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Katahdin Cruises and Moosehead Marine Museum

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Travel Moosehead Lake, the largest lake in Maine, and enjoy its natural beauty and history on an early 20th century steamboat. The Katahdin has spacious decks with ample indoor and outdoor seating. A full galley serves beverages, sandwiches and...more
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12 Lily Bay Rd, Greenville, ME 04441-3401
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Reviewed January 28, 2019

Relaxing cruise on a sunny fall day. Beautiful lake surrounded by fall colors. The crew was great, letting folks steer the boat at certain time during the cruise. We did not try the food, but they have a lot of hot and cold dishes for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed January 24, 2019

A cruise on the Katahdin, whether it be a three hour cruise, a special event cruise such as a Rock 'n Roll evening, or an all day cruise to the top of the lake, is a memorable experience and a wonderful way to hear and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Tarun J
SSKatahdin, General Manager at Katahdin Cruises and Moosehead Marine Museum, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2019

Thank you, Tarun!

Reviewed January 15, 2019

We have been on this ride a few times. It is beautiful no matter when you go. Very relaxing . Will go again.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 15, 2018

We enjoyed the boat cruise. It's a great way to see the entire lake, which is huge, and take in the fall colors.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Julia Y
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

We spent four days in Jackman and Moose River and capped the whole thing off with a foliage trip on the Kate as part of our trip home. At the outset, I thought I was going to have to sit inside because it was cold...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank elizabethmV6916FL
SSKatahdin, General Manager at Katahdin Cruises and Moosehead Marine Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2018

Thank you for your review - we hope to see you again next season!

Reviewed October 8, 2018

Our families (4 adults, 4 kids ages 10-17) took the 5 hour cruise on the Katahdin in early October. We were not disappointed! The scenery is beautiful! The crew is friendly and happy to answer all questions. The food was fresh and delicious and there...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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SSKatahdin, General Manager at Katahdin Cruises and Moosehead Marine Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2018

So glad you enjoyed the cruise! Hope we'll see you again the next time you visit.

Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

We were disappointed to find that the boat was under repair for a major engine problem. Not sure if it will be back in action before end of summer. Call ahead. No other big boat options around.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Letsgo4Atrip
SSKatahdin, Executive Director at Katahdin Cruises and Moosehead Marine Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2018

We regret that you were disappointed and we hope that you will return when the Katahdin is cruising again. We anticipate that repairs will be complete by Labor Day.

Reviewed August 11, 2018

Come and visit the most magnificent lake east of the Mississippi on a classic steam ship! The mountains are spectacular and if you want wilderness,this place is like no other!

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed August 7, 2018

This is an old wooden vessel of historic significance that once used by the once thriving logging industry in the north Maine woods to haul logs down to the southern part of the lake after harvesting and then onto the paper and lumber mills. Today...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 2, 2018

We stopped at the Visitors Information Center on the way into Greenville and asked the best way to see the sights of Moosehead Lake. They suggested the Katahdin Cruise and we are so glad they did. The weather wasn't cooperating but it cleared up as...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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October 5, 2018|
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Response from Nikki D | Reviewed this property |
You probably will not see Moose from the cruise. You're best bet is to book a Moose Safari and a local experienced moose expert will take you on an adventure to see moose. Last year we saw 3 moose, 2 baby bears, and deer... More
June 21, 2018|
Response from SSKatahdin | Property representative |
We have handicapped accessible restrooms at our shoreside museum and the bottom deck of the boat is wheelchair accessible. Restrooms on board have high thresholds and a person would need assistance to use them. The second... More
January 16, 2017|
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Response from SSKatahdin | Property representative |
2017 cruises will operate from June 23 to October 8. Day cruises run Tuesday through Saturday and most cruises depart at 12:30pm, returning at 3:30pm. We do a 5 hour Kineo cruise every 3 or 4 weeks on Wednesday - these... More