Frequently Asked Questions...

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Will we get back exactly on time?

We do our best to get you back to the dock exactly when we say the trip will end. If you are looking to make lunch or dinner reservations please allow some buffer time for getting docked and offloaded.

What should I wear?

It can be much cooler on the water so we recommend you dress in layers. We always recommend bringing an extra jacket as well.

Is there a bathroom aboard the boat?

There is no bathroom aboard Lil’ Toot. We encourage you to take advantage of the shore bathrooms before coming aboard. If you are going on the Holbook Trip there is a porta-potty on the island.

Is the trip appropriate for children?

Yes! Absolutely! We do ask any child under the age of 12 to wear a lifejacket. If you have one that your child is most comfortable please bring it along, otherwise, we have plenty of comfortable kids lifejackets aboard, plus children between the ages of 0 and 2 ride for free!

Do you serve food aboard?

We welcome our guests to bring their own picnic items aboard whether it be an afternoon snack, appetizers for a cocktail cruise, or a picnic lunch. Guests are welcome to bring their own beer or wine as well. Please come prepared with cups.

Where do we meet the boat?

We will meet you about 10 minutes prior to the trip at the Castine Town Dock on the waterfront of Castine Harbor. We will meet you outside the Castine Harbor Masters Dock Office, towards the left of the parking lot. If you are using a GPS street map navigation enter: 91 Main Street, Castine for directions.

Should I leave a tip?

If you felt that you had an enjoyable experience aboard gratuity is always appreciated, a customary tip is between 15% and 20%.

I have limited mobility, can I get aboard?

We do our best to accommodate everyone. We have had many guests in the past with limited mobility, however, we do recommend you speak with us in person so we can explain the limitations and decide how best to get you on the boat. You can reach us by calling 207.701.1421.

Do you take pets, can I bring my dog aboard?

Often times, yes, we are able to accommodate your dog, however, please call in advance if you plan on bringing your dog. We allow pets when the capacity is under 6 or if you have reserved the entire trip for your party.

How do I book a trip?

You can either book directly on the website by clicking here or you can call us at 207.701.1421.

How do I sail aboard Guildive?

Just go to GuildiveCruises.com! Guildive sails from Castine daily!

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