Great Duck Island House - Frenchboro, Maine, United States

Getting Here

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The only home on Great Duck Island!

It is a world of it's own!

We will arrange for the MDI Water Taxi from Sail Acadia to bring you here.

Water Taxi from Southwest Harbor, Maine

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We will arrange boat transportation to the island through Sail Acadia leaving from Dysart's Great Harbor Marina in Southwest Harbor. The round trip includes a helper to assist with the landing, show you the house and help you carry your baggage. The trip to Great Duck Island takes about an hour to an hour and a half, depending on the wind, weather and tides.

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On the way to Great Duck Island you can make a short side trip around Little Duck Island, which is an Audubon bird sanctuary, to see the large colony of Harbor and Great Grey seals living there. Eagles are frequently seen on the treetops.