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Explore Squam Cruise

Explore Squam Cruises
May 16 - June 30: Daily at 1:00 p.m.
July 1 - October 12: Daily at 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m. (Mondays and Fridays the Loon Cruise replaces the Explore Squam Cruise at 3:00 p.m.)
Explore Squam Cruise on Squam Lake

This unforgettable guided tour has something to delight everyone. Learn about the natural history of the lake, the wildlife that makes Squam so special, and the people who have enjoyed these lakes for over 5,000 years. View locations where the movie On Golden Pond was filmed over 30 years ago. Watch for Common Loons, Bald Eagles, and other wildlife.

All Squam Lake Cruises are 90 minutes in length and depart from the dock on Route 3 at the bridge, next to Walter's Basin Restaurant in downtown Holderness. Squam Lake Cruises are on canopied pontoon boats. Binoculars are available for wildlife viewing at no additional cost.

Space on all cruises is limited. Seats guaranteed for those making reservations and payment. Other space is available on a first come, first serve basis. Please call 603-968-7194 for tickets.

Cruise Pass Fees Member Rate Non-Member Rate
Adult $21.00 $25.00
Senior $19.00 $23.00
Youth (Ages 0-15) $17.00 $21.00
Not recommended for children under 3    

Combination passes include one trail pass and one lake cruise pass.

Combo Pass Fee - save $6  
Adult $36.00
Senior $31.00
Youth (Ages 3-15) $28.00

Dock sponsorship generously provided by Walter's Basin Restaurant in Holderness.