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CRUISE: Seven Lights & Hells Gates (Mondays & Wednesdays)
Wed, July 5, 2017, 3:30 PM – 6:30 PM EDT
Seven Lights & Hells Gates Cruise
Explore Maine's lighthouses by sea! Travel the winding Sasanoa River through Hells Gates into the serene Hockomock Bay to the mouth of the Sheepscot River, cruising past Hendricks Head Light. Here are the lighthouse that you'll see on this cruise:
Doubling Point Lighthouse
Kennebec Range Lights
Squirrel Point Lighthouse
Perkins Island Lighthouse
Pond Island Lighthouse
Seguin Island Lighthouse
Hendricks Head Lighthouse
This cruise is 3 hours long and due to tides and currents may run in either direction at the Captain's discretion.
The Merrymeeting's professionally trained crew provides fascinating narration and a safe, comfortable cruise. A snack bar with beer, wine, soft drinks and light snacks is onboard. Guests are welcome to bring aboard food and non-alcoholic beverages.
Tickets are non-refundable, except in the event of a weather cancellation. The Merrymeeting is a 56' motor vessel with a covered lower deck and open seating on the upper deck. Cruises run in light rain and other moderate weather conditions.
Cruises may be cancelled in the event of severe or unsafe weather conditions or unmet minimum ticket sales, and cancellations are made by the Captain on the day of the cruise. If the Museum cancels a cruise, you will have the opportunity to reschedule, or receive a refund.
The temperature on the water can vary throughout the day. Please come prepared with extra layers. Access to the boat requires negotiating a ramp down to the float.