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Experience the Best of Maine’s Northwoods with Currier’s Flying Service


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Best of Maine’s Northwoods - Currier’s Flying Service

Welcome to Currier’s Flying Service and Moosehead Lake, Greenville, Maine! Nestled in the heart of Maine’s Northwoods on Moosehead Lake, Currier’s Flying Service offers the best of Maine's Northwoods for the ultimate sightseeing experience. With vintage aircraft and unparalleled knowledge of the region, we provide scenic flights that will leave you in awe of Maine's natural beauty.


Currier’s Flying Service

Currier’s Flying Service has been serving the wilderness flying needs of Maine since the early 1980s. Our fleet includes:

  • 1954 deHavilland Beaver: Famous in Canada and Alaska for its reliability and performance.

  • Rare Cessna 195s: Among the only two commercially operated in the U.S.

  • Several Cessna 180s: Known for their versatility and durability.

All our aircraft are meticulously maintained to the high standards of our F.A.A. Air Taxi certificate, ensuring safe and comfortable flights over Maine’s magnificent scenery.


Scenic Tours

Our Scenic Flights and Tours offer breathtaking views of Maine’s spectacular north woods. Our flights start at just $70.00 per person and provide an excellent way to enjoy superb vistas of the vast wilderness.


Tour Highlights:

  • Local Area Flight: A short flight over the local area featuring views of Big Moose Mountain, Mount Kineo, and distant Mount Katahdin on clear days.

  • Custom Scenic Flights & Sightseeing Tours: Tailored to your specific interests, our custom tours offer personalized experiences, whether you want to spot wildlife or see specific landmarks.


Featured Tours


  • North Bay Air Tour:

  • Description: Fly over the northern part of Moosehead Lake and enjoy spectacular views of the untouched wilderness and pristine waters.

  • Highlights: See the beauty of the North Bay area, including remote islands and coves.

  • Duration: Approximately 30 minutes.


  • Moose Watch Tours:

  • Description: Experience the thrill of spotting moose from the air. Our pilots know the best spots where moose are often seen.

  • Highlights: Get a bird’s eye view of these majestic animals in their natural habitat.

  • Duration: Approximately 1 hour.


  • Moose Mountain Air Tour:

  • Description: Soar over Moose Mountain and take in the stunning scenery of the surrounding forest and lakes.

  • Highlights: Panoramic views of Moose Mountain and the vast Northwoods.

  • Duration: Approximately 45 minutes.


  • Moosehead & Lobster Lake Air Tour:

  • Description: Fly over Moosehead Lake and then head west to Lobster Lake, known for its crystal-clear waters and rugged beauty.

  • Highlights: Views of both Moosehead and Lobster Lakes, with a chance to see wildlife along the shores.

  • Duration: Approximately 1 hour.


  • Kineo Mountain Air Tour:

  • Description: Fly around Mount Kineo, an iconic landmark rising out of Moosehead Lake, and enjoy breathtaking views from all angles.

  • Highlights: Spectacular views of Mount Kineo, the cliffs, and the surrounding lake.

  • Duration: Approximately 45 minutes.


  • Mount Katahdin Air Tour:

  • Description: Take a longer journey to see Maine’s highest peak, Mount Katahdin, located in Baxter State Park.

  • Highlights: Fly over Katahdin, with its dramatic elevation and rugged terrain, offering views of one of Maine’s most famous natural landmarks.

  • Duration: Approximately 1.5 hours.


Why Choose Currier’s Flying Service?

  • Vintage Aircraft: Enjoy the charm of flying in beautifully maintained vintage airplanes.

  • Experienced Pilots: Our pilots have extensive knowledge of the region's wildlife and landscapes, thanks to years of flying for the Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife.

  • Unmatched Scenery: Witness the vast wilderness, pristine lakes, and majestic mountains from a unique aerial perspective.


Contact Information

Currier’s Flying Service


Book Your Flight Today! Experience the beauty of Maine’s Northwoods like never before with Currier’s Flying Service. Whether you're looking for a short scenic flight or a custom sightseeing tour, we have the perfect flight for you. Don’t miss out on this unforgettable adventure—book your flight today and discover the wonders of Moosehead Lake and beyond.


What to Do in Moosehead Lake

For those seeking more activities and detailed guides, Moose River Lookout offers a wealth of information about the Moosehead Lake area. From seasonal events and community news to outdoor adventure guides and dining recommendations, Moose River Lookout is your new resource for exploring the region. In addition to hiking, you can find information on boating, fishing, camping, and local attractions.

Want more information checkout our Moosehead News!


Looking for the perfect place to stay during your visit to the Monson, Shirley, Greenville, Rockwood, and Jackman areas of Maine? Look no further than our Rockwood cabin rental which is situated on the picturesque Moose River at the base of Blue Ridge Mountain, Moose River Lookout offers unbeatable access to Maine's ITS66 Interconnected Trail System, right from your backyard.


Whether you're here to explore the great outdoors or simply relax and unwind, Moose River Lookout provides the perfect home base for your Maine adventure.



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