Boat Transportation to Matinicus Island
Tarkleson offers boat service based at Matinicus to/from Rockland.
He also offers trips to view puffins, seals and whales. Dr. Tarkleson's
boat, Robin, is the quickest over-water transportation to the island.
Contact information available at his excellent website:
Capt. Jim Kalloch makes special trips to Matinicus on a boat that carries 22 people for $250 per boatload. He also makes scheduled Saturday trips and can be called anytime at all for a special charter. 207 691-6030 www.penferry.com
Visit website for schedule. 207-596-2202
The state subsidized ferry makes trips to the island infrequently, typically on three days per month.Call in advance to reserve and visit website to learn the departure times from Rockland. If these trips fit into your schedule, great for you.Fares are low.
Transportation on the Island
Ann's Mermaid Taxi on Matinicus Island 207 366 3161 will pick you up at the boat or the airstrip and is available for other rides around the island. Call her!