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Pictured Rocks Cruises

Address: 100 West City Park Drive, Munising, MI 49862
Phone Number: 906/387-2379
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Boat tours, Boat Tours & Water Sports
Owner description: Come aboard Pictured Rocks Cruises, the only boat cruise touring the Pictured Rocks National...
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Type: Boat tours, Boat Tours & Water Sports
Owner description: Come aboard Pictured Rocks Cruises, the only boat cruise touring the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Pictured Rocks Cruises, Inc. is the only authorized concessionaire of the National Park Service to provide interpretive programming on cruises of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Pictured Rocks Cruises has been guiding the public to view the magnificent Pictured Rocks for over 50 years.“The Only Official Boat Cruise of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore”
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Wonderful way to see the Pictured Rocks from the water. Crew went out of their way to make it an informative and interesting experience. We went after Labor Day and it was still very popular. Get in line early if you want to get a good seat (upper deck, starboard) for the best views of the rocks. And be sure... More 

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Troy, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I think this is the best way to see Pictured Rock lakeshore if you are traveling with family. Really knowledgable and friendly crew members. I was driving along UP with my mom showing here fall color at its peak and decided that we would drive up till Munising and do the cruise. The lake was pretty rough and the weather... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We did a boat cruise after backpacking for 4 days. It was a wonderful way to top of our trip. The 2 hour-ish cruise was relaxing, and it was wonderful to see views from the water of the area we just hiked. We sat on the top deck, and it was a bit chilly in June, but we brought polar... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

I have done the Pictured Rocks Boat Tour back in September 2014. It was a very nice experience after I have visited the Pictured Rocks National Lake Shore by car (Miners Castle,...). There was quite a long queue as the tour of the day before was canceled due to rough weather, but we all managed to get in the upper... More 

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Bloomington, Indiana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Pictured rocks is a really beautiful place and taking the sunset cruise was one great thing we did. There are cruises available at different times of the day but IMO, sunset cruise is the most spectacular ride. The rock formations were really nice under the setting sun light. The chapel, Indian head, pirate ships formations were really nice things to... More 

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Georgia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
17 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

This is a great tour! Pictured Rocks can not be fully seen in all her beauty without getting on the lake. If your not up to kayaking the lake for 4 or more hours, deff jump on this cruise. The staff was great and covered the history of the rocks during the trip. I suggest sitting up top, dress warm... More 

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Lake Orion, Michigan
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

The guides were personable and very knowledgeable about the rocks and the area in general. Good boat captain. We took the waterfall tour and saw a few falls. The real beauty is the rocks, of course. There is a store/gift shop at the dock where you check-in and disembark.

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Dayton, Ohio
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

My husband and I enjoyed our evening cruise this Fall. Even though the weather had been rainy and cloudy the experience was still majestic. Additionally, the crew was very professional, charming, and engaging in the narration tour. Our trip was also not interrupted with kennel fees for our dogs since the company provides them free of charge for their guests.... More 

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Effingham
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68 reviews 68 reviews
3 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I don’t need to repeat the detail in the many other fine reviews. This boat ride was first on my list of things to do in Munising so the evening I arrived I bought a ticket for the 2pm trip the following day—a Saturday afternoon in late September. I got in line about 1:10pm and sitting on a bench on... More 

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Took the evening cruise. Beautiful! If you want a seat on the top deck, I would suggest you arrive early. Line starts forming about one hour before cruise begins. Our narrator did a great job. He was very personable and full of stories. If you like scenery and you are a photographer...this is the place for you. Worth the trip.... More 

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