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Rangeley Region Lake Cruises and Kayaking

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Address: 274 Shore Drive, Rangeley, ME 04964
Phone Number: +1 207-670-8391
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2014 & 2015 BEST BOAT CRUISE in the entire State of Maine...as voted by...

2014 & 2015 BEST BOAT CRUISE in the entire State of Maine...as voted by Down East Magazine!!

Offering Scenic Lake Cruises, Private Charters, Sunset & Foliage Cruises, Mothership Kayak Excursions and Guided Kayak Trips on Maine's Rangeley Lakes. Two unique vessels, our 1947 restored wood launch the Oquossoc Lady and our 30' pontoon boat, the Gray Ghost.

Now in our 8th season, we have become the premier summer activity in Rangeley. The Oquossoc Lady returns you to the time when small private steamers sailed the lake. At 28', she seats 10 passengers. The Gray Ghost, at 30', is the largest commercial vessel in the region and provides safe and comfortable transport to our remote guided paddling destinations on the Rangeley Lakes. All cruises and paddle trips include a historic overview of the Region as well as wildilfe viewing. Loons, Bald Eagles, Ospreys, maybe even a Moose.

Owner is a licensed Registered Maine Guide and Boat Captain as well as a Director with the Rangeley Historical Society.

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Spent the afternoon with our lovely, rather picky daughters. We arent always sure what to do with them as they have quite different tastes from wach other. The entire family... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 October 2016
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Sturbridge
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Spent the afternoon with our lovely, rather picky daughters. We arent always sure what to do with them as they have quite different tastes from wach other. The entire family truly enjoyed Kevin and the time that he took to explain what we were seeing period history about the homes and the lakes and the region were well explained. The... More 

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Saginaw, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Took an afternoon Lake cruise and the captain of the boat was very informative of the history of the lake. Beautiful houses and views of the back drop of the mountains. The camps on the islands are very cool to see.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

I was in Rangeley looking for something fun for girls weekend and this was a hit! This is a great excursion for adults of all ages. Kevin was very knowledgeable on the lakes region and the history of Rangeley. We felt very welcomed by Doreen right from the beginning. We brought blankets due to weather and was surprised they supplied... More 

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Streator, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our excursion on the lake with Keith, the owner, as our guide. The boat is a really cool former mail delivery boat such as seen in "On Golden Pond." It only accommodates 12, and on this occasion, there were only seven passengers, and we were glad for that as the boat is fairly small. Keith gave us... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Wonderful lake tour including 2 families of loons. The weather was gorgeous and Kevin is extremely friendly and full of information. A day later we took a guided kayak tour on the Cupsuptic river --another gorgeous day and highlight of our week. And Kevin took lots of photos of us kayaking and emailed them to us. Very impressive customer service.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

My husband and I travel by motorcycle from PA and love coming to Maine, especially this region. The riding is absolutely beautiful ...but this time we wanted to try a cruise on the lake instead. So glad we did!! Our captain Kevin was so informative, interesting and very personable. The view from the Oquossoc Lady ( a great restored mail... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Super friendly couple with extensive knowledge of history and nature of the region accommodate whole family beautifully. I have since gotten a recommended book of the history and am thoroughly enjoying it, many thanks for a great experience Captain K !

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

First on the beautiful sunset cruise on Rangeley, then two days later cruising through the waters of upper and lower Richardson, Kevin told us all about the loons and bald eagles which he expertly found, as well as the history of the settlements, the people, the camps, and the water control dams in the area. Kevin also arranged for an... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

We have done several different cruises w/ Kevin - two different ones on Rangeley Lake and one day-long trip thru the Heritage Trust on Umbagog, etc.- and they are always great. Both boats are comfortable; and Kevin's broad knowledge of the area, its features and history, etc., is outstanding and entertainingly presented. He is also great w/ kids! We always... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Had a gorgeous paddle on the Cupsuptic River with Kevin. Whether you are a novice or experienced paddler this trip is for anyone. Very calm waters and beautiful scenery. We saw a bald eagle, loons, a deer swimming across the lake and of course accompanied by the friendly ducks.

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