 10 min $80
Little Diamond $50 10 min $80
Great Diamond $55 20 min $85
Diamond Cove/Diamond's Edge Restuarant $65 20 min $100
Long Island $65 20 min $90
Chebeague Island/Chandler's Wharf $85 30 min $105
Chebeague Island/Stone Pier $120 45 min $160
Cliff Island $85 35 min $105
Jewell Island(no Dock) $105 35 min n/a
Little Chebeague Island(no dock) $90 30 min n/a
Charter rate by the hour $125 first hour/$100hr thereafter 30 minutes minimum




Charter Service


In addition to water taxi service we offer sighteeing tours and excursions in our 35' lobster style boat. Try one of our planned excursions or customize your own trip.

Seal Watching Tours(1 to 3 hours)

Take a quick run over to Halfway rock, inside Casco Bay and see seals frolic is the clear waters. observe mothers and pups basking on the rocks. The more adventurous can try our four-hour seal tour to the Minke Rocks seal colony including a picnic lunch stop at Admiral Perry's Eagle Island.

Little Chebeague Island Hike and Picnic (11 am to 2pm)

Tour the former turn-of-the-century resort community on Little Chebeague Island. Walk among the old cottage ruins and beachcomb on the back shore. Be sure to bring your swimsuits. Call ahead and book and we can have a box lunches for your picnic!

Historic Fort Gorges (1-2 hours)

History buffs will delight in stretching their legs on Fort Gorges, the Northeast's very own Citadel fort. Built in 1858, the cut granite fort was built in the same style as its more famous southern cousin. Take a view from one of the numerous gun turrets or climb the three story structure and take in the spectacular 360-degree view of the city. Explorers should bring a flashlight.

Jewell island treasure hunting(6-8 hours)

If you are looking for an all-day affair consider a trip to the infamous Jewell Island. Join the thousands of visitors who have tried their luck searching out RedBeard's buried booty! Or check out the view from the WW2 sub tower on the southern end of the island. Remember to pack additional clothes as conditions on Casco bay's outer islands can change quickly.

birdwatching trips (1-4 hours)

Naturalists can take advantage of our inner and outer birdwatching excursions. Protected water you can expect to see varities of gulls, terns and eiders, with the chance of seeing pintails and mergansers and cormorants. Offshore trips there's the likelihood of seeing gannets, dovekies, murres and shearwaters.

Island Bicycling, Kayaking and Camping

If Bicycling inspires you call us about our bike rentals and island bicycling opportunities. We also do camper transportation to even the remotest islands in the bay.

Whether you want to island hop, bicycle, bird, hike, or do something more traditional like ride around in a boat and hear us talk about everything from lobstering and seals to aqauaculture, give us a call.