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Acadian Seaplanes

2640 Main Street, Rangeley, ME 04970
(207) 864-5307
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Ranked #5 of 17 attractions in Rangeley
Type: Tours
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USVI
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

If you are short on time and want to make the most out of your trip. Keith can get you there. From growing up in maine to Alaska bush pilot experience back to Maine, his vision of revitalizing seaplane service works. I was picked up and dropped off in Portland, ME. The flight to Rangeley lake saved me hours of... More

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Industry, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

What a great time. Keith is an excellent pilot and host. Even though it was cloudy we still had great views of the area lakes. Our dinner at Bose Buck Camps was great and the dessert was amazing. On our way back a couple of moose were spotted. We wanted to do something completely different and this was well worth... More

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Rangeley, Maine
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Remarkable experience. Whether you're a seasoned small craft flyer or a first timer, riding with Arcadian Seaplanes is an unforgettable endeavor. The roar of take off through the quaint and rustic Rangeley harbor holds your interest, if not your breath, while ascending the northern arboreal treetops. The owner's skill in navigating thermals above mountainous terrain offers a smooth transition through... More

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Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

What an awesome trip. We had to wait for the fog to lift but that made the trip all the more amazing. Our pilot Wayne was professional and friendly and made the perfect tour guide pointing out all of the sights as we flew over the most beautiful section of Western Maine. Take offs and landings were smooth as silk... More

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Johnson CIty, TN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013 via mobile

Talk about checking off an item on your Bucket List! We had a wonderful evening flying with Keith over breathtaking scenery on our way to a delicious dinner at Bosebuck Camp. The weather was perfect and after dinner Keith flew us around the area as the sun was setting and the mountains and lakes were lighting up with spectacular colors.... More

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USVI
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

Keith, owner / operator of Acadian Seaplanes was awesome!!! His bush flying experience from Alaska most definitley shows in his flying skill and performance here in Rangeley Lake, Maine. His geographical knowledge made the flight experience all that much better. From Bald Head Mountain in the distance on takeoff to Upper Richardson Lake to Osicohos Lake, the views were breathtaking.... More

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skowhegan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

My husband, I and another couple went for the first time on the site seeing/dinner flight this evening and we had a terrific time. This trip was a surprise for my husbands 40th birthday and he said it was the best!! The plane was great and the pilots were very knowledgeable of the area and very friendly and accommodating. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

As taking a seaplane trip in the UK for a family of 4 is so expensive we took the opportunity to fly when in Maine. Efficient & friendly service together with a beautiful clear day made for a memorable trip over Casco Bay. Our pilot kept us laughing with the witty exchanges with air traffic control & he had lots... More

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Boston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

We were very comfortable with our pilot, who is cautious, experienced and since he grew up in the area, has extensive knowledge of the conditions on the lakes and in the air. We flew over a mountain range, secluded lakes and had a great view of Saddleback Mountain (see photo). We took an extended tour because we wanted the time... More

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Stevensville, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

From the first call to the final landing, our experience with Acadian Seaplanes was first-class. Both T.R. and Keith were very personable but as our pilot, T.R. made quite the impression. His knowledge of the area, the native wildlife as well as his navigation skills were impeccable. From the stories told, it seems to run in his blood..... how comforting.... More

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