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Port City Princess

560 Mart Street, Muskegon, MI
1-800-853-6311
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Ranked #2 of 8 Activities in Muskegon
Type: Boat Tours
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Grant, Michigan
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275 reviews 275 reviews
32 attraction reviews
445 helpful votes 445 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Had not been on the ship in years but decided to take another trip. The staff is nice, the vessel is clean, sturdy and easy to find and board. The trip went as planned and the water was rather smooth so there was no wave motion to speak of. The food served was OK, plenty of places to sit and... More

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Muskegon County, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

my family (with a five and an eight year old) took last years 4th of july cruise and had a blast. I saw the negative review here of this 4th of july cruise and had to respond. we had so much fun that the kids requested to go back this year. the fireworks were terrific and we could see them... More

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Topanga, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I dont consider myself a big fan of boats and being on the water but I had never been in Michigan before and it seemed the thing to do. (I saw the Lonely Planet review listing Michigan's Gold Coast ie: West Michigan/Lake Michigan as a #1 tourist attraction) I went on this boat for the luau cruise. The dancers were... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We took a ride on this vessel for its evening cruise out into Lake Michigan. The narration of our trip was quite informative. Don't go for the food on the boat, just enjoy the ride and the sights. The vistas from the boat were what you might expect - coastline; but then out on Lake Michigan the waves got fairly... More

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Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

We took my Parents 78 and 81 years old on the trip around the lake and out into Lake Michigan while they were visiting from Texas on August 8th 2013. They were concerned about access on the boat but found it very easy to get on and off the boat basically just walked on. They then wanted to go up... More

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

My wife and I decided to take the 4th of July Fireworks cruise and dinner on the Port City Princess. Unfortunately, the ship is just not designed for sightseeing in mind. For dinner, everyone is seated at tables, some tables on the lower deck with just windows to watch out of, and some table on the upper deck, with a... More

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wildcanary1, Owner at Port City Princess, responded to this review

Hello, At the Port City Princess we take your input very seriously, after all, you are the reason we have been in business for 28 years. Our July 4th cruise is one that many people and families take year after year bc they love it so. However, we are very sorry to hear that you did not have a good... More

Chicago, Illinois
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

The folks at the Port Princess go above and beyond to make the experience perfect. The cruise was wonderful. The food average but the scenery was great. We did make it out to Lake Michigan, but most of the cruise is on Lake Muskegon. A lady enjoying the cruise with me commented to a crew member that she thought the... More

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San Luis Obispo, California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

My family was visiting from out of state and looking for something to do in the area. We have 3 generations to please (kids, parents, grandparents) so we took a chance on the Port City Princess and were happy we did. Everyone had a great time. The view is fantastic with old lighthouses & sunsets. The crew was attentive &... More

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West Michigan
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55 reviews 55 reviews
25 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

Leaving Muskegon Lake and heading out for a short ride on Lake Michigan, this is a can't miss. Try the luau, Jimmy Buffet or dinner cruise and you'll have a memory to write home about. Pretty easy ride, not a lot of rocking or rolling, this is a non-dramamine ride.

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Howard City Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

We set out for an evening dinner cruise with another couple to celebrate my Birthday. The weather and cruise were great; but the food lacked everything. Portions were extremely small consisting of chicken with a glazed pecan sauce - no pecans on my piece and only one small chip of a pecan. Slices of fruit were so thin you could... More

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wildcanary1, Owner at Port City Princess, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for taking the time to review the Port City Princess. We have spoken with our chef on board who has created an improved menu. We hope you will take the time to try us out again. Sylvia Precious, owner More

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