Great Cranberry Island, the largest of the Cranberry
Isles, has a truly commanding and spectacular view of Mount
Desert Island and the mountains of Acadia
National Park in Maine. Located near the southern entrance to Somes
Sound, you can view Manset, Southwest Harborand Somes Sound to the northeast from the public pier.
Sutton Island and Northeast Harbor are
to the north. Little Cranberry Island and Islesford are
to the east. (see photos)
There is a little general store on the north side of Great Cranberry
Island near the pier that provides the usual fares. Access to the island
is by boat. You can rent a boat in Manset or use one of the following
services listed below.
Beal & Bunker Mail Boat and Ferry Service
The Cranberry Cove Boating Co.
(207) 244-5882 or (207) 460-3977
The Delight Water Taxi and Custom Cruises
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