Burnt Island Living Lighthouse Tours

Tours are available Monday and Thursday afternoons, June 26 through September 1, 2022.

To access the island, please make a reservation with Balmy Days Cruises in Boothbay Harbor. You will board the “Novelty” at Pier 8, which departs from the Harbor at 1:45pm and returns at 4:30pm. You must make a reservation in advance. The tour and transportation are $34 for adults and $24 for children (ages 3-11). Please visit https://www.balmydayscruises.com/ or call (207) 633-2284.

Former Burnt Island Keepers will be available to share about Burnt Island’s history, its working lighthouse, and their experiences as Keepers. There will also be time to explore the five-acre island. Many thanks to the Keepers of Burnt Island Lighthouse for making these tours possible. Please visit their website (and scroll to the bottom) for more information about the tours.

Burnt Island looking southFormer Keeper James Buotte as Keeper Joseph MuiseA family enjoys a picnic and the viewsLighthouse and keepers house