Book a Scheduled Tour!
We offer 3-Hour Morning Tours & 3-Hour Evening Tours!


Scheduled Moose and Wildlife tours leave twice daily- morning and afternoon. Each tour is three hours long, and our means of transportation for these excursions are either our luxury pontoon boat on Millinocket Lake or our air-conditioned van which can seat up to 14 guests. How we travel is weather & Guide availability dependent- with your guide choosing the location where you will have the highest likelihood of viewing moose and other wildlife.

3 Hour Morning Tour | $59/pp (Adult) | $49/pp (12 & under)

3 Hour Evening Tour | $59/pp (Adult) | $49/pp (12 & under)

Wildlife Tour Departure times:
*Please note that these times may be tentative and are subject to change.
MAY: 7 AM Morning Tour | 4 PM Evening Tour
JUNE: 7 AM Morning Tour | 5 PM Evening Tour
JULY: 7 AM Morning Tour | 5 PM Evening Tour
AUG 1-20: 7 AM Morning Tour | 4:30 PM Evening Tour
AUG 21 - SEPT 10: 7 AM Morning Tour | 4 PM Evening Tour
SEPT 11 - OCT: 7 AM Morning Tour | 3 PM Evening Tour

Important Tour Information---

  • Excursions happen in either our air-conditioned Van or on our Luxury Pontoon Boat. This is Guide availability dependent.
  • All wildlife tours depart from Twin Pines unless otherwise designated.

Our Moose & Wildlife Sightings Report

Notes from our daily trips

September 21, 2022

By NEOC Info | Sep 22, 2022

This morning our Maine guide, Bob and 3 guests went out on Millinocket Lake to see the beautiful scenery and search for some wildlife. The scenery did not disappoint and they did get to see loons and eagles as well. In the evening, Matt was our guide and he was able to get out on…

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September 20, 2022

By NEOC Info | Sep 21, 2022

It was a rainy, cool day here at Twin Pines so our Maine guide, Matt and his group of 7 boarded the NEOC van and ventured up to Sandy Stream Pond where they came within 20 ft. of a bull moose! Now that was a great experience. See photos below. The other sightings were Canada…

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September 19, 2022

By NEOC Info | Sep 20, 2022

It was a cloudy day however Katahdin was standing tall and proud, clearly visible despite the clouds as Ken and his group of 8 set out on the pontoon boat for Big Mud Brook. Along the journey they saw cormorants and wood ducks, loons, a mallard and ring neck duck and several kingfishers.

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September 18, 2022

By NEOC Info | Sep 20, 2022

The lake was as calm as we have seen it so our Maine guide, Ken and his 3 guests were thrilled to get out on the water this morning. As they sauntered along en route for Big Mud Brook they came across loons and wood ducks, cormorants, geese and an eagle.

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September 17, 2022

By NEOC Info | Sep 20, 2022

Hooray! The wind finally settled down and the sun was shining brightly as Ken and his small group of 2 were able to get out on the NEOC pontoon boat for the morning wildlife tour. As they made their way across Millinocket Lake they were able to see lots of cormorants, 2 loons, kingfishers, geese,…

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September 16, 2022

By NEOC Info | Sep 20, 2022

Today was a repeat of yesterday with windy conditions so once again our Maine guide, Ken stayed on dry land and gathered his group of 8 into the van. The strong winds made it difficult to see much for wildlife but they did see 4 turkey vultures, a northern flicker, a common merganser and a…

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September 15, 2022

By NEOC Info | Sep 20, 2022

With the winds whipping across Millinocket Lake, Ken thought it was best to take his group of 6 by land this evening so he loaded them into the NEOC van and headed up the Golden Road. As they made their way to the Sofa Pit they encountered ducks, northern flickers, a turkey vulture and a…

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September 14, 2022

By NEOC Info | Sep 15, 2022

Today started with our Maine guide, Bob and 7 guests aboard the NEOC pontoon boat heading for Big Mud Brook. Along the way they saw loons and kingfishers and enjoyed the beauty of the Katahdin region. On our evening tour, we had Matt as our guide and a group of 11. The wind had picked…

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September 12, 2022

By NEOC Info | Sep 13, 2022

It seems like summer doesn’t want to quit this year and that is fine with us here at the New England Outdoor Center. We are really getting some use out of the NEOC pontoon boat as both Matt and Ken were able to get their groups out on the lake today. In the morning, Matt…

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