Bald Eagle Adventure Cruise
The 2018 Eagle nest has failed. We could tell as of May 10 by activity in the nest that the Eagles successfully hatched chicks although they were too small to see. As of May 14 the adult Eagles were not tending the nest indicating failure potentially caused by predation.
Join a Science Center naturalist for a special Bald Eagle Adventure to view these magnificent birds in their natural habitat. The cruise will focus on the recovery of Bald Eagles as a nesting species in the state of New Hampshire with particular discussion of the Bald Eagles on Squam Lake.
All Squam Lake Cruises are 90 minutes in length. Squam Lake Cruises are on canopied pontoon boats. Binoculars are available for wildlife viewing at no additional cost. Cruises depart on Route 113 across from the Science Center parking lots. Park in designated lots and walk to Lake Cruise Headquarters using pathway.
Advance reservations are strongly recommended. Each boat has a maximum passenger capacity set by NH Marine Patrol. Space on all cruises is limited. Seats are guaranteed for those making advance reservations and payment. Other space is available on a first come, first serve basis. Reserve online or call 603-968-7194 x 7 for tickets.
Cancellations: Ours and Yours
Cruises may be cancelled if we do not have a minimum of two passengers. The Science Center may also decide to cancel a cruise at any time due to weather, unsafe conditions, or other circumstances at our discretion. We will use our best judgement to ensure the safety of our passengers, Tour Captains, and boats. If we cancel a cruise we will contact passengers to reschedule on another date or to issue a full refund. If passengers need to cancel for any reason, please call the Science Center at 603-968-7194 x 7 to reschedule or request a full refund. If passengers cancel at least 90 minutes prior to the start of the cruise and contact the Science Center, payments will be refunded in full. If passengers cancel within 90 minutes of the start of the cruise, payments will not be refunded.
|Cruise Pass Fees (2018)||Member Rate||Non-Member Rate|
|Youth (Ages 0-15)||$19.00||$23.00|
|Not recommended for children under 3|
Combination passes include one trail pass and one lake cruise pass for the same day.
|Combo Pass Fee - save $6 (2018)|
|Youth (Ages 3-15)||$32.00|