Brine on the Bay

Date: Sat, Jun 8th
Time: 3:30 to 5:30
This one-off specialty cruise is an oyster lover’s dream! In celebration of the Walk the Working Waterfront event taking place on June 8, Portland Discovery Tours has teamed up with the Maine Oyster Company, and the New England Ocean Cluster to put together a memorable happy hour cruise in Casco Bay aboard the 75 passenger Harbor Queen tour  boat!

Tickets include a relaxing 2-hour cruise and a half-dozen or dozen Maine oysters, served festival-style, from local farms in Casco Bay and the New Meadows River. You’ll be able to chat with growers, ask them questions about what life is like on a seafarm, and even learn proper shucking technique.

There will be a cash bar with craft beer, cocktails, and non-alcoholic options. 

Enjoy the brine, enjoy the bay!  

Ticket prices:
  • $45 cruise with half-dozen oysters included 
  • $59 cruise with dozen oysters included.


Oyster Farm Tour & Boom Shuck-a-Luck-a Giveaway: All ticket holders will be receive a raffle ticket upon boarding and will be entered to win: 
  • A private, 4-person tour of Cape Smalls Oyster Farm on Small Point by boat
  •  A membership to the Maine Oyster Company’s Boom Shuck-a-Lucka Club Location:
Boat leaves from 170 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101 

Brine on the Bay

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