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Snow Pond Cruises, Oakland

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#144 of 208 in Tours in Maine
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Relaxing and informative private cruises of the 2nd largest Belgrade lake. Special events, romantic sunset/moonlight cruises, lunch or dinner cruises or "just for fun" on the lake private cruises from 2 hours to all day or night to meet your individual needs. A cruise of beautiful Snow Pond (Messalonskee Lake) is a great way to enjoy the day or night.

We also offer a one, two and three hour Historical Tours. The three-hour Historical Tour, also known as the Gilligan Cruise features history of the Lake including the treasured Messalonskee Lake Marsh, a 1300 acre emergent wetland and the largest breeding ground in Maine for the Maine Black Tern. View an eagle's nest and we are happy to report we have two newly hatched Eagle Chicks that should be visible from the boat.

Again, we offer special event/celebration cruises such as birthdays, baby/bridal showers, bride/bachelor parties, team building, board meetings, memorials, and one of our favorites - the moonlight romantic cruises. You may even wish as many couples have your wedding on the Snowdrifter II performed by Captain Gary, a notary public!

Whether you want to take a private Historical Tour or if you just want to cruise the Lake, we will customize your cruise by the hour or the day to accommodate your needs guaranteed to make your time a true delight.

And unique to Snow Pond Cruises, we are pleased to announce our Captain "JAC" Program. Our young visitors ages 12 or less and adults with special needs can become Junior Associate Captains by experiencing vessel operation under the watchful eye of the Captain, learning GPS and sounding the vessels horn. This program is coordinated by the First Mate "Brenda" Please visit our website for more details.
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  • The tour was such a fun and amazing learning experience. The guide spoke about ALL the history you could ask for about every mile of the lake that you cruise by.  more »
  • Highly recommended! From the history to the scenery this is a relaxing and informative time. Just a wonderful 2 hours on the water!  more »
  • Wow! Amazing. Not to be missed. Greg is incredibly knowledgeable, entertaining and thoughtful. He's personable and we had a great time. Thank you!  more »
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  • Very knowledgeable and engaging Captain. Grandchildren loved it. We all enjoyed it.

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