NOTE: On Friday, July 20, 2018 the Katahdin suffered an engine failure. We are in the process of assessing the damage and planning for repairs.
UPDATE: Repairs are underway. We anticipate they will take three weeks to complete. We apologize as we know that people look forward to riding the boat. Refunds have been issued for online orders through August 11. The museum remains open. Questions may be directed to our ticket office at 207.695.2716. Please check this page for ongoing updates.
A National Historic Site, the steamboat Katahdin, more than any other remaining piece of Moosehead’s history, truly reflects the many eras, interests and businesses of the region’s past and present. Built in 1914 by the young shipyard Bath Iron Works, the Katahdin was later converted to diesel. Now in her centennial year, she is the final link to a bygone era. Affectionately called the “Kate”, she’s a beautiful vessel and a step into the past. Get your tickets today!
Quick ‘Kate’ Facts:
- Katahdin Cruises travel Moosehead Lake, the largest lake in Maine
- Narration of region’s rich history included
- Spacious decks with ample indoor and outdoor seating
- Beverages, sandwiches and snacks available from our working galley
- Handicap accessibility on 1st deck
- Reservations required only for special events and special cruises
- Charters for weddings, corporate outings and private parties by reservation – call the office to arrange
- NO SMOKING permitted on board
- No pets aboard the vessel – only certified service animals allowed
- Maximum capacity 225
- Children aged 10 and under are required to wear a life jacket while on board – we supply life jackets but often children are more comfortable with their own