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Katahdin Cruises and Moosehead Marine Museum

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Katahdin Cruises and Moosehead Marine Museum
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“engine room”(14 reviews)
“boat ride”(11 reviews)
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
+1 207-695-2716
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Reviewed 16 October 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.

Thank Julia Y
Reviewed 9 October 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

Thank elizabethmV6916FL
SSKatahdin, General Manager at Katahdin Cruises and Moosehead Marine Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

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

Reviewed 8 October 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

Thank Seh1474
SSKatahdin, General Manager at Katahdin Cruises and Moosehead Marine Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

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

Reviewed 21 August 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.

1  Thank Letsgo4Atrip
SSKatahdin, Executive Director at Katahdin Cruises and Moosehead Marine Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 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 11 August 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!

Thank justpurple9
Reviewed 7 August 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

1  Thank airehead2
Reviewed 3 August 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

2  Thank Michael R
Reviewed 23 July 2018

A fun few hours on the boat. A peaceful, scenic ride and they even let you steer! It didn't hurt the snack bar food was good, and very reasonably priced...

Thank Brendan B
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Was cool gloomy day. Boat ride experience as a whole was disappointing. Nothing exciting about the narrative. Galley food just ok.

Thank Nikki D
Reviewed 11 July 2018

We made a last-minute decision to cruise on the US Katahdin after reading the TripAdvisor reviews. Glad we did! The crew was just wonderful. Interesting facts were narrated by loudspeakers - easily heard. The views were stunning from the middle of the lake. Glad we...More

2  Thank David G
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5 October 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
22 June 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
17 January 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