The Process

How it Works

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TIP: Before you begin booking! Have the height of each rider to enter in reservation. Height info allows us to prepare your Ebike. 


1. Choose a DATE and START TIME. Then add TOTAL NUMBER of EBIKES.  

2. Enter the height of each rider.  You may elect to add rental damage insurance for $3.95 per bike.

3. Complete rental booking by paying with a credit card through our encrypted and secure booking system. 

After booking, you will receive a confirmation email with your booking info and a comprehensive guide we have prepared to assist with planning your Ebike rental.

Contact us at (207) 266-6543 for questions or booking assistance.

Riders must be at least 16 years old. Riders under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Minimum height of 5 feet required to safely operate Ebike.

Day of Rental
  • Meeting Location Hulls Cove Visitor Center

    Full day Ebike rentals and our afternoon Ebike adventures begins at Hulls Cove Visitor Center Parking inside Acadia National Park at the start of the Carriage Roads. 

    Arrive 10 minutes before your selected start time. We will be in the oversize vehicle parking area. Look for the Acadia Ebike Adventure sign on a white cargo van. The bikes will be set up near the entry to the carriage roads. Parking is available at the Visitor Center. 

    The Island Explorer bus has multiple routes that stop at the visitor center. The first bus that arrives at Hull's Cove from Bar Harbor is 840am, on Route 1, Bar Harbor Road Route This bus leaves from the Village Green in Bar Harbor at 830am. The bus stop is steps from our starting location. The Island Explorer runs from Jun 23rd through October 14th.

    Visit the Island Explorer Bus website for your route and time tables. Island Explorer Bus Route Finder

  • Acadia National Park Pass

    Acadia National Park Pass is required for entry to the carriage trails. Recommend purchasing prior to arrival at one of the Acadia visitor centers or online at Acadia Park Pass Online. More info and online passes can be found on the official Acadia National Park Service Website: Go to the Acadia National Park website. One pass needed per vehicle. You do not need to purchase a separate bicycle pass if you have a vehicle park pass, annual park pass or senior park pass.

  • Waiver and Acknowledgement of Risk

    Each rider will need to review and sign the acknowledgement of risk prior to rental.  A link to review and sign the waiver online will be sent to your email after booking. Have each rider sign online waiver.

    If unable to print or access the waiver online, we will have printed copies of the waiver for review and signature on the morning of rental.

    Parents will have to review and sign the Acknowledgement of Risk for any minors under the age of 18. No riders under age of 16 allowed due to insurance liability. 

  • Arrival Info for Hull's Cove Visitor Center

    Arrive at Hulls Cove Visitor Center at chosen start time.

    If early, Hulls Cove Visitor Center has Rangers to help plan your visit to Acadia, Ranger Programs and schedules, restrooms and a gift shop with the cutest little Childs Ranger vest I have ever seen. 

    Cruise ship passengers arriving by the Island Explorer bus can use the 830a pick up from the Village Green in Bar Harbor for arrival at Hulls Cove Visitor Center at 840am. Use the Bar Harbor Road, route 1. 

  • Orientation

    We will be at Hulls Cove Visitor Center 10 minutes before scheduled time to set up Ebikes.  We will fit your bike and helmet followed by a brief Ebike orientation and safety briefing. 

    We provide a carriage road map and assist in planning a suggested route with points of interest personalized for you based on Carriage Road conditions, your comfort and wish list of sights. Your adventure begins!

    Stop for food and drinks prior to arriving at Hulls Cove. The Visitor center does not sell food or drinks. 

    Safety equipment provided:

    • Helmet with advanced MIPS protection
    • Side mirror and bell
    • A video about Electric Bike Company Model E is available to review prior to rental
  • Rental Return

    Return to Hulls Cove Visitor Center parking area for bike return. Call or text so we may arrange for immediate bike pick up. No need to wait for us. You can continue exploring Acadia!

    A full day Ebike rental is 6 hours. Return Ebike early if desired. If you return after 6 hours, no problem! We have a no stress return policy. No penalties or charges for late returns. We do ask Ebikes be returned before 6pm. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Cancellation and Weather Policy / Altering your reservation
  • Reservations may be cancelled up to 24 hours before rental. We will issue a refund to credit card on file.
  • Contact us to change or cancel your reservation up to 24 hours before your rental. Rebooking rental is based on availability. 
  • For cancellations, please send an email to Include the rental date, name of reservation and number of bikes to be cancelled.  
  • If there is rain or poor road conditions the morning of rental we will cancel and offer a full refund. We will attempt to reschedule based on availability. If there is a better window of weather opportunity, we may suggest alternate start times. 
  • We will make every effort to notify you the evening before your rental by text, email or phone call for weather cancellations or a change is start time due to weather.
Do we have trailers to attach to our Ebikes for children

We have 2 Deluxe Burley D'Lite X Trailers available daily for children, designed for safety and comfort on gravel roads. There is no charge for adding the Burley to your reservation!

Real time availability of Burleys shown online during booking. Add the Burley to your Ebike reservation and it will be held for your rental. You may request 2 Burleys, if available, on one booking.

The Burley will be attached to your Ebike when you arrive at Hulls Cove Visitor Center. A safety orientation for the Burley will be provided.

The Burley carries up to two children, max weight 100 lbs. Height will affect leg room and comfort for older children. Please review dimensions of the Burley on the Burley website to determine the comfort and capacity for passengers.

We require a minimum age of 12 months up to 7 years old. Our age limits for the Burley trailer is based on safety.

Child Helmets are provided. A child must be old enough to support their head to ride in the Burley. We have a toddler helmet that will fit most children 2 years and older.

The trailer has padded adjustable seats with a headrest and harness, a hammock seat for comfort, UV and rain protection, equipped with adjustable suspension and 20 inch tires for stability and a smooth ride.

Add the Burley to your reservation in online booking!

Are there any restrictions or limits? (Age, height, weight)
  • You must be 16 years or older to rent Electric bike. Under 18 riders must be accompanied by an adult at all times. This is a requirement for our liabiltiy insurance and is non negotiable. Reservations for riders under the age of 16 will be cancelled without refunds on day of Ebike rental.
  • The Ebike can accommodate heights between 5' to 6’6. You must be 5 feet and be able to reach ground with feet to safely operate Ebike.
  • There is a recommended max weight of 280 lbs. A person greater than 240 lbs will experience decreased battery capacity with less range. It is the riders responsibility to monitor Battery Life during rental and contact us for as replacement battery along the route if needed.
  • You need to exhibit safe operation and proficiency riding Ebike during orientation. We will have to cancel your reservation if you are not able to safely operate the Ebike for a full refund. 
  • You must have the mobility needed to step through the Ebike without assistance and balance the bike while standing. You must be able to ride a bike prior to day of rental. 
  • You must be able to attend and complete a safety and Ebike orientation.
  • Helmets are provided and mandatory by Acadia Ebike Adventure and the National Park. You must have helmet on prior to Ebike orientation. 
Do you offer Ebike rentals for cruise ship passengers?
  • We do not provide or arrange transportation from downtown Bar Harbor to Hulls Cove Visitor Center. 
  • The Island Explorer bus picks up passengers in Bar Harbor Village Green, a 10-15 minute walk from the tender drop off. The first bus of the day is from Village Green at 830am and drop off at Hulls Cove Visitor Center at 840am. This is on Route 1, Bar Harbor Road Route. It is approximately a 10 minute bus ride from Bar Harbor to the Visitor Center.
  • The Island Explorer bus operates from June 23, 2024 thru October 14, 2024. 
  • There is no other public transportation from Bar Harbor to Hulls Cove Visitor Center outside of these dates. There are limited taxis available from Bar Harbor. Reserve a taxi or private ride prior to your rental day to ensure a ride.
  • Call with any questions or inquiries regarding transportation.
Do you sell or service Ebikes?
  • We are pleased to provide you with an Ebike from Electric Bike Company, a US based Ebike company that specializes in stylish cruiser Ebikes. We are an authorized seller for the Electric Bike Company and have a SPECIAL DISCOUNT CODE exclusively for our renters for $200 OFF each Ebike purchased online from Electric Bike Company. Enter our code: ACADIA200 into discount section during online booking.
  • We offer assistance with customization and ordering of your Ebike from Electric Bike Company. 
  • See the dedicated page on Electric Bike Company Ebikes with links to the website, online customization, ordering and honest reviews.
  • We do not service Ebikes