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Frankenmuth FunShips

Address: 445 South Main Street, Frankenmuth, MI 48734
Phone Number: 989-652-3400
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Owner description: Frankenmuth FunShips offers boat tours on the Cass River in Frankenmuth, Michigan. Experience...
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Owner description: Frankenmuth FunShips offers boat tours on the Cass River in Frankenmuth, Michigan. Experience small intimate settings on our all new electric boats. Adult beverages are on board, as well as speciality cruises featuring wine and chocolate tastings. No noise or pollution, just relaxful music. We also rent aquacycles for family fun. The boats operate May - Oct. Wine and chocolate tasting in our tasting room is offerred year round.

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We were strolling through town and stumbled across this place. We decided to do the wine tasting paired with chocolates for $5.00. It was a great experience. The gentleman that greeted us was very friendly although the young woman that took us through the wines and chocolates was a little less passionate. She seemed as if she didn't want to... More 

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Wauseon, Ohio
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67 reviews 67 reviews
17 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Need I say more? They pair great wines with chocolates for a cool tasting. For 5 dollars you can try 5 of each and then pick any wine to try as your 6th choice, They were very knowledgeable about the wines.

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toronto
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3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

My husband I tood the 35 minute tour. I would really recommend doing the wine and chocolate tour instead. The 35 minute was very relaxing but it really only was a boat ride that went in one direction for around 15 minutes and then turned around and went the other way for 15 minutes. Our driver told us little facts... More 

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London, Canada
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6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

My husband and I took the wine and chocolate boat tour. The cost was $20 each and included 7 wine samples, 5 chocolate samples, one full glass of wine and a one hour boat tour. The wine was good as was the small boat size. It was nice to not be lost on a sea of people on a big... More 

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Frankenmuth, Michigan
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13 reviews 13 reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

This is a great little shop where you can taste chocolate and wine. The wine is not super fancy and on the sweet side (they do not carry a chardonnay), so it's not really to my liking, but it's still a good little stop in Frankenmuth. You can sit outside on their deck and have a beer or pop and... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Firstly, I've taken two different boat tours on the Cass River with Frankenmuth FunShips in the few years and they have been excellent. One was just a wine tasting and the other was a pizza and wine cruise. Wonderful. However, this review is about the wine tasting done in their shop. Our ladies group stopped in around 4pm on Saturday... More 

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Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

My husband and I took the wine and chocolate tasting cruise on October 1. It was a beautiful day and the boat ride along the Cass River was so relaxing. Our guide, John, was very knowledgeable about the history of the area. He didn't really have a script, but rather reacted to the guests on the boat answering questions and... More 

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Ontario
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14 reviews 14 reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We didn't want to take the river cruise since it was a cool & rainy day, so we did the chocolate & wine tasting in the store. We didn't expect to enjoy the wines as much as we did. We normally drink dry red & white wines, but all of the samples were great! Our tasting was with Brad, who... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Hosts Sara & Jon were excellent. For a very reasonable fee ($20.00) you can take a boat ride on the Cass River, get some tips from locals & enjoy wines & chocolates in a cozy atmosphere. Our hosts were extremely friendly, knowledgeable about the area and entertaining. Wines were well above what I expected from a local winery. Chocolates were... More 

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Irwin, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The river cruise was just the right amount of time on the water. The narrator was very knowledgeable. Price was very reasonable.

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