Transportation

Cranberry Explorer


Above: 7-passenger (plus driver) Cranberry Explorer

The Cranberry Explorer on Great Cranberry Island is a free public shuttle service similar in concept to the Island Explorer on Mount Desert Island.

Our 7-passenger (plus driver) golf cart travels round-trip on Cranberry Road every half hour, from the Town Dock to the end of the island, and back.

Operates Daily Hours
Summer (June 28 – August 31, 2014) 9 am to 6 pm
Fall (September 1 – 30) 10 am to 4 pm

Scheduled stops:

  • Town Dock, leaving at :00 and :30
  • Cranberry House
  • Church and Ladies Aid
  • School and Library
  • Whale’s Rib Gift Shop
  • Transfer Station and Gas Pump
  • Cranberry Shores Public Trail
  • The Pool (end of road)
    Elapsed time: 15 minutes

    Repeat the stops, in reverse, on return.
    Total round-trip time: 30 minutes

Along the way the driver will narrate the sights, answer questions, and also pick up or drop off passengers anywhere on Cranberry Road—or our three side roads, time permitting. A cell phone on board can be called for pick up from a side road: (207) 812-6712.

The service is free to all island residents and visitors. Donations are appreciated.

The Cranberry Explorer is funded and run by the Great Cranberry Island Historical Society. Call Cranberry House for more information: (207) 244-7800.

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