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Katahdin Cruises and Moosehead Marine Museum

12 Lily Bay Rd, Greenville, ME 04441-3401
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Delightful cruise

This cruise on the 104 year old SS Katahdin ("Kate") was one of the most relaxing and educational... read more

Reviewed yesterday
homarusdude
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Maine
Great experience!

We took the five hour Mt Kineo cruise on Oct 4 and it was wonderful. The "Thanksgiving sandwich... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2017
Robert G
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Beals, Maine
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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 snacks. It is handicap accessible. Reservations required only for special events and special cruises.
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12 Lily Bay Rd, Greenville, ME 04441-3401
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Reviewed yesterday

This cruise on the 104 year old SS Katahdin ("Kate") was one of the most relaxing and educational tours I've ever been on. Greenville is a paradis for visitors seeking the crown jewel of Maine's Highlands region. A joy for nature lovers and a year...More

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Reviewed October 12, 2017

We took the five hour Mt Kineo cruise on Oct 4 and it was wonderful. The "Thanksgiving sandwich" which we shared was great. It was made with "home roasted" turkey!

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Reviewed October 8, 2017

Went on our first cruise yesterday, we had a wonderful time, met some great people and saw some gorgeous foliage! The people of the Katadhin Cruise were very friendly and we learned a lot about Moosehead Lake and specifically the Kate. This boat is historically...More

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Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

The Katahdin, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is an old work boat that at one time hauled passengers to Kineo a now extinct luxury hotel a century ago. After a brief safety instruction we were allowed to board the boat and find...More

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Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

We took the 3 hour Sugar Island cruise on the SS Katahdin. There wasn't a full load of passengers but there were plenty. It's an interesting old boat- 103 years old- and has been restored. They keep you apprised of what has happened over the...More

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Reviewed September 27, 2017

Make sure you pick a sunny day and dress warmly, even in summer as the water is cool and the breezes brisk. The views are great and Moosehead Lake is a special body of water.

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Reviewed September 22, 2017 via mobile

Enjoyable cruise . I would like to see more information about the area . Most of the local history we learned was from a former crew member we sat with and from Rocky a current crew person. The galley is extremely slow preparing food. The...More

Thank Richard S
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Reviewed September 15, 2017

We went on the three hour cruise. For my wife and I, it was very peaceful and relaxing. For our grandkids, they got to go to the Captain's deck and drive the boat! They had a wonderful time. Also, we all went to the engine...More

Thank Bob J
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Reviewed September 12, 2017

The cruise and crew were great. So relaxing, fun and the scenery was lovely. We decided to do their Brews Cruise one Sunday night before ending our vacation and so glad we did. Beer was provided by a local Brewery and there was plenty of...More

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Reviewed September 8, 2017

We were excited to try the Brews and Cruise tour of Moosehead Lake. When we arrived we parked along side the building and were told rather quickly and not too nicely by staff that we couldn't park there although there were no signs that indicated...More

Thank Wendy J
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SSKatahdin, General Manager at Katahdin Cruises and Moosehead Marine Museum, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2017

Hello Wendy, I am sorry that you had a negative experience parking at the museum. While we do generally discourage parking on the grass next to our parking lot, there was no need for you to be treated rudely. We value our patrons and always...More

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JLDailey13
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
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TELLITLIKEITIS04901
July 14, 2016|
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Response from SSKatahdin | Property representative |
Really sorry to reply so late. You are allowed to bring both food and drink aboard. We also have a galley that sells sandwiches, snacks and soft drinks.
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